The Best Intranets – Audience Q&A

The best intranets are all different: they look different, they run on different technology stacks, and they have different content, people and processes. However, there are some common ingredients that are common in each. In November, we hosted a very well-attended...
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Social intranet drives employee productivity

Employees may waste too much time on the intranet; social media wastes time; the Internet is a productivity drain. These are common refrains and concerns expressed by many executives, albeit the less educated ones, generally of an older generation, nearing or past...
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Intranet Design: The Very Best Intranets and Digital Workplaces

What makes a great intranet one of the best? In short, a lot. It requires a tremendous amount of intelligent work, planning, investment, and highly engaged executives and employees. But like an exceptional human being (insert your own election joke), none is perfect....
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Intranet case study by the numbers: H&R Block

H&R Block is the world’s largest tax services firm. Established in the 1950s, H&R Block is the largest non-food franchiser in the world. It has an equally impressive intranet case study. A fascinating business given there are some 90,000 people who work for...
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The ConocoPhillips Digital Workplace

The digital workplace is far more than the intranet; the intranet is a big component, and in many leading organizations, the hub or gateway to the greater digital workplace. In need of a clear definition, instead of the usual marketing babble of the marketplace I...
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The Best Intranets – Audience Q&A

The best intranets are all different: they look different, they run on different technology stacks, and they have different content, people and processes. However, there are some common ingredients that are common in each. In November, we hosted a very well-attended...

read more

Social intranet drives employee productivity

Employees may waste too much time on the intranet; social media wastes time; the Internet is a productivity drain. These are common refrains and concerns expressed by many executives, albeit the less educated ones, generally of an older generation, nearing or past...

read more

Intranet Radio at IBM

Despite its technology prowess, IBM has added an old medium to its impressive employee digital workplace to engage employees: radio. Can radio enhance intranet design? IBM Community Radio is the new intranet radio station for IBMers worldwide, broadcast from Austin,...

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Intranet case study by the numbers: H&R Block

H&R Block is the world’s largest tax services firm. Established in the 1950s, H&R Block is the largest non-food franchiser in the world. It has an equally impressive intranet case study. A fascinating business given there are some 90,000 people who work for...

read more

The ConocoPhillips Digital Workplace

The digital workplace is far more than the intranet; the intranet is a big component, and in many leading organizations, the hub or gateway to the greater digital workplace. In need of a clear definition, instead of the usual marketing babble of the marketplace I...

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Engaging staff, increasing intranet use

The purpose of an office intranet is to provide staff with the tools and information that they need to get the job done more quickly and easily. A successful intranet is one that meets the needs of employees such that they see the intranet as being an integral part of...

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Digital Workplace: Hype or Reality?

  The digital workplace is not an intranet on steroids, or a replacement of an intranet; or the next great enterprise portal, nor is it SharePoint. The digital workplace describes a work place of digitally interconnected tools used to get work done. It’s that...

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