Empowering Employees To Be Bloggers

Blogging didn’t take-off; it was mostly led by corporate communications. Started seeding blogs with non-work related blog posts (e.g. personal growth). CIO was an original blog; CEO does a blog, but it’s treated like a news story (he now responds to comments). We do a weekly news show (Good Morning Cigna, two-minutes long) as well […]

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SharePoint Intranet Governance

SharePoint Intranet Governance

Intranet governance details the ownership model (who owns and manages it), and the rules for creating pages and content (roles and responsibilities, and policies); SharePoint intranet governance is really no different than the standard intranet governance model, though it does require some special attention with respect to site creation. SharePoint is appreciated for its simplicity of use […]

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Intranet crisis: IBM eliminates remote workers

Intranet crisis: IBM eliminates remote workers

According to various reports, IBM is eliminating remote workers in marketing, engineering, and other roles. The Register details some of IBM’s plans in Big blues: IBM’s remote-worker crackdown is company-wide, including its engineers. In the US, those that don’t report to one of six main offices, will be eliminated, according to The Register. The same edict will […]

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The Critical Intranet Governance Partnership: IT & Communications

The Critical Intranet Governance Partnership: IT & Communications

The intranet flounders, if not fails, when there is no clear ownership, or governance. Show me a successful intranet, and I guarantee it has a great owner, supported by clear intranet governance. Intranet governance details the ownership model, and the roles and responsibilities for anyone who contributes to the intranet. More often than not, the business […]

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