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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Twitter rendered useless

Twitter rendered useless

An explosive start that even surpassed Facebook’s stratospheric launch; highly-used by an incredibly engaged audience; simple, and free. What potential… spoiled. Twitter has become a nearly useless tool, overrun by chatter and incoherent missives of daily nonsense, overt narcissism, and celebrity worship. Cluttered with ads, celebrity Retweets, trolling venom, and nonsense about nonsense, Twitter is ineffectual, […]

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2017 Digital Workplace & Intranet Global Forum Conference

2017 Digital Workplace & Intranet Global Forum Conference

Does your intranet suck? Or is it simply stuck in purgatory? The 2017 Digital Workplace & Intranet Global Forum Conference reveals a path to intranet success. Learn how to fix your intranet, win funding, and cherry-pick the best plans, strategies, and tools, from some of the best intranets and digital workplaces on the planet. The 2017 […]

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Seismic changes to intranet technology sector

Seismic changes to intranet technology sector

Seismic changes are afoot in the intranet content management space. The intranet technology platform solutions industry has been consolidating furiously in recent years. One of the biggest acquisitions was just announced. Enterprise content management technology leader OpenText has taken another step towards consolidating it’s leadership in the ECM quadrant, with the massive acquisition of Documentum […]

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The Best Intranets – Audience Q&A

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 webinar (more than 100 corporations participated) on “The best intranets,” highlighting the best intranets […]

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