The New Social Intranet 2019

The New Social Intranet 2019

All-the-rage 10 years ago, collaboration on the social intranet is now part of the weekly work routine for most knowledge workers. The social intranet is at the hub of this collaboration and the underpinning technology continues to innovate and evolve. About 90% of intranets have some form of social component, be that instant messaging, discussion […]

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Intranet Podcasting for Internal Communications

Intranet Podcasting for Internal Communications

Email is easy; newsletters and intranet home page news are par-for-the-course. But communications that that drives employee engagement are truly great. This is the impetus for  CEOs, communications and intranet managers that are increasingly employing intranet podcasting as a way to engage employees. Podcasting is spreading like wildfire (Nielsen, 2018): 120 million Americans listened to a […]

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Digital Workplace Content Lessons & Learnings

Digital Workplace Content Lessons & Learnings

Content is still king. If there was one over-arching lesson from the 2017 Digital Workplace & Intranet Global Forum is that content, in all its forms, should be the apple of any digital workplace manager’s eye. It’s what employees want, and why they visit the intranet. No one goes to the digital workplace because they […]

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Social intranet drives employee productivity

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 retirement. And yet, employee productivity is a big concern. But doesn’t the social […]

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No social business here

No social business here

A Facebook page and a Twitter account do not make a social business. Truly social businesses are social inside and outside, and not merely using a few tools in isolation. Sadly, despite the proliferation of social media for years, very few companies are truly social businesses. A true social business uses and adopts social media externally […]

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