Merging the Internet and Intranet into One

Cisco has had a great intranet for 20 years; not perfect, but one of the best on the planet. Last summer Cisco underwent some remarkable internal changes, including changes in the executive suite with a new CEO, and their internal network. Cisco ditched their home grown enterprise social network, and instead replaced it with Jive. […]

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Intranet case studies

Intranet case studies

If your intranet sucks, then benchmarking successful intranets can help make the case for investing in a new one. But what do the best intranets on the planet look like? How do they measure success? How did they get there? The best intranets all look a little different, and employ different tools to different employee […]

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IBM’s new intranet represents change in intranet design

IBM’s new intranet represents change in intranet design

Intranet design is pretty stale; and most intranets tend to look alike. Intranet design isn’t the most imaginative business, but occasionally an innovator steps forth…. Enter IBM. IBM undertook a ‘galactic’ intranet redesign a few years ago. In fact, it was a departure for Big Blue to undertake a new design that was very ‘Apple’ […]

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