Intranet Design: The Very Best Intranets and Digital Workplaces

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. In fact, if you have a terrible intranet, in all likelihood, it […]

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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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