Big Changes for Office 365 (SharePoint Online) Intranets

Big Changes for Office 365 (SharePoint Online) Intranets

SKYPE FOR TEAMS I lauded the launch of Microsoft Teams earlier this year when Redmond launched the service that could be a killer for Slack. Some thought that Teams couldn’t possibly survive or that it signalled the end of Yammer. Instead, Microsoft is doubling-down on Teams and elevating it to a key service of focus […]

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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 mobile intranet & chat bots

The mobile intranet & chat bots

Both mobile and chat bots have two common criteria: first, they practically don’t exist as elements of the intranet in today’s Fortune 500 organizations. And secondly, they are concepts that are mistakenly viewed as simply technology, rather than then game changers of communication, collaboration and personal behavior change that they really are.Let’s start with the […]

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The Master Ingredients for a Great Intranet

The Master Ingredients for a Great Intranet

Great intranets all have one thing in common – greatly skilled and dedicated people. But even with great people, a great intranet requires years of intelligent, and vigorous work. Step one is to thoroughly understand and document the needs of your organization, and its staff — from senior management to front line employees — by […]

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Employee engagement & the Intranet

Harvard Business School conducted and ROI-engagement study that revealed for every 1% increase in employee engagement, the return on investment (ROI) for a social intranet increased 1000%. Small increases in employee engagement increase the value and ROI of the intranet, and increases corporate profitability. An “engaged employee” is one who is fully absorbed by and […]

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Your bad intranet

Your bad intranet

Your intranet sucks, but you’re not alone. The average intranet sucks, too. Well, I may sound a little harsh, but what would your reaction be if your child came home with a report card sporting a 53% average (C-minus, bordering on a D)? The preliminary data has been crunched from this year’s State of the […]

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