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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Looking for a new intranet job? AIG is hiring several new people on their intranet team: Senior Manager, Portal Operations Find out more… Intranet Services, Technical Lead Find out more… Intranet Services, UX/UI Designer Find out more… View each job and apply via LinkedIn at the links above.
Intranet managers and consultants are the consummate knowledge workers. And most of us have come to learn intimately that knowledge is power. In particular, an intranet manager needs to explicitly know and understand: the requirements of the business, intranet best practices, and the preferences and needs of employees. On the last point, understanding the […]
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 […]