Intranet content curation at Google

Intranet content curation at Google

On the indexed Internet, there are more than 4.5 billion pages. Finding the most relevant content can be akin to finding a needle in a hay galaxy. “It’s not information overload. It’s filter failure,” says writer and futurist Clay Shirky. Google obviously helps find and filter out irrelevant content, but the ubiquitous search engine doesn’t […]

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Intranet information architecture

Intranet information architecture

I can’t find anything! This is the number one ‘intranet’ complaint of most employees at most organizations, regardless of size, industry and geographic location. Notwithstanding the effectiveness of the search engine which, more often than not, is rated as being somewhere between ‘awful’ and ‘piss-poor,’ information architecture is often the top priority of most intranet […]

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Reinventing intranet information architecture

Reinventing intranet information architecture

At the risk of sounding repetitive, this is still the number one complaint of most employees at most organizations, regardless of size, industry and geographic location. Notwithstanding the effectiveness of the search engine which, more often than not, is rated as being somewhere between ‘awful’ and ‘piss-poor,’ information architecture is often the top priority of […]

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IBM’s Galactic Intranet Redesign

IBM’s Galactic Intranet Redesign

A team of more than 40 IBM consultants have undertaken a massive redesign of IBM’s web properties: a galactic redesign that includes both the external website and internal intranet. The core objective: a Single design system that converges the intranet (W3) and Internet standards, incorporates reusable design patterns and evolves the design system through collaboration. […]

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Employees demand a clean home page, no scrolling

(SAN ANTONIO, TX) Your employees demand a clean, white home page, with absolutely no scrolling. This is a fact, supported by dozens of employee focus groups, at dozens of leading, and medium size organizations in North America. I’ve heard the argument too many times, by too many pundits and design and usability experts, that there […]

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