Digital Workplace Content Lessons & Learnings

Digital Workplace Content Lessons & Learnings

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 […]

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Great Intranets: Cisco, GoDaddy, Merck, PNM Resources

Great Intranets: Cisco, GoDaddy, Merck, PNM Resources

Great intranets come in many forms, and often look and feel different from one to another. There are, however, some common threads that link some of the great intranets: executive sponsorship, secure governance (and ownership), and great content, supported by solid content management. A look at some of the great intranets on display at the 2017 […]

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Digital Workplace: Hype or Reality?

Digital Workplace: Hype or Reality?

  The digital workplace is not an intranet on steroids, or a replacement of an intranet; or the next great enterprise portal, nor is it SharePoint. The digital workplace describes a work place of digitally interconnected tools used to get work done. It’s that simple. And yet, that complex. Digital Workplace Definition Many will claim […]

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Announcing SharePoint 2016 – what to expect

Announcing SharePoint 2016 – what to expect

Microsoft has announced the next version of SharePoint, to be called SharePoint Server 2016. Though it will not be released until the second half of 2015, not likely before September, there will be a preview version at the big Ignite conference in Chicago in May (Ignite replaces all the previous standalone conferences for SharePoint, Office […]

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Great Intranets Part II: Cisco Systems

Part II of a four part series on great intranets. The Cisco intranet, called Cisco Employee Connection (CEC), is now 20 years old, and supports a workforce of more than 100,000 (75,000 full-time employees plus contractors). “The intranet connects everyone to everything, from employee services tools such as HR benefits, IT support and workplace resources […]

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Content migration for the SharePoint intranet

Migrating content is a big job — in fact, it’s often massive. Many intranet content migration jobs involve many hundreds of thousands of pages and documents (as it did with one recent client with only 400 employees, and more than three-quarters-of-a-million files requiring migration). Migration for SharePoint 2013 (whether content or applications) is one of […]

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