Modernizing the Intranet

Modernizing the Intranet

Contrary to popular belief, the intranet is not entirely obsolete. The average intranet needs a face lift, and a new technology platform, but the intranet is still seen as a critical communications and business process system in most organizations. However, the intranet’s bad reputation is not entirely unfounded. CMS Wire says employees tend to shy away from […]

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The New SharePoint: SharePoint 2019

The New SharePoint: SharePoint 2019

“At the center of digital transformation, isn’t technology, it’s people,” says Seth Patton, GM, for Microsoft Office 365 Product Marketing, opening up this year’s SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas. “It’s about fostering a culture of work and embracing workplace trends.” Good to know that Microsoft gets it; the intranet is more about people and process […]

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Social business = social intranet

Social business = social intranet

Imagine one of the big banks or manufacturers turning their corporate website into a social website, allowing readers to comment on press releases, or inviting users to rate executive bios? That would be amusing, but not realistic. A social business (referring to the common definition associated with enterprise technology, akin to enterprise 2.0, and not to […]

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The New Social Intranet

The New Social Intranet

The social intranet is nothing new, but advances in social computing, and a supporting cultural shift, has advanced the social intranet beyond the tired suspicion of being merely a fad. Social intranets, and collaboration tools (whatever the label), were never a fad, and are no more fading or disappearing than email or the ‘traditional’ intranet. Although a […]

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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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