The World’s largest employer is using an employee video game to attract and develop a new generation of managers. Spark City, Walmart’s new mobile management game, trains managers while they play. Modelled on popular mobile resource management games like Sims and Clash of Clans, Spark City challenges Walmart employees to run their departments like small businesses. […]
SharePoint, for communicators and internal communications, is a high-powered intranet and digital workplace solution for content management and social collaboration.
All-the-rage 10 years ago, collaboration on the social intranet is now part of the weekly work routine for most knowledge workers. The social intranet is at the hub of this collaboration and the underpinning technology continues to innovate and evolve. About 90% of intranets have some form of social component, be that instant messaging, discussion […]
“I only use the intranet when I have a purpose. I go on to find something as quick as possible and then I’m off,” said an employee during an intranet focus group earlier today. Employee focus groups that test intranet design concepts and approaches are very revealing. It’s a fantastic means of determining the collective opinion and […]
The best intranets don’t come out of a box. Great intranets require a lot of work, and many months, if not years of planning and preparation. Case in point: the most recent Intranet Design Annual (NNG) featured 10 winning intranets; the average cycle for an intranet redesign ran 14 months. Eighteen to 20 months is […]
“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 […]