Executives are killing the intranet

Executives are killing the intranet

The average intranet is pathetic; it suffers from poor technology, awful, out-dated content, poor engagement, a terrible search engine, non-existent content governance, and a pathetic user experience that looks like a web brochure from the 1990s, or a screen fullĀ of boxes likely designed by a cold war engineer at gunpoint in some Eastern communist basement. […]

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The Critical Intranet Governance Partnership: IT & Communications

The Critical Intranet Governance Partnership: IT & Communications

TheĀ intranet flounders, if not fails, when there is no clear ownership, or governance. Show me a successful intranet, and I guarantee it has a great owner, supported by clear intranet governance. Intranet governance details the ownership model, and the roles and responsibilities for anyone who contributes to the intranet. More often than not, the business […]

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The Best Intranets – Audience Q&A

The Best Intranets – Audience Q&A

The best intranets are all different: they look different, they run on different technology stacks, and they have different content, people and processes. However, there are some common ingredients that are common in each. In November, we hosted a very well-attended webinar (more than 100 corporations participated) on “The best intranets,” highlighting the best intranets […]

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Intranet Radio at IBM

Intranet Radio at IBM

Despite its technology prowess, IBM has added an old medium to its impressive employee digital workplace to engage employees: radio. Can radio enhance intranet design? IBM Community Radio is the new intranet radio station for IBMers worldwide, broadcast from Austin, Texas. The brainchild of a designer with the relatively new IBM Design group, up to […]

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Intranet Design: The Very Best Intranets and Digital Workplaces

Intranet Design: The Very Best Intranets and Digital Workplaces

What makes a great intranet one of the best? In short, a lot. It requires a tremendous amount of intelligent work, planning, investment, and highly engaged executives and employees. But like an exceptional human being (insert your own election joke), none is perfect. In fact, if you have a terrible intranet, in all likelihood, it […]

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