SharePoint for Communicators & Content Management

SharePoint for Communicators & Content Management

Microsoft SharePoint has conquered the enterprise intranet. Although the conquest is never as bloody nor expensive as more invasive wars, such as those by the Mongols under Genghis Khan, intranet users are not always thrilled by the structure and usability of SharePoint under Gates Khan. Though not used for conquering, SharePoint is used by many communicators as the […]

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Intranet Podcasting for Internal Communications

Intranet Podcasting for Internal Communications

Email is easy; newsletters and intranet home page news are par-for-the-course. But communications that that drives employee engagement are truly great. This is the impetus for  CEOs, communications and intranet managers that are increasingly employing intranet podcasting as a way to engage employees. Podcasting is spreading like wildfire (Nielsen, 2018): 120 million Americans listened to a […]

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Intranet software revolution

Intranet software revolution

The digital workplace is revolutionizing at high-speed; leading the charge is the intranet. The intranet is the gateway to employee tools, and all internal applications. From custom-built solutions to portals, and complete digital workplace solutions, intranet software solutions are changing the way we work, fed by trends in artificial intelligence (AI), social computing, and mobile access. […]

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Intranet information architecture: don’t reinvent the wheel

Intranet information architecture: don’t reinvent the wheel

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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Strategic Intranet Design

Strategic Intranet Design

An intranet is not a website. Employees are not consumers. Employees don’t shop or seek to be entertained on the intranet. They use the intranet far differently than they use the Internet. They want something very specific, as fast as possible, and then they’re gone. No employee goes to the intranet to “see what’s happening” […]

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