SharePoint Intranet Governance

It is easy to publish to a SharePoint intranet, and fast; in fact, too easy and fast, without proper intranet governance. Virtually anyone within an organization can create an intranet site, and publish pages, with little to no training, in seconds. This type of power...
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Proven Intranet Ideas And Best Practices To Get The Most Out Of Your Intranet

Your company intranet is a powerful hub that affects how your company operates on a day-to-day basis. It helps employees keep track of company news, connect and communicate with fellow employees, find important company documents, keep track of projects, and so on....
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7 Intranet Design Examples Loved By Employees

The design of your intranet has a huge impact on whether your employees will actually use it or not. A well designed, engaging company intranet that is intuitive and user-friendly quickly captures your employees’ attention and inspires them to use it on a daily basis,...
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Intranet case studies and conferences

The intranet is not a website; you can’t just Google an organizations intranet, and start surfing. Intranet case studies, good ones (not merely marketing pitches or advertorials) are rare, and at best offer a fleeting glance (a glance that is usually projected through...
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How To Hire An Intranet Consultant

Like intranets, not all intranet consultants are created equal. Building or redesigning an intranet requires a lot of work that usually requires months, or often, years. The average intranet redesign requires 12 to 18 months. Perhaps more in larger organizations (or...
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Digital Workplace Strategy: Involving the Right Teams

To create a digital workplace strategy that improves the employee experience and supports overarching business goals, the first order of business (and by no means the easiest) is to identify the key stakeholders and assemble the right team for the initiative. If the...
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Modern Technology (and Trust) for Communicators

Corporate communications, according to the latest crowd-sourced definition on Wikipedia, ”is a set of activities involved in managing and orchestrating all internal and external communications aimed at creating favorable point of view among stakeholders on which the...
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Creating a Decentralized Intranet News & Content Team

Save time, save money – these are principal objectives of content management (and intranet news). In short, content management describes the process of easily creating, managing and publishing online content and intranet news with neither programming nor technical...
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Walmart Trains Managers with Employee Video Game

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...
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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...

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The New Social Intranet 2019

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...

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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...

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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...

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Intranet Design: Less is More

"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....

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The intranet redesign process

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...

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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....

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