Will Covid Save The Intranet?

Enter the intranet, the digital antidote to Covid-driven work isolation: the intranet.
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Building An 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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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 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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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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The Truth About The New SharePoint

Microsoft rules the enterprise technology market. Email, operating systems, office productivity tools (think Word and Office), and now the intranet, with Microsoft SharePoint. They don’t just want your business, they want to run your business, and own the digital...

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Intranet Content Management in a Social World

Your intranet is hungry for good content; but it’s awash in bad, stale content. Feeding the intranet ‘monster' once was a primary concern for corporate communications, but now it’s culling the dead and fallen. Old documents, unused team sites, poorly written titles,...

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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...

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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...

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7 Traits of A Winning Intranet (Part II)

Winning intranets tend to vary in look and feel, with different user experiences, applications, technology, and approaches to content and governance. And they should – every organization and culture is unique, and the intranet and digital workplace should reflect that...

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The Dirty Secret of Employees & The Digital Workplace

The intranet is a cost center; and so too are employees. It’s sad, but true that executives view it as such. How many work for companies where the external website has a greater budget than the intranet? How many work for companies that spend more on customers than...

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7 Traits of a Winning Intranet

A winning intranet is like a snow leopard; very rare, mysterious, and beautiful. Winning intranets are years in the making; building and enhancing slowly over time, supported by active executive champions and funding. Emphasis on executive support -- money follows the...

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Intranet information architecture

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...

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