Enter the intranet, the digital antidote to Covid-driven work isolation: the intranet.
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 and publishing comes at a cost, and intranet governance helps […]
“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 […]
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” […]