Digital Workplace: Hype or Reality?

Digital Workplace: Hype or Reality?

  The digital workplace is not an intranet on steroids, or a replacement of an intranet; or the next great enterprise portal, nor is it SharePoint. The digital workplace describes a work place of digitally interconnected tools used to get work done. It’s that simple. And yet, that complex. Digital Workplace Definition Many will claim […]

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Intranet governance tips

Intranet governance tips

There is no more critical ingredient for an intranet than governance. Without good governance—which is to say, good management and policies regarding intranet usage—no intranet can realize its full potential. The question of intranet governance is indispensable to companies trying to create networks that foster a culture of openness and transparency, while maintaining appropriate online […]

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The intranet is sick, not dead

The intranet is dead. How many times have we heard this tired, uninformed complaint or false prophecy in the past 10 years? Too many, which coincidentally is equal to the number of half-wits out there that don’t know any better. Yes, the intranet is sick, under-funded, under-used, under-appreciated, and perhaps even ‘mostly dead’ in many […]

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IBM’s new intranet represents change in intranet design

IBM’s new intranet represents change in intranet design

Intranet design is pretty stale; and most intranets tend to look alike. Intranet design isn’t the most imaginative business, but occasionally an innovator steps forth…. Enter IBM. IBM undertook a ‘galactic’ intranet redesign a few years ago. In fact, it was a departure for Big Blue to undertake a new design that was very ‘Apple’ […]

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