7 Things Your Boss Needs to Know About Investing in an Intranet Solution
If you’re an IT manager thinking about how to convince your boss that having an intranet solution makes sense, you’ve come to the right place. Besides making your business more efficient, saving you time and money and streamlining your communications, purchasing a private network that can only be accessed internally and which can help facilitate fast, widespread communication is a no-brainer. But intranet solutions can...
7 Intranet Myths Debunked
Intranet myths debunked. Intranets are plagued with bad reputations and myths about their longevity, usability, and all sorts of problems that the popular intranet is unfairly targeted for. There is a lot written about the intranet but here we debunk the 7 most popular myths floating around. Myth #1: Intranets are just internal websites. Intranets are so much more than just a website. They are...
4 Quick Tips to Improve Remote Working Through Your Intranet
Before introducing your flexible working policy and announcing remote working in your business’ attempt to win over your employees, you need to ensure you give your employees the right tools to get their work done efficiently. Obviously email and conference calls have revolutionised remote working in the past but this is only the tip of the iceberg compared to what’s possible with social intranet software. Today’s...
The Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Building A Social Intranet
If you’re an IT Manager or business owner and you’re thinking about building, buying or expanding an social intranet solution for your company, you’ll need to answer some key questions before making the big jump. Starting early and being clear on its purpose, its users and its key functions could save you a lot of time and money down the road. Intranets can completely change a...
5 Key Characteristics of the World’s Best Intranets
If you’re into intranet design, you’ll know there are several prestigious intranet award accolades for which the best intranets all over the world are recognised. Companies such as the Nielson Norman Group, the Step Two Intranet, the Digital Workplace Awards, Interact Intranet Awards and the Ragan Awards are just a few of the prestigious intranet award companies reviewing innovation in the field. We’ve looked at the...
Ready, Set, Launch! : 8 Ways to Engage Users in Intranet Design
Engage Users. Intranet Design Intranet design is an art form, not a science. It will look different for every organization and definitely should not look like company x intranet if it’s done well. This means tailoring your intranet solution to your company needs and its users. But it’s not so easy for an IT manager or an HR professional to understand the complexities and job...
10 Most Common Intranet Challenges That Will Keep You Up at Night
If you’re at the exciting stage of launching your intranet or just at the point of pitching your intranet ideas to management, it’s always important to be aware of the intranet challenges ahead. And inevitably, there will be some challenges. Being aware will help you prepare for what lies ahead. Make sure you build these into your risk management strategy and formulate ideas for how to...
5 Benefits of a Cloud Intranet Platform that may Change your Perspective
To cloud or not to cloud- the question many organizations are facing now when investing in- or upgrading- their intranet software. Most businesses recognize that cloud platforms offer advantages over their own physical infrastructure. Its flexibility and scalability are two of the attractions. But past experience has taught us- especially IT professionals- to be wary of the cloud for reasons of security, cost, and loss of control, preferring...
A simple healthcare intranet software
The healthcare industry is a very sensitive sector that requires staff to work on an urgent-basis. Medical facilities need strong-ground, dependable, user-friendly and easily-accessible communication as they accommodate increasing patient loads. Inflow and outflow of information needs to be timely; even a delay of few minutes can become a source of irreversible damage. Therefore, clinics, hospitals, healthcare organizations, pharmacies etc can draw great benefits through...
A How-to Guide to Pitching a New Intranet Solution to the CFO
As an IT Manager, you have your fair share of stories “dealing” with the executive team, so you know pitching a new intranet solution to them won’t be a walk in the park. The CFO in particular, has gained a reputation for being the toughest guy in the room to convince on the merits of any new technology system, and it is even worse if the solution has nothing...