Intranet Tips from the Intranet Connections Team

Has there been a change in your organization and the intranet admin duties have fallen on your lap? The best indicator of a successful intranet is the people that power it, and in most cases in small to mid-size organizations, there’s a single point person championing the cause. Because of this, it can be a difficult time when that person is gone for an extended leave, retirement or moving on to other opportunities. Below are 5 tips to ensure a smooth transition in your intranet admin takeover.

Summary: Capterra ranks Intranet Connections’ Top 20 Document Management Software placing in the number 10 spot! We cover what Document Management Software is and who stacks up!
We may be new to the Capterra Top 20 list, but we’re not new to intranet software. At Intranet Connections, we believe in simplifying the way you work by continuously improving our software. We have turned, what is traditionally known as a communications network, into a robust, out-of-the-box software

Summary: Mergers and acquisitions, though exciting, can also be challenging for employees. Your intranet can help ease the transition with features such as; Online Forms, Document and Policy Management, and ADSync.
Change, while inevitable, is uncomfortable for most people. This discomfort can be exaggerated for employees experiencing change brought on by mergers and acquisitions, due, in large part, to the complexity involved. New policies, procedure adoption, and management can be daunting at first.

Summary: Intranet Software provides 5 key benefits to banks such as; streamlining processes, boosting employee engagement and managing policies.
We recently attended the Bank Innovation Conference held in San Jose and met a variety of banks and banking technology companies. We wanted to express to them the efficiency and control they’d gain from having a Bank Intranet made just for them. So we reached out to our loyal bank customers who shared their thoughts on our Intranet Software and compiled them for the attendees to review.

Summary: Ensure your Business Intranet engages employees, supports daily initiatives and reflects corporate values using these 5 features.
A business intranet is only effective if it engages employees, supports daily initiatives, reflects company values and ultimately helps people get work done. As an intranet administrator, it is up to you to ensure that these basic needs are being met by your business intranet platform. So where do you start? Make sure your business intranet has these 5 things:

Summary: Branding your Intranet Software accelerates intranet adoption and boosts employee engagement. Go from dull to delightful using these three easy steps!
Branding your Intranet Software can take it from dull to delightful in less time than brewing a pot of coffee. I can attest to this because as a designer, I am often called upon to skin intranets for trials sites or client demos, which are sometimes required in a time crunch.

Summary: Striking a balance between a Business Intranet and a social tool is tricky. We outline 3 steps to take to find both productivity and engagement in your intranet!
With applications like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter playing a more active role for many businesses it can sometimes be difficult to understand how social elements should be deployed on a Business Intranet – or if there is even a place for them

Summary: We highlight 7 reasons organizations make the switch from SharePoint to an intranet software alternative; including price, complexity, and resources!
Many Intranet Connections customers have made the switch from SharePoint. When asked why they made the switch, common answers we receive is that SharePoint is too difficult to use, too expensive and requires too many resources to maintain. Aside from that, though, how does Intranet Connections differ? We’ve put together this helpful comparison list showcasing the main differences between SharePoint and Intranet Connections.

Summary: Do you want to improve employee collaboration in your organization? Leverage your intranet using these 3 tools.
Intranets have come a long way since its early beginnings as a glorified filing system. Today’s intranets have much more functionality and resemble visually appealing websites we use in our personal time. Despite intranets becoming more modern in both functionality and appearance, many organizations are still using intranets the same way they were 10+ years ago. Organizations aren’t using their intranets to its full potential, and are missing out on the plethora of collaboration tools within the platform. Because of this, employee collaboration is suffering.

Summary: Evaluating Facebook’s entry into the collaborative business platform market, Workplace by Facebook.
Workplace by Facebook is Facebook’s recent entry into the collaborative platform software market. It brought new focus from management on internal communication tools. Workplace by Facebook promises to:

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