Intranet Tips from the Intranet Connections Team

Summary: Improve intranet engagement by arranging your widgets to promote ease of use and navigation.
Coming from a web and graphic design background, I believe design is a crucial element in creating an effective intranet. The homepage is the first thing employees see when opening the intranet, so it’s important to use this coveted space wisely. Keep employees engaged while ensuring they get important updates and to find the information they seek.

Summary: In light of the recent epidemic of malware attacks on healthcare, corporate and governmental computers, we sat down with our Development Manager Calvin, to discover what happened with the biggest cyber-attack we’ve ever seen, and how it can be prevented.
In April 2017, over 300,000 computers were hacked by aptly named ‘WannaCry’ malware. The virus infected over 50,000 companies in 150 countries, crippling operations and demanding ransoms. Experts estimate

Summary: Starting a new position can be challenging; here are the top three features of your Intranet to ease the employee onboarding process.
Like the old saying ‘Give someone a fish and you feed them for a day. You teach them to fish and you give them an occupation that will feed them for a lifetime’  The same applies to new hires at a company.  You can give a new

Summary: Looking for time saving ideas in the office IT department? Use the Help Desk software available through your Intranet software and find time you never thought you had.
Time often leaves much to be desired in the office, especially the IT department. That’s why the Help Desk Ticketing application is a vital part of a company intranet. Employees send their request to the IT support technicians and are able to

Summary: We’re celebrating the release of Intranet Connection’s Intranet Analytics & Insights! We discuss the beneficial configurations of the software when it comes to tracking employee engagement from a technical standpoint.
The release of our much-anticipated Intranet Analytics & Insights software brought a lot of excitement, not only around reporting, but the technical advancements made. The Intranet Insights technology was created from a user’s perspective, work-shopping with our current client base.

Summary: Intranet assessment is hard. We’d like to make it easy for you by having some of our current customers answering 10 commonly asked questions.

We know endless questions arise when evaluating a new piece of software. We understand that sometimes you need to hear reviews from someone who has used our intranet software, rather than from the people that designed it, developed it and support it. Luckily, our stellar customers

Summary: Intranet software has a lot of value for larger organizations who need an efficient method of communicating with thousands of staff. But what about smaller companies?
Intranet Connections has customers which range in size, with head counts than from 50 staff to over 4000. Customers with less than 100 staff must be finding some value with our product because their average customer lifetime with us (so far) is for 6.5

Summary: Reducing email volume is a primary goal for many organizations. We have provided 3 unqiue time-saving ideas for your office!
Don’t work harder; work smarter. There’s a finite amount of time we spend at the office so being efficient and highly productive are crucial. Don’t worry though – there are a variety of ways you can ease the time-crunch. Below are three time-saving ideas for your office that are sure to

Summary: When pursuing a new intranet project, it’s easy to get tunnel vision on the features and functionality that you need to resolve your immediate business needs. However, it’s important to consider effective intranet scalability in order to continue evolving.
Perhaps the in-house intranet your IT admin built out 10 years ago and has slowly fallen to pieces; creating more frustration than it is helpful. Or maybe it has finally become

Summary: We’ve come up with five best practices to reduce the number, and severity, of difficult conversations you may have to conduct in the office. Spoiler alert: the number one best practice is to eliminate the need for them!
We’ve all been there – have an all-encompassing sense of dread towards a conversation you know you have to have. Whether it’s giving an employee a poor performance review, asking for a

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