Intranet Tips from the Intranet Connections Team

About Intranet Connections

Founded in 1999, Intranet Connections has built simplicity and creativity into our intranet software from the beginning. Simplicity is ingrained in our core values, seen through our intranet software, our pricing model and our ongoing product development. Our customers aren't just another number or contract, they are truly a part of the Intranet Connections family. We connect, collaborate and create with them to improve our intranet software and services with every new release.

Capterra Ranks Intranet Connections Top 20 Document Management Software

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

Top 5 Things Every Business Intranet Should Have

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:

What’s The Difference Between a Social and Business Intranet?

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

What is the Difference Between Us and SharePoint?

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.

3 Ways You can Leverage Your Intranet for Employee Collaboration

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.

By |February 14, 2017|Collaboration, Intranet Software, Top 5 List|0 Comments

Top 3 Features in a Bank Intranet

Summary: Get more out of your Bank Intranet by utilizing these top 3 features as specified by our happy bank customers.
Not all financial organizations are built the same way. What a credit union requires can be totally different from the unique needs of a bank. That is why we worked closely with our many bank customers to deliver a bank intranet that caters to the specific needs of a bank.

3 Best Practices for Implementing Your Bank Intranet

Summary: Ensure your bank intranet is successful by implementing these 3 best practices.
All organizations have a specific set of needs, so it’s important that not all intranets are built the same. That’s why we worked closely with our bank customers to deliver an effective bank intranet that answers the pain-points experienced by banks. However, knowing that you need a bank intranet is half the battle. You also need to know how to implement your new intranet. Below are 3 best practices for implementing your bank intranet:

By |January 24, 2017|Best Practices, Finance Intranet|0 Comments

3 Examples of Useful Online Forms to Build on Your Intranet

Summary: Move paper-based processes online with Online Forms and Automated Workflows. Use these 3 simple online form examples to get started.
Online Forms and Automated Workflows are powerful tools built into our intranet platform. This robust feature helps move paper-based processes online – you can simplify, streamline and automate many of the business processes within your organization. By moving your paper forms into the online realm, we also give you powerful tools to easily customize the forms, all through a simple interface. You can use conditional triggers, formula calculations, GPS mapping for mileage and other tools to make your online forms work best for you.

Make the Switch from Discontinued Microsoft FrontPage

Summary: Discontinued Microsoft Office FrontPage left a gap in functionality. From SharePoint to out-of-the-box intranet software, we determined the best alternatives for you.
Microsoft Office FrontPage is a (tech talk) WYSIWYG HTML Editor or a (real talk) computer program for editing the markup of a website. It’s used primarily in creating an internal communications site for your organization.

5 Tips for Creating a Connected Workforce to Improve Employee Engagement

Summary: Having employees that are connected to your organization will skyrocket your employee engagement levels. Find out how you can ensure your employees are connected with these 5 tips.
When an employee feels connected to his or her workplace, amazing things happen! Your workforce becomes more engaged, more productive and better retained. The tricky part is making sure your employees feel connected to your organization and the work that you do. How do you make sure your employees are connected to your organization’s vision, culture, work and people? We have the 5 keys to successfully connecting your employees to your organization to improve employee engagement.

By |January 5, 2017|Collaboration, Intranet Software, Top 5 List|0 Comments