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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.

5 Pitfalls of Using a Shared Drive for Document Management

Summary: Do you rely on your shared drive for document management? Then you may want to consider these 5 disadvantages of doing so. In recent years, we’ve seen a rise in technology, especially in the workplace. Many organizations have gone “paperless”, transitioning paper documents onto an electronic document system. While a number of organizations have installed specialized document management software, some are still just relying on the shared drive to manage documents. However, there are some disadvantages to using a shared drive for document management that you should be aware of.

The 5 Challenges of Creating a Strategic Planning Process

Summary: Before starting your strategic planning process, review the following 5 challenges and accompanying solutions so you can ensure your planning goes as smoothly as possible! Employees are often head-down in the day-to-day operations of the company. It can be easy for them to forget what their hard work is contributing towards; the big picture. This is why many companies are interested in implementing a strategic planning process. Strategic planning processes can be broken down monthly, quarterly and yearly, and they focus on individual, departmental and corporate goals.

The Benefits of Enterprise Search on Your Intranet Site

Summary: How effective Enterprise Search on your intranet can benefit your organization by saving time and returning more accurate results. I don’t know about you, but I am always ‘online’. Whether it’s my phone, my desktop or my laptop, my daily life revolves around a high level of connectivity. Unfortunately, it has created an unrealistic expectation for instant access to everything. Whether it’s a call back, an email response or a text message, I always seem to need the answer instantaneously.  The reality is I don’t need it now, I want it now.

How to use Your Intranet for Successful Employee Onboarding

Summary: 4 ways your intranet can help with the employee onboarding process. Starting a new job can be stressful, whether it be new graduates just starting out, or experienced individuals starting a different job. You don’t know anybody, you don’t know where the lunch room is, where the water cooler is, or even where the bathroom is. It can be overwhelming for the employee, but impact the company as it takes time before they become productive and contributing members of the organization. But there are things you can do to help the employee adjust and bring them up to speed using your intranet.

Effectively use Your Intranet as Collaboration Software

summary: 4 tools to turn your intranet into fully-functioning collaboration software, such as Project Sites and Discussion Forums. Many people don’t think ‘intranet’ when they hear ‘collaboration software’. This is due, in part, to people still believing that intranet software is an IT only program. While IT may assist with setting your intranet up, we have seen a shift in the types of users that manage and maintain the intranet. Instead, users are much more communicative and collaborative, and the purpose of the intranet is for just that.

The Benefits of an On-Premise Solution For Your Intranet

Summary: Take control of your intranet, and avoid falling into the SaaS trap, by discovering the benefits of an on-premise solution. For a long time the intranet was thought to be an IT responsibility. Make’s sense right? It is software after all. At some point though, organizations began to see the light. The Non-IT Intranet An intranet is meant to streamline communication within an organization. It serves to enhance engagement and improve internal processes. In short, it is the company lifeline that strengthens the overall corporate culture.

The Best SharePoint Alternative

Summary: Discover why many of our customers have switched from SharePoint to a robust SharePoint Alternative like Intranet Connections. To SharePoint or not to SharePoint, that is the question. At least, that is the question that many of our customers have once asked themselves. Several of our customers were previously using SharePoint before switching to Intranet Connections. They required a simple-to-use, full-functionality solution for a fraction of the cost, leading them to make the switch. So we decided to put together this quick comparison list to ensure you don’t make the same mistake, and instead go with this robust SharePoint Alternative.

3 Internal Marketing Strategies To Engage Employees

Summary: We discuss 3 internal marketing strategies that help you build your brand and engage employees PLUS tips on how your intranet can help! In the age of technology and automation, one can get lost in a sea of generic auto-replies and designs. To ensure your employees are engaged, we rounded up 3 internal marketing strategies for you to try. Adding personal touches to your intranet engages employees and reminds everyone that there is still a real person behind the brand. Automated technology is everywhere, from replying with a text off a pre-populated list of replies instead of answering your phone,

Healthcare Intranet Case Study: Effective Policy Management, No IT Required

Summary: We discuss the 4 benefits Anderson Hospital experienced when making the switch from an aging and slow homegrown intranet to a full-functionality, easy-to-implement, intranet solution that met the demands of the healthcare industry’s heavy policy management and regulatory security. Our goal at Intranet Connections is to learn about our customers from all industries; Finance to Healthcare and beyond. When we speak to our clients, we unearth amazing stories on how they uniquely use our intranet software, and the problems they faced that caused them to search for an intranet. After being a valued client of Intranet Connections for over 10 years, we knew Anderson Hospital

Financial Intranet Case Study: Beauty in Simplicity

Summary: How Verity Credit Union improved organizing resources, automating processes and connecting employees by switching from a difficult-to-use intranet that lacked functionality to Intranet Connections. Every so often, we get lucky enough to work with a stellar customer that is just as passionate about intranets as we are. That is exactly what happened when Sasha Kemble, Knowledge Management Specialist at Verity Credit Union, began her intranet journey with us. Verity Credit Union purchased our Financial Intranet Software in 2014, and since purchasing the credit union has streamlined archaic business processes, improved organizing resources and boosted employee connections. However, it wasn’t always that