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
Summary: With The Holidays right around the corner, now is the perfect time to give back. Your intranet can assist with charitable initiatives, from picking a cause to planning the details. The Holidays are the perfect time for organizations to share their success and give back. Many organizations do this by getting involved with charities. Participating in charitable initiatives is a great way to get involved in the community. However, it can be difficult for large organizations to seamlessly organize, and involve every employee, in an initiative. Don’t worry, though, your intranet can help! Continue reading for 4 ways your intranet site can
Summary: 4 ways your front-line employees can better utilize a business intranet to support your customers. In nearly every organization, there is a team dedicated to talking to customers and improving the customer experience. These are your front-line employees, either selling your product, offering support or managing your accounts, and they are critical to the success of your organization.
Summary: 3 ways HR can use the intranet to support key initiatives and better serve employees. Throughout my professional life, I’ve worked with enough organizations to know the impact human resources has on a company. An HR department plays a critical role in managing any organizations most valuable asset – its employees. And many don’t consider how important HR’s role can be in their intranet implementation, despite the department being a core business function to serve employees.
Summary: The slogan, “there’s an app for that” is truer than it’s ever been. But are all the different programs we use to accomplish things killing productivity? Boost it back up by centralizing various programs into one with intranet software. In today’s digital world, we often get bombarded with a plethora of platforms to complete the same tasks. For example, popular social media channels that essentially do the same thing (think Twitter, Facebook, Instagram). Instead of sticking to one platform to share photos and status updates, you probably use all of them.
Summary: Build an IT knowledge database that employees will use in 3 easy steps including; adding necessary information, maintaining relevancy and promoting regularly. Many departments in your organization are frequently asked the same questions over and over. The solution? A dedicated knowledge database where departments can share their knowledge and reduce time spent answering repetitive questions.
Summary: 3 reasons a CEO blog on your intranet is important, from building a strong culture to communicating ‘big picture’ strategy. Blogging has become much more than just a popular way to communicate, it has become an integral part of the way we do business. Many organizations have a blog on their public website to share information with their customers, as well as build their brands. However, many organizations now also have an internal blog, usually kept on their intranet, that is used to communicate directly with company staff. One of the best ways to utilize intranet blogging is with a
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.
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.
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.