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On Premise Intranet Security: How Much Do You Trust Your Intranet?

Summary:  How much do you trust your intranet security: are you willing to risk it all? Whether it's invoices, social security numbers, home addresses or medical records, there’s a lot to think about when it comes to protecting the information you store on your intranet, especially if you require remote access. Intranet Connections specializes in *on-premise* Intranet solutions.  There are a number of inherent security benefits to having an on-premise intranet and in fact, certain regulated industries (such as finance) basically require you to have complete control over your data warehouse, the connections to it, etc.  But what

Get Your Organization On Board With Your New Company Intranet

Summary:  We show you how to increase adoption of your new company intranet, based on ACTUAL SCIENCE. We’ve all done it; installed a new app or piece of software hoping that it will be the solution to all our problems, only to use it a few times and after a week or so, have it sit there, unopened as you return to your usual routine.  Turns out there’s actual science behind why this happens, science that you can use to combat this problem and work towards 100% Company Intranet adoption. Subscribe for Intranet Tips 1. Science! Everett Rogers

Your Intranet as a Project Collaboration Tool

Summary:  Leverage your intranet as a collaboration tool to help employees connect and share on projects sites. An intranet is an invaluable collaboration tool for multi-departmental projects.  Many people believe that an intranet as something that only lives and breathes in the mysterious realm of the IT team.  With an Intranet from Intranet Connections, you have many tools built-in that will help you collaborate on any project; no 20-sided dice rolling or magic hat required.  Here’s how you can make the most of them. Collaboration Tools Communication Internal communication tools help employees connect and share; the first step to effective

Communication During Organizational Change

Summary: Change doesn’t have to be scary. Our Intranet offers tools to help communication during organizational change, including tracking feedback, to help you through times of change. Sooner or later, something happens in an organization that affects all employees.  In some cases, it's a merger or an acquisition. In our case, it's office construction due to growth.  We're bursting at the seams! There aren't enough meeting spaces!  There was a fist-fight over who's ham sandwich that is in the fridge! Good news is that you can lean on your intranet's built-in tools to share information, ensure everybody has read

Get Noticed With Employee Profile Tips and Tricks

Summary: We highlight the importance of having an engaging Employee Profile and how to make yours stand out with hidden tips and tricks. We recently started sharing a series of blog posts highlighting the profiles of our very own employees at Intranet Connections, including Monica Zlotnik (HR) and Karleen Murphy (Client Services). Engagement comes when people see the ‘human-side’ of organizations, so there’s no better way to increase engagement in your company than by having Employee Profiles that shine! We’ve covered some unique ways to build an employee profile, but below takes you through the step-by-step instructions to achieve your all-star

Generating Employee Engagement with Millennials

Summary: 3 simple steps to generate employee engagement within the millennial workforce. There are mountains of information and opinions on how to work with millennials.  We’ve mined through the proverbial trenches to present you with these gems: 1. Stimulate Employee Engagement with Employee Recognition First and foremost, this generation craves recognition.  It’s motivating to be acknowledged for the time, effort and devotion to the task.  Be careful, praise that is not genuine or doled out like ‘participation awards’ is quickly identified as disingenuous and will leave a negative impression. One great way to do this is to extend feedback with

Three Tips to Improve The Employee Onboarding Process

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 hire the information they are looking for ad-hoc, but supply the resources in a collaborative software and teach them how to retrieve the answers themselves, and they'll thrive. Information retention