Intranet Tips from the Intranet Connections Team

Cybersecurity – Protect Your Company From Malware Attacks

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 most detrimental cybersecurity strike we’ve ever seen, and how it can be prevented with intranet security.
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

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

By |May 15, 2017|Best Practices, Intranet Software|0 Comments

The Importance of Effective Intranet Scalability

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

Best Practices for Difficult Conversations

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

By |April 20, 2017|Best Practices|0 Comments

5 Ways to Make Employees More Productive and Improve Employee Connection

Summary: Attracting and retaining a strong and productive workforce is the best investment for your organization. Here are 5 tips to improve your employee connection.
It’s a competitive environment for employers when trying to keep their best resource – employees. So how can you maintain a strong pool of highly productive employees? Simple – keep them happy. Sure you could pay them more, but that’s not always feasible or the right tactic.

Introducing Intranet Insights – Intranet Analytics and Metrics

Summary: We’ve released Intranet Insights, our new Intranet Analytics tool that helps you get big picture HR metrics and analytics with at-a-glance dashboards! Register for our webinar on June 21, 2017.
Intranet Connections heard your requests, and listened! Now we have new Intranet Analytics and Metrics for you to track the success and usage of your intranet.
As you know, each major release focuses on one area of the product. Version 13.0

Navigating the Intranet Handover as a New Intranet Admin

Has there been a change in your organization and the intranet admin duties have fallen on your lap? The best indicator of a successful intranet is the people that power it, and in most cases in small to mid-size organizations, there’s a single point person championing the cause. Because of this, it can be a difficult time when that person is gone for an extended leave, retirement or moving on to other opportunities. Below are 5 tips to ensure a smooth transition in your intranet admin takeover.

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

Three Ways To Leverage Your Intranet During Mergers and Acquisitions

Summary: Mergers and acquisitions, though exciting, can also be challenging for employees. Your intranet can help ease the transition with features such as; Online Forms, Document and Policy Management, and ADSync.
Change, while inevitable, is uncomfortable for most people. This discomfort can be exaggerated for employees experiencing change brought on by mergers and acquisitions, due, in large part, to the complexity involved. New policies, procedure adoption, and management can be daunting at first.

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: