Intranet Tips from the Intranet Connections Team

Improve Communication In The Workplace With The Right Tools

Summary: Effective communication in the workplace is key for any successful business. But – without the proper tools, it can sometimes be a challenge to ensure open and clear lines of communication. That’s where your intranet software comes in!
Whether you want your employees informed about company news, policy updates, blog posts, company events or employee recognition, an intranet will give you the means to make sure your company is informed and

5 Crucial Communication Tools In The Digital Workplace

Summary: Companies are quickly adopting social technologies in their digital workplace as a means of improving productivity, collaboration, and communication within their organization.
When communication switched from phone calls to emails in the 90s, it was revolutionary. Now the speed of adopting technologies has taken off to rocket speed. Emails and phone calls are now seemingly archaic means of communication when it comes to getting information quickly. We’ve compiled a list of 5 advanced communication

Measuring Employee Engagement With Intranet Insights – Stats at Every Level

Summary: To design Intranet Insights, we had many conversations with customers to determine what they really needed out of intranet statistics in addition to measuring employee engagement. Customers let us know they needed to view data at every level.
High-Level Metrics they can present to management.
Mid-Level Statistics for sites and applications, and then filtered by department and location.
Low-Level Data exported to Excel to calculate their own metrics or to troubleshoot specific problems.

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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

The Five Habits of Highly Engaged Employees

Summary: Typically, the focus is on actions companies can take to foster employee engagement in the workplace.  This is one side of the coin, but a healthy relationship requires a marriage of responsibilities, efforts, and behavior.
For a company, it starts with clarity of purpose and strategy. By connecting goals and actions bottom-to-top, employees know what they’re working towards achieving.  An intranet is a support tool to communicate these, through company news,

Bridging the Communication Gap between Generations

Summary: With three generations blended in today’s workforce, bridging the communication gap is a fundamental ingredient to a synergistic workplace.
Today’s workforce is comprised of members of three generations. Baby boomers whom are at the sunset of their careers and preparing for retirement. Generation X members whom are mostly mid life and mid career. Generation Y (also know as Millennials) which are in the early stage of the employment lives. There

By |May 30, 2017|Collaboration, Employee Engagement|0 Comments

3 Time Saving Ideas for the Office – Reducing Email Volume

Summary: Reducing email volume is a primary goal for many organizations. We have provided 3 unqiue time-saving ideas for your office!
Don’t work harder; work smarter. There’s a finite amount of time we spend at the office so being efficient and highly productive are crucial. Don’t worry though – there are a variety of ways you can ease the time-crunch. Below are three time-saving ideas for your office that are sure to

By |April 27, 2017|Collaboration, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

Evaluating the Potential Value of Workplace by Facebook

Summary: Evaluating Facebook’s entry into the collaborative business platform market, Workplace by Facebook.
Workplace by Facebook is Facebook’s recent entry into the collaborative platform software market. It brought new focus from management on internal communication tools. Workplace by Facebook promises to:

By |February 6, 2017|Collaboration, Product News|0 Comments

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