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. This blog post demonstrates how we met these challenges using Intranet Insights. High-Level Metrics Insight’s Main Dashboard gives you at a glance information which shows you intranet adoption
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
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, blogging, goal setting, celebration events & posts, employee recognition, job opportunity, promotion, and milestones. The biggest responsibility is first and foremost in hiring the right people, then providing encouragement,
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 are definite differences in the work ethic, values and attitudes of Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials. Boomers, tend to be very focused on work and career, preferring a
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 help your team to get sh*t done. Spoiler alert: they all focus on reducing email volume. 1. Reduce Email Volume. Remove All Staff Emails. “But I love my excess
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
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: Connect everyone in your company and turn ideas into action Use groups to help make decisions and keep your team on the same page Keep work from slowing down when people are out of office Eliminate or drastically reduce need for internal collaboration tools such as the intranet, telephony systems, video conference and distribution lists
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: 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: 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.