Intranet Tips from the Intranet Connections Team

Reduce Audit Stress with a Bank Intranet

Summary: Why internal audits are stressful and how a Bank Intranet can alleviate the stress with organized Policy Management.
Internal audits are necessary part of ensuring your bank is operating within the governance structure outlined by the board. However, an audit can have a real toll on the mental health of bank employees. Panic can ensue when an audit is announced, and long outstanding tasks suddenly take priority. This flurry of activity is disruptive, and staff can be strained to keep on to of daily tasks in addition to new workload.

Financial Intranet Case Study: Beauty in Simplicity

Summary: How Verity Credit Union improved organizing resources, automating processes and connecting employees by switching from a difficult-to-use intranet that lacked functionality to Intranet Connections.
Every so often, we get lucky enough to work with a stellar customer that is just as passionate about intranets as we are. That is exactly what happened when Sasha Kemble, Knowledge Management Specialist at Verity Credit Union, began her intranet journey with us. Verity Credit Union purchased our Financial Intranet Software in 2014, and since purchasing the credit union has streamlined archaic business processes, improved organizing resources and boosted employee connections. However, it wasn’t always that simple for Verity Credit Union.

By |March 24, 2016|Customer Stories, Finance Intranet|0 Comments

What’s in a Financial Intranet?

Summary: An overview of what our Financial Intranet Software has to offer from Employee Communication tools to E-Learning & Onboarding tools.
We worked closely with our current financial customers to discover what pain points they were experiencing, and how we could solve those issues with our Financial Intranet Software. As a result, we delivered Financial Intranet Software stocked with over 100 finance-focused features to help your bank, credit union or other financial institution better connect, collaborate and create. With so many features available, knowing what to do with them can be a challenge. Luckily, our brand new Financial Intranet Whitepaper will walk you through what each feature has to offer!

How To Create and Report KPIs For Your Organization

Summary: Best practices to create Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for your organization, plus 3 steps on getting started including; assigning responsibility, measuring success and promoting results.
The definition of success differs from person to person. To define success for your company in a way that everyone understands, it’s best to quantify. Use numbers, also known as Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), to evaluate your success at reaching targets or accomplishing goals. Employees can compare and contrast their KPIs to the overarching corporate goal, work together to achieve departmental KPIs and match personal goals with company expectations.

How to Design Your New Intranet Home Page

Summary: Discover 5 tips to help you design an effective intranet home page with real customer’s intranet home page examples to draw inspiration from.
Whether you are implementing a new intranet, or redesigning an old one, there are some standard best practices to take into account when designing your new intranet home page. Many of our customers have embraced these concepts and created home pages that engage and excite their employees, enhancing their use of the intranet and ensuring they keep coming back for more.

3 Ways To Promote An Internal Job Posting

Summary: What is an internal job posting and how does it benefit your organization? We cover the top 3 ways to promote an internal job posting on your intranet which include: Job Opening Application, Home Page feed and Company Announcements.

What is an internal job posting?
Promoting a job opening from within a company helps retain top talent and grow your organization. One way to ensure job openings acquire knowledgeable and qualified candidates is by opening them up to pre-existing employees. An internal job posting on your intranet allows ambitious employees to grow by stepping-up instead of stepping-out of your company.

How to Use Online Forms to Improve Your Intranet, Website & Beyond

Summary: What are online forms and what are the benefits from a Feature Request form? Key fields to includes in your Feature Request Form include; category, submitters, reasons for request and more.
The secret is out – we’ve found a creative way to utilize an Online Form that improves productivity and user-experience for both employees and clients. Our Online Forms can already transform into a variety of useful tools such as Policy Review to Job Openings, but how can you use Online Forms to improve the way in which you do business on your intranet, your website and beyond? Creating a Feature Requests Form. Below are 3 different ways to utilize a Feature Request form.

Reap Significant Time-Cost Savings with Intranet Software

Summary: Three examples of how our customers have saved time and money with Intranet Connections’ Intranet Software, including InTouch Credit Union, Rio Rancho Public Schools and Diversified Search.
When our customers first come to us looking for an intranet solution, they usually have a list of items they want their intranet software to accomplish. They want to replace archaic business processes, improve communication, increase efficiency and, of course, save time and money. At the risk of sounding like a cliche, time is money. That is why its so important that your intranet software be able to save you and your employees time.

Does the Way You Present Content Affect Intranet Usability?

Summary: Is the content on your intranet easy to read? Tips on how to present content to improve intranet usability, including scannable content, breaking content into sections and how to prioritize information.
In my last post I discussed the affect of bad intranet usability on your navigation, your bottom line and Jar Jar Binks. This time I want to discuss the usability of something on your intranet that many don’t consider: your content.

Apply The 10 C’s Of Employee Engagement To Your Intranet

Summary: How to improve employee engagement with your intranet. Apply the 10 C’s of employee engagement via Ivey Business Journal; connect, career, clarity, convey, congratulate, contribute, control, collaborate, credibility and confidence.
Employee engagement is key for any organization to strive! In a recent article by Ivey Business Journal, they identified some issues surrounding engagement levels in the workplace. Since your intranet is the number one tool employee’s work with on a daily basis, we distilled information from their article to make it easier for you to improve employee engagement.