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Use Your Intranet to Manage Change With Effective Workplace Communication

Summary:  Effective workplace communication can be achieved with your intranet tools and personal connections with staff. It’s been said (many times!) that the only constant is change, and that’s never been more true than in our rapidly-evolving workplaces. For many people, change can be unsettling, but the more effectively you communicate about it, the more likely staff will be to accept and embrace the change. A staff intranet is an excellent tool to assist with change management - read on for our top tips. Subscribe for Intranet Tips Connect Organizational Change to Company Values Often employees’ initial reaction to

Do You Need A Company Intranet? Take This Quiz To Find Out Now!

Summary:  Getting a company intranet for the first time can be a daunting task. However, there comes a breaking point when manual tasks have become too cumbersome, inefficient and time-consuming. When deliberating about whether or not to get a company intranet, there are a few critical indicators that show whether or not your company is in dire need. These indicators can fall under the categories of an internal communication software, document management software, and productivity in the workplace. Identified Pain Points Subscribe for Intranet Tips Do You Need a Company Intranet? Take this short quiz to see if it's

6 Tips To Float Your Boat During A Successful Intranet Launch

Summary:  One of the questions we frequently hear from new customers is ‘What can make my Intranet launch successful?’ Before diving into these tips, let’s review the foundation as to why you chose to use an Intranet software in the first place. Identified Pain Points Some first pain points resolved should be related to the original reasons you sought out an Intranet in the first place. For example: Policies are incorrect or outdated Documents are scattered Lack of employee engagement Important information lost in emails These may not list all of your pain points, but these are the common

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

Have You Ever Thought: ‘Why Have An Intranet?’ Talk To Rory!

Summary:  This week on Meet the Team we're introducing Rory Broderick, the Business Development Rep here at Intranet Connections. If you've been seeking out an on premise intranet solution with us in the last few months, you've most likely been contacted by Rory to help answer any questions you may have, including 'why have an intranet?' Rory joined the team shortly after arriving in Canada, all the way from Ireland. With a roaring laugh and upbeat personality, he's been a fantastic addition! He's got an in-depth knowledge of our software, which he loves to discuss with any prospects who

Intranet Engagement Ideas – Celebrate #GivingTuesday

Summary:  If you're looking to get more intranet engagement ideas, get your employees involved in #GivingTuesday! Join the global giving movement that's quickly growing a new tradition in America. After enjoying a weekend of hugely discounted shopping and indulging, it's time to do something good and give back to the community. In the spirit of giving thanks, get your organization to help the less fortunate through initiatives that share the joy to those less fortunate. Here’s how you can leverage your intranet to make a real difference this season. #GivingTuesday #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving celebrated on

Homewood Health’s Success Story With Custom Intranet Software

Summary:  Homewood Health has been a leader in mental health and addiction care for over 130 years. With 4,500 employees and clinical experts in a highly regulated industry, and a large inventory of forms to keep organized, they needed a custom intranet software that was on budget, sustainable, and didn't require a designated IT department to run. Don't Settle for a Problematic Intranet Your healthcare team works hard every day to improve the lives of its patients. The last thing any of the staff needs is to endure any additional complications. Before Homewood Health switched to Intranet Connections, their intranet was

In Pursuit Of The Best Intranet Software: The Hero’s Journey

Summary:  The Buyers Journey to the best intranet software can be a bumpy ride. It diverges from the typical purchasing roadway, due to varying levels budget, security needs, and ease of use - not to mention the colossal impact that the right or the wrong decision will have on your day to day life. But fear not, great hero! We are here to assist you on your journey! Sitting at my desk, I listen to one of our Customer Success Reps help to onboard a new customer on a web call. She’s explaining how to organize content within the architecture

Get The Best Employees Using Your HR Intranet Page

Summary:  Our company is in the process of an expansion – in terms of hiring new employees as well as a complete office renovation to accommodate all the new team members. So as the Office & Human Resources Coordinator, saying I’m busy is a bit of an understatement. To keep organized, there are a few applications I keep on my HR Intranet page that are been crucial to my success through these series of transitions. Employee Onboarding & Training In 2017, we’ve had an abundance of phone and in-person interviews hired and onboarded seven employees in 2017. Previously, I

Does Your Bank Need An Out-Of-The-Box Intranet?

Summary: When looking for a new intranet, most bank customers I speak with are looking for the same thing: An internal communication software which is easy to manage and update, that IT can delegate out to other departments to add content to easily. Ease of use is extremely important, and something baked into the foundation of our software. However, the real magic happens when I start to inquire about other areas that they feel efficiency could be improved. From this I often hear that the biggest challenges are: HR time spent on managing internal policies and tracking read confirmation