Summary: Intranet Connections is an out-of-the-box solution, meaning that it’s fully customizable, but all the code and technical set up has been done for you. Ready-made features and functionalities, as well as an HR department site, is dedicated specifically to the needs of the human resources department. HR has a lot on their plate, and although I wish I was talking about food right now, that'll have to wait until the next staff event. They are faced with the pressure to not just locate and hire the best talent, but to retain them as well. Luckily our out-of-the-box department site
Summary: As a web designer an intranet company, the first question I typically receive after 'what do you do' is 'what is intranet?' So I've written this blog post to explain the difference between intranet design and website design. Often when I tell people I work for a company that makes intranets, they think I’m talking about internets. I’m not sure what they think we’re doing, but they’ll usually just smile and nod their heads. I’ll be honest with you, before I started working here I didn’t even know what an intranet was, and I consider myself tech-savvy. I figure I
Summary: When it comes to selecting a cloud vs-premise intranet, the main difference to take into consideration is intranet security. This blog post discusses the three main concerns when it comes to intranet security, and with advice to mitigate these risks. Whether it’s intellectual property, credit information of your clients, or the home addresses of your employees, taking measures to ensure the content you share on your intranet is secure is a crucial responsibility for any organization. If you are in an industry that is highly regulated or has strict compliance laws, internet security is especially pertinent. Below we discuss
Summary: This week on Meet The Team, We are pleased to present Michelle's employee profile. Whether it’s World of Warcraft, Final Fantasy, or figuring your way out of an escape room, our resident gamer Michelle is all in. Michelle has been at Intranet Connections since 2013, and is familiar with multiple versions of our software after having worked with customers in Support. When she returned from maternity leave, Michelle upped her game as our Client Support Rep, helping customers get more from their software by reaching out to both brand new and long-established customers with product information and how-tos.
Summary: Intranet Insights is here and ready for takeoff – we provide the instructions on how to upgrade to 14.0 – and how to use it to promote employee engagement. The new upgrade for intranet ‘insights’ has been released in September 2017. This release includes handy new statistics that promote employee engagement and adoption on your intranet, manage your content and make improvements to the search function. Dig deep into the intranet usage with stats at every level. How Do I Upgrade to Version 14.0? I'm glad you asked! Pack your bags and get ready to take off to
Summary: With the inauguration of our brand new Intranet Help Center, we thought we'd compile some of the most frequently asked questions regarding our intranet software, and have one of our expert support staff, Michelle, give her expert advice. Intranet Help Center Since coming onboard with Intranet Connections and starting within our Support team, I’ve had plenty of opportunities to see how our customers use our software, as well as the types of questions that come up from time to time. With that in mind, I’ve compiled some of our common questions together in a traditional Q&A style below! Q:
Summary: Today on 'Meet The Team' we are presenting Kathleen, our knowledgeable and friendly account associate here at Intranet Connections. Kathleen knows everything under the sun when it comes to relationship building with our clients and constantly has a smile on her face. She's a pleasure to be around as any of you who've had the chance to interact with her will know. Since joining the team in 2016, Kathleen is always shining with positivity and integrity. She grew in her role from the support team over to account management. A master at turning any situation into a positive experience, Kathleen is
Summary: Intranet Connections has helped over 100 Credit Unions by providing an on-premise company intranet. We aren't going to overwhelm you by listing the 100+ features and functionalities we offer. Instead, we've identified the 3 main pain points that our credit union customers have experienced prior to getting their intranet: Cyber Security, Compliance, and Company Expansion. In an industry that’s highly regulated, there’s bound to be a few pain points when it comes to daily operations. And while we can’t eliminate your compliance burden, or eradicate of human error, we can certainly help you develop measures to reduce the risks. 1.
Summary: As a SharePoint Alternative product, we like to keep an eye on the intranet trends happening within our industry. Microsoft has been making a lot of changes this year, so we got our product manager here at Intranet Connections to break it down and explain what's happening this year. As the Product Manager for Intranet Connections, a SharePoint alternative, I watch intranet trends in the business environment very closely. There is an 800-pound gorilla in the room, whose name is Microsoft SharePoint, and that gorilla has been making significant moves in the last year: SharePoint 2016 no longer has
Summary: Employee engagement is a vital ingredient to the success at Intranet Connections. That's why we came up with our SPICE acronym: simplicity, positivity, integrity, creativity, and empathy. Keeping our employees engaged with these five core values not only keeps them at the company for longer but improves productivity in the workplace. Sugar and spice make everything nice in our office. Employees work hard, enjoy coming into work, have their work recognized, and form great relationships with each other. For some, the ability to engage with others comes naturally, but most often it is a skill set just like any