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How To Improve Company Culture At Your Organization

Summary: Leverage your internal communication tools to drive home what your company stands for. "Describe your company culture" is a common question asked by my peers after starting out with a new organization. Luckily, I was able to answer this almost immediately at Intranet Connections, largely in part to our internal communication hub; the intranet. As employees rate their company’s qualities 20% higher at companies with strong cultures, it’s important to foster and develop these key cultural values right away. Why not use a digital interface to help boost culture adoption? With

Intranet Connections Recognized as Top Document Management Software

Summary:  FinancesOnline recognizes Intranet Connections as a top document management software with two distinguished awards. Subscribe for Intranet Tips Since its inception in 1999, Intranet Connections has helped thousands of organizations across various industries to efficiently communicate and collaborate internally. This has allowed them to save thousands of precious hours in the office. Our efforts to offer an exceptional platform for boosting one’s productivity have recently been acknowledged! We garnered two industry recognition awards from a top software review directory. The business software experts from FinancesOnline.com conducted a thorough analysis of Intranet Connections,

Top Workplace Engagement Ideas: Learning Luncheons

Summary:  Here at Intranet Connections, we are always trying out different workplace engagement ideas, and recently renewed our commitment to a weekly “Lunch and Learn” program. The concept is simple, each Friday, one or more employees commits to presenting a learning topic to all staff to hopefully spark conversation and/or provide insight to staff who may not be aware of the topic being delivered. Topics need not be work-related, though a majority have some applicability to work in terms of a technology or technique we can adopt to increase workplace efficiency, promote a

Create An Effective Intranet Navigation In Four Steps

Summary:  Intranet navigation is a key part of successfully building or redesigning an intranet. Here's a four-step plan to get your organization set up for success. Navigation refers to the way users access content on an online site such as an intranet. More formally, it's referred to as information architecture or the organization and labeling of the site’s content. Well-designed navigation means that users can easily access the content they want without hurdles. That’s your goal. Think of navigation as the closet organizer of your intranet: to get a closet that makes sense for

How to Motivate The Largest Generation in the Workplace: Millennials

Summary:  Lazy and entitled? Or tech savvy and progressive? How to leverage employee engagement software to create workplaces that motivate millennials. As of 2015, millennials have officially taken over as the largest chunk of the workforce. Unless you recently stepped out of a smokey DeLorean straight from 1985, you'll have noticed this shift brought considerable changes in the workplace. So, with baby boomers on their way out, gen Xers on their way up, gen z coming in hot, and millennials taking the biggest piece of the pie, how do employers evolve their work to

Employee Onboarding Made Simple, By Intranet Connections

Summary: Starting a new job is an exciting, and sometimes intimidating experience. Learning everyone's name, the social norms and of course - the job itself, can build a steep learning curve. Luckily, Intranet Connection's employee onboarding process gave me the wheels to comfortably speed up the road to my new role as product manager. After having spent the last three years working as a marketing manager for a local start-up, I got to the point where I felt extremely comfortable at my job. It no longer challenged or excited me.  I decided it was time for

Core Features You Need For Your Intranet Launch

Important updates – what do employees need to know, now? Visual – graphic items can help make the page look enticing to draw attention to specific things. Rather than a couple of named links, perhaps graphic icons or images that link the employee to specific areas (i.e. suggestion box to gain employee feedback) Hospitals have different color codes to address specific situations – try having a visual for each code that links to further details for employees to learn how to handle each situation effectively. Credit Unions typically have core areas like ‘Member Services’

Meet Felipe: Part of The Team Behind The Next Great Intranet Design

Summary:  One of our newest intranet design employees was featured in VanHack's videos about how Felipe got hired in Vancouver in 12 days. Felipe is a new member of the growing development team at SQBox (all the way from Sao Paulo, Brazil). His primary focus on the team is to help develop the newest version of the Intranet Connections product with his exceptional front-end development and experience in intranet design. He's integrated well in a few short weeks and if his early contributions are an indication of what is to come, he's certain to be a very valuable development

Get Your Organization On Board With Your New Company Intranet

Summary:  We show you how to increase adoption of your new company intranet, based on ACTUAL SCIENCE. We’ve all done it; installed a new app or piece of software hoping that it will be the solution to all our problems, only to use it a few times and after a week or so, have it sit there, unopened as you return to your usual routine.  Turns out there’s actual science behind why this happens, science that you can use to combat this problem and work towards 100% Company Intranet adoption. Subscribe for Intranet Tips 1. Science! Everett Rogers

Top 3 Workplace Problems and Intranet Solutions

Summary:  Here we discuss the top 3 workplace problems our customers experience, and the intranet solutions which mitigate the troubles. If your company has never had an intranet solution before, it may be hard to see the time and cost benefits of putting one in place. I mean, things have been working alright up until now right? It’s not until we get to showing our customers our solution and showing them the problems our solution can solve, that most people see the real potential for improvements. These are the top 3 pains an new intranet can help solve. Subscribe