Intranet Tips from the Intranet Connections Team

Make the Switch from Discontinued Microsoft FrontPage

Summary: Discontinued Microsoft Office FrontPage left a gap in functionality. From SharePoint to out-of-the-box intranet software, we determined the best alternatives for you.
Microsoft Office FrontPage is a (tech talk) WYSIWYG HTML Editor or a (real talk) computer program for editing the markup of a website. It’s used primarily in creating an internal communications site for your organization.

5 Tips for Creating a Connected Workforce to Improve Employee Engagement

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 employee engagement.

By |January 5, 2017|Collaboration, Intranet Software, Top 5 List|0 Comments

5 Intranet Design Tips to turn Your Intranet into a Winter Wonderland

Summary: Turn your intranet into a winter wonderland for the holidays with these 5 intranet design tips.
Let’s face it, the holiday season isn’t the most productive time for employees (except for Intranet Connections, of course). There are so many things that preoccupy us at this time of year, whether it be finding that last minute gift or figuring how to get to work during snowmageddon. If employees aren’t on holidays yet, they’re counting their last days in the office, and your intranet engagement is most likely suffering. This means it’s the perfect time to give your engagement a boost with a holiday intranet design theme makeover!

By |December 27, 2016|Best Practices, Intranet Events, Top 5 List|0 Comments

6 Employee Retention Resolutions to Make This New Year

Summary: Having a hard time thinking of a new years resolution? Make it to improve employee retention using these 6 strategies!
It’s that time of year again; the time of year that brings change and new beginnings. With 2016 coming to a close and 2017 slowly creeping up, it’s time to make the dreaded new years resolution. New years resolutions seem scary because we often set resolutions we don’t intend to keep. However, new years resolutions don’t have to be scary! So don’t put down that last piece of gingerbread and rush to the gym just yet.

How TV Sitcom “The Office” Would Have Used Intranet Software

Summary: How would Michael Scott and Dunder Mifflin have benefited from an intranet? We found 6 episodes where intranet software would have saved the day!
I’m a fan of The Office. I’m also the Marketing Manager at Intranet Connections. Despite doing my best to strike an admirable work/life balance, when it comes to binge-watching The Office, I fail miserably. I inevitably think of how many ways intranet software would have benefited Dunder Mifflin. So, how would Michael Scott and the Scranton gang have used their intranet?

Customer Success with Intranet Connections [5 Factors]

Summary: Lincoln Murphy’s 5 factors for customer success, and how these factors contribute to our customers’ success with Intranet Connections’ Intranet Software.
Are you an ideal customer for Intranet Connections? I often think about whether or not our product is the right fit for our customers, but after attending Lincoln Murphy’s presentation on customer success (as part of AceTech’s speaker series), I have a new way of thinking about it.

You can learn more about how Lincoln describes Customer Success, but here’s my understanding in a nutshell:

3 Ways HR can Improve Employee Engagement with an Intranet

Summary: 3 ways HR can use the intranet to support key initiatives and better serve employees.
Throughout my professional life, I’ve worked with enough organizations to know the impact human resources has on a company. An HR department plays a critical role in managing any organizations most valuable asset – its employees. And many don’t consider how important HR’s role can be in their intranet implementation, despite the department being a core business function to serve employees.

By |November 21, 2016|Best Practices, Intranet Software, Top 5 List|0 Comments

Is Having too many Programs Killing Productivity? Solve it with Intranet Software

Summary: The slogan, “there’s an app for that” is truer than it’s ever been. But are all the different programs we use to accomplish things killing productivity? Boost it back up by centralizing various programs into one with intranet software.
In today’s digital world, we often get bombarded with a plethora of platforms to complete the same tasks. For example, popular social media channels that essentially do the same thing (think Twitter, Facebook, Instagram). Instead of sticking to one platform to share photos and status updates, you probably use all of them.

Top 3 Requirements of Document Retention

Summary: Create a document retention strategy for your organization using these top 3 requirements which include; defining a retention policy, keeping documents relevant, and maintaining records.
A document retention plan is one of the top requirements for any organization. Your employees are constantly finding, editing and revising documents so taking control of document retention is crucial to ensure your organization runs smoothly. Your intranet can help you with your document management goals using

Build An IT Knowledge Database Employees Will Use

Summary: Build an IT knowledge database that employees will use in 3 easy steps including; adding necessary information, maintaining relevancy and promoting regularly.
Many departments in your organization are frequently asked the same questions over and over. The solution? A dedicated knowledge database where departments can share their knowledge and reduce time spent answering repetitive questions.