Summary: We've told you what our customers love about our intranet, but if somehow you are still left wondering why would a company use an intranet - we compiled answers from a few of our employees to discuss their favorite features about 'SQirl' the company intranet we use here at Intranet Connections. SQBox Solutions is a small software development company with a big personality. We started back in 1999 with just one employee, the owner, Carolyn. Since then, we’ve grown to twenty-four. We live and work by a set of inspirational mottos (that are literally written on the wall) as well
Summary: In this case study, we discuss healthcare mergers and acquisitions, content management systems, and how Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc. applied their intranet during a nationwide company expansion. When Sarah Santaluce was referred to Intranet Connections in 2015, she compared our product against a few competitors, but ultimately decided our healthcare intranet was the best option. Not only did Intranet Connection provide a central content management system for their multiple locations to collaborate, it promoted organizational acceptance and internal communication. 6 months later, Sarah’s company acquired Amica Mature Lifestyle Inc. Amica had a much larger group of communities and more
Summary: We've reviewed case studies from the three types of organizations that benefit the most from a new company intranet. When it comes to improving efficiency, keeping staff up to date on policies, automating processes and improving communication, a company intranet is a vital organ to the heartbeat of many different types of organizations. So what happens if it’s your first time seeking a company intranet? Or if your homegrown solutions have become too draining for IT, or too expensive to maintain? Whether you’re experiencing any of the following, Intranet Connections has can help you solve your problems! A small to
Summary: With three generations blended in today's workforce, bridging the communication gap is a fundamental ingredient to a synergistic workplace. Today’s workforce is comprised of members of three generations. Baby boomers whom are at the sunset of their careers and preparing for retirement. Generation X members whom are mostly mid life and mid career. Generation Y (also know as Millennials) which are in the early stage of the employment lives. There are definite differences in the work ethic, values and attitudes of Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials. Boomers, tend to be very focused on work and career, preferring a
Summary: Microsoft has recently announced the SharePoint Foundation 2016 is no longer available in the SharePoint Server 2016 release, which has many organizations scrambling to uncover some suitable SharePoint Alternatives. SharePoint Foundation 2013 is a limited free software provided by Microsoft as a SharePoint alternative. That being said, Microsoft will no longer support Sharepoint Foundation 2013 nor will it sell Sharepoint Foundation 2016 (or the licenses for it) unless your company already has Exchange or Office365. Can we say 'uh-oh'? Sharepoint Foundation 2013 provided a basic collaborative document management system that integrates with Microsoft Office. Primarily best for small companies
Summary: We highlight 7 reasons organizations make the switch from SharePoint to an intranet software alternative; including price, complexity, and resources! Many Intranet Connections customers have made the switch from SharePoint. When asked why they made the switch, common answers we receive is that SharePoint is too difficult to use, too expensive and requires too many resources to maintain. Aside from that, though, how does Intranet Connections differ? We’ve put together this helpful comparison list showcasing the main differences between SharePoint and Intranet Connections.
Summary: From donating to charities to throwing a big staff event, here are 3 ways your intranet can help your organization make the “nice” list this holiday season while supporting your holiday initiatives. It’s a wonderful time of the year to look back, give back and celebrate as a company. There are many ways you can support these efforts using your intranet. Here’s a “nice” list of things to do, and how your intranet can support holiday initiatives.
Summary: With The Holidays right around the corner, now is the perfect time to give back. Your intranet can assist with charitable initiatives, from picking a cause to planning the details. The Holidays are the perfect time for organizations to share their success and give back. Many organizations do this by getting involved with charities. Participating in charitable initiatives is a great way to get involved in the community. However, it can be difficult for large organizations to seamlessly organize, and involve every employee, in an initiative. Don’t worry, though, your intranet can help! Continue reading for 4 ways your intranet site can
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 tools such as Document Read and Agree, Document Versioning and more. Before you get started on document retention, make sure your documents are of value. Your intranet can accumulate a
Summary: What is intranet software? We define and outline the 7 main reasons organizations look to an intranet for improving their business. If you’ve been tasked with finding intranet software and don’t know where to begin, you’re not alone. Most people don’t realize they need an intranet until they have a problem such as; document management, streamlining policies and procedures and improving internal communications. Their search tends to end with an exclamation of; “We need an intranet!”