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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

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

Meet: Kathleen, Account Associate Superstar at Intranet Connections

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

The Mondays, The Epidemic Affecting Productivity In The Workplace

Summary: Monday, 99% of the business world's least favorite day, has been dangerously affecting productivity in the workplace for decades. Here at Intranet Connections, we've been vigorously searching for a cure since 1999. We believe to have found a cocktail mix of 3 intranet features when used correctly, can not only prevent and treat the Mondays, but cure them as well. To the 1% ‘refreshed’ Monday people who’ve had a full breakfast, dropped the kids off at school, been to the gym, showered, done your hair and showed up 15 minutes early to the office … you can stop reading here –

Improve Communication In The Workplace With The Right Tools

Summary: Effective communication in the workplace is key for any successful business. But - without the proper tools, it can sometimes be a challenge to ensure open and clear lines of communication. That’s where your intranet software comes in! Whether you want your employees informed about company news, policy updates, blog posts, company events or employee recognition, an intranet will give you the means to make sure your company is informed and engaged. Company News Getting your employees engaged with company news can often be a hurdle, especially when your main form of communication is email. With an intranet, you give

5 Crucial Communication Tools In The Digital Workplace

Summary: Companies are quickly adopting social technologies in their digital workplace as a means of improving productivity, collaboration, and communication within their organization. When communication switched from phone calls to emails in the 90s, it was revolutionary. Now the speed of adopting technologies has taken off to rocket speed. Emails and phone calls are now seemingly archaic means of communication when it comes to getting information quickly. We've compiled a list of 5 advanced communication tools that are vital for thriving in this fast-paced digital world we live in. The History of Social Technologies in the Digital Workplace According to a research study conducted

Essential Widgets to Generate Intranet Engagement on Your Homepage

Summary: Improve intranet engagement by arranging your widgets to promote ease of use and navigation. Coming from a web and graphic design background, I believe design is a crucial element in creating an effective intranet. The homepage is the first thing employees see when opening the intranet, so it’s important to use this coveted space wisely. Keep employees engaged while ensuring they get important updates and to find the information they seek. This may sound like a tricky endeavor, but with over 100 out-of-the-box applications available on your intranet, it’s easier than you think. You may be wondering what the connection

Evaluating the Potential Value of Workplace by Facebook

Summary: Evaluating Facebook’s entry into the collaborative business platform market, Workplace by Facebook. Workplace by Facebook is Facebook’s recent entry into the collaborative platform software market. It brought new focus from management on internal communication tools. Workplace by Facebook promises to: Connect everyone in your company and turn ideas into action Use groups to help make decisions and keep your team on the same page Keep work from slowing down when people are out of office Eliminate or drastically reduce need for internal collaboration tools such as the intranet, telephony systems, video conference and distribution lists

The Benefits of Upgrading to Policy Assist (Version 13.5)

Summary: Now that Policy Assist has been released, why should you upgrade? Discover several new and improved features, as well as how to upgrade. In June of 2016, we released the latest version of Intranet Connections, Policy Assist. This release includes a host of new features and updates designed to simplify the lives of intranet administrators, document managers and users alike. Here’s a quick review of the features that make up Policy Assist: