As we are gearing up for our Super Search release, I began to think about all the different things an intranet can help with within an organization. Not just the “techy” things, but how it helps with productivity, efficiency, employee engagement, collaboration and even employee retention. But another, perhaps less thought of way to utilize an intranet is with change management, which is critical in today’s fast-paced, ever-changing business
What exactly is employee engagement? Engaged employees are happy with their work, committed to the organization and they’re willing to go the extra mile to achieve the organization’s goals.
Why does employee engagement matter? In a recent study published by the Gallup Business Journal, that evaluated more than 1.4 million employees, there was a direct connection confirmed between strong employee engagement and lower employee turnover rates as well as a
With the job market improving, employee turnover is on the rise. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics shows an upward trend in the number of hires, resignations, and job openings within the last three years. Reducing staff turnover and training new employees is a key challenge for Human Resources (HR) managers in 2014.
What makes this challenge even more difficult is the lack of additional HR resources to handle the
We’ve all been there. Taking on a new project, gathering the troops and trying to define a common objective that resonates with everyone. Is your intranet project different than undertaking any other IT project? The answer is NO. And to successfully execute an intranet’s deployment, it requires the same structure and planning.
WHY an Intranet Vision Statement?
Our friends at Prescient Digital Media define the need well: “Planning is critical for any
In managing your intranet, it is important to perform “temperature checks” to understand whether or not you are keeping your intranet relevant in the minds of your users. These checks will indicate which areas of your site are popular and unpopular, translating to whether employees are finding what they are looking for on your intranet.
This blog post focuses on our built-in Intranet Stats Software that can help you measurably
When it comes to internal processes and technology we’ve heard it a million times: “It’s working just fine, so why should we upgrade?”. I understand the hesitancy – if things are going smoothly, why risk a bump in the road to get the advantages of upgrades that you aren’t even sure you need? However, when I hear our customers say this about their intranet, the internal solution which is meant
There is a famous saying that it takes a village to raise a child. It takes a community of people who coach, teach, mentor and care to create a successful company. This is very much the same in regards to the success of your intranet. It takes strategic intranet management and visionary direction for the future of your intranet.
When I think about our company core values and our goals
Greetings Intranet Followers and welcome Blogosphere Readers to another edition of the Intranet Connections Blog. Using Intranet Connections, employees are able to embed intranet media such as images and videos on their intranet site. Media can be embedded right on the homepage, or added through a video or picture library. This week, we’re going to touch on the benefits of including intranet media (e.g. photos, intranet videos, podcasts) on
Your intranet portal is a valuable tool which helps to connect your employees, collaborate on documents/projects and create content to improve overall business efficiency. However, if you aren’t getting the engagement you are looking for from your users you may not be harnessing all the advantages your intranet has to offer.
To zero in on the lack of engagement on your intranet and within your company, you may want to
Hello Intranet Compadres. I’m back with 5 more ways to improve your intranet ROI with time savings and cost savings. In case you missed the first 5 ways to improve intranet ROI, here are #1 thru #5.
6. Include Outside Contributors
There is not a single organization that lacks the need to share information and feedback in a timely, effective manner. From various cohorts who fall outside of the immediate employee