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    How to Optimize Your Finance Intranet for Financial Planning Week

As Financial Planning Week descends upon us, the hustle and bustle of getting your bank, credit union or financial firm prepared for this busy week is daunting. The good news? Your Financial Intranet can help by eliminating the dozens of emails that need to be sent to all employees, providing a central depository for all related documents to be stored and educating/training staff on financial planning week initiatives.

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“Imitation is the sincerest [form] of flattery” – Charles Caleb Colton famously wrote in Lacon, Or, Many Things in a Few Words: Addressed to Those who Think Lately (1824). Given this, we decided to share some highly effective intranet examples you could, um…’flatter’ them, by leveraging the incredible ideas and innovative ways they have been using their intranets.

Digging through our previous blog posts, there were number of highly effective

Recently, we published a blog about how eLearning can help improve employee retention, and I’ve stumbled upon several other articles on ways to boost employee retention. Employee retention has become a hot button topic these days as it is a growing concern for many companies. According to a recent Forbes article, employees are abandoning their current employers at a record rate making employee retention evermore crucial for employers today.

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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