Intranet Tips from the Intranet Connections Team

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

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.

5 Modern Web Design Trends to Apply to Your Intranet Design

Summary: The designs from your favorite websites  can be applied to your intranet design. Read on to learn how!
Some of the website designs from the ‘90s were so awful, they make me cringe. You know what I’m talking about, the sites full of Comic Sans font and animated GIFs? To think how far web design has come since then is pretty amazing. However, I have some bad news and good news for you. The bad news is that some of your intranets still look like those cringeworthy ‘90s websites. The good news, they don’t have to.

By |October 25, 2016|Best Practices, Corporate Intranet, Top 5 List|0 Comments

Top 3 Content Marketing Trends to make Your Intranet Content more Engaging

Summary: Spice up your intranet content delivery with these top 3 content marketing trends.
Many organizations rely on content marketing as the core to their overall marketing strategy (we do!). The top priorities of a content marketer include creating engaging content, developing a better understanding of what content is, or isn’t, effective for their target audience, finding better ways to re-purpose content and becoming better storytellers. The more content your organization produces, the more aware people are of your brand and the more engaged people are with your brand.

That being said, what does content marketing have to do with your intranet?

By |October 11, 2016|Best Practices, Top 5 List|0 Comments

Which of the 5 Workplace Personality Types Are You?

Summary: We’ve rounded out the top 5 personality types you’ll find in your workplace including; The Socialite, The Innovator, The Researcher, The Organizer and The Achiever. Which one are you?
You see the people you work with more often than close friends, and sometimes even family.  When it comes to your workplace you’ve been hand-selected based on skill set and experience, in addition to some degree of ‘cultural fit’. With that in mind, it’s no surprise that we all interact and engage with one another differently.

3 Steps to Designing an Effective Intranet Theme

Summary: 3 tips for designing an effective intranet theme that boosts engagement and intranet adoption.
Is your company’s intranet usage at an all-time low? Are you tired of looking at the same old, outdated intranet theme? Then it’s probably time to redesign your intranet theme!

By |August 22, 2016|Best Practices, Intranet Software, Top 5 List|0 Comments

How to Rebrand Your Intranet in 4 Simple Steps

Summary: 4 steps to rebrand your intranet from deciding on a new name and persona to redesigning your intranet.
Change is scary, whether it be moving to a new city, starting a new job or even simply changing up your daily routine. While these changes can be scary, they are often the most rewarding. The same goes for changing your intranet.

By |June 27, 2016|Best Practices, Top 5 List|0 Comments

Foster Relationships & Boost Employee Morale with Technology

Summary: Key takeaways from the AceTech Conference, such as how to boost employee morale with the use of technology.
Today as I was driving up to Whistler, BC, to take in the annual AceTech Conference, I heard some dialogue on the radio talking about forces of happiness:
These things seem to just make sense.  However, it can feel like a constant battle to balance these out in the rapidly moving world we live in.

By |April 18, 2016|Collaboration, Intranet Events|0 Comments

Engage Employees by Celebrating Personal Milestones

Summary: Engage employees on your intranet by adding 3 easy-to-implement personal milestone tools which include; anniversaries, birthdays and employee recognition.
Your intranet is a crucial connection between resources and employees. That being said, once you’ve driven employees to the intranet to retrieve a document or complete an Online Form, there are a variety of ways to engage employees and open up lines of communication regardless of department or location.