Intranet Tips from the Intranet Connections Team

Does Your Intranet Need a Facelift?

Last July, we posted a blog called Intranet Design 101 which offered four useful tips on how to improve your intranets functionality, design and navigation.  Here are some of the ways that you can be creative with our turnkey, out of the box intranet software:

Tip #1 – Make use of new features

When you buy Intranet Connections software, you have a fleet of developers providing new features and functionality to your

By |May 19, 2011|Customer Stories, Intranet Software|5 Comments

Intranet Design: A Recipe for Success

Building your intranet is like using a recipe. You want to make the final product enjoyable, and to do so, you need to ensure that all of the ingredients are well balanced.

I recently made a delicious dinner for some friends and was later asked how I did it. I slyly said “a little this and that”, but really, it is a tried and true recipe. Over the years I have

By |March 29, 2011|Best Practices, Intranet Software|1 Comment

Are You a Good Intranet KISS’er?

Simplicity and ease-of-use are the cornerstones of our intranet software. It’s not uncommon to hear the phrase “keep it simple” thrown around our office a couple of times a week. Naturally we believe that the K.I.S.S principle should be applied to all areas of your intranet implementation and have put together the following tips to help you be a good KISS’er:

Keep your homepage simple

When employees access your intranet, it’s important

By |January 25, 2011|Top 5 List|2 Comments

Four Tips to Freshen up Your Intranet

Lately we have had a few conversations with clients surrounding the design and navigation of their intranet sites. These are clients that have been on the Intranet Connections’ Intranet Software for years, and they are looking to freshen up the site, review content structure and address user expectations.

These days your intranet users are employees who are active with Facebook, YouTube, iTunes and their smart phones. They are more sophisticated and

3 Ways to Spring Clean Your Intranet

Good intranets provide an invaluable resource to employees. A one-stop location to find everything from policies, guidelines, forms, departmental information, people search, calendar events and company news. But like all good intranets, over time they can get bogged down by the sheer volume of content distributed throughout the site. Sound familiar? It may be time to do a spring clean on your intranet.

A spring clean should renew, reconnect and revive.

Renew

If

By |May 12, 2010|Top 5 List|0 Comments

Intranet Connections: Embedding Media Files

Along with the enhanced Document Management features included in our next release, Intranet Connections version 9.5 will also allow you to embed web-formatted media files along side intranet content.  Media files can be uploaded and embedded directly through any HTML editor on the site and the video and audio files will stream directly through the site, without needing to be downloaded.

Check out the video below to see how easy it

By |July 17, 2009|Product News|2 Comments

Homepage Widgets

Intranet Widgets from Intranet Connections on Vimeo.

Push application content to the site home page with an intranet widgets tool. Simply create a widget for any of the popular intranet applications, fully customize, and place the widget anywhere on the home page layout.

By |June 1, 2009|Product News|0 Comments