Intranet Tips from the Intranet Connections Team

Amica Mature LifeStyle Inc. Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions

Summary: In this case study, we discuss healthcare mergers and acquisitions, content management systems, and how Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc. applied their intranet during a nationwide company expansion.
When Sarah Santaluce was referred to Intranet Connections in 2015, she compared our product against a few competitors, but ultimately decided our healthcare intranet was the best option. Not only did Intranet Connection provide a central content management system for their multiple locations

By |June 26, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Introducing Intranet Insights – Intranet Analytics and Metrics

Summary: We’ve released Intranet Insights, our new Intranet Analytics tool that helps you get big picture HR metrics and analytics with at-a-glance dashboards! Register for our webinar on June 21, 2017.
Intranet Connections heard your requests, and listened! Now we have new Intranet Analytics and Metrics for you to track the success and usage of your intranet.
As you know, each major release focuses on one area of the product. Version 13.0

Top 5 Things Every Business Intranet Should Have

Summary: Ensure your Business Intranet engages employees, supports daily initiatives and reflects corporate values using these 5 features.
A business intranet is only effective if it engages employees, supports daily initiatives, reflects company values and ultimately helps people get work done. As an intranet administrator, it is up to you to ensure that these basic needs are being met by your business intranet platform. So where do you start? Make sure your business intranet has these 5 things:

What’s The Difference Between a Social and Business Intranet?

Summary: Striking a balance between a Business Intranet and a social tool is tricky. We outline 3 steps to take to find both productivity and engagement in your intranet!
With applications like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter playing a more active role for many businesses it can sometimes be difficult to understand how social elements should be deployed on a Business Intranet – or if there is even a place for them

What is the Difference Between Us and SharePoint?

Summary: We highlight 7 reasons organizations make the switch from SharePoint to an intranet software alternative; including price, complexity, and resources!
Many Intranet Connections customers have made the switch from SharePoint. When asked why they made the switch, common answers we receive is that SharePoint is too difficult to use, too expensive and requires too many resources to maintain. Aside from that, though, how does Intranet Connections differ? We’ve put together this helpful comparison list showcasing the main differences between SharePoint and Intranet Connections.

3 Ways You can Leverage Your Intranet for Employee Collaboration

Summary: Do you want to improve employee collaboration in your organization? Leverage your intranet using these 3 tools.
Intranets have come a long way since its early beginnings as a glorified filing system. Today’s intranets have much more functionality and resemble visually appealing websites we use in our personal time. Despite intranets becoming more modern in both functionality and appearance, many organizations are still using intranets the same way they were 10+ years ago. Organizations aren’t using their intranets to its full potential, and are missing out on the plethora of collaboration tools within the platform. Because of this, employee collaboration is suffering.

By |February 14, 2017|Collaboration, Intranet Software, Top 5 List|0 Comments

Make the Switch from Discontinued Microsoft FrontPage

Summary: Discontinued Microsoft Office FrontPage left a gap in functionality. From SharePoint to out-of-the-box intranet software, we determined the best alternatives for you.
Microsoft Office FrontPage is a (tech talk) WYSIWYG HTML Editor or a (real talk) computer program for editing the markup of a website. It’s used primarily in creating an internal communications site for your organization.

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.

The 5 Challenges of Creating a Strategic Planning Process

Summary: Before starting your strategic planning process, review the following 5 challenges and accompanying solutions so you can ensure your planning goes as smoothly as possible!
Employees are often head-down in the day-to-day operations of the company. It can be easy for them to forget what their hard work is contributing towards; the big picture. This is why many companies are interested in implementing a strategic planning process. Strategic planning processes can be broken down monthly, quarterly and yearly, and they focus on individual, departmental and corporate goals.

Using Your Intranet for Project Management Tools

Summary: Streamline and organize projects with Project Management Tools on your intranet using the following 5 tools.
The intranet is an amazing way to help streamline communication and share information within an organization through the use of applications, such as Company News, Blogs, Shared Calendars and Automated Alerts.

Most of the time, this information is shared both globally on the home site, and through other intranet sites built out for various departments or locations.