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3 Internal Marketing Strategies To Engage Employees

Summary: We discuss 3 internal marketing strategies that help you build your brand and engage employees PLUS tips on how your intranet can help! In the age of technology and automation, one can get lost in a sea of generic auto-replies and designs. To ensure your employees are engaged, we rounded up 3 internal marketing strategies for you to try. Adding personal touches to your intranet engages employees and reminds everyone that there is still a real person behind the brand. Automated technology is everywhere, from replying with a text of a pre-populated list of replies instead of answering your

How To Elevate Employee Communication

Summary:  Whether it's top-down communication or for a cross-team project, our software helps its users share, comment, update and track engagement of any number of communication items. It's no difficult task to understand that effective employee communication is a challenge for businesses of any size.  At IC, this is probably the single biggest hurdle we help our customers overcome.  Whether it's top-down communication or for a cross-team project, our software helps its users share, comment, update and track engagement of any number of communication items. Recognizable brands like NASA, Unicef, and the Chicago White Sox use IC to power

‘Peak’ into the New Release: IC 14.5 Elevate Experience

Summary:  'Peak' into what we have in store with the IC 14.5: Elevate Experience software release. At IC, we’re passionate about elevating the employee experience & helping our customers build thriving work environments. It’s why our customer lifetime averages 7 years. We take pride in knowing our customers love how easy it is to communicate and share information within their organizations. That's why we decided to focus IC 14.5 on enhancing the way we communicate internally. There are three areas that we focused on improving features for IC 14.5:  Storyboard (NEW!), the admin toolbar, and a

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 to collaborate, it promoted organizational acceptance and internal communication. 6 months later, Sarah’s company acquired Amica Mature Lifestyle Inc.  Amica had a much larger group of communities and more

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! 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 was focused on Search, Version 13.5 focused on policy and procedure management, and this upcoming version focuses on Statistics. We’d like to thank our customers who participated in our working group for this new release. Your

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 to begin with. Drawing the line between a Business Intranet and a social tool can sometimes feel like balancing a set of scales. On one end, you have productivity

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

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.