Summary: Why is intranet training necessary? How to get started with intranet training. Which tools can assist with intranet training? You have been tasked with the project of putting together your company’s new intranet. After spending X amount of time adding content and designing your intranet’s look and feel, you’re finally ready to launch. Now it's time to dive into the next steps and ensure your intranet launch is successful. After investing so much time into building your intranet, you may have several questions, such as: How do I encourage employees to start using the
Have you ever bought a new gadget that you couldn’t wait to try out? You’re so excited about it that you use it continuously and can’t believe how great it is. Then slowly after time, you start to use it less and less. The excitement isn’t there anymore, and perhaps the novelty has worn off. There are a number of reasons why this scenario could happen to your intranet.
We are always excited to hear about the success our customers experience through implementing a new intranet. These stories are inspiring, motivating and reaffirming to the team hard at work on your Intranet Connections intranets. So when a customer success story like 'Dwight - The Credit Union Intranet' comes along, we can’t help but share it with you, the rest of our Intranet Connections family. A Simple Credit Union Intranet Pima Federal Credit Union, a credit union in Arizona, has grown over the last few years to 51,000 members, 150 employees, and expanded into seven different locations throughout the southwest
Summary: On-Premise or Cloud-based intranet software: which is better? At Intranet Connections, we provide both an on-premise intranet, as well as a private cloud-based solution. Unlike most affordable cloud-based intranet providers, we never use a multi-tenant cloud-based solution, we'll explain why below: Choosing between Cloud vs. On-Premise Intranet Is it a... Accounting Decision - a monthly operating expense over a capital cost investment? IT Resource Constraint - a matter of hands-off server maintenance and management? Corporate Trend - a decision to move with 'everyone else' to the 'future' of software? Choosing between a cloud or on-premise solution only has
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 intranet -- without a thorough plan, an intranet is dead before it gets a chance at life." We couldn't have said it better ourselves. Honestly, too many companies
Leo Marneros, Director of Emergency Training at Gold Coast Hospital in Australia, consistently works to improve staff training, reduce overall hospital costs and most importantly, enhance patient care. Two years ago Leo took a leap in the right direction by implementing an intranet designed to help him with his mission. The end result? An estimated time cost savings of $10,000AUD per year, an in-demand intranet built by hospital staff and the icing on the cake – a commendation from the 2013 Intranet Innovation Awards. As a member of the Support Team here at Intranet Connections I have had the pleasure of
For a first-time buyer, choosing a new intranet software can be a daunting, time-consuming process. Each organization holds different values and is looking to achieve different goals, which means an intranet that works for one company, may not be the right fit for another. The following three simple steps will help to identify the specific needs of your business, and ensure a successful intranet purchase: Set Your Goals, Choose Your Features Identify Show Stoppers Create a Short List & Try It Out!
Just like almost every other kid on the block, I remember always wanting a Ferrari. Specifically a red one. This obsession with SuperCars, embarrassingly enough, continues even to this day. As great as these machines are, in my previous years I never really stopped to think about what kind of hassles I would run into if I owned one – speeding tickets, gas expenses, maintenance costs – each tire for a Bugatti costs about $10,000! Hardly standard operating costs. These cars are thrilling, but unfortunately they are not a good fit for my current lifestyle. A few weeks ago my colleague
Last week we introduced you to the amazing ICMOGRO Mo bros Team who has agreed to give up shaving for the month of November in order to raise money for “Movember”, a global charity looking to change the face of men’s health. If you missed the intro, meet our Mo Men and find out what Movember is all about here. Movember fundraising has certainly gotten off to a great start – 12 days in the team has already raised a total of $1,270CAD, with no sight of slowing down. We have also implemented a “Best Mo” contest, to whichever ICGROMO
As the Sales Manager here at Intranet Connections I get a lot of questions from prospective clients on intranet best practices and installation. One question that seems to be popping up frequently during my intranet discussions is: “Can I put Intranet Connections in the cloud?” The answer to this absolutely, yes, but I have to ask….do you really want to? There are arguments as to why the cloud is a good option for a place to house your intranet, including low maintenance and included tech support. However, putting your intranet in the hands of a provider can also lead to