Intranet Tips from the Intranet Connections Team

Does Your Healthcare Intranet Have a Pulse?

Recently our Intranet Engagement Consultant, Maz, worked alongside Northfield Hospital & Clinics to create and implement their new customized healthcare intranet.  Along with our graphic designer he worked closely with Northfield to design an intranet with a simple, easy to navigate user interface, which contains all the healthcare resources they need to accomplish their day-to-day tasks within the organization.

By |October 9, 2013|Best Practices, Intranet Software|0 Comments

Superhero Intranets = Superhero Culture

Meet Eric Ryan, co-founder and self pledged co-parent of method. I had the pleasure of seeing Eric Ryan speak at the recent Art of Marketing conference and enjoyed the story of his journey on how the method brand turned the consumer-packaged-goods industry on its head. What struck me about Eric Ryan was not his enthusiasm, which was in abundance, or his charisma, also in abundance, but how their method company has produced a culture of innovation and ideas. I found myself smiling and head bobbing constantly during his talk. Yes!!

By |September 25, 2013|Best Practices, Intranet Software|2 Comments

5 Tips for Company Intranet System Success

A successful company intranet system is one that keeps employees engaged and assists them in performing the daily tasks they need to complete their job more efficiently.  The problem is, too often intranets do not live up to their potential because employees don’t know how to use it, or don’t have a good reason to.  Here are five tips from our 101 Intranet Ideas e-book to help ensure intranet system success in your organization.

By |September 19, 2013|Best Practices, Intranet Software|0 Comments

Glorious Intranet Search: Unmasked

Salutations fellow intranet dwellers! Let’s talk about our friend, intranet search.

To this very day, I remember the moment I laid my eyes on that beautiful search box. Standing at a soaring 24 pixels in height, 148 pixels in width, I really couldn’t miss her glowing white rectangular shape even if I tried. Besides the physical attributes, intranet search offers an undeniable ability to help with my information retrieval needs. Truly, search is a glorious asset and essential to your intranet.

By |August 15, 2013|Best Practices, Intranet Software|0 Comments

Increase Intranet ROI with Advanced E-Forms

One of the challenges many businesses face is finding a long term intranet solution. On the surface many intranet products look very similar, which can make finding an intranet solution that meets your business needs quite difficult.  New customers are generally looking for an intranet software with a central communication platform, document management/repository and online e-forms.

By |August 8, 2013|Finance Intranet, Intranet Software|0 Comments

What is an Intranet? A Quick Reference Guide

Software selection can be intimidating, especially when starting from square one. Needing to learn the basics behind the software platform you are searching for, such as “what is an intranet?”, can be an overwhelming task. As you and your software selection committee commence your intranet selection journey and seek to define your intranet and business requirements, having a handy guide on essential definitions of commonly used terms within the intranet software industry can be invaluable.
Setting the Baseline for Success
This article is aimed to assist in getting you and your committee on the same page with common intranet industry terms, so you can work from a communal understanding when evaluating and selecting an intranet software platform.

By |July 25, 2013|Intranet Software, Social Intranets|2 Comments

The Art of Intranet Culture

This past week I attended The Art of Leadership at the Centre of Vancouver for Performing Arts a one-day event with inspirational speakers imparting wisdom on leadership and company culture, of which translates to intranet culture.

I was struck by the session with John Mackey, who is co-CEO of Whole Foods Markets.  John spoke from a place of passion. It is evident that he loves his job and commitment to community and making a difference. For John, culture is the embodied values, principles and practices underlying the social fabric of a business, which permeate its actions and connects the stakeholders to each other and to the company’s purpose, people and processes. A Conscious Culture fosters love and care and builds trust between a company’s team members and its other stakeholders.

By |April 17, 2013|Intranet Software, Leadership & Strategy|0 Comments

Giving Thanks to our Business Intranet Clients

Today we thanks to all our business intranet clients for selecting us as their IT intranet partner and for providing us valuable feedback and workflow cases. With the recent release of V12.0 with Enhanced Form Builder, we give recognize a number of customers that gave us valuable input on how they were using our product and what features could be improved to optimize their workflows.

By |November 22, 2012|Customer Stories, Intranet Software, Product News|0 Comments

Why your intranet is not strategic

There has been a lot of talk about the strategic value of intranets within an organization. In May of last year, Gerry McGovern wrote an excellent post explaining why he feels the intranet is crucial to how an organization gets work done. Continue reading to learn how your intranet can be refocused to provide better business value.

Most intranets are not seen as essential to the functioning of an organization. This is because management is not convinced of their strategic value.

By |August 23, 2012|Social Intranets|0 Comments

York Central Hospital Wins with Intranet Mobility

York Central Hospital recently selected Intranet Connections Software for its ease of use and ability to organize internal communications for their 2,500 healthcare workers. Their intranet has been up and running since July and we were so impressed by York Central’s intranet implementation, that we had to share some of their ideas with you:

>> Human Resources consolidates their important documents and policies onto the site and promotes employees to apply

By |September 29, 2011|Customer Stories|0 Comments