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:
Summary: Branding your Intranet Software accelerates intranet adoption and boosts employee engagement. Go from dull to delightful using these three easy steps! Branding your Intranet Software can take it from dull to delightful in less time than brewing a pot of coffee. I can attest to this because as a designer, I am often called upon to skin intranets for trials sites or client demos, which are sometimes required in a time crunch.
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.
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
Summary: Evaluating Facebook’s entry into the collaborative business platform market, Workplace by Facebook. Workplace by Facebook is Facebook’s recent entry into the collaborative platform software market. It brought new focus from management on internal communication tools. Workplace by Facebook promises to: Connect everyone in your company and turn ideas into action Use groups to help make decisions and keep your team on the same page Keep work from slowing down when people are out of office Eliminate or drastically reduce need for internal collaboration tools such as the intranet, telephony systems, video conference and distribution lists
Summary: Move paper-based processes online with Online Forms and Automated Workflows. Use these 3 simple online form examples to get started. Online Forms and Automated Workflows are powerful tools built into our intranet platform. This robust feature helps move paper-based processes online – you can simplify, streamline and automate many of the business processes within your organization. By moving your paper forms into the online realm, we also give you powerful tools to easily customize the forms, all through a simple interface. You can use conditional triggers, formula calculations, GPS mapping for mileage and other tools to make your online forms
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.
Summary: Several improvements and updates were made to ADsync in our latest product release that simplify employee management for credit unions. Mergers and acquisitions are common in the credit union industry. Transitioning employees from one domain to another can be a tedious, lengthy ordeal for your IT department. Intranet Connections latest product release, Policy Assist (version 13.5), includes a dramatic update to our active directory synchronization (ADsync) tool to help with this. We worked closely with our many credit union clients to discover the impact a merger had on their organization, and how ADsync could better assist. Below are 4 ways
Summary: Having a hard time thinking of a new years resolution? Make it to improve employee retention using these 6 strategies! It’s that time of year again; the time of year that brings change and new beginnings. With 2017 coming to a close and 2018 slowly creeping up, it’s time to make the dreaded new years resolution. New years resolutions seem scary because we often set resolutions we don’t intend to keep. However, new years resolutions don’t have to be scary! So don’t put down that last piece of gingerbread and rush to the gym just yet.
Summary: From donating to charities to throwing a big staff event, here are 3 ways your intranet can help your organization make the “nice” list this holiday season while supporting your holiday initiatives. It’s a wonderful time of the year to look back, give back and celebrate as a company. There are many ways you can support these efforts using your intranet. Here’s a “nice” list of things to do, and how your intranet can support holiday initiatives.