Blog: Tag: social intranet

You may remember my last post about stellar intranet experts and thought leaders I researched to get a better understanding of this fascinating and exciting industry. As I’m still fairly new to this industry, I take every opportunity to learn more about intranets as I can. In my research, I’ve found intranets are referred to as so many different things, it’s hard to keep up! Everything from ‘Internal Website’

You may have noticed that recently we revamped our Intranet Connections, logo with a new tagline: Connect. Collaborate. Create.  However, this is more than just a change to our logo, it speaks to how Intranet Connections helps and interacts with organizations every day.
How We Connect. Collaborate. Create
Connect. Collaborate. Create. not only showcases what our intranet software, helps you and your organization do better, but also it speaks

Last month men everywhere gave up their upper lips for Movember, a global movement which raises funds for prostate and testicular cancer research and promotes awareness for men’s mental health issues. Movember 2013 consisted of 1.1 million registered Mo Participants and raised a total of 146.6M CAD! For the second year in a row some of our Intranet Connections’ team members joined the Movember movement. Our Team ICGROMO raised over […]

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 […]

With only one week left the Intranet Connections ‘ICGROMO’ Team, consisting of 8 Mo Bros, 1 Mo Dog and a Mo Sista, have come a long way in raising awareness and gathering donations for the funded programs of Movember.  If you missed the Movember intro blog, have a quick read to meet the team and discover what Movember is all about. So far, the team has raised over $3,800 in […]

I recently read an article in CMSWire titled “Are Intranets Becoming Irrelevant?” (see article link below) that brought about some strong beliefs surrounding the use of social networking tools in the enterprise. I have to first admit that I am not privy to the author, Tom Petrocelli’s research data and can only speak to the subject based on my own experience with our more than 1,600 customers, as a provider of […]

My fellow colleague Ayendra recently posted Removing the “IT Intranet” Perception, which outlined his previous experience working in a company where the IT department had become a bottleneck in the intranet communication process. After joining the Intranet Connections team and working with our customers, he saw examples of businesses using a different method of intranet management – smart delegation.  In these businesses distribution of content management meant the intranet was being […]

A successful 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 […]

Recently, I came across an interesting article which provides a framework for how intranet managers should decide if social features (e.g. internal blogs, wall posts, follow, likes) should be utilized within your organization. Key Learnings for Intranet Managers Here’s a quick summary of my key takeaways from this article:

Every company has different feelings about the time and place for utilizing social tools, but really to properly assess this question there are four items to consider: What exactly is a social intranet? Why would you want to utilize social tools? What are some potential pitfalls of a social intranet? What business value does social give my employees? Exploring these factors, this blog details the conversations and explorations companies and […]