Intranet Analytics: 5 Truly Helpful Social Intranet Measurements

There’s a ton of information out there about what to measure on your intranet. It can be confusing and contradictory, or seem like a mountain of effort to analyze. So here we’ve outlined five things to measure on a social intranet. While these may not give you a complete view of intranet usage they all … Read more

4 big mistakes of stakeholder engagement for intranet & digital workplace projects

The 4 main mistakes of digital workplace stakeholder engagement from Digital Workplace Group In the simplest possible terms stakeholder engagement means “involvement”. It refers to how you communicate, make decisions and collaborate with different groups who are affected by your work. And it turns out that stakeholder engagement is just about the most important success … Read more

How to Plan for Continuous Improvement on your Intranet

All the most beautiful dances combine structure with hard work and creativity. The basic steps create a structure. Practice leads to smoother movements and builds rapport between dance partners. And thoughtful, creative, passionate execution makes a dance number a wonder to behold. Managing ongoing intranet changes is like a dance. Your stakeholders are your dance … Read more

What is Intranet Governance Really?

In its most straight-forward meaning, governance is decision-making. Whenever you have more than one person involved in making a decision you need governance in place to facilitate the decision-making process. A congress or parliament is the primary national-level decision-making body of a country. The president, executive branch and administration implement the decisions made by congress/parliament. … Read more

How to Deliver Effective Training for Social Intranets

In order to make sure your users really learn, design the training to be engaging, interactive and exploratory. And remember that a good training session does more than just teach people things — it builds stronger emotional connections to the new social intranet. – By Ephraim Julius Freed Read the full article on the ThoughtFarmer … Read more

7 Tips for Designing your Intranet Training Program

Launching a new intranet is more than just giving employees a new software tool — intranets enable organizations to change the way they work together. While ThoughtFarmer is very user-friendly and intuitive, employees need training on new processes and best practices specific to your company’s intranet. Plus, for your less tech-savvy employees, training gives them … Read more

The last social intranet strategy you will ever need

To align a social intranet with business processes, clear requirements must be identified. Value must be rooted in the purpose behind each technological element selected, rather than in the technology itself. Adoption will rely on how well the social intranet meets the needs of those using it. This is not a simple, linear process, but … Read more

25 Creative Intranet Launch Ideas

The secret to a great intranet launch is not just informing employees about the new intranet, but helping them build an early emotional connection where they are excited about the possibilities. We’ve compiled 25 real-world ideas that you can use to propel your intranet from a foreign piece of software into a mission-critical tool. We’ve … Read more

6 ways to present quick links on your intranet homepage

Just about every intranet homepage has some form of “quick links”. On many intranets the list is labelled exactly as that. On other homepages these links are referred to differently. But they always play the same role. These lists of links are important. They offer direct access to deeper sections of the intranet and to … Read more