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

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

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

How to craft a communications plan for your intranet project

Early intranet adoption hinges on your ability to communicate the launch of your intranet. This article explains the key considerations and sequenced steps involved in creating a comprehensive communications plan for your intranet project. So many problems in large projects come down to issues of communication — a lack of it, not doing it with … Read more

SharePoint 2013: it’s not about the technology

What if I told you that adoption/training was the greatest barrier to successful SharePoint implementation? And that 1) strategy and 2) governance were the next two big challenges? Chart from OpenText about SharePoint challenges The bottom line is this: like any other major organizational change effort, success lies in coordination with stakeholders, involvement of users, … Read more