The 8 definitions of “digital workplace”

While the term itself has been in use for several years now, the idea of the “digital workplace” is still emerging, and will continue to do so for many years. Its use in writing and conversation doesn’t always convey a clear concept. People generally have a vague idea of what it means, but lack a … Read more

6 trends in healthcare digital workplace strategies

There is no debating it – much of the red-tape content that is managed on healthcare intranets is simply not sexy compared to that published by many other industries. The thought of presenting lengthy and complex policies and procedures, even in new and innovative ways, would put many to sleep. However, there is an imperative … 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

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

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

3 types of stakeholders for intranet & digital workplace projects

It’s becoming common knowledge that most intranet and digital workplace project failures aren’t because of the technology. Instead, issues around vision, goals, scope, planning and governance all rear their ugly heads. All of these issues can be addressed through effective stakeholder engagement. Do you still need to understand your technology extremely well? Yes, of course. … Read more