Tactical vs strategic intranet managers — which are you?

May 16, 2016 by Wedge Black No Comments
Tactical and strategic intranet management

What are your personal priorities for the intranet and how do they influence its development? Your daily activities demonstrate your approach more than any strategy document.

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Entering Step Two’s Intranet & Digital Workplace Awards

May 9, 2016 by Wedge Black No Comments
Intranet & Digital Workplace Awards

Over the last few years we’ve been supporters of the Intranet Innovation Awards. The Awards now have a new name and scope, and we’d love to see ClearBox customers and friends submit entries. This guest post by Steve Bynghall explains all. One of the highlights of my working year is managing Step Two’s Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards, […]

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How to get employees to fill in their directory profiles

May 5, 2016 by Sam Marshall No Comments
Hello, my name is 'Expert'

“Can my manager make me fill in my profile?” How do you encourage people to maintain their profile on the intranet when some people have fears and doubts?

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Webinar – Building a Digital Workplace on SharePoint 2016 and Office 365

April 29, 2016 by Wedge Black No Comments
Free SharePoint webinar with Sam Marshall and Michal Pisarek

Join six-time SharePoint MVP, Michal Pisarek and our Sam Marshall for a very honest, pragmatic, and sometimes comical conversation about what you can do with the new features of SharePoint 2016 and Office 365.

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Don’t use the same platform for your intranet and website

April 25, 2016 by Wedge Black No Comments
Apple and orange

It’s often the web CMS that gets bought first and then crowbarred into an intranet – with unsatisfactory and disengaging results.

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Lay out your intranet comms for easy reading

April 18, 2016 by Joanne Treverton No Comments
Front-loaded comms

Journalists structure news stories to flow from top to bottom. You can lay out your comms to make it easier and quicker for people to find the information they need.

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Intranet pages or documents? What’s best for the reader

March 30, 2016 by Joanne Treverton 3 Comments
Use intranet pages to present information unless you have a decent reason not to

Your department wants to share some essential information on your intranet. Should it be via page, a PDF, or perhaps a Word file? We’ve got some simple advice to help you decide.

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Search terminology matters – that’s not a bap, it’s a batch

March 14, 2016 by Joanne Treverton No Comments
Bread buns

If you want your reference material and news to be found on the intranet, put yourself in your reader’s shoes. What are they trying to do and what words are they using to search for it?

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How to make useful hyperlinks on your intranet

March 8, 2016 by Joanne Treverton No Comments
Make your links obvious, active, and embedded

When publishing intranet pages, it’s important that links are clear, simple, and obvious to the reader as they scan read the page. These basic rules will help you construct beautiful hyperlinks that people will click.

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Intranets & Digital Workplace at IntraTeam 2016 (Day 2)

March 3, 2016 by Sam Marshall 3 Comments
2016-03-03 09.13.23

Live blogging from Copenhagen. See also Day 1 The Intranet’s new role Brad Whitworth – Cisco “When you work from home you learn how to look good from the waist up” We no longer need to be at a desk in an office to work. At Cisco they have a dermatologist that can do 95% of […]

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