Should intranets be essential? Logic says ‘yes’: intranets should aim to support the most important elements of a business and therefore be essential to that business. But hidden behind such an objective is often a desire to drive traffic to an intranet in the belief that high usage constitutes success. ...Read More
Live blogging from the IntraTeam Event 2015 in Copenhagen. See day 2.Wedge Black will be presenting on Content Tactics – Executing Your Strategy on the Page at 15.00, with insights developed during the creation of ClearBox's Intranet Content Guide. How Design Thinking is Transforming Intranets - James Robertson @s2d_jamesr Step Two DesignsJames began by stating that 'design' now has powerful business attention thanks to the high profile Apple, Samsung and others...Read More
Research shows how the ‘ownership’ of the intranet influences its primary purpose, and how the budget holder has an overwhelming affect upon decisions. With these realities in mind, there’s a strategic need for the core intranet team to have some measure of independence.
See the graphs and download the report, from Warwick Business School in partnership with ClearBox Consulting. ...
Evidence-based decisions can be demonstrably valuable, but often there are clear avenues of progress that can be made right now - if only people would choose to take responsibility for their decisions....Read More
Most intranet platforms are like buying gym equipment. They come with very detailed instructions about how to bolt the parts together. They may even come with some slick videos and diagrams of sample exercises. But what they don’t do is tell you what programme you should follow. If you want to run a marathon, the way you use that equipment would be entirely different to...Read More
There are things the IT department does that make the IC team's job harder; there are things the IC team does that frustrates IT people. Talking to each other can really help....Read More
Like with any intranet, how you manage and use SharePoint will influence how well your organisation communications and collaborates. There are pitfalls with SharePoint, and there are ways of overcoming the common challenges. ...Read More
Continuously improving your intranet after launch will not only ensure it remains relevant to people and your organisation, it also demonstrates your value. Aside from developmental and design improvements, your maturing intranet needs to support new projects and help solve business problems. ...Read More