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[frame] Free eBook to download: 10 ways to improve your intranet content [/frame] Day Two of the IntraTeam 2014 conference, another fine spring day in Copenhagen. Jane McConnell @netjmc from NetJMC with Nina Sonne Nikolaisen @ninanikolaisen (COWI) Digital Workplace Trends 2014 Jane presented the latest results from her annual Digital Workplace survey . This year there is a new scorecard element and richer focus on the organisational change angle (I had the privilege...

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Introduction Jane McConnell kindly shared with me a copy of her latest Digital Workplace Trends report, based on a survey of 362 organisations covering their current activities and future plans. This is the seventh time she has run her survey (it began as the Global Intranet Trends report in 2006), so can genuinely claim to be an insight into longer-term trends. The way the report defines the...

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It’s good to learn from your mistakes, but it’s much cheaper to learn from someone else’s. With this in mind, here’s a summary of 10 worst practices that I’ve seen as an intranet consultant and manager over the years. What strikes me is that, even as technology has moved on and trends such as social media and the ‘consumerisation of IT’ have risen, the fundamentals of...

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Re-thinking employee adoption.

Often discussions on intranet adoption tend to focus on launch or training activities. But what role should adoption play in digital workplace strategy? Indeed, what does ‘good’ adoption look like? It’s not even clear cut that people spending more time on an intranet is necessarily a good outcome – it could just mean that they’re lost. We also need to move beyond “what’s in it for me”...

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  [caption id="attachment_805" align="alignright" width="150"] photo by Roy Blumenthal[/caption] Introducing the Phantom - a character created for the social network at LexisNexis UK  and  vividly described by Laurie Hibbs at the Melcrum Digital Workplace Summit this week. The Phantom is an online avatar that joins their internal Yammer discussions and is able to say what many think but few would post. He tells people who post trivial comments to the...

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Day 3 from the IntraTeam Conference See also: Day 1, Day 2   Sharon O'Dea - Mobile Intranet at UK Parliament Sharon (@sharonodea) wins my vote for the most entertaining session. She talked about the challenges of being an intranet manager in the unusual world of a near 1000-year old organisation. When she started there was an old intranet, but with elections coming and a new influx of younger, novice MPs, ...

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This is part 2 of a day-by-day blog of Intrateam 2012 See also: Day 1, Day 3 Tony Byrne - Latest Trends in Collaboration and Social Computing Within Larger Enterprises Tony (@TonyByrne) of the Real Story Group (RSG) began by saying: If you throw in blogs, wikis etc. at the organisation and people don't use them, it's not an adoption problem, it's a technology strategy problem; you haven't...

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Post-Steve Jobs, there's been much about how Apple innovates differently, creating demand that didn’t exist before . On the surface, the implication is paradoxical: Apple is famous for usability but doesn't listen to users. In a great blog post, Jane McConnell made a knowingly-provocative comment on how this relates to intranets: "User research is not necessarily the best way to take your intranet to the next level....

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When I run workshops on intranets, I sometimes put down cards on the floor labelled “HR”, “IT”, “Communications” etc. and ask people to stand on the card that reflects who sponsors their intranet. Typically there are clusters around Communications and IT, one on “Knowledge Management” and a few people that end up playing Twister trying to straddle multiple cards. Others merely sigh and shuffle over...

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[caption id="attachment_366" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo by Christiano Betta[/caption] Since Apple launched its App Store, over 1bn applications have been downloaded. This year, it expanded the idea to cover its Mac computers and sold 1 million apps on its day of launch. Given such unequivocal success, are there things that we might learn for the intranet world? The idea could be translated several ways. Perhaps intranet interfaces...

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