Day 22: How Co-op communicates with offline employees

How can you reach offline employees and ensure your company's communication efforts are open and accessible to all? This week Co-op joined the likes of Tesco, Asda, Heineken, National Grid and Royal Mail in providing an online site for their employees to access publicly, with the launch of coop[...]

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Tactical vs strategic intranet managers – which one are you?

What are your personal priorities for your intranet and how do they influence its development? Your daily activities demonstrate your approach more than any strategy document. Wedge Black, @Wedge, helps organisations improve the navigation and content of their intranet, and writes about intrane[...]

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Three ways to use your intranet to improve IC

Finding the perfect intranet software for your business is challenging. Developing that software to improve internal communications strategies, however, can be even harder. You want to know that you're using your intranet to full advantage, increasing employee engagement, and improving communica[...]

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Discover the secrets of effective intranets

Every year the Intranet Innovation Awards celebrate new and innovative approaches for intranets, enterprise social networks (ESNs) and digital workplaces around the globe. What can we learn from the winning entries and what trends are emerging? What approach and designs are working well for organ[...]

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How to structure your intranet

How does your intranet affect your ability to reach colleagues, communicate important matters, and start dialogues? Intranets may be the foundation of your digital internal communications, but they have to be designed and configured in the right way. I have news of a course to help you do just th[...]

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How to simplify your intranet

When did you last analyse your intranet and had the opportunity to think through what you want it to achieve? How can you simplify your intranet? These topics were part of Tuesday's #intranetnow workshop in London organised by Wedge Black @wedge. Carolyne Mitchell @cal444 is the Team Leader [...]

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Seven reasons to enter comms awards

Are you proud of your intranet? Is it award-worthy? Want to find out for free? Steve Bynghall @Bynghall is a freelance consultant and writer specialising in intranets, collaboration, the digital workplace and crowdsourcing. Each year he coordinates the Intranet Innovation Awards, a global awa[...]

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Countdown to Christmas: Day 16 – Intranets

So you have a shiny new intranet waiting in the wings, what is the best way to introduce it and get employees excited about the changes you’ve been working so hard on? I’ve been a fan of the “long wow” approach adopted by Aviva since hearing about it a couple of years ago – that you int[...]

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How to plan and launch a new intranet

So you have a shiny new intranet waiting in the wings, what is the best way to introduce it and get employees excited about the changes you've been working so hard on? I've been a fan of the "long wow" approach adopted by Aviva since hearing about it a couple of years ago - that you introduce and[...]

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A look at intranet innovations

What does a good intranet look like? Is yours the pick of the bunch? Who is doing a good job and what can you learn from them? I've written before about using Pinterest for internal communication, and two of my favourite Pinterest boards are by comms pro Sharon O'Dea @sharonodea. She has collate[...]

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Secrets of award-winning intranets

The Intranet Innovation Awards, organised by Step Two Designs based in Sydney, have been running for seven years. These global awards celebrate innovation in the intranet space and uniquely reward selected functions, design elements or approaches on an intranet, rather than the platform as a whole. [...]

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Up close and personal – the rise of the social intranet

Digital Workplace 24 is taking place from tomorrow (14 May) and includes some seriously smart intranets. If you’ve never come across it before, it’s a free online extravaganza that takes viewers on a 24-hour journey through some of the world’s best intranets and digital workplaces. There ar[...]

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