How You Can Handle the Bus Factor Using Your Intranet

author Kerensa Johnson, May 27, 2016

Think the bus factor only affects software development projects? Think again. The bus factor is an issue for any business-critical project and should be avoided wherever possible. But before we explore why and how; what exactly is the bus factor? The bus factor decoded Simply put, the bus factor is the number of people who […]

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Intranet Key Features: Which Apps Do You Really Need?

author Kerensa Johnson, May 25, 2016

Intranets: from their humble beginnings as hubs for document storage, to becoming a part of today’s integrated digital workplace, they’ve come a long way. Every business who chooses to incorporate an intranet into their company community will do so for a variety of reasons. And every business will have different expectations when it comes to […]

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Tighten the Bond With Your Franchisees

author Carol Mentis, May 23, 2016

If you are dealing with franchisees then a solid extranet, collaboration software, and open communication between the branches and head office is no longer a potentially useful addition. It’s an outright necessity. Your franchisees are wearing your colours, they’re representing your brand, and you have to play an active part. Their success, ultimately, is your […]

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Why a Company’s CEO Should be Using their Intranet

author Kerensa Johnson, May 20, 2016

This blog is part of our New Intranet Awareness Week series. Does your CEO have much involvement with your intranet? Other than using it to download documents, add meetings to the company calendar, and submit a few forms, is your CEO truly engaged with your online intranet community? If not, they should be. A company’s […]

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Should You Give Your Intranet an Identity?

author Kerensa Johnson, May 18, 2016

This blog is part of our New Intranet Awareness Week series. Deploying your first company intranet, or revamping an existing one, is an exciting time in any business. It can reflect a really positive turning point in a company’s history, highlighting the beginning of an online community that all employees are encouraged to join and […]

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Launching and Planning an Intranet: What Not to Do

author Kerensa Johnson, May 16, 2016

This blog is part of our New Intranet Awareness Week series. There is plenty of advice out there which tells you how to successfully plan and launch an intranet project. And rightly so; it’s a pretty big deal, and requires careful research, planning, and deployment to ensure the best rates of user adoption and uptake. […]

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Send Your Staff Back to School

author Carol Mentis, May 13, 2016

Staff training used to be a painful experience that involved bringing in outside trainers, covering staff for the day, and hoping they managed to absorb the essentials in a crash course that was often haphazard. It simply did not work as well as it should and staff training became a serious bugbear in companies around […]

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Knowledge Management: The Key to Your Business’s Success

author Kerensa Johnson, May 11, 2016

The growing trends of the social intranet and digital workplace have propelled productive and efficient online working into the modern business landscape. Social and collaborative apps are leading the way in enabling staff to communicate and work anywhere and at any time. When remote working is on the rise, being able to work on the […]

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New Intranet Awareness Week – 16th to 20th May

author Kerensa Johnson, May 9, 2016

  The journey to arriving at a fully functioning intranet is a long one. The steps to get there are plentiful, but necessary in order to attain intranet success. Even reaching the decision that you need an intranet at all is a long and winding road, but is arguably the most important step of all; […]

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5 Forms That Will Make Your Marketing Processes Better

author Kerensa Johnson, May 6, 2016

The world of digital marketing is constantly evolving to keep up to date with the latest way that people are consuming information, as well as adapting to best SEO practices, and it can be difficult to stay on top of things. For quite some time, the biggest driver to engage with potential customers is to […]

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