Company Intranet Articles

Use this category of posts to discover what a company intranet is and how it can benefit your business. With simple, easy to understand explanations, this category will help you to explore the features and tools a company intranet offers and how it can support operations in your organization. From improving internal communications and simplifying workflows, through to enhancing employee engagement, facilitating joint working and enabling the sharing of files and data, the company intranet has much to offer any business regardless of size.

The information within this category covers all the basics such as ways to measure the success of your company intranet, security matters and mobile optimization. It also provides plenty of real-life examples of company intranets in action across a variety of settings:

  • supporting business processes such as project management and knowledge management
  • team applications including HR and marketing
  • practical applications including car dealerships, fast food franchises and startups.

Use the wealth of information in this category to support the development, implementation and ongoing management of your company intranet so that it meets all your organizational needs today and into the future.

Easy Intranet: Successful Business Intranets Keep It Simple

Easy Intranet: Successful Business Intranets Keep It Simple

All the most successful business intranets have one thing in common – simplicity. Despite what you might think, intranets can be easy to set up and manage even for non-technical staff. And employees find them just as easy to use, so the intranet quickly becomes an...

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Employee Suggestion Program: How To Find The Gold

Employee Suggestion Program: How To Find The Gold

Many great business innovations started life as a humble suggestion from an employee. It was a worker at Amazon who came up with the simple, but incredibly successful idea of offering customers free shipping. This innovation led to the creation of Amazon Prime. It was...

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Intranet Roadmap: How To Get Started On Your Intranet Project

Intranet Roadmap: How To Get Started On Your Intranet Project

Getting started on an intranet implementation may feel daunting. And perhaps even more so if you are not overly confident with technology. The same applies if you are reviewing an existing intranet. A must-have to ensure project success is an intranet roadmap. This...

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Personal Project Management Made Easy

Personal Project Management Made Easy

Sticky notes. To-do lists. Checklists... Love 'em or hate 'em, there's no denying they help to pull off a project. But as anyone knows who's been involved in a major initiative, there's more required than this humble trio to get things done. Both in our work and in...

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B2E: 5 Ways To Enhance The Employee Experience

B2E: 5 Ways To Enhance The Employee Experience

No doubt you are already familiar with B2C (business-to-consumer) as well as B2B (business-to-business) marketing. Well, there's a new kid on the block: B2E or business-to-employee (B2E) marketing. The focus within B2E is about attracting and retaining the best staff...

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How to Use Your Intranet During A Crisis

How to Use Your Intranet During A Crisis

Connecting and communicating with employees has never been more important than in the current Covid-19 crisis. And the same principle applies to other types of crises. It could be extreme weather events, natural disasters, or even terrorist situations impacting on...

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Idea Sharing: How To Share Ideas In The Workplace

Idea Sharing: How To Share Ideas In The Workplace

Everyone knows that two heads are better than one. Most businesses already encourage the sharing of ideas at work. It could be brainstorming sessions, team-building events, quiet rooms dedicated to interaction and collaboration. Or even strategically placed sofas...

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HR Technology: Increase Productivity With An Intranet

HR Technology: Increase Productivity With An Intranet

HR is at the heart of most organizations. Whether it’s recruitment, staff retention, performance appraisal, employee metrics or overseeing payroll, professional development and employee wellness programs, there’s certainly plenty going on in HR. That's why...

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Internal Website: Uses, Features And Setup

Internal Website: Uses, Features And Setup

Many companies spend big dollars on their customer-facing websites, attaching great importance to innovative, trend-setting designs with all the bells and whistles. Often it’s a different story when it comes to internal websites. If there is one at all, it’s usually...

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Cultural Audits: How To Assess Your Workplace Culture

Cultural Audits: How To Assess Your Workplace Culture

Do you know what your corporate culture looks and feels like to employees and customers? Do you know whether your workplace culture is helping you to achieve business goals or is it standing in the way? The truth is most of us don’t know the answers to these...

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Virtual Town Hall: Improve Local Governance With An Intranet

Virtual Town Hall: Improve Local Governance With An Intranet

Local governments are big business in the US. According to the latest statistics the sector employed 10.6 million full-time employees or 76.2 percent of all workers. And in 2018, state and local government annual spending was an incredible $3.25 trillion. These kinds...

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5 Great Ways An Intranet Solution Can Help Your Business

5 Great Ways An Intranet Solution Can Help Your Business

Let’s face it, nowadays there’s an app for pretty much every business function you can think of. Whether it’s cloud computing, collaboration, communication and messaging apps, customer relationship management software or project management tools, there’s a SaaS...

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Intranet Post-Launch Traps And Other Considerations

Intranet Post-Launch Traps And Other Considerations

After weeks of planning and development, your company intranet has successfully been launched. You’re pretty pleased with yourself as the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. Colleagues and peers have been enthusiastic in their praise and you even got a pat on...

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7 Reasons Why Employee Engagement Matters

7 Reasons Why Employee Engagement Matters

Employee engagement isn’t just a passing fad or a nice to do if you can type of initiative. The truth is employee engagement is one of the major contributors to business success. Really? I hear you say. Can it possibly make that much difference? And the simple answer...

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Intranet Mythbusters: Debunking The Top Five Intranet Myths

Intranet Mythbusters: Debunking The Top Five Intranet Myths

Rather like those urban legends that persist in doing the rounds – like say the one about New York’s giant sewer gators or the unsuspecting businessmen in strange cities falling prey to kidney thieves – there are a number of myths that have grown up around intranets....

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Legal Intranets: Top Ten Most Useful Features

Legal Intranets: Top Ten Most Useful Features

The old saying ‘time is money’ is probably more relevant in the context of law firms than almost any other industry. Time really is money for most lawyers and so finding opportunities to streamline and automate business processes, increase productivity and improve...

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CSR and Corporate Citizenship: What Does It All Mean?

CSR and Corporate Citizenship: What Does It All Mean?

Is CSR just another fad or could there be something in it? That’s the question that many small to medium-sized businesses are grappling with. When internal resources both in terms of manpower and budgets are limited, is it worthwhile investing in CSR initiatives that...

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Employee Directory Software: The Intranet Solution

Employee Directory Software: The Intranet Solution

Are you looking for employee directory software? Well, try googling ‘employee directory software’ and you’ll find hundreds, if not thousands of results. And yes, most of them will do what it says on the box and will deliver a functioning employee directory. But that’s...

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