Creating An Intranet Articles

Starting with a blank canvas is always a daunting prospect. And if technology is an aspect of the business where you don’t feel overly confident, then creating an intranet can easily end up in the too hard basket. This category of posts will dispel that particular myth as we demonstrate just how simple it is to create an intranet. In fact, it’s so easy that you can have a fully functioning intranet up and running in just a few hours and without the need for an internal army of IT professionals or expensive external consultants.

Use this category for support and advice on all the steps required in successfully creating an intranet. The starting point is being clear about what you want the intranet to achieve and how it will support business operations. So from an initial needs assessment and development of effective site mapping and navigation through to best practice design principles and tips on creating engaging content, you’ll find lots of information and ideas to support your intranet journey right through to launch day and beyond.  All our posts are written in an easy to understand, accessible language so creating an intranet really isn’t as difficult as perhaps you first thought. Check out the category for all you need to know about creating an intranet.

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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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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How To Set Up An Intranet Site

How To Set Up An Intranet Site

Are you persuaded by the case for an office intranet but frustrated by the lack of support from your IT department? Are you bamboozled by talk of LANs and WANs when you Google ‘create an intranet’? Is an intranet something you’ve been considering for a while, but it...

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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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10 Things To Consider Before You Start Your Intranet Project

10 Things To Consider Before You Start Your Intranet Project

Getting your new intranet off the ground can be a daunting task. How do you get started? There’s so much to think about. Perhaps you’ve tried googling ‘how to start your intranet’ and were put off by the complexity of the results. Especially if technology isn’t really...

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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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Stop! Before You Dive Into Your Intranet Project Read This Post

Stop! Before You Dive Into Your Intranet Project Read This Post

You’ve googled ‘intranet’ and have found a couple of options that look promising. You watch the demo videos and it all seems so easy. Setting up an intranet can’t be that difficult you say to yourself and so you dive in head first, promising staff that the answer to...

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Top 10 Intranet Design Trends 2019

Top 10 Intranet Design Trends 2019

There’s nothing like having a few days away from the office over the holiday season to give you a fresh perspective on things. It may be that you have come back to work, logged onto the company intranet and realized that it is looking a bit tired and dated and is in...

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Intranet Platform: How To Make The Right Choice

Intranet Platform: How To Make The Right Choice

Selecting which intranet platform to go for is a big decision and you’ll want to get it right first time. However, with lots of choices and options to choose from, it can be a confusing process. In this article, we make it easier by looking in detail at what’s...

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How To Create An Intranet: A Beginner’s Guide

How To Create An Intranet: A Beginner’s Guide

If you are looking to implement a company intranet in the near future, then this article is essential reading. Let’s face it, creating an intranet can be a daunting task for anyone but if technology isn’t really your thing, then it can be an even bigger challenge....

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Intranet Templates Could Be the Solution Your Business Needs?

Intranet Templates Could Be the Solution Your Business Needs?

Intranet Templates Are you looking at an intranet template solution for your business? If the answer is yes, then this article is essential reading. As well as examining in detail what intranet templates are and how they work, we also look at the options available for...

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Intranet Tools: What’s In The MyHub Toolkit?

Intranet Tools: What’s In The MyHub Toolkit?

Getting started on your intranet project can be difficult. There are so many things to consider and decisions to be made that it can be overwhelming. And when time is also an issue, as it usually is, deploying an intranet can sometimes fall off the radar even though...

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Intranet Solution For Game Developers: The Easy Choice

Intranet Solution For Game Developers: The Easy Choice

As a game developer, the chances are you haven’t given a huge amount of thought to the operational side of your business. Your focus is naturally on creating and crafting video games and somehow you just seem to muddle through the rest of it. Well, you don’t need us...

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Intranet Design: Five Ways To Improve Employee Engagement

Intranet Design: Five Ways To Improve Employee Engagement

Organizations with high levels of engaged employees are more productive and profitable, period. That’s the key message from recent research by Gallup. In fact, according to Gallup engaged organizations show much lower rates of employee turnover and absenteeism, as...

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Google Intranet: Unleash The Power Of Google In Your Intranet

Google Intranet: Unleash The Power Of Google In Your Intranet

The impact of Google is now so all pervasive that it’s even got its own entry as a verb in the Oxford English Dictionary. It almost seems as though when it comes to the world of business, there’s nothing you can’t do without Google. And it’s certainly true that many...

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Free Intranet Software: Is It All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

Free Intranet Software: Is It All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

We all love a bargain, right? Who can resist the lure of getting something for nothing? It’s no wonder then that many companies have been tempted by the offer of free intranet software. What have you got to lose, you say to yourself. Indeed, why pay for something when...

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Intranet Deployment: Common Pitfalls To Avoid

Intranet Deployment: Common Pitfalls To Avoid

Here at MyHub, we know a thing or two about intranets. So, if you’re looking to deploy an office intranet in the near future, then this post is essential reading. We give you the benefit of our many years’ experience and highlight some of the common mistakes that...

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The Best Intranet: Out of the Box or Custom Built?

The Best Intranet: Out of the Box or Custom Built?

What makes the best intranet software? Frequent readers of this space will know that a variety of factors play into making your intranet work for you and your employees. In many ways, the "best intranet solution" is not an objective statement; it's subjective,...

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Designing Your Intranet: Working Towards Perfection

Designing Your Intranet: Working Towards Perfection

When it comes to making sure you’ve got a top-notch, fully functioning intranet, your intranet design is a vital part of the building process. You need something up-to-date, something user-friendly and something capable of doing all the necessary data crunching. And...

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Intranet Design: 8 Ways Your To Destroy Its Effectiveness

Intranet Design: 8 Ways Your To Destroy Its Effectiveness

Your intranet design is as unique as your company. What works for another company may be a complete and utter failure for you, while your favorite features may be utterly unnecessary to someone else. There are some things, however, that can doom your intranet to...

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Intranet Design: What Are The Essential Ingredients?

Intranet Design: What Are The Essential Ingredients?

What makes a great intranet? Ask a random sample of colleagues in the workplace and it’s likely that the majority will cite design as being the defining factor in creating an outstanding intranet. But what are the essential ingredients of a great design? In this...

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How To Conduct An Intranet Needs Analysis In 5 Steps

How To Conduct An Intranet Needs Analysis In 5 Steps

Whether you are looking to introduce a company intranet or are revamping an existing one, you will want to ensure that the intranet meets the needs of your staff and organization. But how do you go about doing that? In this article, we outline five steps that will...

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