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.

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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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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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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CMS Intranets: Making The Right Choice

CMS Intranets: Making The Right Choice

Introducing a CMS intranet is a big decision for a business. There are a number of issues you will need to consider before making a final choice on the best CMS intranet for your organization. It can be a confusing and daunting task weighing up the offerings of the...

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The Best Intranet: Company Intranet Features Part 1

The Best Intranet: Company Intranet Features Part 1

If you are considering introducing a company intranet or are about to revamp your existing one, there are key company intranet features that you need to ensure are included. In the first of two related articles, we identify what those key features are and how they...

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6 Ways Intranet Templates Make Designing Your Intranet Easier

6 Ways Intranet Templates Make Designing Your Intranet Easier

Intranet Templates When the time comes together to design a new company intranet from the ground up, you want the process to go as smoothly as possible. Designing a company intranet from scratch can be a long, stressful process that involves many false starts and...

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6 CMS Intranet Resources You’ll Need to Consider

6 CMS Intranet Resources You’ll Need to Consider

The digital transformation of business operations is becoming increasingly important. A CMS intranet platform can be an invaluable tool for organizations looking to tap into these digital transformation trends. By providing a secure shared space where company data and...

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The Best Intranet Solution for Your Company in 4 Easy Steps

The Best Intranet Solution for Your Company in 4 Easy Steps

Whether you're diving into a company intranet solution for the first time or trying to create an intranet that will work better and improve employee engagement more than the last one, you want to be sure that you're developing the best intranet solution for your...

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11 Features Your Employees Look For in a CMS Intranet

11 Features Your Employees Look For in a CMS Intranet

CMS Intranet Features The benefits of an effective CMS Intranet for your company are numerous. In fact, we've covered quite a few of them in this space. But as it turns out, your employees may not care as much about these reasons as you think. Instead of worrying...

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How To Create An Intranet All Employees Will Use

How To Create An Intranet All Employees Will Use

How To Create An Intranet The entire goal of intranet construction is to create an intranet that your employees will use. You want an intranet that is effective, useful, and contains plenty of information that will help make the work day flow more smoothly for your...

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Create an Intranet That Features News Worth Reading

Create an Intranet That Features News Worth Reading

Communicating with an entire company is a challenge whether you have five employees or thousands. From communicating policy change to letting everyone know there is leftover food from the board meeting, getting the message to the masses is never easy. Printed...

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10 Steps to Effective Intranet Design

10 Steps to Effective Intranet Design

If you're going to put in the time and effort to create an intranet, you want to be sure that you're working with an intranet design that will improve employee engagement and enhance productivity throughout your company. It's existence alone isn't enough. You don't...

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Seven Challenges You’ll Face When You Create an Intranet

Seven Challenges You’ll Face When You Create an Intranet

Create An Intranet "Create an intranet," they said. "How hard can it be?" they said. Creating a company intranet is a great way to improve communication within the company, increase employee engagement, and enhance employees' feeling of connection to one another and...

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Intranet Design: Do You Need A Flawless Design?

Intranet Design: Do You Need A Flawless Design?

A flawless intranet design isn't just important to a company's success, it is absolutely essential. An under-performing or poorly designed intranet site can take years for a company to recover from. The functionality of the design has to be intuitive, the technology...

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7 Surprising Facts About Improved Internal Communications

7 Surprising Facts About Improved Internal Communications

Internal Communications Your business's success hinges on your employees. You can have the best ideas in the industry, the cheapest products, and the most advanced service offerings, but if your employees aren't on board and committed, your business isn't going to see...

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Warning Large Files Ruin The Intranet User Experience

Warning Large Files Ruin The Intranet User Experience

Most intranet users will want to view your site using a range of different device types and networks. To provide the best possible intranet user experience, you will need to think about how long it will take for your files such as images, videos and documents to...

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