Getting Started Articles

When time is in short supply and there are plenty of competing priorities demanding your attention and company resources, getting started on an intranet project can seem like an overwhelming task. You know it’s something you should be doing and more importantly that you need to do, but it’s just so hard to get started. The resources and information in this category will change your view. Taking you through every step of the process, you’ll soon discover that getting started on an intranet isn’t quite such a difficult task after all.

Find out about how to set up an intranet steering group to guide the process and how to complete a needs analysis to determine exactly what tools and modules you need. Explore the different types of intranet and which one is the best option for you. Discover how intranet templates can simplify the process and learn about the latest best practice advice on design and content.

The resources in the getting started category have been developed with the non-technical person in mind. Written in easy to understand language and with simple explanations for complex terms, the information is accessible to even the most diehard technophobe. So, have a look through the category to support your business in getting started on implementing an intranet.

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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WordPress Intranet: 7 Of The Biggest Challenges

WordPress Intranet: 7 Of The Biggest Challenges

Are you looking for an easy to set up and manage intranet solution? Well, a WordPress intranet could be a very appealing option, especially if your website is already powered by WordPress. In fact, as a free, open-source website creation tool WordPress is one of the...

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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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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 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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Intranet Demos And Why They Are Essential

Intranet Demos And Why They Are Essential

Introducing a company intranet is an important business decision, representing an investment of both time and resources. Some companies, however, are failing to undertake due diligence and are not always ensuring they have a demonstration before making a final choice...

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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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Planning Your Intranet

Planning Your Intranet

Where To Start Think about what’s driving the need to either implement an intranet or move away from your existing intranet. List these out as goals or objectives and then prioritize them into two columns: Phase One (Must-haves for launch on day one) Phase Two (Things...

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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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Two Pitfalls to Avoid When Creating an Intranet

Two Pitfalls to Avoid When Creating an Intranet

Creating an Intranet Whether you are creating an intranet or relaunching an old one, companies confront a lot of challenges. Time constraints, conflicting stakeholder opinions, limited budgets, varying skills among users and technology limitations are only a sampling....

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Intranet Kick Off Action List

Intranet Kick Off Action List

Following on from our Things To Consider Before You Start Your Intranet post we thought that we would follow up by providing you with a handy intranet kick off action checklist: Action Assigned To Due Date Objective(s) for go-live Executive buy-in and participation –...

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Developing an Intranet Site Map or Plan

Developing an Intranet Site Map or Plan

Developing a site map or plan is a useful way of defining the structure and layout of the pages you want to display on your site. When using a site map to plan your site it can be as simple or as complex as you need to be. In fact, some of the most useful site maps...

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