Intranet Software Articles

Maybe you are a business owner or manager who is convinced of the need for an intranet. Perhaps you’re a senior executive who is looking forward to solving an organizational pain point with an intranet. However, having googled intranet software, you are now completely bamboozled by all the different options out there. How do you know which one is best for your business?

This category of posts on the topic of intranet software will help you make sense of all the different options out there so that you can confidently select the best fit for your company. As well as clear definitions on commonly used terms like intranet, extranet and portal, you’ll also find information on the advantages and disadvantages of all the options.

Perhaps yours is a large company with a strong internal IT resource as well as an on-site company server. You may well be actively considering a bespoke intranet built from scratch. Use this category to discover the benefits as well as the drawbacks. Maybe your business already uses WordPress as a website platform or as a content management system and so you want to explore the possibility of using it for your intranet as well. In this category, you’ll find an honest appraisal of using WordPress and other possibilities such as Drupal. Also included is everything you need to know about cloud intranets: from how to set one up through to information on assuring the security of your company data, and an examination of the powerful tools and modules on offer.

In short, this category is a good starting point for anyone who wants help and advice on any aspect of intranet software.

Internal Communications Strategy: 15 Tips

Internal Communications Strategy: 15 Tips

Have you been tasked with drawing up an internal communications strategy for your company? It’s a daunting prospect, right? Successful businesses increasingly place greater importance - and investment - in getting their internal communications strategy in order. Get...

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Distributed Teams: 10 Best Practice Tips For Managers

Distributed Teams: 10 Best Practice Tips For Managers

Distributed teams has become more of a necessity for businesses rather than a nice to have. In light of recent unexpected events - such as a global pandemic and extreme weather - businesses are considering this modern way of working with greater urgency. Digital...

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4 Easy Ways To Motivate Disengaged Employees

4 Easy Ways To Motivate Disengaged Employees

Did you know that disengaged employees could be costing your company thousands of dollars every year? Finding ways to motivate disengaged employees is a priority for modern companies, especially research tells us that disengaged employees are costing US companies a...

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Ethics In The Workplace: All You Need To Know

Ethics In The Workplace: All You Need To Know

Workplace ethics is a complex – but increasingly important - subject. Society is more conscious and informed about the ethical practices of businesses. Consumers prefer to buy from companies with ethical standards and reputations – whether it’s green credentials,...

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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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Employee Profiles: How To Improve Your Employer Brand

Employee Profiles: How To Improve Your Employer Brand

Having a strong employer brand can make a big difference when it comes to attracting and retaining the best talent in the marketplace. Companies with strong employer brands have no trouble when it comes to recruitment or indeed, customer retention – think Apple,...

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Employee Profiles: How To Improve Your Employer Brand

Employee Profiles: How To Improve Your Employer Brand

Having a strong employer brand can make a big difference when it comes to attracting and retaining the best talent in the marketplace. Companies with strong employer brands have no trouble when it comes to recruitment or indeed, customer retention – think Apple,...

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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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Collaborative Communication: Why It Matters

Collaborative Communication: Why It Matters

Tackling complex problems, fostering creativity and nurturing collaborative solutions is universal in business today. The terms cooperation, coordination, and collaboration are often used interchangeably. However, collaboration refers to a higher level of joint...

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HR’s Role In Employee Engagement: The Essential Guide!

HR’s Role In Employee Engagement: The Essential Guide!

Employee engagement adds value to any organization. It can make a difference to the individual employee as well as the business as a whole. Get it right and the rewards on offer are significant: increased productivity, improved customer service, reduced staff turnover...

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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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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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