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13 Common Design Features For Business Instant Messaging

13 Common Design Features For Business Instant Messaging

Fast, responsive, and relevant, instant messaging (IM) is a game-changer for many businesses. When collaboration and agile decision-making are vital, IM has much to offer companies. Once seen as the preserve of teenagers, IM has moved into the mainstream. And so, for...

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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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Top 10 Internal Communication Examples For 2021

Top 10 Internal Communication Examples For 2021

Do internal communications help or hinder your business? There’s no doubting; internal communications have been thrust center stage in the wake of the pandemic. With most employees working from home, effective communication is more critical than ever. However,...

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Social Intranets: Are They Right for Every Organization?

Social Intranets: Are They Right for Every Organization?

Social Intranets In The Workplace Social intranets have taken the world of employee communication by storm. With flexible working arrangements, distributed workforces, and mobile computing the new norm, it's little wonder that a social intranet is the digital...

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Can Workplace Technology Really Help Us To Collaborate More?

Can Workplace Technology Really Help Us To Collaborate More?

Workplace technology has undoubtedly transformed the way we work. When the first desktop computers were introduced in the 1970s, they were the size of modern-day TVs. Fast forward 50 years, and we are carrying around in our pockets sophisticated smartphone computers....

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Help Staff Work From Home: Adjusting To The New Normal

Help Staff Work From Home: Adjusting To The New Normal

Staff working from home is no longer the niche movement it once was. Covid-19 has forced employees and employers to rapidly adapt to this new work situation with almost no notice. Zero planning means the pros and cons of working from home are being uncovered...

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Employee Experience: How To Attract And Retain The Best Talent

Employee Experience: How To Attract And Retain The Best Talent

Today’s highly competitive, globalized economy means that for many businesses it’s getting harder and harder to attract and retain skilled employees. Once upon a time a competitive salary plus a few extra perks like a company vehicle or subsidized gym membership was...

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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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8 Trends That Will Boost Your Internal Communications Strategy

8 Trends That Will Boost Your Internal Communications Strategy

Internal Communications Internal communications isn’t just about keeping employees informed about what’s going on. It’s no secret that a good internal communications strategy is critical to company morale, productivity, and even revenue. The truth is that internal...

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5 Ways To Drive Intranet Adoption In Your Organization

5 Ways To Drive Intranet Adoption In Your Organization

You successfully launched your intranet last year to much fanfare and pomp. Initially, the user engagement statistics were great with lots of staff members logging on and using the intranet on a daily basis. Over the last couple of months though, usage has tailed off...

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Intranet Tools: The Essential Top 10 For Business

Intranet Tools: The Essential Top 10 For Business

Regular readers of this blog will be familiar with the business benefits an intranet has to offer. But for new readers here’s a quick recap on what’s possible by introducing intranet tools into your company: improved internal communications increases in employee...

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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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Busting the Social Intranets Myth

Busting the Social Intranets Myth

We’ve heard it all before: Social intranets just waste time. All your staff are going to do is idle away their time, sharing cat photos, holiday stories, and muffin recipes. Having a social intranet certainly won’t lead to an increase in productivity and more than...

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5 Top Tips To Keep Employees Engaged Post Intranet Launch

5 Top Tips To Keep Employees Engaged Post Intranet Launch

So your company’s office intranet is finally up and running – let’s call that step one! Now it’s time to move onto step two; creating intranet content that your employees will want to engage with. Unfortunately, too many businesses think that once the office intranet...

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Company Intranet Use To Optimize And Achieve HR Goals

Company Intranet Use To Optimize And Achieve HR Goals

Tempting as it may be, you shouldn’t be leaving the newest trends in technology to your IT team. No matter who you are in an organization, from the business owner to the HR manager, understanding innovative technology can have a beneficial effect on every aspect of a...

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FOMO Definition and Meaning: What Employers Need To Know

FOMO Definition and Meaning: What Employers Need To Know

The fear of missing out (FOMO) in relation to social media is a well-documented phenomenon. We all know the symptoms: that gnawing feeling that there’s something really cool happening that we’re not party to, which in turn drives us to regularly check for updates on...

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Make Your CMS Intranet Content Valuable And Fun

Make Your CMS Intranet Content Valuable And Fun

“All staff” emails getting buried in inboxes? Printed newsletters seem outdated and environmentally unfriendly? It’s time to migrate company-wide communications to your (Content Management System) CMS intranet. Whether you’re getting the word out to an office of ten...

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Product Update Dec 2016

Product Update Dec 2016

We've been busy working on a number of enhancements since our last update, here's a summary of what's new.... Site Wide Activity Wall - New Module We've developed a new module that you can add to any page from the Module list. The module will aggregate certain user...

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How To Ensure Your Employees Use The Company Intranet

How To Ensure Your Employees Use The Company Intranet

You’ve spent several months behind the scenes designing and devising the content on your flash company intranet. It was launched with much hype and fanfare three months ago, and yet the statistics say that staff members have not adopted it in the wholesale fashion...

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Make Remote Working More Efficient With A Cloud Intranet

Make Remote Working More Efficient With A Cloud Intranet

It’s Monday morning and instead of being in the office, are you reading this while sitting on the sofa in your pajamas? Or perhaps you’re reading this and enjoying a cappuccino in the local coffee bar? If so, then you’re in good company as up to 37% of workers in the...

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4 Problems Your Intranet Software Can’t Solve

4 Problems Your Intranet Software Can’t Solve

You know the many benefits that intranet software can have for your business. From enhancing employee engagement to offering ready access to the critical data that every company employee needs to do their job more efficiently, effective intranet software helps solve a...

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