Pure intranets are increasingly becoming a thing of the past. Even the number of dedicated extranets will decrease. Now, flexible methods to support collaboration across company boundaries are in demand.
Unlike email, an intranet contains information that is valid for a longer time, as well as preserving context and providing options for both synchronous and asynchronous communication. These days, there are better tools than email for communication.
Last year, Facebook started offering a business solution called, Workplace by Facebook. It’s a variation of the social network of the same name, but for use in the office. Companies can easily register, calculate costs, and quickly get up and running.
But what does the term “workplace” really mean in this case? What does Workplace by Facebook (referred to as Workplace hereafter) actually offer companies?
Last year, Facebook started offering a solution for organizations called, Facebook for Work. It then officially started development in October 2016, changing its name to Workplace by Facebook. The question is, though, how much “workplace” is really in Workplace by Facebook? Is it mainly an intranet, or can it even be an alternative to a digital workplace?
Intranets and the internet are beginning to look a lot alike. In the past, publishing on an intranet was strictly …
To ensure the effective and productive use of an intranet, a company should have an intranet governance (or digital workplace governance) — a compilation of rules and guidelines. Never launch an intranet without an intranet governance. It will save you a great amount of time and effort, because these questions will continually be raised in later discussions.
An intranet is a company’s image. With things evolving rapidly both socially and economically, it’s important to recognize the trends that occur within companies as well.
Not every societal trend will find its way into the economy and companies in the near future, but with the way things are looking now, those in charge should monitor trends and at least consider them for their own intranets.
An intranet is a company’s image. Right now, things are changing for and within organizations, including, but not limited to, …
When new employees open their laptops, the first thing they see is the company intranet. For many, the intranet is their trusty companion in the digital workplace. The familiarity and reliability of intranets make them very useful for onboarding.
Corporate communication that gives off the outward image of “corporate culture 2.0,” yet still insists on “company culture 1.0” internally, will inevitably run into contradictions and resistance – and eventually fall apart. Frank Hamm explains why.