A lot of business communication is still “off-the-record”. That has dramatic downsides in lack of transparency, reduced options to synchronize and communicate, and less common ground for decisions. This blog post wants to encourage you to reduce “off-the-record business communication”. It’s about your bottom line.
Intranets and the internet are beginning to look a lot alike. In the past, publishing on an intranet was strictly …
Companies often use strict checklists with poor criteria to select an intranet solution, resulting in a intranet that does everything, but nothing well. Intranet Compass is an independent intranet comparison site, using 50 good criteria and providing demonstration videos to help you make a better choice.
I spend about five minutes on internal emails each day – at the most. Many emails don’t even come from …
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.
As the popularity of intranets increased, and with it the involvement of more departments and sections within company, it was clear to see who owns the intranet, with respect to the structure and content of the intranet. But, who really owns the intranet?
For years, email was the primary means of digital communication within companies. About 15 years ago, more companies started using browser-based intranets. In recent years, though, messenger and chat have since taken the lead in the workplace.
There is only one best intranet software. It’s ours.” It’s the condensed marketing message of most ads not only for intranets. We all know it can’t be true if two people say it. But the main problem is that companies still try to find out who is right and who is lying.
When, in the middle of a meeting, Martin managed to convince me to start writing blog posts, we were talking about intranets that can live independently, so to speak, because they are ‘fresh, healthy, robust, adaptable and vital’. Nearly everyone understands this metaphor in the work environment. This message is even understood during sales pitches. But its real potential, its incredible resilience, is much harder to understand and to explain.