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5 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement

 

High employee engagement and a strong company culture translate into bottom line benefits. Engaged employees are more productive, stay with the company longer, and make positive contributions to the organization. This adds up to significant savings on the high cost of ...


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Kylie Weaver

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Employee Engagement

10/7/16 8:00 AM

What is SharePoint and How Can I Use It?

 

If you've done any research into selecting an intranet for your company, you've undoubtedly heard of Microsoft SharePoint, which has been around in some form for more than a decade. SharePoint remains the most popular intranet platform for medium and large enterprises, and the benefits of SharePoint are plentiful. But what exactly is ...


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Jordan Weaver

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SharePoint

9/30/16 9:15 AM

4 Tips for a Successful SharePoint Implementation

 

SharePoint has been widely used by large enterprises for a while now, and it's gotten easier for organizations of all sizes to implement SharePoint, thanks to Office 365.  It's no surprise that more companies are jumping on the bandwagon — SharePoint helps you seamlessly organize, manage, share, and collaborate with team members ...


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Trey Galletly

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SharePoint

9/15/16 9:03 AM

5 Ways an Intranet Can Improve Internal Communication

 

A user-friendly intranet can be a powerful tool for facilitating effective workplace communication and helping to increase employee engagement.  However, just like everything else in your toolkit, you have to know how to get the best out of it.

Early intranets were simple message boards with document sharing functionality. ...


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Kylie Weaver

9/8/16 9:30 AM

Why User Experience Design is Important for Your Intranet

 

Companies of all sizes often suffer from miscommunication - between executives and middle-management, between departments, between locations, etc.  Whether you're trying to collaborate on a document, send an announcement to your team, or gather feedback from your entire department,


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Jordan Weaver

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Intranet Tips

9/1/16 8:30 AM

How Employee Engagement & Communications Impact the Bottom Line

 

Quite often organizations large and small have dedicated personnel that are tasked with disseminating and streamlining information for the C-Suite or leadership level. This information can range from corporate initiatives and company values to policy updates and company news. Imagine the following scenarios…


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David Jones

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Employee Engagement

8/24/16 9:00 AM

5 Reasons Why SharePoint is the Best Intranet Platform

 

Dozens of companies provide corporate intranet software, but none of them have managed to exceed the robust capabilities of SharePoint.  Challenges that large organizations face, in terms of documentation management and collaboration, demand solutions that organize countless tasks into efficient processes.  The ...


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Trey Galletly

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Intranet Tips

8/19/16 9:00 AM

5 Steps to Drive Intranet User Adoption

 

A successful intranet can serve as a centralized portal for internal communication, employee engagement, and business processes, but it won't be successful without user adoption.  In the average organization, 31 percent of employees don't use the company intranet at all,


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Jordan Weaver

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Intranet Tips

8/11/16 7:30 AM

Corporate Intranet Design Trends

 

A well designed corporate intranet helps increase productivity and communication among employees.  The process of designing a great intranet starts and ends with the people who use it the most - the users.  Reviewing the top intranet designs of 2016, as determined by ...


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Alice Zheng

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Intranet Tips

8/3/16 8:00 AM

The Importance of an Intranet in Business

 

Think for a moment of a manufacturer, let's pretend it is a bicycle manufacturer, but any manufacturer would do.

 

The sales department gets a request from a retailer for 12,000 bicycles.  They post their sale and notify accounting, purchasing, and manufacturing departments.  The accounting department views the ...


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Julia Nikolich

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Intranet Tips

7/27/16 7:30 AM