April 2016

Comms pro vs. community manager
19 November, 2020

Enterprise social networks aren’t for your broadcast internal communications

You may have heard that employees prefer a messy social network over a rigidly controlled (or dead) intranet. Enterprise social networks are no longer about posting ‘status updates’, rather, they’re about connecting to team mates, and contributing to collaborative communities to achieve shared business goals. Intranet managers and internal communication professionals need to shift their […]

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Example expo
19 November, 2020

Get your intranet home page analysed (for free)

“The intranet home page is the most important part of your intranet,” says Mads Richard, “it is the first impression for all users – the only impression for some. So how does your company use the limited space, compared to other organisations?” Get your intranet home page analysed against four key priorities, by ‘Intra2 | […]

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Intranet Now 2016 - the conference for comms and intranet people
19 November, 2020

Conference status update

Brian and I are currently in real-life discussions with potential platinum sponsors. Once we’ve secured one, or possibly two platinum sponsors, we’ll email gold sponsorship details to everyone who indicated interest – it’s like a “who’s who” list of the top 30 intranet agencies and suppliers. This email will probably go out at the end […]

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19 November, 2020

Search lab seeks the ideal enterprise search experience

By Martin White. There is a great deal of science behind the process of searching. Search is big business and anything that can improve the search experience could be of enormous value to both the search vendor and the user. Since the advent of search technology over 50 years ago, thousands of research papers have […]

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19 November, 2020

Challenges and opportunities for modern intranet design

By James Robertson. Intranets are much more than they used to be. While content and news still provide the foundational elements, modern sites are expected to deliver much broader business benefits. This includes folding in collaboration and social tools, delivering to mobile devices, and providing a front door to new business systems. In the years […]

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Search robot
19 November, 2020

Fix your intranet search results with 5 tactical improvements

I just spoke to Martin White about his up-coming enterprise search workshop and while we were ostensibly working out the logistics of the day, Martin gave me an introduction to the complexities of intranet and website search. As a previous intranet manager, and current consultant, I have heard myself promise better search to stakeholders without […]

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19 November, 2020

James Robertson’s London intranet workshop

Of all the authors, conference speakers, and intranet doyens you’ve heard of, surely James Robertson stands out, if only because of his scarcity! James will be over from Australia for a short time, and so his workshop in March may be your only opportunity to learn from him this year. James’ books on intranet design […]

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Milky Way
19 November, 2020

Friendly, great value, expert-led intranet and comms workshops

While known for our annual conference, we are developing Intranet Now so as to serve the intranet community through the year. Brian and I frequently rub shoulders with expert consultants and practitioners, and so we’ve invited several luminaries to run training workshops that we hope will support your intranet and internal communication work in 2016. […]

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