Intranet & Digital Workplace

Written by Geoff Ables, C5 Insight Blog. A successful SharePoint project can be a game changer.  But it can also be a challenge.  In fact, SharePoint and other projects like it are predicted to fail to meet their stated objectives 60% to 80% of the time.   Why Rate Your SharePoint? One of the core problems with SharePoint is this:

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Written by: Molly Anglin, Senior Consultant, Nonlinear Enterprise Is an intranet a digital workplace? Does the act of transitioning to a digital workplace equate to digital transformation? These terms, while sometimes uttered in the same breath, don’t cleanly align. This week, we clarify the definitions surrounding digital work today. For well over a decade, the User Experience (UX) and Information

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Written by: Molly Anglin, Senior Consultant, Nonlinear Enterprise The answer is not obvious. Will your digital workplace goals lead to new levels of productivity and performance or missed opportunities and bad behavior? In this article, we highlight recent research on goal setting and share four important considerations for the design of your digital workplace. If you’re in the position to

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Written by Incentive Internal communication has never been the easiest of feats. Even if all your employees are on-site, miscommunications happen. It’s like a gigantic game of telephone – what you originally said is not what the employee at the end of the line hears. Miscommunication is only one pain point found inside the workplace. Others include productivity, efficiency, flexibility

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Written by Doug Allen, originally published on the C5insight blog, October, 11, 2016. You’ve been there, we all have. At one point or another, we loved InfoPath and were disappointed at the news it would be discontinued. We waited with anticipation to see what was going to replace it. It’s been quite the gray unknown for a long time, and

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This article was originally published on the Intranet Connections blog, September 6, 2016.  Starting a new job can be stressful, whether it be new graduates just starting out, or experienced individuals starting a different job. You don’t know anybody, you don’t know where the lunch room is, where the water cooler is, or even where the bathroom is. It can be overwhelming

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Change the landscape of your Internal Communication with metrics from your key digital channels – intranet, email, social and video. As an internal communicator you know the value of measurement. However, less than 50%* of senior internal communications managers believe their team have the digital and technological skills needed. Measuring communications across your channels doesn’t have to be difficult or

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Written by Andrea Nazarian in Connected Companies Want better internal communications at your place of work? Start telling stories. Here are four ways to quickly bring your content to life with impact, variety, and colour. 1. Make publishing content easy You need to make publishing content simple and straightforward for everyone at your company. Your team needs to be able

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By Michael Blumenthal There’s an old project management adage, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail”. This is certainly true for deploying Office 365 and more specifically, SharePoint Online, for an organization. Planning involves more than just answering the technical questions needed to sync a company’s Active Directory to Office 365. Planning for Office 365 should involve coming

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By Stacy Wilson, ABC Eloquor Consulting, Inc. It was just four weeks before their scheduled launch and our client’s project lead hadn’t made any progress on wrangling thousands of pieces of content for a new HR site on their digital workplace. How would they be ready for launch? It’s a classic example of why you should never leave content until

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