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What is the WORST idea for an intranet you ever heard?

Imagine: you’ve been waiting for months to pitch a new, streamlined intranet design to a business leader. You finally sit down to talk and your heart sinks as they start to outline how scrolling marquees are going to revolutionise their business function. What if you could point to an example which explains why perhaps their suggestion isn’t such a great idea? Why Intranet Management is … Continue reading What is the WORST idea for an intranet you ever heard? »




Avoiding blah blah blah content the Interact way

Australian intranet author James Robertson recommends the Interact approach to web design and usability Earlier this year, British American Tobacco hosted a meeting of the Intranetters community of practice for intranet managers. As well as demonstrations of Interact and EDF’s intranet, Australian intranet author and consultant James Robertson of Step Two spoke about the winners of the 2009 Intranet Innovation Awards. James was so impressed by Interact that he included several … Continue reading Avoiding blah blah blah content the Interact way »




How does an intranet support knowledge management?

Most organisations seem to have adopted intranets for communication and collaboration, but how should an organisation’s intranet support its knowledge management activities? From communities of practice to blogging and ultimately internal social networking, it’s something I’ve grappled with over the past eight years – trying, failing and hopefully learning at each stage of development. It’s a journey I reflected on in a recent article for Inside Knowledge … Continue reading How does an intranet support knowledge management? »