Tag Archives: intranet

5 intranet trends for 2013 and beyond

Two years ago I wrote about 5 intranet trends that we at J. Boye saw emerging among our group members and consulting customers. Looking back at these predictions, it’s interesting to see which trends have really lived up to the promise – Cloud, knowledge sharing, usage of SharePoint – and which ones didn’t: mobile, for
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Social intranet unlocks knowledge and creates value

Is your organisation ready for a social intranet? Studies show that social often fails: A recent report from Gartner found that 80% of all social business efforts will not achieve the intended benefits. How to make sure that you are part of the 20% ? I recently spoke with Marc Jadoul, Marketing Director at Alcatel-Lucent
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Two trends that transform the intranet manager role

Concerned about your career as an intranet manager? Overwhelmed by the latest in social, collaboration and mobile software? Unsure how the ‘digital workplace’ will affect your job? One thing is certain: you’re not alone! At J. Boye, we get our insights and inspiration mainly from talking to our 500+ customers in our many groups of
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Omron implements a social intranet that delivers business value

When I speak to intranet managers about social intranets, the one question that they ask me most often is: ‘How do I justify the investment in a social intranet to senior management?’ Many organizations are struggling to find and to quantify the business value of implementing a social and collaborative intranet. Omron Europe, a leader
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How Lundbeck uses LinkedIn to support their HR strategy

In a busy working environment, how do you get employees to fill out personal details and enhance their intranet profiles? Apart from having hectic working lifes, cultural issues may also hold employees back. However, without additional details on skills, competences and experience, you have little more than an oldfashioned intranet phone book containing simply e-mail
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Is a social and collaborative intranet right for you?

“Why can’t our intranet be more like Facebook?” “Our intranet needs to be more social” “We need to collaborate much more!”   If you are an intranet manager, you have probably heard these or similar questions and statements before – from either colleagues or management. The perception of the existing intranet is rarely positive if
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What’s the best intranet name?

Unlike websites which typically don’t have designated names, many intranets carry a special name that is used to brand the intranet. These names tend to stick and we’ve rarely heard of them changing, but if you don’t yet have a name for your intranet, what are the typical options? As the below listing of intranet
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Sharing is caring for SharePoint

Microsoft SharePoint is everywhere these days, and while intrinsically it is a great platform for sharing, many organizations are struggling to reap this most basic benefit. Did you ever ask yourself why a product whose name starts with ‘share’ is actually rarely used for that specific purpose? Yes, SharePoint holds many promises but many of
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Time tracking is the intranet killer app at BDO

Time is money, in particular when you work at an accountancy firm with billable hours as the key revenue stream. Still, how do you get employees to track their time regularly and make sure their time sheets are up-to-date? At accountancy firm BDO Danmark, a part of BDO International, they have managed to turn time
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