Intranets and the digital workplace
Monday, 11th September 2017
In a previous article, James Mullan looked at ways knowledge managers could promote intranets as a tool for knowledge sharing. In this article, James looks at how the technologies that have supported intranets have developed over the last few years and some of the trends we are seeing in how they are being used within organisations.
Using intranets to support knowledge management initiatives
Friday, 12th May 2017
This article looks at how intranets currently support knowledge sharing and knowledge management and explores some of the ways in which they could be used to provide further support in this area. James Mullan also suggests some practical steps to take if you are planning on developing your intranet to support knowledge management initiatives.
Tags, topics & more - the power of subscription in intranet
Wednesday, 31st August 2016
Some leading intranets are currently putting more emphasis on search, with content which is tagged with relevant topics, and can also be matched to user profiles to deliver a personalised experience. Subscribing to news feeds from different collaboration communities and groups is also an option. This article looks at some of the opportunities in this area and features a case study from DNV GL written by Jerome Colombe.
Managing Your Intranet, with the IT Department and Others
Thursday, 17th March 2016
Intranets have become the subject of much speculation in recent years, but what is clear is that when it comes to their management, no two companies manage them in exactly the same way. The reason behind this is simple: when it comes to intranets, there are just too many potential owners and managers. So this begs the question, if you currently manage an intranet, how you can manage it effectively with other interested stakeholders including the IT department? James Mullan provides some examples and advice.
Choose a Content Management System for a Fully Interactive Site
Monday, 3rd August 2015
We find out more about content management systems (CMS) and the business problems they can solve from data analytics and digital content specialist Martin Murtland.
Becoming More Productive with Office 365
Tuesday, 12th May 2015
It probably won't comes as much of surprise to many people that we're not as productive as we could be. Emails, phone calls, questions from colleagues and meetings mean the time that we can actually spend working is becoming less and less. In light of this many vendors are looking at how they can facilitate better productivity by providing enhancement to existing tools. The latest company to do so is Microsoft, which has developed a number of enhancements of Office 365, which would seem to enrich the experience and help make users more productive.
Where is Social Collaboration Heading?
Wednesday, 15th April 2015
Many FreePint contributors have written about the value that social collaboration can bring to an organisation. Whilst many people might feel that social tools and collaboration have been around forever, actually they have come a long way in a very short space of time. The question is - where do we think social collaboration is heading next? James Mullan looks at tools including Jive and Yammer as well as visual presentation software platforms Prezi and Sway.
Intranets and Enterprise Social Networks - a Perfect Match?
Tuesday, 14th April 2015
Something that many organisations are managing right now is the integration of intranets and enterprise social networks (ESNs) with each other. These tools serve very different purposes and have very different roles within today’s organisations. In this article James Mullan looks at some of the roles these tools have, and the potential for integrating them to provide a unified experience for users.
Vendor Market Overview - Making Information Visible
Monday, 13th April 2015
FreePint presents an overview of some of the key vendors from the FreePint Topic Series "Making Information Visible". The table highlights key vendors and their products, a brief description of key features, special features and common use-cases as well as links to both the vendors' products and FreePint’s coverage of them.
What's in Store for Enterprise Social Networks?
Thursday, 9th April 2015
Ana Neves brings together the thoughts of some experienced professionals to identify the top trends in enterprise social tools and what needs to change in order to achieve real business impact.
This Research Focus provides analysis, expert articles and product reviews on the state of play for current awareness services. (October - December 2017).
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