The starting point for a collaboration strategy is to create a catalog of what already exists.
Article category: enterprise 2.0
The 2012 winners of the Intranet Innovation Awards cover mobile, dashboards, social and beyond.
There are a number of pitfalls to avoid when creating a new social intranet, to ensure adoption and business value.
Organisations need to quickly start planning their support for bring your own (mobile) device.
There are many enterprise social tools, which vary greatly in their capabilities, and it is important to choose carefully.
The digital workplace offers a compelling vision of the future, but the right foundations must be in place.
Staff must have a single coherent online identity for the digital workplace to succeed.
The 2011 Intranet Innovation Awards shine a light on the current and future direction of intranets globally.
Social intranets aren’t a technology, they’re a philosophy and a new way of looking at how intranets work.
Allowing commenting on intranet news is an invaluable stepping stone towards a more social intranet.
Microblogging tools, including Yammer, provide opportunities to spark two-way conversation and collaboration across organisations.
When examined more closely, the mobile enterprise means many different things, delivered in different ways.
While broadly like any other intranet project, SharePoint intranets bring unique opportunities and challenges.
Mobile devices are changing the consumer landscape, and organisations must have an enterprise strategy to keep in the game.
Staff directories should provide the foundation for social features on the intranet.
Intranet teams should spent time to understand new technologies, so they can advise the rest of the organisation.
Game theory provides a new way of looking at employee engagement and action on intranets.
The home page of the intranet should provide a one-click gateway to collaboration tools.
Intranet-based rich media, including audio and video, provides new ways of connecting with staff.
A central team needs to ask many questions to understand business unit and team collaboration needs.
There are many perceived and actual risks relating to enterprise collaboration, and there are many ways of mitigating them.
There are many practical ways of applying the principles and tools of social media within organisations.
There are three options for moderating online discussions: self-regulation, light moderation and full moderation.
A wiki for new starters and a discussion forum enhance collaboration at EUMETSAT.
Wikis can be used as both collaboration tools and as an intranet, and these are two very different situations.
This article explores the human face of collaboration, touching upon a range of enterprise issues and considerations.
This briefing outlines some practical steps that all organisations should take to help business areas and staff make the best of collaboration tools.
In the short-term, a ‘gardening’ approach to collaboration must be taken, encouraging good uses and cleaning up dead sites.
There is no one-size-fits-all collaboration solution and a portfolio of technologies should be put in place.
There are three main facets that can be used to segment staff needs for information: job role, business unit and geographic location.
This briefing draws a clear line between two separate functionalities: personalisation and segmentation.
A very simple improvement to the intranet is to ensure that all staff login to the site in order to use it. This allows a number of immediate benefits to be offered, as well as providing a foundation for future enhancements.
Information must be managed on three levels within an organisation: corporate, team and individual. Tools and processes must be provided for each of the levels.