Archives for Collaboration and social

There is (largely) nothing to fear from enterprise social media

By: James Robertson Posted: December 19, 2013
Experience from many organisations is that enterprise social tools generate few (if any) problems.

Five fundamental capabilities of social intranets

By: Alex Manchester Posted: July 31, 2013
Social intranets provide a valuable mix of functionality, beyond publishing content and news.

Use social intranets to solve business problems

By: James Robertson Posted: June 26, 2013
Social intranets have been popular for many years now, yet success with social intranets remains elusive. In a 2012 study by McKinsey, 72 per cent of respondents said their organisations’ …

Use social intranets to solve business problems

By: Alex Manchester Posted: June 26, 2013
Go beyond woolly objectives for social intranets, to solve real business problems.

Start with a catalog of collaboration tools

By: James Robertson Posted: March 28, 2013
The starting point for a collaboration strategy is to create a catalog of what already exists.

Send in “hit teams” to ensure SharePoint delivers value

By: James Robertson Posted: November 28, 2012
Step Two was at the SHARE conference in Melbourne this week, keeping in touch with what’s happening in the world of SharePoint. One of the key themes at the conference …

What’s the elevator pitch for enterprise social tools?

By: James Robertson Posted: November 21, 2012
At the Intranet Leadership Forum 2-day intensive in Sydney this week, we had several excellent sessions looking at enterprise social tools. This included case studies from a large bank and …

Tips and considerations for a successful social intranet

By: James Robertson Posted: September 24, 2012
‘Social’ is now standard in the world of intranets, yet success with social intranets isn’t quite so common. There are many pitfalls to avoid and decisions to make, so it’s …

Tips and considerations for a successful social intranet

By: Alex Manchester Posted: September 20, 2012
There are a number of pitfalls to avoid when creating a new social intranet, to ensure adoption and business value.

Provide online support for activity-based working

By: James Robertson Posted: June 6, 2012
Organisations across the globe are moving to a model of “activity-based working”, which takes the old idea of “hot-desking” and extends it. In a nutshell, it’s about eliminating traditional desks, …