Selecting enterprise social network software

By: James Robertson Posted: April 30, 2012

Intranets have been going ‘social’ for some time now, first with lightweight aspects such as commenting on news articles, then with more embedded functionality such as blogs, wikis and document …

Selecting enterprise social network software

By: Alex Manchester Posted: April 30, 2012

There are many enterprise social tools, which vary greatly in their capabilities, and it is important to choose carefully.

There must be only one staff profile in the digital workplace

By: James Robertson Posted: February 16, 2012

Staff members’ digital identities underpin everything they do in today’s organisations. The ‘digital workplace’ is centred around staff profiles that show who staff are, what they are doing, their skills …

What is a social intranet?

By: James Robertson Posted: October 26, 2011

The phrase ‘social intranet’, while appearing more commonly, still generates both interest and confusion. What makes an intranet ‘social’, and what are the differences between ‘social intranets’ and ‘traditional intranets’? …

What is a social intranet?

By: James Robertson Posted: October 26, 2011

Social intranets aren’t a technology, they’re a philosophy and a new way of looking at how intranets work.

Enable commenting on intranet news

By: James Robertson Posted: September 29, 2011

Two major trends are affecting how intranets are used to communicate to, and connect with, staff. The first is the move by internal communications teams away from just top-down corporate …

Enable commenting on intranet news

By: James Robertson Posted: September 29, 2011

Allowing commenting on intranet news is an invaluable stepping stone towards a more social intranet.

Two-speed intranets

By: James Robertson Posted: September 7, 2011

You’d think from the buzz about social media and collaboration tools that the world is changing rapidly. And you’d be right. These tools are transforming the typical corporate intranet. The …

Ok, so I might’ve said “blogs and wikis are dead”

By: James Robertson Posted: September 2, 2011

It seemed that my keynote talk at KM Singapore helped to change some people’s thinking about intranets. Challenging the notion that they are old, dull sites containing policies, I generated …

Deploying microblogging in organisations

By: James Robertson Posted: July 29, 2011

Microblogging inside an organisation provides staff with the ability to post short messages to everyone in the organisation or a select group. A variety of online tools can be used, …