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The Biggest Difference Between Good and Bad Intranets: A Focus on Users

Good intranets come in different shapes, sizes and colors, but they share one thing in common: a focus on users.
This single factor has a huge influence on planning exercises, on software selection, on the design of the intranet and on launch and training activities.

This Simple Chart Explains the 2 Keys to a Successful Intranet

Do you want to love your intranet? This simple 2×2 explains the 2 keys: relevance and ease-of-use. Anything else leads to frustration, apathy or disappointment.

How Social Intranets Can Support Legal Knowledge Management

Last week I had the pleasure of spending the day in Toronto with legal knowledge management practitioners from across the Canadian public sector.

Defining Your Constraints & Limitations: Step 4 to a New Intranet

This post is part of a series on the 10 steps to a new intranet. It follows Step 3: Communicating Your Intranet Requirements. 
Every project, intranet or otherwise, is constrained by 3 cardinal factors: Scope, Cost, and Schedule.

Communicating Your Requirements: Step 3 to a New Intranet

This post is part of a series on the 10 steps to a new intranet.
In Step 1, you determined your business objectives. Step 3 to a new intranet is to expand those business objectives into more granular and specific requirements.

Determining Your Business Objectives: Step 1 to a New Intranet

Why do you need a new intranet? The answer to this question is the first and most important step on the path to a new intranet.
In our experience, surveys are not effective in answering this question.

The Social Intranet Involvement Spectrum: Moving Beyond “Buy-in” to Engagement, Ownership

When it comes to launching a new social intranet, many people start discussing how to get “buy-in” from different parts of the company. Buy-in is great.

14 Intranet Best Practices to Transition your Intranet Project to an Intranet Program

The Inevitable (yet Brilliant) Gardening Metaphor
While walking down the street, I recently found myself admiring a neighbor’s yard.

Intranet Strategy: Understanding the Impacts of Networks, Power, and Politics

ThoughtFarmer VP Gordon Ross tackles the subject of power within social intranets through the social theory of communications scholar Manuel Castells.

User-Centered Design for Intranets Yields All-New Editing UI

User-centered design for intranets means — no surprise here — centering the design of your intranet around real intranet users.