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When Cummins Western Canada (CWC) wanted to increase employee engagement, share knowledge and encourage adoption of their new intranet, they chose a surprisingly simple but effective method – tell stories!
CWC has more than 800 employees and locations across several provinces.www.thoughtfarmer.com/blog/new-intranet-case-study-sharing-stories-and-knowledge-at-cummins/
In brief: Fun, non-work-related social areas let employees learn to use the the intranet in a friendly, low-pressure environment.
Spendvision used their Movember moustache contest as a fun way to teach employees how to collaborate on the intranet. The intranet team created an area to post photos of employees who were growing their mustaches to raise money for charity.www.thoughtfarmer.com/blog/intranet-tip-use-fun-social-activities-as-a-teaching-tool-2/
Global Container Terminals (GCT) moves over 2 million containers of goods each year through its locations in Vancouver, New York and New Jersey. As the largest port operator in Canada, and with locations on both sides of North America, GCT needed a way to connect employees and manage information.
Our Professional Services team helped GCT get up and running quickly.www.thoughtfarmer.com/blog/video-intranet-case-study-gct/
A complex corporate structure can pose big challenges for communication. How do you get people chatting and collaborating when they’re not in the same office, the same country, or even the same brand?
Cannondale Sports Unlimited (CSU) is made up of various cycling and sports apparel brands acquired by its parent company.www.thoughtfarmer.com/blog/apparel-intranet-case-study/
In brief: Add a field to employee profiles for desk locations and link to interactive office floor maps.
The University of Wisconsin created a custom field on employee profiles to list desk location numbers. Then they built a simple custom app that mapped each and every desk location to highlighted spaces on office floor-maps.www.thoughtfarmer.com/blog/intranet-tip-show-office-locations-on-employee-profiles/
Of all the strengths of ThoughtFarmer, perhaps one of its best is how well it connects people. This was highlighted recently when we talked to Tim Ozinga, the director of communications at Ozinga and the main driver behind developing the company’s new ThoughtFarmer intranet. Read the entire case study.www.thoughtfarmer.com/blog/ozinga-strengthens-culture-thoughtfarmer/
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Approximately 1/5th of the work week is spent searching for and finding information (Source: McKinsey). We’ll help you do the math — that works out to 8 hours a week per employee!www.thoughtfarmer.com/blog/intranet-case-study-financial-services/
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If your September is anything like ours, you’re busy busy busy with RFPs & proposals. We thought it would be a great time to share some tips on document collaboration that will help you share ideas, track versions, get approvals, and reuse previous work.www.thoughtfarmer.com/blog/6-document-collaboration-tips/
Retail can be one of the harshest environments for internal communications and employee engagement. Retailers must create a consistent brand experience from store-to-store, even with numerous locations, constantly changing promotions, diverse schedules, and limited in-store computer access. As usual, Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) has the right gear to get the job done.www.thoughtfarmer.com/blog/retail-intranet-mec-case/
Over the past two weeks we profiled the winners in the Best Looking and Most Innovative category of our annual ThoughtFarmer Best Intranet competition. This week, we’ll share with you the winners in the final category: Best Intranet Collaboration.
WINNER, Best Intranet Collaboration: Green Hippo
- Industry: Computer hardware
- Region: London, UK
- Employees: 35
- Intranet Name: The Green Room
Green Hippo makes specialized servers that stream and manipulate video for live events like the Academy Awards and Super Bowl Halftime Show.www.thoughtfarmer.com/blog/best-intranet-collaboration/