Intranet Tip: Run a Friendly Employee Competition

In brief: Using the intranet for a competition can drive employee engagement and site adoption.

WATG designs world-class resorts. Since their work is all about design and aesthetics, their 3D design competition was the perfect mix of fun and skill-building. Using their social intranet, people posted their entries, and their peers commented and voted on them. The contest committee used the intranet to post contest updates and announce the results. Not only was it a good way for employees to show off their design skills, it also created a fun way to experience and learn about the collaboration potential of the intranet.


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