Vancouver Board of Trade features ThoughtFarmer

The Vancouver Board of Trade featured an article on ThoughtFarmer and Intrawest in the September issue of Sounding Board. Here’s a quote:

How do you maintain a fresh, relevant, accurate intranet for 350 employees without a full-time editor?

That was the challenge facing Tracy Hutton, the director of learning at Intrawest Placemaking, the real estate division of Intrawest Corporation. Hutton wanted to leverage the existing intranet to create community at the recently re-organized company. And she wanted a better way to capture Placemaking’s intellectual capital online. But she had to accomplish this without a single full-time resource.

Her solution? Make every employee an editor, a concept inspired by the success of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia.

Read the full article on the VBOT web site.

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