Every department or project desperately wants front page headlines on the intranet to drum up interest. But news is ephemeral; it's the permanent reference pages that will inform and educate the audience the most.
The challenge of finding a balance between friendliness and professionalism in a tiny business.
We once built unconnected 'mini-websites' for teams to work together within. The trouble was, there was no shortcut to visit. So no one visited. Waste of time. Waste of effort.
You really can't. A website takes more than one copyright statement to cover it.
Sending emails to hundreds of people is too easy - mistakes creep in and there's little you can do once you've pressed the send button.
I don't always get it right, and it's not always "someone else's fault". Miscommunication is a serious matter, and yet mistakes will happen.
I need to throw-out my current intranet, and yet the risks of the new intranet project failing (in part) are so great I feel overwhelmed. Launch in t-minus three months.
Most likely, you don't own the work you do; you don't own the content you produce. Think about he copyright.
Nathanael strongly suggests designing for people, rather than designing 'for your brand'. Apple, Google, Microsoft, prick up your ears.
It's not all glamour and glitz as a communicator; we have meeting invites to ignore and spelling mistakes to fixate on as well. Oh the myths!
What local level communication channels are available to Mildred, the booking system admin?
The list of things that annoy my intranet readers about web pages. Awesomely consistent.