Intranet

Just getting stuff done on the intranet

Intranet

Menus menus menus. Curated lists of ‘how to do’ stuff are great, but sometimes the simplest list is the ‘killer app’ of your intranet. Try the ‘I need to…’ list, and help your people get things done fast.

The secret second reason why your intranet news goes unread

Intranet

We know the number one reason people find your intranet superfluous to requirements; irrelevant information. The ‘news’ stories are often Company focussed (what ‘we’ need to tell ‘you’, the little people) rather than ‘people focussed’ (what ‘you’ need to know to get stuff done).

We know that if an intranet, or the content, ain’t useful then it ain’t used! But what about the secret, number two, insidious reason?

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User centred or Department centred? Intranet design

Intranet

I’m designing a potentially massive intranet’ the biggest hurdle is breaking people’s expectations that it can be ‘just the same but better than the current one’. The current intranet is very very poor. Please help me decide if ‘user centred’ design is the right way forward, or if I should just let our Departent Silos do as they wish…