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Mobile intranet will break through in 2012. At least that is what will happen according to those, who answered our intranet predictions for 2012 survey.

Martin White, Intranet Focus, publishes research notes about intranet and the digital workplace. This is the second set of research notes.

So far 69 respondents have participated in our survey about what will happen in the world of intranet in 2012. Here are the top 5 statements chosen by the respondents:

Social intranet is a hot topic. With the rise of social software, the next step to the enterprise social nirvana is the intranet. Hopefully, nobody is considering Facebook as a model anymore (like in “our new intranet will be like Facebook“), but there is still some confusion in what “social” stands for in the enterprise.

In 2008, IBM introduced social tagging to the content on their intranet.

IBM has the challenge that only 3% of employees write blogs. It is not lower than other companies but as both the organization and the employees benefit from blogging,  IBM wants to encourage  employees to blog more.

By Toby Ward and Carmine Porco, Prescient Digital Media

Toby and Carmine presented a survey on the Intranet Global Forum which they have conducted in cooporation with IABC. 1,401 persons have answered the survey.

Here are my notes and wrap up of the tweets from  the session.

According to Shel Holtz CEO’s will listen to McKinsey reports and now there is one about internal use of Social Media. 

There is a great deal of interest in providing access to enterprise information, such as intranets and business intelligence applications, through smartphones.

Here is my notes from the workshop about Designing Intranets that Work held by Rebecca Rodgers, Step Two Designs at the Intranet Global Forum in New York.

This video is from November 2010 but still relevant:

Only a fool would attempt to predict the future, particularly the future of something so susceptible to changes in technology as an organization’s intranet. It takes an even bigger fool to put the prediction in writing, where it can be mocked and ridiculed forever.

So let me begin.

Martin White, Intranet Focus has written a briefing paper about opportunities and challenges for intranet managers with Enterprise Information Mobility.

2010 has been a great year for Intranets. Web 2.0 finally came out of its shell and the explosive growth of Facebook,  Twitter, and YouTube brought social tools to the mainstream.

This report reviews the designs and usability of ten intranets that Nielsen Norman Group have chosen from a much larger number of nominated designs. The report is richly illustrated with 198 full-color screenshots, giving readers the unique opportunity to see good intranet designs that are usually hidden behind a firewall.

First, let me start off with a bit of a disclaimer. I’m not an anti-Facebook zealot and my goal isn’t to discourage the use of Facebook by companies and organizations.

Ready to roll out your new Enterprise 2.0 Strategy? Looking to save the company millions by implementing an internal social strategy?

Interview with Michael Sampson after his presentation at IntraTeam Event 2010

Let’s face it, new employees who come to your organization right out of college are probably pretty familiar with social media.

Recently, there has been a lot of discussion about whether Facebook is a suitable platform for organizations to build a corporate intranet.

Wedge has made a draft manifesto, to guide everyone who writes, publishes, comments, blogs, uploads or interacts with our new intranet system.

Louis Rosenfeld has made a list of 13 with principles that he thinks is worth considering about search.



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