IntraTeamNews 5: Intranet, Office 365, Collaboration, Communication, Future of Work, Usability

 
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Here is what I found most interesting in week 5. 

Intranet

Search and Destroy! Delete your way to intranet success

A great intranet helps people to connect, collaborate and create. We give employees tools to work together to produce content and documents. But what happens when all you do is add more? After a few years your intranet will be made up of thousands of documents. Users complain they can’t find anything. Search just throws up a million results. The only way to avoid these problems is to approach destruction with as much enthusiasm as you do creativity.

By Luke Mepham

Getting subject matter experts to own content, a key challenge for local government intranets

Brian Lamb shared a number of current ideas around managing distributed publishing and some case study material on how others had approached the problem. Here is a list of the ideas they discussed

By Brian Lamb

Office 365 

What digital workplace teams need to know about Office 365: understanding the opportunities

Office 365 is Microsoft’s fastest growing commercial product ever.Recent DWG research found that 48% of organizations are already using it and an additional 15% planned to in the next year. Up to 40% of DWG members are planning to introduce Office 365 in the next 18 months. This post we explore some of the opportunities for digital workplace teams.

By Lynn Noel

Book review: Re-Imagining Productive Work with Microsoft Office 365 by Michael Sampson

Michael Sampsons latest book, Re-Imagining Productive Work with Microsoft Office 365 tackles the diversity of Office 365 by guiding us through eight ‘core opportunities e.g. 1.Embracing Hands-Off IT and Managing Meetings. 

By Sam Marshall 

Collaboration 

4 Ways To Improve Workforce Adoption of Collaboration Apps

To accelerate user adoption of team collaboration solutions and ensure that businesses can extract the full workforce productivity benefits they can deliver going forward, there are four capabilities these solutions must deliver.

By Tony Lopresti

Seven ways to make your meeting rooms suck

Meetings are one of the most expensive things we do in business and despite of that a lot of meeting rooms looks like they never needs to be used for meetings. There is different things that make a meeting room suck. This is e.g. the lack of coffee and that it is very complicated to find the rooms. 

By Sam Marshall 

Collaborating beyond our comfort zones

According to Helga Nowotny, “No human group can survive, let alone effectively cooperate, without being able to develop a shared outlook on the world which is the precondition for acting together.” We are all part of dynamic complex systems that are open, evolving  and unpredictable. To succeed such systems requires a flexible mindset that embraces multiple viewpoints.

By Gerry McGovern 

Communication 

What does it take to get employees to keep coming back to your communication app?

Employee advocacy programs rely on apps that deliver content for employees to share but what if the apps isn’t engaging then the employees don't want to use it. Retention is important and critical when we talk about apps. You need to get them over to your site. 

By Shel Holtz 

Future of Work

Automation Is the Next Phase of the Collaborative Economy

This may come as a shocker to many, but in the next few years, the peer-based sharing/collaborative economy will shift to automation. Jeremiah Owyang has studied this market closely and want to make some clear predictions on where things will head. Four years ago, In the next phase, the Autonomous World, robots will augment and replace humans, and they will serve humans. 

By Jeremiah Owyang

Usability

Why User Experience Matters – for Customers and Employees

Companies know that at scale, small details can make a big difference. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the realm of design. While some in the C-Suite deride design as superficial, design isn’t just the way something looks. www.intranetizen.com/2017/02/02/search-and-destroy/Design dictates the way we do our jobs, build our businesses and live our lives. 

By Vinod Subramanyam

IntraTeam Event Copenhagen Feb. 28 - Mar. 2, 2017

The conference is for the whole intranet and digital workplace team with eight tracks in three rooms 

Register before February 11 and save money

Speakers

Five reasons to attend the 2017 IntraTeam event in Copenhagen

"One of the best conferences and intranet-related events I attended last year was the IntraTeam event in Copenhagen. This year I’m lucky enough again to be one of the speakers".

By Steve Bynghall 

See all 39 confirmed speakers

What are and what will be the biggest challenges for the intranet/Digital Workplace responsible in the forthcoming years?

22 out of 36 speakers from the IntraTeam Event Copenhagen 2017 had answared our question about what are and what will be the biggest challenges for the intranet/Digital Workplace. 

By Sanne Høgh 

Program

Choose between eight tracks in three rooms

For the Danes 

Foreløbige resultater af IntraTeams undersøgelse om intranet og digitale arbejdspladser

I skrivende stund har 133 organisationer deltaget i vores undersøgelse om intranet og den digitale arbejdsplads. Der indløber fortsat besvarelser på undersøgelsen, og du er velkommen til at deltage. 

  • I gennemsnit er 1,8 afdelinger ansvarlige for intranettene
  • Kommunikationsafdelingerne er ansvarlige eller medansvarlige i syv ud af 10 organisationer
  • År efter år ser vi, at stadigt flere har som formål at reducere e-mails med deres intranet/digitale arbejdsplads. I denne undersøgelse har mere end hver anden det formål

Se resten af de foreløbige resultater

Undersøgelse af intranet/digitale arbejdspladser i danske kommuner 2017

I slutningen af 2016 og hen over jul har vi indsamlet besvarelser om intranet og digitale arbejdspladser. Indtil videre har 44 kommuner deltaget i undersøgelsen. Et par hightlights fra undersøgelsen: 

  • I fire ud af 10 kommuner er det mere end 90% af de ansatte, der har adgang til intranettet/den digitale arbejdsplads
  • Næsten halvdelen af kommunerne har en strategi for deres intranet
  • Strategierne for intranettet/den digitale arbejdsplads understøtter i næsten halvdelen af kommunerne forretningsstrategien i en meget stor eller en stor grad

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