Social intranet - what is it and why do we need it?

5 May, 2017

Social intranet – what is it and why do we need it?

Social intranet, smart intranet, digital workplace… It goes by many names! But what is it that separates a social intranet from a traditional intranet, and why do we need it? Spintr answers these questions! Dialogue vs. monologue on the intranet Many companies, maybe even the majority, has some kind of intranet. A traditional intranet is … Continue reading “Social intranet – what is it and why do we need it?”


10 March, 2017

Fashion label me&i choose Spintr

Fashion label me&i choose Spintr as their new intranet for approximately 900 employees across five countries. The purpose is to connect all their employees and increase the availability of current company information. me&i has branches in the UK, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Germany. With the launch of their new intranet they will increase the availability … Continue reading “Fashion label me&i choose Spintr”


Intranet project part 1 - Getting started!

7 February, 2017

Intranet project part 1 – Getting started!

There are lots of challenges with an intranet project. This can be due to lack of experience, resource like time or money, technical obstacles/barriers or too big ambitions. Sometimes it can be better to start small, take baby steps and cover the needs as they occur. Here are some tips based on experience after carrying … Continue reading “Intranet project part 1 – Getting started!”


Work smarter with a collaboration tool.

23 January, 2017

Work smarter with a collaboration tool instead of emailing

In a project – large or small – a great deal of information and documents are created. Furthermore, a large number of messages and discussions between the team members are exchanged. There are also a large number of tasks to carried out in the project. It is a lot more efficient to collaborate in a … Continue reading “Work smarter with a collaboration tool instead of emailing”


Connect the collaboration tools with the company goals

17 January, 2017

Connect the collaboration tools with the company goals

You might have experience with the phenomenon – tools like Yammer, SharePoint, Slack or similar for social collaboration, team collaboration or project collaboration are launched internally and the engagement is great in the beginning, but after a while it fades away and we question the value and the tool itself. Usually there is nothing wrong … Continue reading “Connect the collaboration tools with the company goals”


Intranet in the cloud

5 January, 2017

A week with and without an intranet in the cloud

Monday John arrives at work and discovers that the intranet server has been down all weekend. Since the website is on the same server this has been unavailable as well. How many clients have been affected?? Hope it´s resolved shortly. Annie arrives at work, checks the latest news on the intranet on her mobile via … Continue reading “A week with and without an intranet in the cloud”


24 October, 2016

5 reasons not to limit access to the social intranet

Some organisations go through a consideration of keeping their intranet locked to their internal network and employees are directed to VPN´s (Virtual Private Network) to use the intranet. The reasoning for this is that the information is so important and sensitive that we can not allow mobile units or personal accounts outside the company network. … Continue reading “5 reasons not to limit access to the social intranet”


13 October, 2016

User accounts or branch accounts on the intranet?

To save money on user licenses and administration of users, chains often choose to have one user account per branch instead of having one user account for each user on the intranet. This is a short term and dated way of thinking – here is why. I, the individual in the branch To participate and … Continue reading “User accounts or branch accounts on the intranet?”


6 October, 2016

5 tips to get your colleagues to use the intranet

To have loads of great functionality and a nice looking design on the intranet is an excellent start. But it is maybe not enough to get your colleagues to actually use it. Here are five concrete and great tips on how you get your colleagues to use your intranet. Create a buzz around the intranet … Continue reading “5 tips to get your colleagues to use the intranet”


Convert your documents to pages on the intranet

28 September, 2016

Convert your documents to pages on the intranet

The information across documents on the intranet is often a poor solution for your users. You can create more value and save time for your users by converting the documents to pages. Here are a few useful tips on how to do this. Documents are often a poor solution on the intranet An extra click … Continue reading “Convert your documents to pages on the intranet”