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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 out over […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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