Posts Tagged: intranet

The “De-Siloization” of Knowledge in Government

Most of an organization’s collective wisdom is locked in people’s heads, and not written down for others to search for and use. So, how do you increase the ability of people to know the expertise of their professional colleagues and share it with each other within a large organization?

Free Yourself from the Tyranny of Sharepoint

Sharepoint is a plague upon the American workforce. This ubiquitous piece of collaboration software has taught millions of people that Intranets are destined to be places where you can’t find anything. It doesn’t have to be this way, despite what Microsoft may have you believe. There are alternatives to Sharepoint that actually work in ways… Read more »

GovLaunch – Launch of Federal Intranet Content Managers’ (FICM) IdeaScale Site

The Federal Intranet Content Managers are pleased to announce the launch of our new IdeaScale site. This is a request for all members to visit our IdeaScale site and suggest one topic idea related to intranets for future discussions. Also, please vote on the ideas that are currently there. This will help us move forward… Read more »

The Changing Relationship Between Accountability and Responsibility

Collaborative technologies apply flattening pressure to hierarchical organizational structures by diffusing the ability to publish, share and disseminate information. For example consider the action of publishing something to the corporate intranet compared to an enterprise wiki. Intranet Publishing is a Linear Process This linear process is designed to ensure compliance with a broad set of… Read more »

Employee Wellness Programs

Our Human Resources Department staff have initiated a Workplace Wellness program for County employees. Their first step was to survey employees to identify risk status, demographics, workplace culture, and how staff would best like to receive information about the various programs and challenges the Wellness Committee would deliver. Now that they have decided on the… Read more »

When Was the Last Time Your Intranet Empowered Anyone?

This post originally appeared on AIIM’s Enterprise 2.0 Community Blog. Think about your Intranet for a moment (stop groaning) and answer the following questions. When was the last time: Someone spent their own money to purchase promotional items to help build awareness and get more people to participate? Someone voluntarily put the name of the… Read more »

Enterprise 2.0: What’s In It For Us?

While many Internet companies are still trying to figure out how to make money with Web 2.0, where it’s really taking off is the enterprise. Often referred to as Enterprise 2.0, this is the sweet spot for businesses – using social technology to empower your existing employees. Social applications let employees connect across organizations, and… Read more »

You Can’t Separate the ‘Social’ from Social Media

This post originally appeared in Federal Computer Week on Feb. 17, 2010. With all the media coverage of internal, behind-the-firewall social — excuse me, professional — networking platforms, such as NASA’s Spacebook, the Defense Department’s milBook and even my company’s internal tool, one might think we’re in the midst of fundamentally changing the way we… Read more »

Do you monitor social media conversations about your department?

Republished from eGov AU. As a marketer I find the internet a dream channel for monitoring customer sentiment and concerns. Social media and search engines can be easily and cheaply tracked to provide fast feedback on various initiatives. This helps organisations shape their campaigns and responses to external events. I’d recommend that this is equally… Read more »