In 2021, modern intranets have never mattered more

Modern intranets matter! We’ve seen this beyond a shadow of a doubt over the last year or so. As organizations shifted to digital working, the best intranets played a critical role at the heart of the digital workplaces that kept so many workers connected and productive.  At DWG we want to celebrate the modern intranet…

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Seven digital workplace takeaways from the 2021 DWG member survey

Digital workplaces and the ways in which employees work are always in a state of flux – but the past year has shown just how dramatic such change can be, with intranets, digital workplaces and the teams behind them having to adapt rapidly to new needs and circumstances. Here at DWG, we keep a keen…

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DWG member story: Prudential Financial, Inc.

Prudential Financial, Inc. is an American Fortune Global 500 and Fortune 500 company, whose subsidiaries provide insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services to both retail and institutional customers throughout the United States and in more than 40 other countries. The organization counts around 50,000 employees, located across the United States, Asia, Latin…

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Technology-driven behavioural change: Seven key takeaways from the August Technology Exchange

Can you change behaviour with technology? At the DWG Technology and Research Institute we are working to evolve and improve our offerings that will help organizations on their technology evaluation journeys. In our latest Technology Exchange, we borrowed the successful “VOP3: Voice of the Practitioner” format from our DWG Institute Technology Labs, where we hear…

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Hilti’s global intranet: a deep dive into the Beezy intranet platform

The intranet “in-a-box” market is now very mature, offering considerable choice for intranet teams, particularly those seeking intranets based on SharePoint Online and Microsoft 365. At a recent Technology Lab organized by the DWG Technology and Research Institute we were given an overview of Beezy, one of the more mature and well established offerings on…

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The eight phases of content migration

Have you been tasked with dealing with the content on an intranet that is tired, full of outdated pages and documents, and no longer fit for purpose? Has a new platform been procured, which is clean, fresh and full of the potential to provide a great experience for your colleagues, and where they can find…

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Four more learnings about digital workplaces from the Digital Workplace Impact podcast

It’s hard to believe that we’re nearly up to 40 episodes of the Digital Workplace Impact podcast. Since the very first episode DWG’s CEO and Founder, Paul Miller, has spoken to a huge variety of people involved in the digital workplace and the future of work. From practitioners to thought leaders to disruptors through to…

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Eight digital workplace and intranet insights from the DWG annual survey

The digital workplace is a fast-moving area in which new technologies and tools are continually being introduced and teams are experimenting, innovating and learning. Even the humble intranet has gone through a transformation in recent years, emerging as a user-centred entry point to a wider digital ecosystem rather than just an internal communications channel. With…

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Fluid, agile, radical – that’s Dutch bank ING

ING has recently undergone a huge project to bring 500 intranets in 40 countries into one shared intranet. As well as that, ING has restructured the company to enable the organization to get the best out of technology. Paul Miller talks to Joris Kok, Product Owner of ‘One Intranet’, who is in charge of the…

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

Office 365 is Microsoft’s fastest growing commercial product ever.1 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.2 Microsoft is positioning Office 365 to respond…

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Getting recognition for your intranet and digital workplace

One of the best ways to get recognition for your intranet or digital workplace is to enter a competition such as the Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards from Step Two, or DWG’s very own My Beautiful Intranet. Gaining recognition for your platform or project not only highlights your team’s great work externally with your peers,…

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How 2 companies leveraged social intranets to turn around culture and revenue

Here we explore two organizations that were in a bad spot culturally and financially. While technology alone did not solve their problems, a new kind of intranet improved communications, trust and operational effectiveness.

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