The art of rating

In this new series of blog posts, Chris Tubb, one of the IBF Benchmarking team will take a look at ways that small elements of the digital workplace can be improved through design. When we are benchmarking member intranets at IBF, feedback and rating often comes up as an area for improvement. As more intranet…

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Designing great HR intranets

Even in the most “social” of intranets, there is still a need for areas of more structured static content. Human Resources areas fall into this category and are one of the most challenging parts of a corporate intranet to implement and manage. They are both heavily content-based and highly functional – a place to view…

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Usability, aesthetics, functionality… and SharePoint!

CA Technologies (formerly Computer Associates) and EA (Electronic Arts) join us on IBF Live, Sept. 6, to show us their intranets!  Maish Nichani from PebbleRoad in Singapore also stops by the studio to talk about his new, free, incredibly useful book: Manager’s guidebook on intranet redesign projects. This month, Paul Miller, our regular host, is on vacation, so…

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Can an intranet be beautiful?

When you hear a description of a good company intranet, what kinds of words do you expect to hear? Streamlined? Navigable? Organized? How about beautiful? “We live in a world where function is seen to be as very important, but beauty isn’t,” Paul Miller, CEO and founder of the Digital Workplace Group, said in the…

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