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Prescient Releases the Social Intranet Study

Portals and KM

Prescient Digital Media will be officially releasing their report on the Social Intranet Study at the Intranet Global Forum conference in NYC, Nov 9-10. I had a chance to look at a preliminary copy and there are some interesting findings.   While the sizes of organizations varied, they all had intranet access.

Report On Intranet Analytics – Required Reading for Collaboration Teams and Analytics Vendors

Michael Sampson - Currents

At the end of 2011 I published Collaboration Roadmap , and then faced a decision about what to do regarding User Adoption Strategies.

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Interact Offers an Intranet for Enterprise 2.0

Portals and KM

In 2002 they developed an intranet for the UK operations of Pfizer. Interact is sponsoring an intranet event in London in October.

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Rewarding badges and points systems on your intranet – social scorecards – could be the turning point for turning your enterprise 2.0

Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise


In Adoption via Peer Pressure? But I am no longer certain that (social) peer pressure would eventually help much with those adoption efforts.

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(Intranets2011) "Strategies for Creating a Social Workplace with Your Intranet" - James Dellow, Headshift / Dachis Group

Michael Sampson - Currents

After the keynote this morning (which was my presentation) at Intranets2011 , James Dellow kicked into creating a social workplace with your intranet.

Rethinking Intranets as Social Workplaces (Dion Hinchcliffe, DachisGroup) #intranets2012 @dhinchcliffe

Michael Sampson - Currents

Dion Hinchcliffe from the DachinGroup is talking about "Rethinking Intranets as Social Workplaces." haven't been at the same conference as Dion since Enterprise 2.0 Key points: - Dion is going to talk through the ideas at the leading edge of intranets. - He is the co-author of "Social Business By Design," with Peter Kim. Today.

eXo Provides Cloud Workspaces to Enable Flexible Social Intranets

Portals and KM

I have covered eXo before (see Benjamin Mestrallet, eXo CEO, Looks at the Social Enterprise ). Here is a sample home page screen.

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The True Nature of a Social Intranet

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

about us | research resources | contact us | advertise here Newsletter Latest News Features Interviews Product Reviews Web CMS Enterprise CMS Document Management Web Engagement Digital Asset Management Web Publishing Enterprise 2.0 view comments Is Your Enterprise CMS Ready to Move to the Cloud? All rights reserved.

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Socialtext Helps Companies Find the People Inside - The Static to Social Intranet

Michael Sampson - Currents

Socialtext released Socialtext 4.6 , the latest edition of its enterprise social software platform. The key focus is on making the intranet more "social": " First generation intranets and portal technologies have aggregated enterprise systems and enabled self?service Personalization of the intranet homepage via widgets.

Help Complete the Intranet-Digital Workplace Trends 2011 Survey

Portals and KM

I heard about a useful survey recently, th e 6th annual Intranet-Digital Workplace Trends survey. So far 200 enterprises around the world have taken it. Social networking exists "enterprise wide" in 10 percent of these companies and "in some parts" in another 15 percent. Here is where you can take the survey. 

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Forrester: Enterprise Search is Maturing and Becoming More Social

Portals and KM

Forrester has provided an interesting new report, Enterprise Search: Six Key Trends to Watch by Leslie Owens with Stephen Powers and Anjali Yakkundi, and social is more positive here. Enterprise search used to be difficult and often unproductive. Yesterday I wrote about social search and the Web. have also seen a rise in SBAs.

Four Ideas That Will Transform Intranets (Panel Fun) #intranets2012

Michael Sampson - Currents

Four intranet professionals have a short amount of time to present an idea about the intranet transformation. This is the last session for the first day of Intranets 2012. James - "mobile intranets will replace desktop intranets". - I tell people how to design intranets. desktop intranet won't help them.

Achieving "Eureka!" (Martin White, Intranet Focus) #intranets2012 @intranetfocus

Michael Sampson - Currents

At the start of day two of Intranets 2012, Martin White from Intranet Focus in the UK is talking on the topic of Achieving Eureka. James said "Martin is probably the most experienced intranet consultant in the world.". Three key pillars of intranet success - information, technology, governance. Yeah right."). -.

5 Megatrends on the Intranet - Jane McConnell's Global Intranet Trends

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jane McConnell has started to share the conclusions of the 5th Annual Global Intranet Trends report and survey , including the five key megatrends. 1. The intranet is becoming the front-door into the “workplace web” (the overall landscape of content, services, tools and applications people need to do their jobs).

The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!


Something that, in my opinion, is one of the fundamental pillars from Enterprise 2.0. Enterprise Tagging Service social software saves IBM $4.6

Building Great Enterprise 2.0 Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Enterprise CMS. Enterprise 2.0. Enterprise CMS List. EMC, Microsoft, OpenText Among Gartner Enterprise CMS Magic Quadrant Leaders. Gartner Magic Quadrant: Update Your Enterprise CMS If Its More Than Five Years Old. Oracle Targets Documentum Customers, Time to Switch Enterprise CMS Platforms? Enterprise 2.0:

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Ephraim on Collaboration: "Collaboration 1.0 at the Heart of Enterprise 2.0 Success"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Ephraim reminds us of the necessity to get the basics right with collaboration , even with Enterprise 2.0 tools in the mix: " Let’s call a spade a spade: Enterprise 2.0 In a growing trend, folks are starting to replace “Enterprise 2.0? with “collaboration” when pitching social intranets and the like to executives.

In The Next Version - Enterprise Collaboration Vendors I’m Currently Tracking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Enterprise Collaboration Vendors I’m Currently Tracking. Enterprise Collaboration SAP StreamWork For Collab Why Startups Win Over The The Renewed Focus On Gett What’s Next For Soc 3 Things I Find Wrong Wit A Look Back At 2011 In So Predictions For 2012 From Podio’s Integration Will About. Tweet.

Looking at the Social Enterprise with eXo CEO Benjamin Mestrallet

Portals and KM

?Much has happened to bring social applications into the enterprise in the past few years. provides a foundation for portal-based enterprise apps.  It is an application development platform and it can manage social interactions within the enterprise. In the past most of their clients were large enterprises.

Mobile Access to the Intranet - Survey #mobile #intranets

Michael Sampson - Currents

I've been a long term believer in mobile access to collaborative systems, and as the Intranet becomes a habitat for many people, mobile access is important. Sabel Online and Frankwatching in the Netherlands are currently running a survey on mobile access to the Intranet : " This research is about the use, needs and developments of intranet.

Intranet Secrets

Michael Sampson - Currents

ThoughtFarmer introduced Intranet Secrets last week. Or better yet, what's your intranet secret? Tags: Enterprise Collaboration something which started as a joke, but was a bit true-too-life for many people. Which one is your favorite?

Social Intranet: Open Atrium social network for internal use

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’m about to install and muck around with Open Atrium as an social network intranet product for a client. Tags: Enterprise 2.0

Digital Workplace Trends 2013 - and Participation Opportunity for 2014

Michael Sampson - Currents

Simply put, if you have anything to do with the strategy, design, or intent of intranets / collaboration tools / social business approaches / governance at your organization, you should be involved in Jane''s work. There is a boom in enterprise social networks, but they are not yet thriving. It''s thought-provoking. finding expertise).

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise #lawwe A-World-Without-Emailetc.).

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Ten Reasons Why "Enterprise RSS" Has Failed To Become Mainstream

Collaborative Thinking

The article below is interesting in that it does call out a dark truth - enterprise adoption of feed syndication tools has been lacking. However, There are a host of reasons why Enterprise RSS has not taken off yet (vs. These platforms are not cheap - enterprise deals can average a six figure number. wish it was that easy.

Green Chameleon » Getting Started on Your Intranet

Green Chameleon

This means, by the way, that if KM is just a section of your intranet, you have a long way to go). Intranets have always been messy work.

Traction Releases TeamPage Attivio Plus and Social Enterprise Web

Portals and KM

Social Enterprise Web is an integrated search and badging capability. At E2.0 Boston 2011 Traction announced two major new capabilities. 

Bitrix Provides Robust Intranet with Social Components

Portals and KM

Bitrix is a Russian company with a US presence that offers a number of enterprise products built on their Bitrix Framework.

2009 Intranet Innovation Awards Now Live!


Yes, as you may have seen it already, I am talking about Step Two Designs ‘ 2009 Intranet Innovation Awards ! … They are now LIVE!

Blog>> Getting Started on Your Intranet

Green Chameleon

I am increasingly of the opinion that no knowledge management effort can avoid the intranet. Intranets have always been messy work.

Recommended Resource: Global Intranet Trends for 2011

Michael Sampson - Currents

I spent an hour yesterday afternoon reviewing Jane McConnell's latest publication - the Global Intranet Trends 2011 report.

Collaboration Sites vs the Intranet (or "and the Intranet")

Michael Sampson - Currents

In both cases, SharePoint was being used to power collaboration sites (team sites, project sites), and in both cases SharePoint was also being used to power the intranet. You go here to do collaboration; you go here for the Intranet.". You go here for our Intranet and collaboration sites.". interesting times.

My KM World 2010 and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Notes: James Robertson on Intranets in 2015

Portals and KM

Here is another in a series of session notes for KM World 2010 and Enterprise Search Summit 2010. attended the session, Intranets in 2015 led by James Robertson, Managing Director - Step Two Designs. How can we deliver great intranets if we don't know where we're heading? The IDEO intranet connects people to people.

Green Chameleon » Wiki Intranet 2.0

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Wiki Intranet 2.0 Hurry on over to the e-gineer blog where Nathan Wallace has posted an update on his spectacular wiki-intranet project at Janssen-Cilag. The flow of projects becomes a stock of investigations and outcomes. All rights reserved.

Intranet Focus Ltd - Successful Enterprise Search Management

Michael Sampson - Currents

Martin White and Stephen Arnold have released a new book on making search technologies work in the enterprise. Successful Enterprise Search Management is the first book to provide comprehensive guidance on all aspects of selecting, implementing and managing enterprise search applications.

Traditional Intranets are so Nineteenth Century

Portals and KM

Oscar Berg posted a useful piece on why traditional intranets fail today's knowledge workers that I want to bring to your attention. Most traditional intranets do not provide the flexibility for knowledge access that knowledge workers require. heard about it through Twitter and Marcia Conner. Move over Fred Taylor.    

My KM World 2010 and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Notes: Complete Listing

Portals and KM

Here is a listing of the series of session notes for  KM World 2010  and  Enterprise Search Summit 2010. Thomas Vander Wal: Designing Social Search in the Enterprise. James Robertson: Intranets in 2015.  It was a great and it was tough to determine which sessions to record.    

Global Intranets Survey 2010 Now Open

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jane McConnell's Global Intranet Survey is in its 5th year. have seen two of the reports, and if Intranets is your life, you need to as well.

Jane McConnell’s Global Intranet Trends 2010 Report

Portals and KM

Jane McConnell is an intranet strategy consultant based in France who has worked with intranets since 1998. She recently published her fourth annual Intranet trends survey and report. The five major trends for the future of intranets covered in the 2010 report are summarized below. Communication was primarily top-down.