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Intranets 2017

Michael Sampson - Currents

My friends at Step Two in Sydney are producing the seventh annual intranet conference in Australia : Intranets2017 is in its seventh year, and it continues to power on as the biggest intranet conference in the southern hemisphere, running in Sydney on 31 May-2 June 2017. I have attended at least three of the (first six) conferences.

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Blog>> Orchestrating the Intranet for Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

This is the link to the pdf version – Intranet_Poster.pdf.

Intranets 2015 in Sydney

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I was in Sydney for the fifth annual Intranets conference, hosted by Step Two. Practical Examples of Intranets. Many of the sessions were practically focused on how a specific organization was approaching their intranet, from a certain perspective – such as design, engagement, integration, etc. Social Event.

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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. The study examines social media use on corporate intranets, and the magnitude, use and popularity of social media by employees and executives. Blogs were the most common 2.0

Martin White on Intranet Management

Michael Sampson - Currents

Martin White's new book, The Intranet Management Handbook , is now available. Facet Publishing, The Intranet Management Handbook.

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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Intranets 2016 Conference – Space is Running Out

Michael Sampson - Currents

The team at Step Two Designs are hosting Intranets2016 next week in Sydney, running from June 1-3. I have attended three of the previous five conferences ( which have been great! ), and while I am not able to attend next week unfortunately, if you are fast you can attend. There are just 10 spaces left in the delegate line-up, so be quick.

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Intranets 2015: It’s Almost Show Time

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have but 10 hours left in the office before boarding a couple of planes (not simultaneously, mind you) and heading to Sydney for the Intranets 2015 conference hosted by Step Two Designs. Conference Notes Intranets Re-Imagining Effective Work User AdoptionInteresting; wonder what that will be all about?

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(Intranets2011) "Intranet Features That Staff Love" - Andrew Wright

Michael Sampson - Currents

Andrew from CIBA Solutions talked about intranet features that staff love, here at Intranets2011. IntranetsHow to improve findability? (a)

(Intranets2011) "A social intranet - two years on" - Melissa Hendry, REA Group

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the second-to-last session for the day at Intranets2011 , Melissa Hendry from REA Group talked about their social intranet journey.

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(Intranets2011) "Global Intranet Strategies and Trends" - Jane McConnell, NetStrategy/JMC

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jane presented the opening keynote at Intranets2011 , on intranet strategies and trends. We are at a make-or-break moment for Intranets.

(Intranets2011) "What Makes an Essential Intranet?" - James Robertson, Step Two Designs

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the final session of Intranets2011 , James Robertson of Step Two Designs is presenting on "what makes an essential Intranet?" Intranets

Collaboration on the Intranet

Michael Sampson - Currents

I talked about why the intranet needs to support collaborative activities, outlined some core concepts (culture, governance, adoption), and then talked about the journey ahead. In late September 2013 I presented a keynote speech at the Interaction 2013 conference in London. Here’s my slides from the keynote.

Have We Moved Past Intranets to Networks?

Portals and KM

Tad Staley raises some interesting issues in his post, Social Intranets and Organizational Collaboration. He begins by rightly noting that the concept and term of “Intranet” is outdated and wonders it be rehabilitated with “Social” as its first name. Intranets were about making content more accessible.    

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Nielsen Norman Group Names Best Intranets for 2010

Portals and KM

Nielsen Norman Group has announced winners in their 11 th annual contest for best intranets for 2010. It might therefore be better to say that the winners in this year’s intranet design contest were very strong in ‘managing knowledge’ on their intranets. Having said this I do like the strong support for enterprise 2.0 Blog on.

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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.

The Intranet Management Handbook -Part 3. Operational Planning

Michael Sampson - Currents

I wrote a few days ago that Martin White has a new book out , called The Intranet Management Handbook. IntranetsFoundations. -

The Intranet Management Handbook -Part 4. Governance and Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

I wrote a few days ago that Martin White has a new book out , called The Intranet Management Handbook. IntranetsFoundations. -

Congres Intranet 2012 - The Slide Deck

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I keynoted at Congres Intranet 2012 in Utrecht. Collaboration Culture Collaboration Philosophy Conference Notes Intranets

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The Intranet Management Handbook - Part 1. Foundations

Michael Sampson - Currents

I wrote a few days ago that Martin White has a new book out , called The Intranet Management Handbook. Collaboration IntranetsIn Box 3.1

The Intranet Management Handbook - Part 2. Technology

Michael Sampson - Currents

I wrote a few days ago that Martin White has a new book out , called The Intranet Management Handbook. The book is divided into four parts: - 1.

(Intranet2011) "Evolving an Intranet Team as Intranet Evolves with SharePoint" - Hugh Coughlan, CBA

Michael Sampson - Currents

At Intranets2011 , Hugh from the Commonwealth Bank of Australia is talking about evolving an intranet team as an intranet evolves with SharePoint.

Blog>> Manager’s Guidebook to Intranet Redesign Projects

Green Chameleon

Good friend and colleague Maish Nichani has just released a 64 page Manager’s Guidebook on Intranet Redesign Projects – and it’s for free under a Creative Commons license! Anybody who’s worked with Maish will know what to expect here: smart, simple and extremely practical advice, born out of a wealth of experience

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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." Key points: - Dion is going to talk through the ideas at the leading edge of intranets. - what does a social intranet include? -. (1) the big change in the enterprise space is the move from enterprise portals to social intranets.

Intranet Innovation Awards - for 2011 - Now Open

Michael Sampson - Currents

Step Two Designs has opened the doors for entries to the 2011 Intranet Innovation Awards for this year: " Now in their fifth year, the global Intranet Innovation Awards uncover great ideas for the benefit of the whole intranet community. IntranetsMy Comments. I have seen / browsed / read a few of the previous reports.

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eXo Provides Cloud Workspaces to Enable Flexible Social Intranets

Portals and KM

eXo Cloud Workspaces offers out-of-the-box social intranet features for small teams that can be scalable to meet the IT needs of the enterprise.

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Notes on “Melbourne Water Case Study: Engaging your Organisation in an Intranet Rebuild” (Rebecca Jackson)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Rebecca from Melbourne Water talked about lessons from an intranet rebuild at her organisation. Key ideas: - Engagement is important because it’s their intranet. - Go out and talk to people about their needs and requirements. Business people often won’t know; so need to do a lot more than just ask their requirements.

The True Nature of a Social Intranet

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Im already subscribed The True Nature of a Social Intranet By Oscar Berg ( @oscarberg ) | May 16, 2011 On the surface, a social intranet might seem to be just an intranet dressed up in rounded corners and pastel colors and with features such as blogs, wikis, activity feeds, ratings, profiles and tagging. All rights reserved.

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Intranets That Surprise and Delight (James Robertson, Step Two Designs)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the closing keynote of Intranets2012, James Robertson is talking about intranets that surprise and delight. Key points: - three key themes of this conference - (a) making intranets work, (b) new technology, and (c) social and collaboration. - We should deliver intranets that surprise and delight. the intranet from AEP. -.

How to Know When You Need to Upgrade Your Intranet - Top 10 from Socialtext

Michael Sampson - Currents

Alan at Socialtext presents the top 10 reasons you know you need to upgrade your intranet : 10. The most common question about it is “What Intranet?”. As intranet strategists will tell you, if these are the push-backs you're getting, it's time to review the strategic intent of your intranet. IntranetsMy Comments.

Speaking at. Intranet Congress 2012 (Netherlands, March 2012)

Michael Sampson - Currents

I will be traveling to the Netherlands in March 2012, to speak at the fourth annual Intranet Congress , in Utrecht. I will be presenting two sessions: - A pre-conference workshop on user adoption strategies for SharePoint. That's on Monday March 12. See Pre Conference Workshop. - I haven't been to the Netherlands before.

Congres Intranet 2012 is Only a Month Away #intranets #utrecht

Michael Sampson - Currents

In a month I will be in Utrecht for Congres Intranet 2012. Maar hoe stimuleert en faciliteert u samenwerking via intranet?

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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. Key topics covered in this year's "Intranet-Digital Workplace Trends" survey are: Mobile Strategies & Approaches, Collaborative & Social Aspects, Search, Governance & Management, Business Value, and Future Scenarios.

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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. A desktop intranet won't help them.

Congres Intranet 2012 - The Video

Michael Sampson - Currents

On Tuesday I keynoted at Congres Intranet 2012 on facilitating and encouraging collaboration. My video post-keynote is above.

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."). -.

The Intranet Management Handbook - Two Other Reviews

Michael Sampson - Currents

As a result of visiting Facet's order page for Martin's book , I just came across two other reviews: - Jane McConnell, " Martin White has accomplished a great piece of work that will bring a lot of benefit to a lot of intranet managers. As an Intranet Manager himself, this is great feedback on the value of the book. Intranets

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

The key focus is on making the intranet more "social": " First generation intranets and portal technologies have aggregated enterprise systems and enabled self?service And since content requires IT's help to update, intranets quickly become stale and outdated. Personalization of the intranet homepage via widgets.

Blog>> How Seriously Do We Take our New Intranets?

Green Chameleon

This is the level of seriousness with which we should take our internal websites/portals/intranets/KM systems.