The right intranet for us

There is no such thing as a generally good tool; there are only tools good for particular jobs. Contrary to the hopes of countless managers, technology is not an infinitely elastic piece of fabric that can be stretched to cover any situation. Instead, a good social tool is like a good woodworking tool–it must be designed to fit the job being done, and it must help people do something they actually want to do.
Clay Shirky: Here Comes Everybody, p 265

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Building the core intranet templates

Last Friday we ordered the core intranet templates to be installed in the WCMS. A great day and a start of the next stage in the intranet project. Hopefully we will have them up and running by Oct 30. After that we can start produce content for the core structure. Continue reading “Building the core intranet templates”

An intranet for the mobile devices

Responsive web design – one of the hottest trends in 2012, according to .net magazine. But what is RWD? I would describe it as a way to achieve a device-agnostic web page, a page that works no matter what (modern) device you chose to use – computer, tablet, smartphone.
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Our intranet—six guiding principles, pt2

As we develop our intranet, we have six principles that we follow. If we live according to them, we think we are more likely to provide the right content, tools, news items, and services to the organization.

This is part 2 about our guiding principles. Part 1 discussed the first three, #1 Bottom up, #2 More than news and 3# Fix the tool time. Now it is time for the rest of them.

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