Have you heard the web design term “Mobile first”? It’s a concept where you start with the smallest screen size you want to deliver content to, and then you work your way up.
(This is part 2 in a series about how to build a Mobile first intranet. You can find part 1 here.) Continue reading “The “mobile first” intranet (part 2)”
One of the things we’ve built on our new Region Skåne intranet is the possibility to target different internal job roles with unique content. This follows the Step Two model for segmentation of local content (content relevant for some, but not all, in the organisation).
Continue reading “Supporting managers (and other job roles) on the intranet”
Next week we will launch the new intranet at Region Skåne. The intranet team is in heaven (and in the next second super scared)!
Below is the final version of the homepage. Continue reading “Our New Intranet Homepage”
Below you can see the homepage on our new intranet, to the left in a smartphone, to the right in the desktop. Continue reading “The difference between the desktop intranet and smartphone intranet”
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
Continue reading “The right intranet for us”
Does your intranet deliver? In order to know, the intranet team must conduct workplace observation, one-to-one interviews, measure actual usage and the end-users’ opinions.
Continue reading “Building a case for a new intranet”
If you want to have a good intranet the intranet team has to take care of Search. Yes, I know, in many organizations today very few use intranet search compared to navigating—but this is only because every employee think Search stinks due to previously bad experiences. Make it work well—and in the end I think you will have way over 50% finding intranet content through Search. Continue reading “Fixing intranet search”