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Homewood Health’s Success Story With Custom Intranet Software

Summary:  Homewood Health has been a leader in mental health and addiction care for over 130 years. With 4,500 employees and clinical experts in a highly regulated industry, and a large inventory of forms to keep organized, they needed a custom intranet software that was on budget, sustainable, and didn't require a designated IT department to run. Don't Settle for a Problematic Intranet Your healthcare team works hard every day to improve the lives of its patients. The last thing any of the staff needs is to endure any additional complications. Before Homewood Health switched to Intranet Connections, their intranet was

In Pursuit Of The Best Intranet Software: The Hero’s Journey

Summary:  The Buyers Journey to the best intranet software can be a bumpy ride. It diverges from the typical purchasing roadway, due to varying levels budget, security needs, and ease of use - not to mention the colossal impact that the right or the wrong decision will have on your day to day life. But fear not, great hero! We are here to assist you on your journey! Sitting at my desk, I listen to one of our Customer Success Reps help to onboard a new customer on a web call. She’s explaining how to organize content within the architecture

Get The Best Employees Using Your HR Intranet Page

Summary:  Our company is in the process of an expansion – in terms of hiring new employees as well as a complete office renovation to accommodate all the new team members. So as the Office & Human Resources Coordinator, saying I’m busy is a bit of an understatement. To keep organized, there are a few applications I keep on my HR Intranet page that are been crucial to my success through these series of transitions. Employee Onboarding & Training In 2017, we’ve had an abundance of phone and in-person interviews hired and onboarded seven employees in 2017. Previously, I

Does Your Bank Need An Out-Of-The-Box Intranet?

Summary: When looking for a new intranet, most bank customers I speak with are looking for the same thing: An internal communication software which is easy to manage and update, that IT can delegate out to other departments to add content to easily. Ease of use is extremely important, and something baked into the foundation of our software. However, the real magic happens when I start to inquire about other areas that they feel efficiency could be improved. From this I often hear that the biggest challenges are: HR time spent on managing internal policies and tracking read confirmation

Use Your Digital Workplace To Identify Leadership Qualities

Summary: Use your digital workplace to identify and groom leaders within your organization with these 5 behavioral focus areas. Use the Leadership Checklist provided below to identify the soft skills you need to work on to become the best leader you can be. Traditionally, the workplace has valued tenure and technical skill when it comes to promoting individuals to leadership roles. Although employee loyalty and technical skill are crucial to a successful company, they are not necessarily indicative of leadership qualities. Leaders must be highly trained and experienced. However, in addition to industry experience and resume qualifications, great leaders

How DivSearch Saved 500 Hours With A Simple Intranet Software

Summary: Hemorrhaging funds, strained resources, incorrect versions, lengthy processes – sound familiar? Millie Francis at Diversified Search was fed up with Microsoft when they searched for a SharePoint alternative. They found a simple intranet software: Intranet Connections. Storing documents and policies in a central, secure location should be as easily said as done. That's why we've developed an intranet for individuals who actually use it - it's not coders building software for IT teams to manage like SharePoint or Microsoft Expressions. Simplicity is one of our five core values here and we pride ourselves on providing simple intranet software

Why Would A Company Use An Intranet?

Summary: Why would a company use an intranet? The way we do business has changed drastically in the last few years. Organizations are operating in multiple locations across the country, collaborating on larger projects with larger groups, abiding by strict compliance and regulations laws, and are constantly inundated with information. An intranet provides the tools that set up your company for success. Our customers come from three different backgrounds: switching from an in-house solution, a SharePoint alternative, or had no previous intranet. We've compiled intranet examples from companies with no previous intranet to answer why would a company use an

Communication During Organizational Change

Summary: Change doesn’t have to be scary. Our Intranet offers tools to help communication during organizational change, including tracking feedback, to help you through times of change. Sooner or later, something happens in an organization that affects all employees.  In some cases, it's a merger or an acquisition. In our case, it's office construction due to growth.  We're bursting at the seams! There aren't enough meeting spaces!  There was a fist-fight over who's ham sandwich that is in the fridge! Good news is that you can lean on your intranet's built-in tools to share information, ensure everybody has read

Why Would A Company Use An Intranet? SQirl Testimonials

Summary: We've told you what our customers love about our intranet, but if somehow you are still left wondering why would a company use an intranet - we compiled answers from a few of our employees to discuss their favorite features about 'SQirl' the company intranet we use here at Intranet Connections. SQBox Solutions is a small software development company with a big personality. We started back in 1999 with just one employee, the owner, Carolyn. Since then, we’ve grown to twenty-four. We live and work by a set of inspirational mottos (that are literally written on the wall) as well

Employee Connections: Meet Marcelo, VP of Operations

Summary: We truly value employee connections here at Intranet Connections, and a huge proponent of that part of our culture is our VP of operations, Marcelo Orellana. Marcelo is a strong leader of the pack here at Intranet Connections. With boundless curiosity, he's never afraid of a challenge and loves to ask thought-provoking questions. As any great leader, he has the ability to relate to everyone, listen to ideas, and ensures there's a good amount of lighthearted humor in the office. We're All About Employee Connections What is Your Role at Intranet Connections? I'm the VP of Operations, with means