4 ways to boost your internal communications with digital collaboration

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We define digital collaboration as the digital systems people use to collaborate internally (within the enterprise network) or externally (with enterprise communities or partners) to get things done. Digital collaboration tools connect people, information, business applications and company communications, transforming your company into a unified, successful business force.

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How to nail your users’ needs the first time around

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The make it or break it of your digital workplace project depends on a number of factors. Arguably one of the most important ones (if not the most important) is capturing your users’ needs in an accurate manner.

Failure to do so usually results in a solution that doesn’t fit its users’ needs and so it will become just another forgotten tool. Also, as the business and financial benefits of a successful digital workplace are conditional on your users’ adoption of your solution, the ROI of your project will also suffer if it isn’t adopted.

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Why Do Governments Favor Open Source Software?

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Since its birth more than 20 years ago, the open source movement has continued to gain momentum in corporate computing. But it hasn’t been until recently that it has entered the government sphere.

In France, the UK, the US and even the EU, governments have recommended using open-source software in their administrations. Beyond them, the phenomenon has become truly global–for example, a 2010 report identifies more than 300 government open-source policy initiatives.

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How to avoid failing when you roll out your intranet

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Over the years, we have seen several projects go bust because of a failed roll-out. Of course, an intranet project can fail for any number of reasons. However, even a sound intranet project can fail just because you roll it out to everybody in your company at once or over a period that’s too short. Obviously, “too short” can mean very different things depending on a company’s size and maturity.

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Can Social Really Improve Collaboration?

Can Social Really Improve Collaboration?

Since the Enterprise 2.0 paradigm started to echo in the corporate world about a decade ago, some businesses have been experimenting with adding self-built social functionalities to their aging intranets and extranets.

Today, enterprise social networking has seen some evolution at a technological level, but the concept has essentially remained the same.
Public social media got adopted on a massive scale, so the opportunity for the business world was clear: leverage the cause and effect of social media’s success in a corporate intranet context; the cause being the effectiveness of the technology itself in connecting people with each other and with information, and the effect being the now-widely established user tech habits and behavioral patterns ready to be tapped into to become free from learning curves or lack of engagement in enterprise software.
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Don’t fail your intranet project: avoid these 4 common pitfalls

Don’t fail your intranet project: avoid these 4 common pitfalls

If you are about to sponsor and lead an intranet project in your organization, you have probably read up on the subject. You know about the main phases of such an endeavour, and you may be expecting some difficulties and delays along the road.

However, our experience shows that intranet sponsors usually do not expect what ends up going wrong. In this blog post, we focus on some common pitfalls for an intranet project.
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How intranet can improve internal collaboration

How intranet can improve internal collaboration

As a collaboration solution provider, we naturally work with clients who want to improve their internal collaborations. While the solutions they seek differ, the internal challenges they face have many similarities, so much so that we can safely assume that most companies larger than a certain size face those challenges. In a nutshell, internal collaborations do not work in most companies.

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