How to use social media to engage employees (submitting photos/videos, guest blogs/blog comments, contests, wikis) to make the intranet a fully active "workplace."
Topics to Discuss
Understanding analytics - 1) Why metrics are important both internally and externally, 2) how to establish the importance of measuring analytics on the intranet, 3) what types of trends should be monitored, 4) what tools can be used, 5) how to report and maintain the data, and 6) how to utilize the data effectively to support the agency, help the workforce, and make intranets better.
how to get people to use the intranet
Governance - how do you manage content, who "owns" it, etc.
content management and publishing software
Integrate a multicultural diversity calendar with your organization's intranet calendaring system. And add an automatically dynamically generated daily events widget to the front page of your intranet. Just minutes of effort to create externally updated content which will help the organization with diversity programming. Bi-lingual - English/Spanish.
Work with NASA to release the new NASA Spacebook as opensource. I was the designer of the new Spacebook, which is built on Liferay opensource portal software. This would enable all Agencies (Fed, State and Local) to leverage the source code to build similar intranets, or to modify the code for public/external access for a true "Facebook"-like experience, a la OpenGov.
Incorporate Section 508 requirements and tools that can help the content providers submit compliant documents.
Submitted by Anna Harper
National Institutes of Health
National Eye Institute
Office of Communication, Health Education, and Public Liaison
Intranet sites are not the same as Inetrnet sites, especially when it comes to search. What are the differences we should know about and how does that affect configuring search engines and optimizing content for findability?
Bridge the gap between Federal, State and Local Governement by leveraging and sharing state-of-the art (opensource) Web 2.0 tools, processes, policies, best practices, etc.; across Agency lines.
managing Intranet, collaborative tools and document/records management cohesively
Information Architecture - how do you structure your site? How do you decide how to structure your site?