Is there some aspect of your work's intranet that is especially compelling? It can be as simple as it's name (The Water Cooler) or as complex as the integration of several key apps into a cohesive whole...
Topics to Discuss
Showcase new social apps for eventual integration into Agency intranets
Desktop Notification Software to Alert Employees to go to Intranet for Special Messages and Content
Next Gen Intranets: open platforms, cloud computing, innovation, patents, agile methodologies, web application frameworks, etc.
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
Strategies for the enhancing IT / Communications relationship - how to use this relationship, sometimes with Leadership added in the mix, to create and attain organizational goals and meet Intranet customer needs. Alternately titled, Rowing Upstream Without a Paddle.
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.
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.
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?
How to get rid of outdated, redundant, and unneccessary content
Knowledge Management and Intranets
How do you balance the needs of employees and Intranet best practices with mandates from management.