How to develop an intranet strategy

Intranet strategies can vary from one type of organisation to another.   I have found from working with clients there are several common reasons why this is so:
  1. Size: A small start-up company with a close-knit team will have a different approach to a global organisation with over 100,000 employees in many locations.
  2. Type: What makes sense for a large manufacturing company won’t necessarily work for a government body or a small business.
  3. Purpose: What is different about your organisation? What is its purpose e.g. online marketing company, charity or public sector?
  4. Complexity: A global based organisation in different time zones with many activities compared with a small team who know each other by their first names.
  5. Culture: Is it a command and control approach or a more transparent, collaborative, open to criticism way that your organisation adopts?
There are some key principles which you can apply to help you create a great intranet strategy, no matter what organisation you are in.  Find out more information about how to develop an intranet strategy.

One response to “How to develop an intranet strategy

  1. Those were simple yet important factors on starting up an intranet. I wanted to take this opportunity to share this article (http://www.simpplr.com/blogs/2016/02/intranet-essentials-10-content-areas-every-intranet-should-have/) that discusses important elements of an intranet in a more complex yet still comprehensible way.

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