Building the core intranet templates

Last Friday we ordered the core intranet templates to be installed in the WCMS. A great day and a start of the next stage in the intranet project. Hopefully we will have them up and running by Oct 30. After that we can start produce content for the core structure. Continue reading

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Intranet manager, you have different audiences

I’m pretty convinced the ”I want to kill some time—hey, let’s browse the intranet!”—percentage for intranets is exactly zero-point–zero. Employees in organisations don’t get onto the intranet just because they have some spare time during the work day. Instead they check their personal Facebook or Instagram feeds. Then how should we, intranet managers, act in order to still get some loving from the end users?

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If you put any executive “blah, blah, blah” in the way I will kill you

After a spring focusing on the theoretic parts of the new intranet (setting vision statement, mission statement, SMART goals, desired effects, defining target groups and so on) our intranet project is now getting into the visual design phase.

The last few months have resulted in a lot of wireframes exploring different ideas. Continue reading

Gearing up for a new job as Intranet Manager

I’m a Christmas lover! Candles, holiday, gifts and food—and our special Swedish Dec 13 tradition Lucia procession, when every parent’s heart is filled with joy.

But this year, I’m also looking forward to Jan 16—because at that time I start my new job as Intranet Manager at Scania Region, Sweden’s fifth largest employer. Scania Region is a government county organization primarily responsible for healthcare in the southmost part of Sweden, where 15% of the Swedes live.

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