How to prepare your business for a social intranet

Making the move from a static, brochure-style intranet to a dynamic and social engagement platform can be a huge undertaking. To make this process easier, we've put together a comprehensive guide in partnership with simplycommunicate, outlining 16 steps to take you from gathering objectives to measuring ongoing success. Download this guide by filling in the form on the right.

Download the complete guide

Inspired by Brightstarr’s award-winning customer success framework and the experience of digital workplace strategists from simplycommunicate, this guide is designed to support Communicators and Intranet Managers who may be stepping into unchartered territory, taking on responsibilities that have previously been in the realm of the IT team.

This guide will take you through 16 steps including:

  1. Establishing objectives
  2. How to talk to users
  3. Refining requirements
  4. Undertaking a technology audit
  5. Creating a steering comittee
  6. Governance: rule or relax?
  7. Information management and GDPR
  8. Creating a communication campaign
  9. Measuring success

With this and much more, this guide is essential reading for anyone involved in a modern intranet project, hoping to get an understanding of what's really involved in creating a successful platform.

Upcoming events

View all

Latest news

  • Take off: Unily's digital workplace technology chosen by Cathay Pacific to drive employee engagement

    Digital Experience specialist Unily has today announced the rollout of its new digital workplace communications software for Cathay Pacific, the leading Hong Kong based airline.

  • Unite 19: wrapping up Unily's biggest event yet

    After an exhilarating few months preparing for Unily's biggest conference to date and two unforgettable days in New York, it's time to wrap up Unite 19.

  • Unite 19: know before you go

    With just two weeks to go until we kick off Unite 19, it's time to give you the full rundown of what's in store. We've got a packed house of attendees from the world's most recognized and innovative brands and lineup loaded with game-changing content. See below for all the information you need to ensure you don't miss a thing.

View all

Where next? Latest stories and insights.

How to maximize employee engagement with an intranet - Brussels

We're bringing our exclusive Intranet Masterclass to Brussels. In this FREE seminar co-hosted with Microsoft, we’ll show you how to maximize employee engagement with an intranet.

How to maximize employee engagement with an intranet - Zurich

We're bringing our exclusive Intranet Masterclass to Zurich. In this FREE seminar co-hosted with Microsoft, we’ll show you how to maximize employee engagement with an intranet.

Take off: Unily's digital workplace technology chosen by Cathay Pacific to drive employee engagement

Digital Experience specialist Unily has today announced the rollout of its new digital workplace communications software for Cathay Pacific, the leading Hong Kong based airline.

SUBSCRIBE. To our insights.

The latest digital workplace news, events, guides and case studies.