A 5-step strategy for successful intranet launch
” At previous companies, I had control of everything that went on the intranet, or at least proofed and edited it. I think that approach can hurt engagement—it doesn’t feel like you’re owning something if somebody’s constantly behind you just checking it and fixing it. “
– Melissa Hoyos, Director of Internal Communications, symplr
Intranet Deployment For Internal Communications
At symplr, Melissa Hoyos, Director of Internal Comms, worked with MangoApps to overhaul their company’s intranet and communication strategy. She drew on her experience building and deploying SharePoint at three previous companies to ensure the program’s success.
We have used Melissa’s expertise on the subject to put together this comprehensive guide for internal comms professionals.
Her advice boils down to the following:
- Start with a vision and leadership buy-in
- Know what is most important to you, and ask the right questions in demos
- Relinquish control and get everyone involved