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People Knowledge: Fusing Technology with Human Understanding to Empower Company Culture


intranet empowering company culture

Unity is strength... when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved."

- Mattie Stepanek



Embracing People Knowledge in the Digital Age

In a world where virtual spaces are increasingly becoming the primary places of interaction, understanding and nurturing our 'People Knowledge' has actually never been more essential.


People Knowledge - the intimate understanding of your team's skills, abilities, and potential - can transform the way your company functions, creating a more engaging, compassionate, and efficient workplace.


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Central to People Knowledge at The Hub lies our intranet. We offer cutting-edge intranet software that facilitate secure connections between teams, offices, and clients worldwide. Our intranet is highly adaptable, user-friendly, and customizable, aiming to enhance operational efficiency, engagement, and productivity for businesses of any scale. In essence, our intranet becomes the digital heart of your organization, a virtual hub where 'People Knowledge' is captured, cultivated, and capitalized on. It's not just about providing state-of-the-art technology; it's about creating an ecosystem that bridges geographical gaps, fosters team spirit, and magnifies the human potential within your business.


Harnessing this collective intelligence and fostering a knowledge-sharing culture can lead to innovative ideas and solutions, truly embodying the power of People Knowledge in the modern workplace.





People Knowledge and the Remote Work Revolution

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One significant aspect of People Knowledge is the role it plays in enhancing remote work. As our remote work best practices suggest, a well-structured social intranet can be a game-changer. It enables teams to communicate, collaborate, and innovate—no matter where they are.


This is particularly relevant in the post-COVID era, where remote work is becoming the norm rather than the exception. According to a Gartner survey conducted in June 2020, 82% of company leaders plan to allow employees to work remotely some of the time, and nearly half intend to allow full-time remote work. This shift towards a more flexible work arrangement underscores the importance of People Knowledge in managing a more complex, hybrid workforce (Gartner, 2020).


"A virtual workspace is like a digital campfire where ideas spark and take flight."

How does this translate to a better remote employee experience? As outlined in our blog post on improving your remote employee experience, an intuitive intranet simplifies remote work. It acts as a go-to hub for resources, updates, and discussions, helping employees feel connected and valued.





Your Intranet as a Tool for Creating Outstanding Employee Experiences

people knowledge intranet employee experience

But People Knowledge doesn't just stop at enhancing remote work; it also plays a pivotal role in creating an outstanding employee experience. This is where specific employee intranet features come into play - ones that prioritize employees' knowledge sharing needs and feedback, which helps to foster a company culture that values every member's input and expertise.


With so much knowledge the problem of capturing, organizing and retrieving it arises. This is where the benefits of an intranet system play a role, as outlined in our blog post. From streamlining communication to managing tasks, the intranet is an invaluable tool that takes People Knowledge to the next level.


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Harnessing the Power of Social Intranet in the AI Era

As we venture further into the AI era, the concept of a social intranet becomes increasingly significant. An up-to-date intranet can enable us to harness the power of our people's knowledge and social interactions, stimulating engagement and fostering a sense of community within the workplace.


Yet, merely using the latest tech won't cut it. Active work on improving intranet engagement is key. By promoting open communication, knowledge sharing, encouraging collaboration, and rewarding active participation, we open up the doors to people being excited to be a part of the team.





Improving Intranet Engagement and Internal Communications

"Engagement is the lifeblood of a thriving intranet. It's what turns a tool into a community."

intranet internal comms

At the heart of our intranet system lies a pulsating goal: to supercharge internal communications, enhancing employee collaboration and knowledge sharing. As George Bernard Shaw once said, "The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." With a well-crafted intranet, we can shatter this illusion, ensuring that our people are always in the loop, fostering transparency, trust, and a stronger company culture. This is a key part of our people-centric approach, focusing on employee engagement and talent management.


Intranets also play a pivotal role in human resources management. As we've discussed in our blog post, HR teams can leverage intranets to streamline processes, share critical updates, and facilitate employee development. These actions contribute to a healthier and more productive workplace, a fact supported by a Gallup study that found employee engagement to be highly related to many performance outcomes.


Keeping users hooked on your intranet content is another vital component of People Knowledge. As we delve into in our blog post, captivating content, regular updates, and interactive elements can all play a part in maintaining user interest. As Brian Tracy puts it, "Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life."





The Intranet: A Platform for Connection, Innovation, and Growth

As we continue to explore the many facets of People Knowledge, it becomes clear that our intranet is not just a tool, but a platform for connection, innovation, and growth. It's where technology and human understanding meet, creating a company culture that truly shines. As Sydney J. Harris aptly noted:


"The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through."

Our intranet is where we strive to ensure communication gets through, fostering a vibrant and engaged workplace.





Enhancing the Intranet Experience: Feedback and Gamification

A pivotal aspect of People Knowledge is also the ability to listen and respond to feedback. The Hub is a valuable knowledge management tool for gathering and actioning this feedback, enabling us to continually adapt and improve. Remember, the best ideas often come from those on the ground – our people.


"Your intranet should be a living, breathing entity, shaped by the people who use it."

intranet gamification

But let's not stop there. Let's make our intranet more than just functional; let's make it fun! By incorporating gamification into our intranet design, we can boost engagement and create a more enjoyable user experience. Our blog post explores how rewarding ways gamification can transform your intranet into an engaging platform that motivates and inspires.


Finally, as we strive to enhance our People Knowledge, we must remember that collaboration is key. This is where intranet stakeholders come in. By actively involving a diverse range of stakeholders in the decision-making process, we can ensure our intranet serves the needs of everyone in the company.






Conclusion: Celebrating People through Technology

In conclusion, People Knowledge is not about simply understanding our people. It's about celebrating them. It's about harnessing the power of technology to facilitate deeper connections, inspire innovation, and build a company culture that everyone is proud to be a part of.

Our intranet is more than a tool; it's the heart of our digital workplace. It's where we come together to share, learn, and grow as a community. And as we continue to embrace the power of People Knowledge, we look forward to seeing how our company culture will evolve and flourish.


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