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The Brookings Institution Selects OneWindow Workplace for Its Digital Workplace on Microsoft Office 365

The Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, D.C., chooses OneWindow Workplace for...

Jenny Lynch
By Jenny Lynch on Feb 28, 2017 11:15:02 AM
How Do You Empower Your Content Contributors?

Traditional intranets were very much a hierarchical, top-to-bottom-down affair. Only a select group of people wrote or...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Feb 2, 2017 8:30:00 AM
Evergreen Intranets: How Often Should Your Intranet Be Updated?

There’s no numerical answer to the question of how often you should update your intranet. Ideally, your intranet should be...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Jan 19, 2017 8:30:00 AM
How Do You Empower Your Content Contributors?

Traditional intranets were very much a hierarchical, top-to-bottom-down affair. Only a select group of people wrote or...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Jan 12, 2017 8:30:00 AM
Avoid a Cluttered Intranet: What Makes a Good Intranet Home Page?

There is a long-running debate about what makes a good intranet home page. The home page is often the first place companies...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Jan 5, 2017 8:30:00 AM
OneWindow Features: Document Discovery

Finding relevant documents for intranet users actually breaks down into two separate problems: searching for information...

Val Orekhov
By Val Orekhov on Dec 29, 2016 8:30:00 AM
How to Make an Office 365-Based Intranet Secure

Microsoft offers a powerful suite of tools to give your intranet additional layers of security. Your organization has the...

Val Orekhov
By Val Orekhov on Dec 22, 2016 8:30:00 AM
How to Create Dashboards in OneWindow and Workspaces

Dashboards are a valuable business intelligence tool for any modern enterprise intranet. They can display the past and...

Val Orekhov
By Val Orekhov on Dec 15, 2016 8:30:00 AM
How OneWindow Reduces Intranet Clutter

SharePoint-based intranets have gone through a long, painful evolution as their users learn lessons and try to establish...

Val Orekhov
By Val Orekhov on Dec 8, 2016 8:30:00 AM
Metrics and Tracking From Your Intranet: How Well Do You Know Your Employees?

Your intranet is more than just a tool to help your employees carry out their work each day. It also produces a wealth of...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Dec 1, 2016 8:30:00 AM
7 Signs It’s Time for a New Intranet

You may not realize that your intranet is out of date, but the effects of an obsolete intranet system can be felt across...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Nov 22, 2016 8:30:00 AM
3 Things You Should Never Do When Migrating Data to Your Intranet

Many people approach intranet migration with the attitude that all they need to do is move all their content onto the new...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Nov 17, 2016 8:30:00 AM
The Science of Employee Engagement: How an Intranet Makes Better Employees

Many scientific studies have demonstrated clear benefits for businesses with an engaged workforce. Engagement, which is the...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Nov 10, 2016 8:30:00 AM
Office 365 vs. Box or Drive

Cloud-based file storage services have already been on the market for a number of years, and have reached a place of...

Val Orekhov
By Val Orekhov on Nov 3, 2016 5:33:46 PM
Intranet Search vs. Discovery: How to Drive Better Adoption

How are intranet adoption rates in your organization? Do all your employees use the intranet to communicate and collaborate...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Oct 6, 2016 8:30:00 AM
Make Your Intranet a One-Stop Shop

To drive user adoption of your company's intranet, you have to make it a one-stop shop. Many businesses make the common...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Sep 29, 2016 8:30:00 AM
OneWindow Features: People Search and Discovery

Most modern intranets on the market are designed to help users more easily find relevant people and expertise. Organizations...

Val Orekhov
By Val Orekhov on Sep 22, 2016 8:30:00 AM
Stop Wasting Time: Empower Employees to Find Each Other

When your employees need to get help from a coworker, can they quickly find the person they need? Can they find that person...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Sep 15, 2016 8:30:00 AM
OneWindow Features: Workspaces for Collaboration

Traditionally, corporate intranets have been a top-down communication tool. A single person or a small group of people,...

Val Orekhov
By Val Orekhov on Sep 8, 2016 11:20:22 AM
Why Do You Need a Mobile Intranet?

According to the market research firm IDC, the U.S. mobile worker population will rise to more than 105 million people by...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Sep 2, 2016 3:02:32 PM
How Is Social Changing Your Intranet?

If your organization intranet isn't social, what are you waiting for?

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Aug 26, 2016 9:21:02 AM
What Is the Value of OneWindow If I Already Have Office 365?

If you already own or have deployed Microsoft Office 365, you may be wondering whether a turnkey intranet product such as...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Aug 16, 2016 8:30:00 AM
Don't Be So Quick to Declare the Death of SharePoint

As discussed about a year ago on the Portal Solutions blog, there were a lot of rumors in the marketplace about the death of...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Aug 9, 2016 8:30:00 AM
Introducing the Release of OneWindow Workplace 1.15

Our team has been very busy over the past few weeks, evaluating feedback from our growing user community about...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Jul 31, 2016 8:30:00 AM
Social Collaboration and OneWindow Workplace

Social collaboration is a hot topic today. The rise of social networks, such as Facebook and LinkedIn, over the last 10...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Jul 29, 2016 2:46:25 PM
Moving from a Custom SharePoint Intranet to a Turnkey Intranet Solution

If you've ever done a major renovation of your home, you'll know it's not quite as simple as knocking down a few walls and...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Jul 20, 2016 8:00:00 AM
7 Risks You Need to Consider Before Trying a DIY Office 365 Installation

If you've conducted any research on Microsoft Office 365 as you evaluate your next communication and collaboration platform,...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Jul 12, 2016 8:00:00 AM
Project Management with OneWindow Workplace

Historically, most companies have kept their project management and their intranet definitively separate, in two distinct...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Jul 8, 2016 7:52:00 PM
6 Signs Your Intranet Needs an Upgrade

If you read our earlier blog post on how often you should upgrade your intranet, you know that an intranet is not a static...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Jun 7, 2016 9:00:00 AM
You Need to Ask These 5 Questions Before Your Next Intranet Upgrade

Before you rush ahead with migrating to a new intranet platform or making an upgrade, pause for a moment.

Too many people...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Jun 3, 2016 9:30:00 AM
How Often Should You Upgrade Your Intranet?

New intranet platforms and solutions are constantly being released, providing many opportunities to upgrade your system to...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on May 31, 2016 1:14:39 PM
How OneWindow Workplace Can Unify the Office 365 User Experience

Too often, companies looking for a satisfactory intranet solution are disappointed by the end results – especially when they...

Val Orekhov
By Val Orekhov on May 24, 2016 9:00:00 AM
OneWindow Workplace, Bonzai Intranet, Unily and the “Future of SharePoint”

You've been tasked with choosing your company's SharePoint-based intranet solution. Besides OneWindow Workplace, Bonzai...

Val Orekhov
By Val Orekhov on May 19, 2016 2:17:23 PM
How Does a Mobile-First Ready-to-Go Intranet Impact Employee Engagement?

A mobile-first, ready-to-go intranet is an intranet solution that puts the mobile user first and is an important component...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on May 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM
OneWindow Workplace: Why We Created It, How We Built It and What's to Come

Since I founded Portal Solutions in 2002, the mission has always been to be the leading provider of digital workplace...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on May 10, 2016 11:58:48 AM
Top 10 Features All Modern Social Intranets Must Have

We know that every business has its own set of unique goals and objectives; it's the reason why we urge our clients to take...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Apr 26, 2016 9:30:00 AM
Is the Intranet as a Service Pricing Model Right for My Organization?

If you're considering adopting an intranet as a service solution, you probably know it's predicted to be the future of the...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Apr 21, 2016 12:48:00 PM
Are Turnkey Intranet Solutions the Future of Collaboration?

It seems like there isn't a day that goes by that I can turn on my computer without being confronted with yet another...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Apr 7, 2016 9:29:00 AM
Why Are Evergreen Intranets as a Service Gaining in Popularity?

Like the foliage of an evergreen tree, an evergreen intranet as a service solution stays fresh season after season. Rather...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Apr 5, 2016 9:17:00 AM
Can Intranet as a Service Solutions Be Customized?

Ready-to-go intranet as a service solutions are becoming increasingly popular and for good reason. They provide most of the...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Apr 1, 2016 9:07:00 AM
4 Reasons Why Intranet as a Service Is the Future of Corporate Intranets

When Salesforce became the first large-scale provider of Software as a Service (SaaS), an exciting new trend was born. And...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Mar 30, 2016 9:28:11 AM
The 5 Real Reasons Your Intranet Solution Is Failing

You started out with the best of intentions. You wanted to deploy an intranet solution to improve communication and...

Daniel Cohen-Dumani
By Daniel Cohen-Dumani on Mar 25, 2016 2:41:57 PM