Posts tagged 'intranets'

Plone Intranet talk at Plone Open Garden 2014, Sorrento

This is a talk I gave at Plone Open Garden 2014 on the Plone Intranet project. This is a collaborative project to develop an enhance platform for intranets on top of Plone

Plone and Single-Sign On - Active Directory and the Holy Grail

These are the slides of a talk I gave on Single Sign On in Plone via Active Directory using netsight.windowsauthplugin

Online Information 2011: Global and Social A case study of the implementation of a large-scale social intranet

Belron International is the global parent company of brands such as Autoglass and Carglass. With a turnover of nearly €3bn, they employ 25,000 people in 32 countries, repairing or replacing a windscreen every 3 seconds.

In 2007 the organisation developed an intranet based on the Open Source CMS Plone. This year the intranet was extended and re-focussed to add a range of social media functions to integrate with (and enhance) the existing suite of content management and workflow tools.

Over 5 years the intranet has evolved to provide features that are used on a daily basis by all functions within the organisation. The challenge with the introduction of ’social’ content creation and collaboration has been to manage and integrate these new ways of working into established processes.

In this talk we will show how a large, multinational organisation has overcome the common concerns relating to social media in the enterprise, including governance, loss of control and the risks of reliance on services outside the firewall. Once these concerns are mitigated, the social media model can be used to drive ...