Bonzai Intranet Blog

The Top 10 Intranet Features

I’ve been in the intranet space for nearly 10 years now and a lot has changed. When I first entered, the majority of intranets were custom built on SharePoint. They often took years to develop and over a million dollars […]

How an Oil & Gas Giant Increased Productivity With Bonzai Intranet

Source Energy Services is the largest Canadian owned integrated supplier and distributor of Tier 1 frac sand in Canada. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, they employ 260 staff in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Wisconsin and Texas. Prior to implementing Bonzai Intranet, Source […]

What to Consider When Moving to SharePoint Online

Are you currently using SharePoint On-premise or considering a move to Office 365 online? Considering the vast benefits of migrating to the cloud and the fact that 93% of organizations are using cloud technology, there is a good chance you […]

How to Create a Plan in Office 365 Planner

Microsoft has just released the new Office 365 Planner. This is a fantastic new tool for task management which transformed the way we manage teamwork at Bonzai Intranet. Here is how to create a new Plan in Office 365 Planner.

5 Reasons for a SharePoint Intranet

SharePoint is the Market Leader Starting out as a document management system in 2001, Microsoft SharePoint added web content publishing capabilities in 2003. At the time, there were only four leading players in the market alongside SharePoint—Oracle, Plumtree, and Epicentric. […]

Office 365 Planner Best Practices

If you haven’t heard, Microsoft recently added Office 365 Planner to their application suite. Rolled out worldwide, anyone under Enterprise E1-E5, Business Essentials, Premium and Education subscription plans should now have access to Planner. Designed as an easy-to-use tool for […]

What is Nintex?

Developed by Australian entrepreneurs, Brian Cook and Brett Campbell, Nintex is a workflow automation solution. Primarily used for SharePoint and Office 365, Nintex helps companies in 90 different countries automate processes on and between leading enterprise content management systems.  

Migrating from Company Newsletter to Intranet: Tips and Tricks

Many of companies we work with are migrating away from the company newsletter to a company Intranet. On average, knowledge workers spend 7 hours per week reading, sorting and reply to email. This equates to 54 days per year and […]

Can an Intranet Improve Your Corporate Culture?

In rapidly changing business environments, corporate culture is the glue that holds organizations together. Top executives believe that corporate culture is a key force that drives value creation and the success or failure of an organizations. To corroborate this statement, […]

3 Reasons Why Your CEO Wants an Intranet

We are nearly half the way through 2016 and CEOs have some cause for concern. While the job market has been booming at a rate as healthy as the 1990’s, US GDP has increased by a measly 0.5% annual growth […]

5 Ways SharePoint 2016 Will Improve the Workplace

Yesterday I wrote about the four cautionary points on the Future of SharePoint that myself and our team of SharePoint experts feel are noteworthy.  Getting that I aside, I am pleased to write in a more positive tone, on the five ways that […]

The (Uncensored) Future of SharePoint

On May 4, Microsoft held an event to announce the Future of SharePoint with the coming availability of SharePoint Server 2016. Without a doubt, the shiny announcement was impressive and heralded excitement from our team here at Bonzai Intranet.