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Intranets are difficult to get right

Businesses can find it challenging to create a successful intranet that is simple to use, cost effective to implement and quick to configure to a business’s requirements.

  • There are many challenges in starting from scratch.
  • Expensive from both a time and money perspective.
  • It is risky that it may not work as it is unproven.
  • Hard to keep current and relevant.
  • Difficult to configure.
  • SharePoint is a platform, not a solution.

Sproket makes intranets easy!

  • Sproket comes loaded with functionality that can be easily tailored to your business needs.
  • Sproket is easy to install, responsive and intuitive, allowing you to roll out your intranet in a short period of time at a fraction of the cost of a custom solution.
  • Sproket is easy to configure and requires no technical expertise.
  • Built on the Microsoft SharePoint platform, Sproket is a ready-made intranet solution for Microsoft SharePoint 2013, 2016 and Office 365. As Microsoft continues to release new features you can rest assure that Sproket will leverage these new capabilities.
  • With a growing feature set you can ensure your intranet stays modern and ahead of your competitors. With Sproket, organisations can implement a feature-rich, mobile-ready, custom-branded intranet in a matter of days. Sproket leverages our experience in developing hundreds of SharePoint intranets.
  • Sproket is backed by our Australian based support team that ensures your intranet stays running optimally. It gives you access to all the latest features we release. Find out more about our updates.

Microsoft Intranet Portal

Redmond and Melbourne may be far apart geographically, but when it comes to technological innovation, Sproket has spanned the divide.

With an intranet system built on a backbone of Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365, Sproket had developed the ideal intranet-in-a-box package to suit the Australian business environment. Read More

Using Sproket lets you achieve more, see faster results, and save the time and effort that would need to be invested in developing an intranet independently.

Why intranets are good

One of the questions managers who come from non-technical backgrounds sometimes ask is "Why do we need an intranet when we have a perfectly good Internet?"

That's a good question because it addresses the fact that on the surface there doesn't appear to be a lot of difference between an intranet and the Internet. Yet the difference between these two technologies, while they're based on the same fundamentals, could not be more important.

A website on the Internet is intended for sharing information about your organization with the public. An intranet, on the other hand, is for sharing all the information within an organization that really doesn't need to be made public and most likely shouldn't be made public.

In a nutshell, it's an IP zone fenced off from the rest of the Internet and not able to be accessed by the public at large. In fact it's very presence is masked from them. This in no way impairs the ability of those working within the organization to access the Internet (unless you purposely block such access), but provides an extra layer of protection against external threats.

Other advantages of intranets

One important feature of an intranet is that it helps improve individual accountability. If, for example, you have an important document that everyone in the organization is required to read, you can more easily keep track of who has actually done so.

In certain types of businesses, particularly in the heavy industries, worksite inductions are mandatory, plus many businesses also have mandatory OH&S instruction, task-specific training tutorials, and so on. Making this information accessible in video form via your intranet is the most efficient way to ensure everyone who needs access to the information has access to it. Also, as mentioned, you can check that mandatory content has been accessed.

This approach to training offers many advantages over traditional group training methods, including that it can be completed individually without the need for large segments of the workforce to be away from their stations.

Intranets can also be made to function as internal social media platforms. When this is done well, it can assist in keeping employee focus internal and task-oriented, instead of external and self-oriented.

Teams are more effectively able to collaborate on important projects, document sharing is a breeze, and enables the possibility of providing digitized document libraries. This latter function reduces the dependency on traditional paper filing (along with associated savings on stationery) and eliminates the need for anyone to leave their desk to retrieve paper documents.

These are just a few examples among the many more benefits that intranets can provide.

Find out more

You can get more information by contacting Sproket today on 1300 777 653, or by leaving a message on our contact form.

Sproket provides cloud based intranet, out of the box. Our team provides custom solutions to suit your business needs. Check out our examples or contact us on 1300 777 653

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Frequently Asked Questions

Sproket runs on SharePoint 2013 Standard & Enterprise, SharePoint 2016 Standard & Enterprise and all Office 365 SharePoint editions.
Yes. Sproket is will display very well on all modern smart phones and will adjust to suite different aspect ratios. Note that if you are hosting SharePoint on premise your SharePoint environment must be accessible externally.
You can install any third party SharePoint add-ins without limitation. Obviously we cannot support those products and any issues with the products will need to be directed to the product vendors.
Sproket can be installed all by yourself if you wish from the Sproket Management Portal. Your Sproket intranet will be installed in under 20 minutes.

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