One of the notable trends within intranets is the move to mobile: the ability to access intranet content and function in a webpage or app format. For many businesses, it’s seen as the next obvious frontier and a great way to engage a larger enterprise audience. But to consider mobile intranet as just simply a way of broadening access is to miss a trick. Embedded in nearly every smartphone these days are GPS chips and gyroscopes (and soon NFC) which provide new intranet opportunities: in short, your current intranet knows who you are, your skills and when you’re available, but through a mobile phone, it will shortly know where you are and, curiously, which way up you’re standing!
So how might these new features be used on an intranet? Here are a few ideas.Read More