An Intranet is a
practical implementation of Internet technology within your company.
Intranets empower your employees with an easy and inexpensive way to
search for documents, retrieve vital information quickly,
collaborate via group networking, maintain and update databases, and
facilitate training all via a password protected access to your
company-wide web. All information is securely stored behind a
firewall, and only those people with proper authorization can access
Implementing an Intranet
can enormously reduce your printing and distribution costs for
internal documents, especially those time-sensitive documents which
require constant updating. Once an item is updated, it is instantly
available to anyone within the firewall. Interoffice memos, paper
shuffling, and multiple copies of documents become vestiges of the
Employee training becomes
less expensive and time-consuming using Intranet technology. The
expense of training manuals is eradicated. Your employees are
afforded the opportunity to expand their horizons without being
absent from work to attend seminars and external conferences. They
can learn in smaller units which will fit nicely into their daily
agenda, and the employer can be assured that the training matches
the company's needs and requirements.
email, sharing programs, even the utilization of Net meetings are
other advantages of Intranets. You may choose to include valued
clients in your Intranet, as well, to facilitate in the ordering of
supplies or in the expediting of services.
Whether or not your
company has a presence on the World-Wide Web, an Intranet can be an
effective and money-saving tool. In this day of downsizing, an
Intranet has the capacity to lessen your company's financial outlay
on paper, printing, and distribution of internal documents and,
thereby, freeing up your capital for more profitable investments.