Whitepapers and Handouts
Prescient contributes to intranet best practices by publishing studies, whitepapers and handouts which we offer as complimentary downloads. Our goal is to help organizations understand the importance of Assessment, Planning and choosing the right technology when undertaking any intranet redevelopment project.
Studies & Whitepapers
|Download Great Intranets Whitepaper: From Design to Social
This complimentary, 39 page whitepaper was completed by Prescient Digital Media’s CEO and Founder, Toby Ward, in June 2014. It contains numerous best practice recommendations and considerations for great social intranets.
|Download Intranet Design Whitepaper (2013)
This complimentary, 31 page whitepaper was completed by Prescient Digital Media’s CEO and Founder, Toby Ward, in June 2013. It contains numerous best practice recommendations and considerations for transforming your intranet design into one that is engaging, easy-to-use and visually appealing.
|Download Social Intranet Study Report (2013) - Summary
This is the summarized version of the 2013 Social Intranet Study, conducted in late Fall 2012, with 651 participants from organizations of all types and sizes from across the planet. The study was led by Toby Ward, President, Prescient Digital Media.
|Download Social Intranet Study Report (2013) - Full
This is the complete and final version of the 2013 Social Intranet Study, conducted in late Fall 2012, with 651 participants from organizations of all types and sizes from across the planet. The study was led by Toby Ward, President, Prescient Digital Media.
|Download Information Architecture for Intranets Whitepaper (2012)
Learn the secrets to creating a successful intranet information architecture. This whitepaper is perfect for organizations currently considering an intranet redevelopment project that want to learn strategies for improving the structure, usability and navigation of their intranet or portal.
|Download SharePoint Governance Whitepaper (2012)
SharePoint has become a dominant force in the world of intranet technology and is changing the way organizations think about governing and managing an intranet. Download the free, 38 page white paper written by Prescient Digital Media in April 2012 dedicated to governing and managing SharePoint.
|Download The Social Intranet: Social Intranet Success Whitepaper (2012)
This whitepaper was prepared in response to the growing demand for information on how to make your intranet a "Social Intranet". Learn why social intranets are crucial to securing and engaging the workforce of the future.
|Download Choosing an Intranet Technology Platform Whitepaper (2011)
This 37 page whitepaper provides a perspective and an approach to evaluating intranet technology, understanding the marketplace, and the key vendors that power most of the world’s best intranets.
|Download Finding ROI: Appraising the Value of Intranet Investments
This whitepaper is one of the first and largest studies examining the Return on Investment of corporate intranets.
|The Social Intranet Infographic (2013)
The Social Intranet Infographic illustrates the three major components of a social intranet (people, process and technology). Download the full-size infographic image.
|Social Intranet Success Matrix (2012)
Prescient has prepared the Social Intranet Matrix in response to the growing demand for information on how to make your intranet a "Social Intranet". Download this matrix to find out what tools make an intranet a "social intranet" and determine how your own intranet measures up.
|Social Media in Health Organizations Checklist
The use of social media can have some great benefits to health organizations but the potential pitfalls are real and there needs to be a stepwise process to ensure a successful Web 2.0 strategy. Download this checklist to see the key steps health organizations need to take in order to create a successful Web 2.0 strategy.
|Good to Great Intranet Matrix
The Good to Great Intranet Matrix is based on Prescient’s experience with the planning, launching and management of intranets, and its unique intranet evaluation methodology that includes over 350 variables. Download the matrix to learn the differences between a good intranet and a great intranet.
|Social Media Checklist
Is your organization being discussed by bloggers? Do you even know how to find out? Discover social media's potential for your organization and receive helpful tips for managing your online reputation with our newly updated Social Media Checklist.
|Social Media and Internal Communications Checklist
Do you know how to roll-out social media internally? Download this checklist to learn the 10 most important steps to introducing social media behind the firewall to your colleagues and employees.