3 tips for naming your intranet

Here are guidelines for devising the ideal moniker for your employee hub, starting with soliciting staffers’ input. As a bonus, there are 15 examples of names you might emulate.

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Getting an intranet is an exciting time for your organization.

What’s even more exciting is customizing your intranet so it’s an engaging space for your employees to gather resources, upload documents, stay up to date on company news and learn about their colleagues.

A key part to driving intranet adoption is selecting a name for your intranet. To increase adoption and engagement rates, your intranet name should be memorable and relatable to your employees.

Generic intranet titles such as CompanyConnect, CompanyNet or simply “CompanyName” don’t inspire employees. Remember, with creativity comes a sense of community.

Below are three steps to naming your intranet, followed by 15 intranet monikers for inspiration.

1. Hold a naming contest.

If you want your employees to embrace your intranet, make them part of the process by launching a naming contest.

Many of our clients have found employees engage more with their intranet when they were a part of the naming process, such as New Seasons Market’s intranet: The Pantry.

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