Your vegan client has come over to view your long Powerpoint briefing, and now she’s hungry. Are you prepared?
Employees, contractors and customers aren’t robots. They need nourishment. An intranet may not be an instrument of conveyance, but it can be helpful where dining is concerned. An intranet can provide maps and menus for nearby restaurants — and pizza for late night meetings, brainstorming sessions or hackathons. Which facilities are feasible with a half-hour lunch? Have gluten-free, vegan menus?
Who knows, perhaps the company has negotiated discounts or obtained coupons. In suburban commute areas, shopping guidance might include nearby oil change facilities, or the best places to fill prescriptions or get a flu shot.
Public transportation information on intranets is the subject of a separate tip.