When planning a new intranet project in a company, you should always consult with the employee representatives group (sometimes called a works council or workers' council). As representatives of the employees, this group often attempts to prevent employee-specific data from being collected and analyzed (for example, performance measurements, such as the number of edits made, new pages created, etc.) Here, we provide an overview of Linchpin functions in this context, as well as some general recommendations.
|Network: Allows employees to follow users and see information about their activity in the system. More:||Critical|
|Task Report Macro: Provides an overview of tasks assigned to users in the system. In particular, Assigned to and Status could be critical. More:||Low risk|
|Custom User Search (CUP) Searches for users based on specific criteria, especially abilities and interests. More:||Unknown|
|Profile Completion Assistant (CUP): Prompts users to complete personal profile information. More:||Unknown|
|Activity Stream Gadget: Shows all activity within the system, and can be configured with a filter so that the activity of specific users is shown. More:||Critical|
|Site Statistics: Provides a basic analysis of the activity within the system, and can indicate which users are most active. More:||Low risk|