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Cardinals: Take a Sneak Peek at New

January 31, 2022

Later this spring, the College will launch a new intranet for employees and students complete with a “This Week at Fisher” feature, a front-and-center events calendar, and quick access to resources across campus. Starting today, members of the campus community can take a sneak peek and offer feedback as the site continues to be developed in the coming months.

In summer 2021, the Office of Marketing and Communications held three focus group sessions—two with faculty and staff and one with students—to learn more about their current use of, most relied upon apps in the Launchpad, barriers to usage, and overall satisfaction. The focus groups also revealed more about desired features and content by both groups.

The findings paved the way to the design and structure of the new intranet with the goals of enhancing internal communications practices across the College, improved information and document search capability and experience for all internal stakeholders – which will come later this spring, increased visibility of news and events, and continued access to the Launchpad resources including FisherLink, Fish’R’Net, Blackboard, Google Apps, and more.

To explore the beta version of, sign in to the current version and look for the message at the top with a link to the new design and a link to the feedback form. The Marketing and Communications team will also host user experience sessions with targeted groups throughout the spring semester to gain additional insights.