Thanks to all of you who have been following along this four part series on best practices in intranets. Now in this final installment, it’s time to talk about how to manage it all: intranet governance.
When you think of a website redesign, what comes to mind? Is it a new look and feel only? Does it include updated functionality? What about backend updates? Where is the line between updating a site and starting over with a new one? Everyone seems to have their own definition.
In part one of this blog series, we established how intranets standardize work processes and connect employees to others who can help them do their jobs. In part two, we looked at some of the best search, personalization, communications, training and support features of effective intranets. Yet another prime feature of great intranets is the opportunity for collaboration and recognition.
Intranets exist to help standardize work processes and connect people to others who can help them succeed. In part one of this series, we noted that all the content and features of your intranet must deliver business and strategic value. In today’s post, we look specifically at some features found in the best intranets.
As an interactive designer, I work with clients everyday, sorting out the nitty gritty of how to present information on a page in order to sell a product or service. It’s a privilege to collaborate on client projects, and it’s rewarding. But sometimes designers are misunderstood, and we don’t always have the opportunity to explain why and how we do what we do. So if you’ve ever wondered what your designer was thinking, here are five possibilities..