Great intranets come in many forms, and often look and feel different from one to another. There are, however, some common threads that link some of the great intranets: executive sponsorship, secure governance (and ownership), and great content, supported by solid content management.
A look at some of the great intranets on display at the 2017 Digital Workplace & Intranet Global Forum conference reveals some common themes about the importance of governance, executive sponsorship, content, and a simple approach to user experience design.
According to intranet consultants, Prescient Digital Media, a great intranet has five key ingredients:
- Executive sponsorship
- Detailed governance
- Advanced search
- Rigorous content management
- Great content
See and read about some of best intranets on the planet in the column Great Intranets: Cisco, GoDaddy, Merck, PNM Resources