All posts by Sharon O'Dea


intranet vendor profiles series round-up

We’re regularly asked for advice on choosing the right intranet platform – but given there’s only four of us, we haven’t got experience of the wide range of products out there. So we invited key intranet vendors to answer our questions, to give you a [read more]


Vendor Profile: Jive

The Intranetizen team are often asked advice about intranet vendors that supply software and hardware solutions to run your intranet. Whilst we have 35 years of blue-chip intranet experience between us, in common with many intranet practitioners, we have relatively limited experience of the 200+ [read more]


My ugly intranet: a call for submissions

We’ve all seen the case studies showing beautifully-executed intranet projects, with their perfect UX, top-notch features and stylish design. But what’s hidden in the dark recesses of your intranet? Or those other intranets you don’t like to talk about? We’re looking for examples of intranet pages [read more]

Is your intranet award winning?

We’ve all heard the spiel about the digital workplace improving every corner of your business, transforming the way employees work. Intranets, we’re told, are a productivity engine, making everyone’s life a little easier. Yet despite this, intranets rarely get much attention from bigwigs. And when they [read more]

Top ten tips for intranet search

Search is one of the most useful features on an intranet – but it’s also one of the most complained-about. A poor search function doesn’t just mean users can’t find the content they want; it reduces user confidence in the whole intranet. Pages of irrelevant, [read more]

IntraTeam 2012 round-up

Last week your intrepid bloggers, Luke and Sharon, jetted off to Copenhagen for a conference put on by Scandinavian intranet specialists IntraTeam. The IntraTeam Event, now in its fifth year, brought together intranet specialists from across Europe and further afield for three days of talks and [read more]

Are these really the 10 best intranets of 2012?

This month saw the publication of Neilsen Norman Group’s intranet design annual. Over the past 12 years, this annual snapshot has charted the evolution of intranets from the unloved stepchild of the web family to business-critical tool. Intranetizen takes a look at some of the [read more]

Networking for intranet managers

Intranet Management can be a lonely occupation. Even in larger organisations, there’s rarely more than one or two people with Intranets as their sole responsibility, while in smaller companies it falls to internal comms or someone in the web team. If you need others to [read more]