Filed under: Intranets
Intranet redesigns can be seen as the cure-all for an intranet’s ills, and many intranets will certainly benefit from a significant overhaul. But if the redesign has come about due to a lack of focus, general neglect and poor content management, then a redesign alone will not be sufficient to revitalise the intranet offering.
Designing in the right direction
Intranets can lose their direction for any number of reasons. Some principal ones include:
- the organisational landscape changes significantly due to growth, mergers or change in overall direction
- the intranet becomes a casualty of its own success with expectations exceeding original scope
- there are multiple owners without a single focus to align disparate stakeholder needs
[July article by Stephen Byrne, read the full article]