Filed under: Intranets
Designing website is easy. Want to see what the leading companies are doing with their sites? Open them up in your browser. Want to know current best practices? Browse a selection of sites, and look for patterns.
In comparison, designing intranets is much harder. By definition they are hidden inside organisations, and teams struggle to find good examples.
This makes it much harder to learn from the experiences of others, and to cherry-pick elements from a range of other sites.
One of the key objectives of many teams is therefore to see other intranet screenshots. While hard, it is not impossible.
Broadly speaking, there are three main ways of getting access to intranet screenshots: from published reports, by connecting up with other teams, and by attending events.
There are two major published resources that are invaluable for intranet teams, and both are end products of annual intranet competitions.
[March article, read the full article]