Patty Caya is a writer and researcher with Nielsen Norman Group, where she has co-authored the Intranet Design Annuals since 2008 and authored several other intranet-related research reports. She is an experienced content strategist and interaction designer and has consulted for many of Boston’s top digital agencies, leading Web and intranet development projects as well as usability testing, research, and design initiatives. Her client work spans a wide range of industries, from media and entertainment to non-profits and NGOs.
January 4, 2015
Intranet teams continue to grow, streamline processes, and produce innovative designs. Some feature trends include: responsive design, search filters, flat design, and megamenus.
June 29, 2014
Enterprise portals today drive usage with helpful applications, soar with role-based personalization, and employ a variety of user research methods, but lag in mobile optimization.
January 5, 2014
Intranet team sizes continue to grow at a slow but steady pace, while smaller organizations are producing the best intranets. Focusing on Agile development and wireframing methods, intranet teams are completing design and deployment within much shorter timeframes.