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Articles, training courses, and reports about intranets and intranet portals based on Nielsen Norman Group research.

Intranet Users Stuck at Low Productivity


Although intranet design is improving, it hasn't kept pace with increased complexity in enterprise requirements, so measured usability is down slightly.

Intranet Usability: The Trillion-Dollar Question


The average mid-sized company could gain $5 million per year in employee productivity by improving its intranet design to the top quartile level of a cross-company intranet usability study. The return on investment? One thousand percent or more.

The Canonical Intranet Homepage


Intranet homepages have become very similar in their basic layout. Intranets that look the same can nonetheless differ drastically in usability due to different features and content.

Intranet Usability Guidelines: Findings from User Testing of 42 Intranets


Increase employee intranet usage and productivity by following these 782 design and management guidelines (in 9 volumes) based on behavioral research with 42 different intranets from around the world. Save 48% when you purchase all 9 volumes together.

Vol. 01: Research Overview and How to Run Your Own Studies
Vol. 02: Accessing the Intranet: Address, Homepage, and Personalization
Vol. 03: HR Benefits, Forms, and Employee Self-Service Features
Vol. 04: Communications: News, Newsletters, and Social Features
Vol. 05: Information about People, Teams, Departments, and the Company (Incl. Corporate Policies)
Vol. 06: Searching the Intranet and the Employee Directory
Vol. 07: Navigation and Page Layout
Vol. 08: Content Management and Supporting Multiple Locations and Languages
Vol. 09: Managing the Intranet and Teams

Intranet Usability Shows Huge Advances


Measured usability improved by 44% compared to our last large-scale intranet study. The new research identified 5 times the previous number of intranet design guidelines.

10 Best Intranets of 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.

2014 Intranet Design Annual


This 314-page report presents the best-practice case studies of this year's 10 best intranets. Take a look at innovative ideas and solutions that you can use for inspiration. 

10 Best Intranets of 2002


This year's winning intranet designs emphasized integrated support of international offices, long development times (two years on average), one-stop start-up screens and single sign-in, and usability testing of interfaces for content contributors.

Intranet Design Annual: 2013


This 373-page report presents best practice case studies of 2013’s 10 best intranets. Take a look at innovative ideas and solutions, which you can use for inspiration.

10 Best Intranets of 2008


Consistent design and integrated IA are becoming standard on good intranets. This year's winners focused on productivity tools, employee self-service, access to knowledgeable people (as opposed to 'knowledge management'), and better-presented company news.

Intranet Design Trends and Best Practices


Enterprise UX strategies to increase employee productivity, communication, and satisfaction

  • Learn essential design elements and key characteristics of well-designed, successful intranets
  • Review best practices in the design process for deriving successful intrants that support the enterprise
  • Examine examples of good designs through screenshots and case studies of intranets, which are usually protected behind the organization’s firewall
  • Benchmark your intranet’s usability against others