Questions tagged [intranet]

a computer network used to share information, operational systems, or computing services within an organization

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How do test/compare an existing function with prototypes

I want to compare an existing function in an existing solution (search filters not being seen and/or used on our corporate intranet) with one or two prototypes. What's the best way to this? How do I ...
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Business Software and Policies/Usage Hints

We use business software of all kind (CRM, ERP,...). There are lots of things to remember for fluent usage as keyboard shortcuts, company usage guidelines, colleagues hints, software manuals, internal ...
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Linking from public website to intranet: are staff an audience?

We get a lot of requests to link to our intranet from our public website. For example, the media releases section has a link to the intranet page for the media management team, basically so they can ...
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Intranet static menu: Below or above page banner?

I am currently working on a project to redesign a large organisation's intranet site. At present the project team is debating whether the site's static menu should appear below or above the banner. ...
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Is it a good practice to include a timestamp on an intranet portal?

I just want to know your opinion on having a timestamp in the header of an intranet portal.
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SharePoint Intranet: Choosing the right WebPart for Intranet Updates! Yammer VS Announcements

I'm setting up our intranet with SharePoint and the management wants me to set up a feed similar to Twitter on our homepage. Here are 2 scenarios I've considered, and I'd love to hear your thoughts: ...
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What are some techniques to avoid flow disruption during a complete redesign? [closed]

I'm working on a team that will be redesigning an internal website that's been live since the early 2000's. The design has not been updated in that time, only content. I'm wondering if there are any ...
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How to define a certain color code for an intranet? [closed]

I've been tasked with preparing a set of rules for the design standard of a collection of intranet modules. Most of these applications are already in production, and new ones are expected to be added ...
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How to derive intranet Maturity Model?

I am involved in a project for redesigning client's intranet. As a part of deliverable, client is looking for intranet maturity model. Does anyone have an idea what steps to follow while deriving this ...
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Progressive Disclosure: Accordions, Carousels, and Cards

I'm working on an internal business tool. It needs to be information dense, and our users are internal employees who undergo training, so if it comes down to it, we value efficiency over ...
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Best practice for leaving main site to go to Intranet

I work on a college website and I need to link to a faculty intranet from the navigation. This is a change from the current setup, so I'm just wondering if I need to warn the faculty that they are ...
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How to organize a collection of URLs on an intranet?

As in most big organizations there is a lot information to be found on the intranet but unfortunately most users have difficulty quickly finding what they are looking for. We do have a full text ...
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Intranet best practices - resources?

I am redesigning and restyling an intranet the first time. I looked at the Nielsen-Norman articles on the web (free version) and while I came across many papers talking about the major steps to take ...
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How do I make every user's data “the most important”?

I'm working on an internal website for our employees. [Apologies if this background is too vague, but this isn't a public-facing website.] This site tracks a huge amount of data made up of many ...
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What are good questions to ask when interviewing intranet users for persona development? [duplicate]

I'm part of an external team hired to improve a software engineering company's intranet. I have been tasked with developing a usable set of personas out of a pool of around 300 employees. The ...
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General site objectives for company intranet

I've implemented intranets to different companies and organizations for the past two years. They all have a similar approach with a start page witch has a news section a company calendar application ...
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What's the Friendliest 'Back' Button?

I am designing a social intranet and I'm in need of advice for a friendly, straight-forward 'back' button. Here's the context - user lands on a home page displaying priority content. There is a menu ...
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Design probes for intranet homepage design

I am preparing a workshop with 6-8 users to define functionality for an intranet homepage. The first part of this 3 hour exercise will be dedicated to discovering the "what". How would you shape ...
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What research method should I use to find Top Tasks for an intranet site?

A client recently asked me to find out users' top tasks on an intranet site for usability testing. It is hard to interview the users, so I advised them to create a survey with some open-ended ...
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How should a user exit an intranet web app with automatic login?

We have an administration tool which is a installed locally on a server and accessed through a browser with automatic log in using AD. When the user navigates to the page, they are automatically ...
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Should I have users look for stuff that isn't on my intranet? Testing when users give up

-This is why I'm asking. Skip to TLDR if you just want what I'm asking- We're in the early stages of getting ready for redesign of a massive messy intranet using modern design principles. One of the ...
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What is a good Intranet Experience in 2013? [closed]

I am researching Intranet pages, and so far I've only found generic, outdated articles, and close to no showcase examples (maybe not so strange since Intranet pages are internal?) Does anyone know ...
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Rating Corporate Content

Does anyone have experience with using user ratings in an intranet context? Using systems like SE or Reddit do that encourage users to post high quality content and identify content that is not useful?...
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How should a small team approach the redesign and relaunch a large, complex intranet? [closed]

I'm embarking on a redesign of a corporate intranet. The project will likely result in a complete structural overhaul of the site. However, the project team will be relatively small. This poses a ...
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How to show progress towards goal?

On our intranet we display some numbers for our employees so they can keep track of their performance goals. Currently it's just a table. We'd like something more visual, and this was the first ...
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Enterprise Social User Interview Questions?

I am in the process of creating a questionnaire for user interviews for a HUGE Enterprise Social Initiative where the end product is going to be an Intranet/ESocial application.I am trying to get some ...
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What's a better way to refer to an Intranet site?

I've found most of our users are totally unaware of the term, though it's plastered on the front page of our Intranet site and the desktop icon they use to get to the site is labeled "(Company) ...
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What is the best way to approach usability testing an intranet?

In my mind, the biggest difference between testing an intranet and a public website are the users. You know exactly who will be using the intranet, because they have to. The roles and tasks are ...
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What's the best position for the global navigation of an application within an intranet site that has its own global navigation?

I'm designing an interface for an application that is most likely going to sit within our intranet. Users will access it from our intranet and we feel that it will make their jobs easier if they have ...
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Piloting end-to-end UX process for IT staff on intranet

I have been asked the question today Will releasing a new intranet to IT staff before all other users be detrimental to future user groups? This is an enterprise intranet and it has been estimated ...
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Very simple Welcome page/menu vs functionality

I am writing a small intranet web app for ticket managing. Most users will only be able to create new tickets and search/consult tickets previously created by themselves. The question I have is what ...
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How do approaches for UX differ between intranets and normal websites?

I have been asked to offer advice for the development of an intranet for a large international company. The client will be developing the intranet in Sharepoint and is keen to use a user-centric ...