You may want to send this post to your Intranet Manager, theres some good resources listed below. In my web career Ive been on the core team or managed 4 enterprise Intranets, so I find this pretty interesting.
Nielsens 10 best Intranet or 2007 Report
I originally saw this link from Danielas thoughts. Jakob Nielsen and folks have provided yet another annual report on the 10 Best Intranets of 2007. If youve budget to purchase the $174 version, its available for purchase.
I enjoy the analysis of reports like this, as Intranet managers operate in silos, and are often not able to view other companys intranets to see whats out there.
I would suggest that this title is inappropriately named, as its truly not the 10 best intranets for the following reasons: 1) Only companies that volunteered for the study were involved. 2) The best intranet should be determined by the users, not a third party analyst. 3) Since its named the best for 2007, how is the report accounting for the other 11 months that have not yet passed?
With that said, this great report could be greater if it were named 10 Case Studies of Forward Moving Intranets. Im not the only one offering analysis on the report check out what Read Write Web group has commented. Do you think Nielsen group is condescending to the whole Web 2.0 movement?
List of Apps that can make your Intranet read and writable
Zoli has discovered some intranet applications that can added to the Enterprise Intranet deployment. Theres a whole voting thing going on at the innovation creators site, where theyve listed out web applications (and you can vote too) that can help Intranets become more read and write.
I dont think the voting mechanism is important, and you shouldnt place too much weight on the result, as I suspect that the vendors will ask all their friends to help them vote, so please dont take it seriously, the real benefit is that hes created an index that you can now learn more about for deployment.
Even with that said, A few weeks ago, I predicted (my opinion alone) that BlogTronix will give Sharepoint a run for its money.