Developing an intranet for your organization is much more than just a technical project. Creating an internal portal is an exercise in the type of collaboration it is supposed to facilitate. This Project Guide will show you how to plan and launch an intranet that will get the job done.
A well-designed intranet can improve internal business processes, facilitate new levels of collaboration among employees, and improve morale across the entire company. However, a poorly conceived and executed intranet can stifle the flow of information and damage the reputation of management and the IT department.
This Project Guide applies the webWAVE development process developed by the project management experts at gantthead.com to the creation of an intranet. The webWAVE process considers the challenges faced by developers and IT managers who must deal with complicated issues such as cultural change, software distribution, security, data distribution and business process impacts.
This Project Guide includes four phases, some of which overlap.