Well-made intranet offers boundless opportunity

Whether launching a new site or revamping the old, design tips help HR create a site staff will return to
By Cathy Ledden and Brenda McKinney
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/07/2005

In an increasingly wired world, a growing number of organizations are establishing company intranet sites.

The web and intranet tools help get messages out in a timely manner while supporting ease of access. As well, such tools can be highly interactive and provide employees with opportunities to raise questions or give feedback. Such electronic dialogue is essential in keeping a site fresh, relevant, interesting and current.

The potential reach of intranet sites continues to grow, as many employees have Internet access (and sometimes access to the company intranet) from home. And employees on the road can access company information through their laptops or personal digital assistant.