Intranet Design Annual: 2014

Part of Series: Past Intranet Design Annuals
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Get an inside look at the 10 best intranet designs of 2014 — this 314-page report is the only place to find this information, with 144 full-color screenshots of before and after designs, which are usually protected behind the organization’s firewall.

Comprehensive case studies and detailed best practices keep you up-to-date on current trends and challenges that you can use to improve your own intranet design.

The winning intranets were chosen by expert review based on design and usability, from a field of hundreds of nominations.

Article: 10 Best Intranets of 2014


  • Tips for incorporating successful design patterns and best practices into your intranet
  • Responsive design on intranets 
  • Mobile considerations
  • Agile development
  • Persistent right rail
  • Functional footers
  • Search: Global, local, and people
  • Streamlining megamenus
  • Filmstrips and carousels
  • Flat design
  • Communicative carousels
  • Helpful team sections and collaboration spaces
  • Visual design to support the brand and desired tone
  • Powerful images and photographs
  • Continued integration and evolution of social tools
  • Effectively coaxing employees to update their profiles, and comment on articles
  • Change management
  • Governance structures to maintain design gains
  • Methods and technologies used to achieve the vision within an organization's framework
  • Early wireframing to aid development and buy-in
  • SharePoint advice

2014 Winners

  • Abt Associates, Inc., a global research firm (US)
  • Air New Zealand, an airline (New Zealand)
  • Allianz Australia, an insurance company (Australia)
  • AMP, a wealth-management company (Australia)
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF), an international financial and economic organization of 187 countries (US)
  • Mayo Clinic, a not-for-profit group medical practice of physicians, scientists, and researchers (US)
  • National Geographic, a non-profit scientific institution (US)
  • Ooredoo, a communications company (Qatar)
  • triptic, an online communications agency (The Netherlands)
  • WellPoint, a healthcare solutions provider (US) 

These intranets supported from 20 to 61,000 employees, and the average size was 11,600 employees.

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