These days, web site design is all about frameworks and it’s difficult to ignore the fact that many of the most popular web frameworks implement some sort of an MVC or Model View Controller website architecture. The purpose of this blog post is to explain, why MVC is such a good fit for the web, including intranets, and why it is a good idea, no matter the platform you are developing on, to spend some time researching MVC frameworks before starting development. Read more
As a marketing consultant, I have worked with dozens of companies on their public facing websites. The are many factors that come to play to develop an aesthetically pleasing and user-friendly site, regardless of whether the site is a public website or intranet site. A primary factor that requires detailed planning and consideration is the foundation of your site, the information architecture.
Working with clients here these past six months at Intranet Connections, I’ve seen the same common information architecture problems with intranet sites as I have seen for years on public facing websites. Therefore, I wanted to provide some parallel pitfalls to avoid when designing your information architecture for either your intranet or public website: Read more
Working the front lines on Support at Intranet Connections, I get to see first-hand the many intranet ideas our clients deploy through the different tools available in our intranet platform. While we are an out-of-the-box solution which requires no back-end customization, by no means are any of our clients’ intranets the same. Read more