The 10 best corporate intranets have been named by marketing company Nielsen Norman Group.
Nielsen arrived at its Intranet Design Annual 2006: The Year’s 10 Best Intranets based on the best intranet design and the functions offered, including user blogging features.
Nielsen listed the US’s Capital One, IBM, Merrill Lynch and Staples among the best intranets.
It also praised Germany's Altana Pharma and Metro Group, and the UK’s O2 and Vodafone.
Allianz Australia Insurance and Bank of Ireland were also listed among the best 10 intranets.
Nielsen pointed out that the best intranets support mobile access, including optimising them for RIM’s Blackberry push e-mail system, which can also be used to access corporate applications.