Half the battle of deploying a great intranet resides in laying down the right foundations.


These key steps are often overlooked, yet can dramatically affect the outcome.

As many intranet project managers before you will attest to, effective planning can be the difference between an actively engaged community of intranet users and another deserted legacy system!

This comprehensive guide will equip you with best practices and insights to properly plan, deploy and launch your intranet!

Key takeaways

  • Crafting a detailed plan including creating smart goals to user personas
  • Step-by-step process for deploying your intranet
  • Our best tips for creating excitement during and beyond launch

Who are Elcom?

Our Digital Transformation Platform, Elcom, is the backbone of over 1,000 successful global intranet, digital workplace, website and portal deployments, and we are proud to call it our own. We design with our customers in mind; offering both out-of-the-box and custom built solutions. With a feature rich platform, a REST API and an SDK for integrating with external platforms, the ability to add unlimited users at no extra cost, and a full-service team of project managers, designers, developers, customer success and support specialists on hand, you can be sure your site will evolve with your needs.

It’s a strong and stable CMS platform with a great team of support staff working alongside you, guiding you through implementing the intranet you want.

Chris Panagiotou, IT Manager
Forty Winks

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