Check List for Development of an Intranet Site
This is the process that you must undertake when you are setting up a new intranet site, orextensively upgrading an existing site.
Goal: Complete a planDefine the project owner Project owner definedDefine goals and limitations Goals and limitations definedDefine project team Project team definedDefine time frameTime frame definedPlan in place
2. Content and functionality
Goal: Complete informationarchitecture, navigation and contenttemplatesPrepare workshop Workshop plannedComplete workshop Workshop completedQuality control workshop afterthe factSum up workshop with reportthat includes sketches ofarchitecture, navigation andcontentReport in placeCirculate the report amongdecision-makersReceive feedback and makenecessary changesEstablish consensus around thereport in the organizationReport approved by all relevantpartiesA report that includes an informationarchitecture, navigation and contenttemplates in place
3. Establish information owners
Goal: Determine who shall haveresponsibility for uploading andmaintaining information on thepages or in the sectionsMake an information ownershipmatrix based on results from theworkshopInformation owner matrix completeEnsure that all relevant peopleunderstand their responsibilitiesvis-a-vis the information ownermatrixInformation owner matrix recognizedby staff and acceptedClarify which resources arenecessary for publishing andmaintenanceResources clarifiedEnsure that the necessarypositions and work force isavailable to take on each taskManagement accepts allocation ofresources