When you are doing any work, you are mostly focused on difficult tasks and often forget about the simple things. It is possible to identify four common mistakes during launching enterprise portal. These four steps lead to successful performance of the enterprise portal both at launch and it starts functioning.
- Existing content
We must not forget about the already existing content. After all, it will also need to migrate to a new enterprise portal. And the first thing you should do is to review and audit your existing content. It is useful to understand what this content is, where it is stored, what format and size it has. Then start drawing your information architecture. Do not introduce unwanted or outdated content.
- New content
Consider your new content. You will need to fill up your website. Do not forget that the website requires constant updating. If the page does not start changing, users will disconnect very quickly from the site.
Management is the most important thing. Without control platform may fail and go in the wrong direction. In order to have everything under control, you just have to follow some steps. First, assign content owners and content manager. Then agree on the allowed content. It is worth noting that the intranet should be developed in accordance to your business, so keep the channels of communication between users and intranet custodians. You need to create a mechanism for feedback.
Training of content authors is a key task, as they will be the driving force of the platform. Presentations are better suited for this. They represent to users new tool. It is also the creation of training videos and user guides with examples of usage of the content.