Intranet Development and Design that Works

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Making information available and easy to find is the objective of designing a good web site. A company's Intranet typically provides a great deal of information to its employees in an effort to help them better perform their jobs. If the information is available but is difficult to locate, the usefulness of this information is diminished. Sandia National Laboratories performed a redesign of its home page and has obtained a successful design which enables its employees to locate information quickly and efficiently. Three phases of usability testing were conducted to develop and optimize the home page. This paper will discuss ... continued below

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BACA,BOBBY G. & CASSIDY,ANDREA L. September 9, 1999.

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  • Sandia National Laboratories
    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Making information available and easy to find is the objective of designing a good web site. A company's Intranet typically provides a great deal of information to its employees in an effort to help them better perform their jobs. If the information is available but is difficult to locate, the usefulness of this information is diminished. Sandia National Laboratories performed a redesign of its home page and has obtained a successful design which enables its employees to locate information quickly and efficiently. Three phases of usability testing were conducted to develop and optimize the home page. This paper will discuss the redesign of the Intranet home page and describe how usability studies were used to help ensure a usable design.

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OSTI as DE00014007

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  • Human Factors and Ergonomics 43th Meeting, Houston, TX (US), 09/27/1999--10/01/1999

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  • Report No.: SAND99-2338C
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 14007
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc623783

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BACA,BOBBY G. & CASSIDY,ANDREA L. Intranet Development and Design that Works, article, September 9, 1999; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc623783/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.