What is the role of the intranet within the digital workplace?

16 November 2022

As teams shift more attention to the wider digital workplace and delivering a more all-encompassing experience, and intranets take on more capability, inevitably the question of what a digital workplace as opposed to an intranet is can become blurred.

Integrations between the intranet and different applications can also make it hard to know exactly where an intranet stops and a digital workplace starts.

While this may not sound as if it particularly matters to your users, the question of exactly what role the intranet plays in the digital workplace is a highly relevant one that all teams should be exploring.

Download our free whitepaper to understand the differences between intranets and digital workplaces, why intranets are a key component and the role they play, which includes topics such as communications and content, search, change management and adoption.

This insight whitepaper also references other useful DWG resources where you can further your reading.


This whitepaper is available as a free download. Please refer to the DWG Research Terms & Conditions of Usage before downloading.

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About DWG research

The Digital Workplace Group (DWG) carries out research into best practice in intranet and portal deployment. Covering the hottest topics in the intranet world, the studies we undertake are rooted in practical examples from among DWG member organizations as well as leading non-member companies. The results of this in-depth research act as a basis for decision-making, a source of ideas, and the basis for rich interactions between participants at DWG meetings. Generally, members are given exclusive access to our findings, although we do from time to time make a report available to non-members.

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