Every organization looking to establish an intranet faces this question: Buy it, or build it?
There are advantages and challenges with either option.
You might choose an out-of-the-box product that you can quickly deploy and delegate it to non-IT or technical-related staff.
Building an intranet entails customizing it to fit your specific environment through consulting services and a lengthy implementation period.
To ensure that you are making the right decision, ask yourself:
If you answered “yes” to most of these questions, consider buying an intranet. Doing so involves a lower total cost of ownership, smart delegation for multiple site owners and out-of-the-box functionality that translates to a short installation and implementation period.
If you answered “no” to most of the above questions, take a look at these: