Interesting article from Andrew Wright What makes an intranet valuable - Part 1
Over 6,500 intranet end users from 20 different organisations have responded to the Worldwide Intranet Challenge (WIC). From these responses, we can gain a good understanding of how end users currently perceive intranets and what they think makes them valuable.
Based on article Staff being able to contribute and interact with the intranet’ is seen as the second least important quality of a valuable intranet by intranet end users. Interactive functionality such as wikis, blogs and discussion forums do not appear to be considered as important as the basics of an effective intranet, such as finding information and quality of content.