Apr 09

Getting Into Intranets

“The intranet allows you to provide a lot of information to a fairly diverse audience easily,” says Tom Shea, vice president of sales and marketing at Logical Design Solutions, an intranet integrator firm in Boston, Mass. “It allows people very intuitive access to information that was previously difficult to get to.” And, he says, it allows you to access information in a way that can be updated rather quickly.

Shea adds, “It’s the ideal solution for a mobile sales force, or a diverse sales force that needs access to a lot of rapidly changing information.” Indeed, such corporate giants as AT&T, Tyson Foods, and Turner Broadcasting have begun using intranets.

A Single Information Source

Cadence Design Systems, a software-solutions company based in San Jose, California, knows the advantages an internal network can provide. As a result of changing