First Edition
Intranet Italia
The award for the best
Italian intranet projects
Event created by Giacomo Mason from Intranet Management,
part of Gruppo Ariadne Digital

Intranet Italia Champions:
join us by May 20, 2019!

Successful initiatives, innovative features, useful contents, effective design, daring experiments: the winner of the first edition of the Intranet Italia Champions could be just your company!

Did you manage an innovative project in the field of internal communication last year?

Have you made a good communication initiative or really explosive content inside your intanet?

Have you devised an interesting solution for collaboration, engagement or improvement of internal processes?

Have you created a functional and successful internal application?

If you want to share the results with colleagues from other companies, compare yourself and inspire them candidate your company for the award!

You don’t need to propose a great project, just need a small example of implementation within the intranet: information architecture, design, content, design, governance, social functions: in which of these areas have you been practiced?

Share your experience with us and propose your project. A couple of screenshots are enough to get started.

What is Intranet Italia Champions?

The Italia Intranet Champions (IIC) is an annual award given to companies that have implemented on their Intranet an initiative, a content, or an innovative and successful feature for the company and its employees. New ideas, useful and innovative content (or presented in a new way), engaging and participated initiatives, useful and well-designed services, features and innovative applications that have produced important results for the company and its employees.

The Intranet Italia Champions is promoted by Intranet Management, in collaboration with Intra2 and Ariadne Digital.

The prize concerns a total of 13 companies:

  • the 3 best projects will receive the 2019 prize
  • the 10 other projects that present elements of interest will be included in the "Intranet Italian Champions 2019" Report, which will be drawn up at the end of the initiative and which will describe in detail the best projects

You can submit your application for

The international jury of the Intranet Italia Champions will evaluate single features, contents or online services that make the difference within the organization and the intranet. The following elements (listed in non-exhaustive way) will then be taken into consideration:


Contents expecially useful, relevant, innovative or presented in a new way - for example: news, notices,documents, FAQs, infographics, information sheets (products, offices, people, sectors, etc.), video gallery, well-made training contents distributed via intranet on the various media (desktop, tablet, mobile, digital signage)


Special initiatives that have involved the company people in participatory modalities (e.g.: idea management, contest, crowdsourcing, community, Q&A etc.)


Innovative features with advanced design, such as: search systems, notification systems, filter systems, ways of interacting with employees, advanced profiling systems, personalization systems, personal pages, etc ...

Online services

Online services particularly advanced and useful for the corporate people with advanced design, such as: booking rooms, purchase equipment, ticketing systems, approval workflow, search for people, etc ...

Internal online applications

Useful, well designed, innovative and well integrated applications with the intranet, such as: HR applications, online training, business applications, order and warehouse management, etc ...

How to apply


Candidates must send an email by May 20, 2019 to the following address:


The email must contain:

Company name and number of members of the project/initiative
A description of the purpose, context of use, operations and elements most relevant for the content/initiative/ feature nominated for the prize
Minimum two high resolution screenshots of the content/initiative/feature nominated for the prize

If the application is deemed to be interesting, a member of the evaluation team will contact the company for an in-depth interview in order to examine the relevant points for well understanding the project, for example:

governance model
in depth analysis of the intranet that hosts contents/initiative/functionality nominated
process of realization of the content/initiative/functionality nominated (e.g. employee involvement, user centered design techniques, development sprints, etc ...)
results achieved and ROI achieved through the content/initiative/functionality that is nominated
lessons learned

At the end of the selection process, all companies will be contacted by e-mail and the result of the evaluation will be communicated:

  • winning project
  • project not winner but included among the cases in the Intranet Italia Champions 2019 Report
  • excluded project

Evaluation criteria

The projects will be evaluated by a team of design, usability and intranet management italian and foreign professionals:

The following elements will be considered in particular:

  • Design innovativeness and respect for international usability and user experience standards (25%)
  • Ability to respond to the needs of employees (25%)
  • Innovativeness in design and respect for international usability and user experience standards (10%)
  • Employee involvement in the analysis-project-realization phase and user centerd design techniques (20%)
  • Results achieved, exposed explicitly and verifiably (20%)

Times stages of the prize

from December 10th, 2018 to May 20th, 2019
Submission of material by the candidate companies
May 30th, 2019
Depth Analysis and interviews
by June 30th, 2019
Selection of winners and proclamation
September 1th, 2019
Publication of the Report
October 10th, 2019
Public meeting with the winners


The prize for the 3 winners will be:

  • the IIC 2019 trophy, presented during the award ceremony at the IID 2019
  • a free copy of the IIC 2019 Report (in ITA and ENG)
  • free entry for 2 people to IID 2019
  • free access to the Intra2 platform for worldwide sharing of screenshots and intranet experiences

The non-winning but deemed worthy of nomination will be published in the IIC 2019 Report and the companies will be awarded with:

  • a free copy of the IIC 2019 Report (in ITA and ENG)
  • free entry for 1 person to IID 2019
  • 3 months free access to the Intra2 platform for worldwide sharing of screenshots and intranet experiences