It brings people together, removes barriers of time and space, and saves money to boot. It's an intranet, and using one for more than just e-mail can improve communication among project team members. An intranet is a local network used to distribute information internally; it is closed to public access but is linked to the Internet. Whatever its technical specs, the beauty of an intranet lies in its ability to connect documents and people. It puts team members on the same page.
"We've integrated a project management system into our intranet," says Dwight Robinson, project communications manager, Verio Corp.,