Deciding to build an intranet is easy. But, actually building an intranet takes thought, planning, and execution. Your underlying goal is to create something that everybody will use and that enables you to reach the goals you have set for your intranet.
If you aren't clear on your underlying goals then you are headed for trouble. If you are building an intranet just because you think you should, you’re already in trouble. Not every company needs an intranet. And although there are low-cost solutions, the cost of investing in building an intranet may not be justifiable.