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If you have Office 365 and SharePoint Online, you may think you get an intranet portal with the package.  According to the Microsoft’s Office 365 web page many of the Plans include (Microsoft’s description):

Intranet site for your teams:

SharePoint sites provide workspaces with customizable security settings for individual teams within the organization.

What this is in reality is the Team Site template in SharePoint Online.  It is a very basic site that includes a document library, a news feed, a one note library and that’s it.  It is designed for a small team to collaborate and share documents.   So what is an Intranet then?  Here is an excellent simple answer:

Obviously, the above answer is very clear, the path to a successful intranet portal is in the details. Read more