Amadeus Wins International Award for Best Intranet

Amadeus
announced today that it has been selected as a winner of the 2003 best intranet design awards by leading world-renowned web experts Nielsen Norman Group.  Nearly 100 top intranet sites across the world were reviewed for the contest out of which ten winners were chosen for best usability and design.

“This award demonstrates how our technological expertise not only benefits our customers, but is used to enhance our internal employee communication, knowledge management and workflow.  We place great emphasis on the usability of our intranet to manage the daily distribution of large amounts of information and documents that need to be securely and readily accessible in real time to our people in over 200 markets around the globe”, said Hans-Henning Quast, Vice President Human Resources at Amadeus.

“This is an encouraging recognition of the quality of our approach and the time we invest in the on-going development of our intranet”, added Quast.

The ten winners of the contest include the multinational Chevron Texaco, the German-based Fujitsu Siemens Computers, and the US bank Wachovia Corporation.  The detailed review and analysis of the winning intranets has been published in Nielsen Norman Group’s report “Intranet Design Annual 2003: The 10 Best Intranets of the Year.”

Some of the winning factors that contributed to the success of Amadeus’s intranet include:

- Clear design focused on enhancing user experience with unified look and feel.

- Content rich, engaging homepage with information about different Amadeus offices worldwide.

- Unified user interface using content management system, allowing both internal and external Amadeus websites to be updated.

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More details can be found in the report “Intranet Design Annual 2003: the 10 Best Intranets of the Year” can be found at http://www.nngroup.com/reports/intranet/2003
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