The most important factor when it comes to intranet is the user experience, making sure that the UX is clean, simple and user intuitive is the easiest way to increase user adoption. It's also important that early on in the selection process that you include a representative from all the departments that are going to use this regularly e.g. HR, Marketing, Sales. These users need to have a say because there are specific function that may dissuade them form actively engaging with the solution. Enhancing the SharePoint user experience can be done in some simple ways sluggish and unfriendly intranet always results in users’ disengagement. Below are the three components that require your attention if you want to increase user adoption.
A site design can be defined as single or multiple site scripts that SharePoint Runs when a particular site is connected with a hub site. The actions describe the changes that are needed to be applied to the new site. Adding nodes to the site navigation and creating a new list are best examples for such changes. The main functionality of the site design is to deliver custom actions and reusable lists. This lets users get started with their features at great speed.
It is time to customize the look of your SharePoint site to reflect your brand's values and ethos with new “change the look” options. Sites(portals) are an integral part of organizations as these platforms bring together people and information. Thus, sites should work for you enhancing employee engagement and productivity.