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2023 Powell Intranet Excellence Awards: Celebrating Intranet Champions!

Open to Powell Software customers and clients.

Winners announced December 8th 2023!

Award - Powell Intranet Excellence - 2023 (2)

Most Collaborative Intranet

Endress + Hauser

Best Sustainability Initiative

Angers Loire Metropole


Most Innovative Use of the Intranet


Best Example of Migrating from Publishing to Modern

Quest Diagnostics

Largest Intranet Deployment


Best Governance in Teams Education

Université de Namur

Best Intranet Project Non-Profit

Barnardos Australia

Most Engaging Intranet

Emirates Steel LLC

Largest Intranet Platform

La Poste

Most Inclusive Intranet

SMS Group

About the Awards

Are you a Powell Intranet customer or partner? Have you undertaken an innovative or inspiring project using your intranet in 2023?  If yes, then we want to celebrate you!
Join us in spotlighting your achievements! You're invited to enter our inaugural excellence awards, where we'll applaud the most inspiring projects of the year.

Key Dates

Entries Open: 30 October 2023
Entries Close: 24 November 2023 (Deadline extended!)
Winners Announced: 8 December 2023

2023 Award Categories & Criteria

The award program is open to all Powell Intranet customers and partners who are invited to enter on a customer's behalf. Entry is free & closes Nov. 24th.

Most Engaging Intranet​

Who should enter?

Organizations that have created an intranet platform that captivates and engages their employees effectively.​


Entries will be evaluated on features that enhance employee engagement, such as user-generated content, social collaboration tools, gamification elements, and the ability to foster a sense of community and connection among employees.​

Most Collaborative Intranet​

Who should enter?

Organizations that have harnessed the power of their Powell Intranet to foster collaboration and teamwork among employees.​


Entries will be judged on the extent to which the intranet facilitates real-time collaboration, document sharing, project management, and cross-functional communication.
Successful entrants will have demonstrated a tangible improvement in collaborative efforts.​

Most Innovative Use of the Intranet​

Who should enter?

Organizations that have pushed the boundaries of creativity and innovation by leveraging the Powell Intranet in unique and groundbreaking ways.​


Entries will be assessed on the originality and creativity of the intranet's usage, its impact on the organization's operations, and how it has redefined the way employees work, collaborate, and solve problems.​


Best Sustainability Initiative​

Who should enter?

Organizations that have successfully used their Powell Intranet to support and promote sustainable practices within their company.​


We will evaluate entries based on the extent to which the intranet has been instrumental in implementing sustainability initiatives, reducing environmental impact, and promoting eco-friendly practices.
This includes metrics like lowering carbon emissions, reduction in paper usage, and employee engagement in sustainability efforts.​

Best Example of Migrating from Publishing to Modern​

Who should enter?

Organizations that have effectively transitioned from SharePoint Publishing to modern with Powell Intranet, showcasing a successful migration process.


We will consider the success of the migration process, improvements in content quality, increased user engagement, and how effectively the intranet has evolved to support collaborative content creation and management.​

Largest Intranet Deployment​

Powell Software will announce the winner of this category based on our customers' intranet deployments in 2023.

We will assess the size and scale of the intranet deployment, the number of users, geographic reach, and the successful management of a large and diverse user community.​

Best 2023 deployment for M365 Governance

Who should enter?

Organizations that have executed an outstanding deployment of Microsoft 365 (M365) Governance tools and solutions in 2023.


Entries will be evaluated based on the effectiveness and innovation demonstrated in their 2023 M365 Governance deployment, the smoothness of user adoption, the strength of data security and compliance measures, as well as scalability and user experience.

Best M365 Governance Framework

Who should enter?

Organizations that have developed and implemented an exemplary Microsoft 365 (M365) Governance Framework.


Submissions will be assessed based on the comprehensiveness and adaptability of the M365 Governance Framework, the strength of policies and compliance measures, the ability to adapt to changing needs, efficient resource management, effective reporting, and successful outcomes.

Best Governance in Teams Education

Who should enter?

Educational institutions, organizations, or entities that have implemented a highly effective governance strategy within Microsoft Teams.


The assessment will focus on the integration of Teams into pedagogical processes, security and compliance measures, improved student engagement and innovative approaches, administrative efficiency, and the measurable impact on education.

Best “Business Templates” to Transform Collaboration in Teams

Who should enter?

Organizations that have successfully implemented Powell Teams "Business Templates" within Microsoft Teams.


Entries will be judged on the quality, usability, and customization options of provided business templates, their impact on collaboration and user adoption, as well as measurable effects and innovative features.

Why Should You Enter?

🎉 For Customers 
Participating in the Powell Intranet Excellence Awards allows you to showcase your organization's innovative solutions and best practices in intranet development, enhancing your reputation and attracting potential clients, partners, and top talent.
🚀 For Partners 
Submitting your client success stories to the Powell Intranet Excellence Awards allows you to showcase your innovation and adaptability in delivering exceptional solutions while gaining well-deserved recognition for your outstanding projects.

How to Enter the Powell Intranet Excellence Awards 2023

You can enter one or several categories! Please submit entries separately.
Keep it simple and concise. Tell us what matters your entry stand out.
A picture tells a thousand words. Show us what your intranet project looks like.
We'll announce the winners on December 8th... Stay tuned.

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Ready to showcase your exceptional intranet project and be named a Powell Intranet Excellence Award winner?
Don't miss this opportunity to gain recognition for your innovative efforts! Submit your entry now and let your success story shine.
The clock is ticking – entries close on November 24th, 2023. Take the first step towards glory, and let us celebrate your achievements together!