XL Group Intranet Named One of the World’s Best Designed Company Sites by NN/g.

XL Group was among 10 global companies honored in Nielsen Norman’s 13th annual Intranet Design Contest.

January 7, 2013

January 7, 2013. Brooklyn. Huge is pleased to congratulate XL Group plc on being recognized by user-experience research experts, the Nielsen Norman Group, for creating one of the world’s best designed intranets. XL Group, a global (re)insurance company, and Huge have worked together since 2011 to redesign XL’s intranet and public-facing website.

Beating out hundreds of nominees, XL Group was among 10 global companies honored in Nielsen Norman’s 13th annual Intranet Design Contest and showcased in the new report, “Intranet Design Annual 2013: The Year’s 10 Best Intranets.”

"A gutsy design, collaborative features, and the right content when you need it make this a marvelous intranet for today, and for the future,” said Jakob Nielsen, principal of NN/g and co-author of the report, in reference to XL Group.

“Having our work for XL Group highlighted as one of the best intranets in the world by Jakob Nielsen is an exciting honor. We were thrilled to partner with XL Group because its leaders understand that a useful intranet is just as vital to its business as its public facing website,” said Felipe Memoria, User Experience Partner at Huge.

For more information or to download the full report, visit: http://www.nngroup.com/reports/intranet-design-annual/.

For more information about the teams at XL Group and Huge who worked on the winning design, visit: http://www.nngroup.com/news/item/2013-intranet-design-awards.

About XL Group plc: XL Group plc, through its subsidiaries, is a global insurance and reinsurance company providing property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world. XL is the company clients look to for answers to their most complex risks and to help move their world forward. 

About Nielsen Norman Group: Nielsen Norman Group (http://www.nngroup.com) in an evidence-based user experience research, training and consulting firm that advises companies on how to improve the bottom line through human-centered design of products and services. NN/g principals Jakob Nielsen, Don Norman and Bruce "Tog" Tognazzini are each world-renowned user experience experts who were advocating human-centered design and usability long before it became popular to do so. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Silicon Valley, NN/g evaluates interfaces of all kinds and guides the critical design decisions that make websites, applications, intranets and products achieve their full potential for businesses and their users.

About Huge: Huge is a digital agency that provides business strategy, design, marketing and technology services to some of the world's largest businesses and best-known brands. The company is known for successfully harmonizing user needs and business goals to create industry-changing digital experiences for its clients. Huge has offices based in the United States, Europe and Latin America, and is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies.