Matomo (Piwik) lets you access reports showing how your Intranet content is accessed, so you can learn to improve the content and experience for your your users and colleagues using the websites. It provides overview of traffic and general patterns and insights, as well as allowing to drill down to visitor paths.
How to install Intranet Web Analytics software?
First, download and install Matomo (Piwik) on your internal server.
Example Intranet Dashboard, showing few of the 40+ reports available in Matomo
Grant ‘view’ access to the Analytics Reports to other people
Matomo (Piwik) reports are designed to be used by technical people (to find out browser, OS, mobile penetration, etc.) but also it can be shown to the people working on the website content, writers, colleagues, etc. With Matomo you can easily give other users access to the reports, and schedule custom Email reports (HTML or PDF) containing the relevant reports.
Intranet websites and Extranet sites in the same tool
Matomo (Piwik) can track multiple intranet websites in the same installation. It is common to track several websites with Matomo, for example your intranet search engine, portal, blogs, or company information.
You could also track standard Extranet/Internet websites in the same Matomo (Piwik) server. Just make sure the Matomo server IP and Hostname is available to the Internet as well in the Intranet.
Tracking your Intranet Search Engine keywords
Matomo (Piwik) will automatically track which queries are the most searched on your Intranet Search, which Keywords are searched but returned no result, and which pages are the most visited after click in Search Results. Learn more about Analytics Site Search
Privacy & Cost
Privacy & Cost are Matomo (Piwik) strong points: Matomo is FREE to use on your existing server. For any question or new requirement, Professional Support Plans and Consulting options are available. Matomo respects your privacy as it gives you complete control over your data. You can easily configure Matomo for advanced privacy features (anonymize IPs, delete old logs, DoNotTrack support).
Example Pages report showing how many visits each page of the Intranet gets
Integrates with SharePoint Intranet
A dedicated solution called SharePoint Analytics for Matomo (Piwik). It lets you easily integrate Matomo web analytics with your SharePoint service and learn more about the productivity of your employees and overall user engagement.
Server Log Analytics
Learn more about Transforming Server Logs in Beautiful Analytics Reports.
Matomo (Piwik) being open source, you can be confident your data is not used or shared in any way… you have the freedom.
Next step: get started with Intranet Analytics with Matomo (Piwik)
If you use SharePoint for your intranet services, check out SharePoint Analytics solution.
If you need support, please contact us via Matomo (Piwik) Consulting.
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