A link to Krugle, once it's out of beta. That's the programmer's search engine. You could also consider a custom search engine, like Swicki or Rollyo (I have a Swicki on my web usability blog, Vaspers the Grate). You can program or "train" the Swicki custom search engine to search primarily certain sites you consider authoritative, which makes it far better than Google, IMHO. And you can "promote" certain links, raise them higher, or lower, or delete, from the search results page. A link to a banking site that your boss feels is exemplary, a role model, etc. Plus links to Web 2.0 information and inspiration. I concur that your boss has given you a virtually impossible task. But rather than ask what he might suggest, it seems he wants you to show initiative. This may be a trick, a test. Perhaps if you *don't* ask for more info, that in itself means you are not wise??? So what I suggest is you nail together as much as you can, and say: something in this general direction? Maybe your boss doesn't know what the hell he needs or is even talking about. So have pity, and give him something reasonably intelligent, that he can respond to. Be sure to incorporate usablilty and accessibility characteristics. Do a user observation test on a group of 5 to 10 employees. Watch them use the new intranet. Don't just expect to get honest feedback. Actually watch them use it, at various points in the dev process.