Summary: When looking for a new intranet, most bank customers I speak with are looking for the same thing: An internal communication software which is easy to manage and update, that IT can delegate out to other departments to add content to easily. Ease of use is extremely important, and something baked into the foundation of our software. However, the real magic happens when I start to inquire about other areas that they feel efficiency could be improved. From this I often hear that the biggest challenges are: HR time spent on managing internal policies and tracking read confirmation
Summary: Intranet Connections has helped over 100 Credit Unions by providing an on-premise company intranet. We aren't going to overwhelm you by listing the 100+ features and functionalities we offer. Instead, we've identified the 3 main pain points that our credit union customers have experienced prior to getting their intranet: Cyber Security, Compliance, and Company Expansion. In an industry that’s highly regulated, there’s bound to be a few pain points when it comes to daily operations. And while we can’t eliminate your compliance burden, or eradicate of human error, we can certainly help you develop measures to reduce the risks. 1.
Summary: Over the last few years, Credit Unions have been steadily growing with regards to employees, clients, and revenue, as well as a series of credit union mergers and acquisitions. We provide insight to some challenges faced during acquisitions, and 5 solutions to ease the aches of growing pains. Mergers and acquisitions are incredibly beneficial with regards to market penetration, diversification of skills and growing their economies of scale. That being said, there are a number of challenges as well. Complications such as organization acceptance, technology, and remote management are high-risk factors that can be deterred with the proper integration
Summary: We've reviewed case studies from the three types of organizations that benefit the most from a new company intranet. When it comes to improving efficiency, keeping staff up to date on policies, automating processes and improving communication, a company intranet is a vital organ to the heartbeat of many different types of organizations. So what happens if it’s your first time seeking a company intranet? Or if your homegrown solutions have become too draining for IT, or too expensive to maintain? Whether you’re experiencing any of the following, Intranet Connections has can help you solve your problems! A small to
Summary: Improve intranet engagement by arranging your widgets to promote ease of use and navigation. Coming from a web and graphic design background, I believe design is a crucial element in creating an effective intranet. The homepage is the first thing employees see when opening the intranet, so it’s important to use this coveted space wisely. Keep employees engaged while ensuring they get important updates and to find the information they seek. This may sound like a tricky endeavor, but with over 100 out-of-the-box applications available on your intranet, it’s easier than you think. You may be wondering what the connection
Summary: In light of the recent epidemic of malware attacks on healthcare, corporate and governmental computers, we sat down with our Development Manager Calvin, to discover what happened with the biggest cyber-attack we've ever seen, and how it can be prevented. In April 2017, over 300,000 computers were hacked by aptly named ‘WannaCry’ malware. The virus infected over 50,000 companies in 150 countries, crippling operations and demanding ransoms. Experts estimate that the hackers collected over $50,000 in ransom payments. A 22-year-old security researcher in the U.K. located a 'kill-switch' which has stopped the spread. Included in this blog post are
Summary: Intranet Software provides 5 key benefits to banks such as; streamlining processes, boosting employee engagement and managing policies. We recently attended the Bank Innovation Conference held in San Jose and met a variety of banks and banking technology companies. We wanted to express to them the efficiency and control they’d gain from having a Bank Intranet made just for them. So we reached out to our loyal bank customers who shared their thoughts on our Intranet Software and compiled them for the attendees to review.
Summary: Get more out of your Bank Intranet by utilizing these top 3 features as specified by our happy bank customers. Not all financial organizations are built the same way. What a credit union requires can be totally different from the unique needs of a bank. That is why we worked closely with our many bank customers to deliver a bank intranet that caters to the specific needs of a bank.
Summary: Ensure your bank intranet is successful by implementing these 3 best practices. All organizations have a specific set of needs, so it’s important that not all intranets are built the same. That’s why we worked closely with our bank customers to deliver an effective bank intranet that answers the pain-points experienced by banks. However, knowing that you need a bank intranet is half the battle. You also need to know how to implement your new intranet. Below are 3 best practices for implementing your bank intranet:
Summary: Several improvements and updates were made to ADsync in our latest product release that simplify employee management for credit unions. Mergers and acquisitions are common in the credit union industry. Transitioning employees from one domain to another can be a tedious, lengthy ordeal for your IT department. Intranet Connections latest product release, Policy Assist (version 13.5), includes a dramatic update to our active directory synchronization (ADsync) tool to help with this. We worked closely with our many credit union clients to discover the impact a merger had on their organization, and how ADsync could better assist. Below are 4 ways