Summary: Companies are quickly adopting social technologies in their digital workplace as a means of improving productivity, collaboration, and communication within their organization. When communication switched from phone calls to emails in the 90s, it was revolutionary. Now the speed of adopting technologies has taken off to rocket speed. Emails and phone calls are now seemingly archaic means of communication when it comes to getting information quickly. We've compiled a list of 5 advanced communication tools that are vital for thriving in this fast-paced digital world we live in. The History of Social Technologies in the Digital Workplace According to a research study conducted
Summary: While some sports cars draw attention based solely on their sleek exterior design, high-performance sports car are as much about what’s under the hood as how they look. When we planned the release of Intranet Insights, we considered how it would look and perform on the front-end and how it would operate behind the scenes. To achieve the best result, we decoupled the new front end from the Intranet and built APIs for both applications to communicate. To facilitate communication, we created a Data Bridge between the two applications which has the responsibility of requesting data from the Intranet and
Summary: Here we answer 'what is CMS software'? And discuss which features help your organization save time, money, and headaches. At Intranet Connections, our motto is ‘work smarter, not harder’. That’s the kind of work environment we cultivate in our office and for our clients too. We know it’s imperative to have the proper tools to get you there, so here’s an important application in our out-of-the-box software that helps get you from A to B without having to worry about D, C, E & F. So, What Is CMS Software? CMS stands for Content Management System, which we like
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 released Intranet Insights, our new Intranet Analytics tool that helps you get big picture HR metrics and analytics with at-a-glance dashboards! Intranet Connections heard your requests, and listened! Now we have new Intranet Analytics and Metrics for you to track the success and usage of your intranet. As you know, each major release focuses on one area of the product. Version 13.0 was focused on Search, Version 13.5 focused on policy and procedure management, and this upcoming version focuses on Statistics. We’d like to thank our customers who participated in our working group for this new release. Your
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: To ensure you are getting the most out of your intranet solution, this blog covers 7 lesser known intranet features that have a big impact. I have the pleasure of working with hundreds of organizations each year to assist with their intranet evaluation process, as well as assess the benefits that an Intranet Connections’ Intranet Solution can provide. Our process begins by gathering a firm understanding of our customers current business challenges, then conducting a product demo that features the specific intranet applications built to meet those needs.
Summary: Move paper-based processes online with Online Forms and Automated Workflows. Use these 3 simple online form examples to get started. Online Forms and Automated Workflows are powerful tools built into our intranet platform. This robust feature helps move paper-based processes online – you can simplify, streamline and automate many of the business processes within your organization. By moving your paper forms into the online realm, we also give you powerful tools to easily customize the forms, all through a simple interface. You can use conditional triggers, formula calculations, GPS mapping for mileage and other tools to make your online forms
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
Summary: Ensure you’re using your Credit Union Intranet to it’s full potential, benefiting from the below features. Since 1999, Intranet Connections has worked with over 1,600 customers worldwide to implement an out-of-the-box intranet solution. A large portion of these customers are in the finance industry, many of those credit unions specifically. Just this past year, I personally helped to evaluate and implement intranet solutions at 12 credit unions across the United States, including OE Federal Credit Union, Northwest Community Credit Union and Hughes Federal Credit Union, to name a few.