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[Slides] How an Employee-App Fits Best With your Intranet and Digital Workplace Strategy

With so many companies thinking about a mobile channel for their employee communication, a great deal of interest has arisen around how an employee app can fit with an organization’s intranet and digital workplace strategy. In fact, along with a few other issues, including how to onboard users; the state of security; and what to do with an employee app, the question of how an employee app can fit into an organization’s existing intranet and be integrated into its other channels for internal communication is one of the chief issues in communication departments around the world.

 

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October App Updates: New Notifications, Print on Demand for Your Internal Communications, iOS 11 Support, and Much More

October brings a totally loaded, jam-packed update for your employee app. Here's just a glimpse at some of the engaging new features: notification badges for unread news posts and chat messages; printing on demand of selected news posts; onboarding for users without email; our very first chat bot; and the SAML connector plugin. These new elements, along with many additional improvements for existing functionality, make this a real heavyweight update, and it comes just in time for iOS 11.

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Brink’s Launches Internal Communications App to Improve Employee Recognition

In May 1859, Perry Brink purchased a horse-drawn wagon and made his first delivery in Chicago. The city was benefitting from the economic boom, a direct result of the new railroad sector. Business travel was growing and people needed transportation between the new railway stations and the city center.

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Swapping Old for New, A German Public Utilities Provider Welcomes Digitization with Their Employee App

Electricity, gas, drinking water, public transportation, ferries, and telecommunications: the public utilities provider Stadtwerke Konstanz is present everywhere in the southern German city on the shores of Lake Constance. Even the municipality's Wi-Fi comes from the company of approximately 850 employees. The professions within this corporate group are as varied as the departments themselves: bus drivers, IT specialists, media designers, and lifeguards are just some of the jobs. But one description shared among most of these employees is that they don't sit at desks. This creates a challenge for internal communication. How do you reach such a diverse workforce?

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How an Employee App Is Leading One Company into Its Second Century: A Staffbase Webinar with Viessmann’s Carsten Lucaßen

“We can no longer do without the app. It’s become the main hub for all internal communications, far surpassing our intranet use.”

—Carsten Lucaßen, Head of Digital Communications Projects, Viessmann

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