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How to Improve the Readership of Your Internal Communications Messages

Caroline Duncan - Jan 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM

It can seem ironic given that time and time again, employees in organizations indicate they don’t feel they are receiving enough internal communications, and yet when the messages are sent out, nobody is looking at them.

Topics: Internal Communication Tools- Internal Communication Strategy- Internal Communication Plan- Internal Communication Best Practices- Employee Communication Channels- Employee Engagement

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CIO Challenges for 2019

Caroline Duncan - Jan 16, 2019 1:34:33 PM

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) often has a metaphoric tightrope to walk in any organization, delivering innovation, adding value, but also troubleshooting and delivering savings as well.

Topics: IT Issues- IT Outage- Internet Security- Cybersecurity- Alert Software

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Ideas for Using the Corporate Screensaver

Caroline Duncan - Jan 11, 2019 4:25:52 PM

Once upon a time screensavers were used to prevent the “burning in” of an image or text into a computer screen when it was left idle for far too long. This was back when computer monitors were made using cathode ray tubes.

Topics: Mass notification- HR Communications- Internal Communication Tools- Employee Engagement- Employee Communication Channels- Employee Communication- Corporate Communication Tools- Improve Corporate Communication

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Channels for IT Communication

Caroline Duncan - Jan 10, 2019 5:23:58 PM

Your IT department has an important role to play in your organization, keeping it connected with information technology software and hardware, troubleshooting, providing advice and support and making sure that employees are able to carry out their day-to-day work.

Topics: Internet Security- Mass notification- Cybersecurity- Helpdesk- Desktop Alerts Software

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Survey Your Employees about Your Emergency Plan

Caroline Duncan - Jan 9, 2019 1:22:54 PM

No matter where your business is located in the world, it’s more than likely that you have legal obligations - as well as ethical and moral ones - to ensure your employees have a safe workplace.

Topics: Security Awareness Training- Emergency Alert System- Alert Software

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What’s New in Employee Engagement

Caroline Duncan - Dec 21, 2018 2:41:55 PM

The extent to which your employees feel engaged at work has a huge impact on your organization. Engagement is, at its simplest definition, the extent which employees feel as though they are personally involved in your business’ success.

Topics: Change Management- Employee Engagement

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Helpdesk Practices That Will Help You in 2019

Caroline Duncan - Dec 20, 2018 5:24:42 PM

With a new year upon us, it’s a great time to take stock of your business practices to determine if they are helping you to get the most bang for your buck.

Topics: Internet Security- Helpdesk

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Integrating DeskAlerts with Your Help Desk

Caroline Duncan - Dec 13, 2018 5:05:34 PM

Help desk managers have a tough job trying to manage the expectations of the organization they work for, keeping computer systems and networks up and running, while troubleshooting any emerging issues.

Topics: Helpdesk

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Cybersecurity Update - Are You Ready for 2019?

Caroline Duncan - Dec 12, 2018 4:58:10 PM

Hacking, malware, phishing, identity theft, ransomware and viruses have been around for many years now and you might think that you have a handle on it. However cyber security threats are evolving, and methods deployed by cyber criminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated.

Topics: Internet Security- Cybersecurity

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How to Choose a Mass Notification System Provider

Anton Vdovin - Dec 6, 2018 12:11:17 PM

Critical Notification

To date, it is estimated that there are more than 50 online sellers of mass notification systems. With the ever-increasing number of vendors selling mass notifications program, it can be quite overwhelming to choose just one system.

Not all notification systems are created the same way. They vary in mode, price, functionality and even user experience. If you are looking for a mass notification solution for your organization, you must find a vendor that will fulfill all your notification and communication needs. Regardless of the kind of organization you run, here are some factors that bear consideration to ensure that the service your mass notification system provider offers is right for you.

Topics: Improve Corporate Communication- Mass notification

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