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No Pressure with Desktop Ticker Software

Anton Vdovin - Sep 21, 2017 1:23:45 PM

Work can be pretty stressful every day, and the least you can do for your employees to feel better despite the work load is to not make it hard for them. Pressure can do two things: it can either motivate them or nag them. Most of the time, putting pressure on your employees will only add to the stress of beating the deadlines and task completion. It gets them rattled and disoriented, resulting to errors and delays. Constantly repeating your instructions and reminding them about work deadlines will surely not work, especially if you have newly hired staff.

This is why sometimes, it is better not to nag them with consistent and scheduled desktop notification. Desktop notification system allows you to send constant reminders or instructions to all connected desktops or selected recipients simultaneously. The problem with this, however, is that it gets annoying when it becomes too regular that alerts come too often, one after the other. Desktop notifications are customized in such a way that they interrupt any work your employees are doing on their screens as they are sent as pop up messages. They never disappear on the screens if not acknowledged. This can be annoying to your employees, especially when they are too concentrated with their work. What’s good is that DeskAlerts offers desktop ticker software that is less intrusive than random desktop notifications.

Why Choose Desktop Ticker Software
Some employers choose to use desktop ticker software especially when they are just sending random reminders to the staff. These tickers are received by employees as small crawlers on their screens. They may seem small and at the bottom but they are flashing, which makes it hard for employees not to notice.

For not-so-urgent matters, employers are encouraged to use tickers. Here are the reasons:

1. They do not interrupt work.
Your employees can still receive your messages even if there are many windows opened on their screens. They will not lose the work they are currently doing even if your messages get in. It does not distract them from what they are doing because tickers are rather small and not annoying. The crawlers sent through desktop notification software will just serve as an alert that a message is in, and it will also not be removed from the bottom of the screens until read. This is an assurance that no matter how small the alerts are on the screen, they will still be received by your employees.

2. They are perfect for random notes, greetings and information dissemination.
Short greetings, basic information dissemination and reminders that do not need urgent responses and are of not high priority importance can be sent through desktop tickers. Through desktop ticker software, your employees have the leeway to not open it until their work is done, especially if they feel that it is not of urgent importance. They would still read it, however, before the day ends and as they shut down their computers because there is no way they can get rid of the tickers unless they open and read it.

3. They can be customized.
The desktop ticker software has customization settings that can be used to personalize or categorize messages. The software allows you to customize font styles, colors and sizes. You can also set the date and time the message will be sent and for how many times should it notify the recipient in a day. You can also choose to send it to all or to send it to a particular group or department in just one click. Through this, you can make sure that all important messages will be sent across even if they do not flash as popup windows on the screens.

4. They are not annoying.
The desktop ticker software can be customized without the notification sounds. It just appears at the bottom of the screen and the employees wouldn’t be bothered even if it lingers there. This will somehow take off the pressure from the employees and will let them concentrate more with their work.

However, DeskAlerts’ desktop notification is not annoying. In fact, aside from the desktop ticker software, it offers very efficient and never annoying instant messaging system that allows you to send urgent messages through desktops, SMS and email. This system is used for very urgent concerns like emergencies, change of schedules and crucial orders.

However, for very random matters, sending desktop tickers is one sure way of improving your company’s internal communications. DeskAlerts has been in the software development industry for almost a decade, and its desktop notification system has made a big difference in the internal communications strategies of its more than 700 clients. Contact DeskAlerts now through its hotline number or send a query on their website. Its accommodating staff will definitely assist you with your questions.

Topics: Corporate Communication

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