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Uses for the Scrolling Ticker

Caroline Duncan - Jul 5, 2023 4:34:00 PM

One of DeskAlerts’ popular features is the scrolling ticker tape function where you are able to scroll a band of text along a section of your employees’ computer screens that appears in a way that’s similar to the ticker tape that goes along the bottom of the screen on news and current affairs television programs.

Topics: Alert Software- Ticker

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Stay Connected on the Go with SMS Alerts

Milana Graf - Apr 12, 2023 5:25:26 PM

Despite the benefits of modern technologies, the problem of staying connected is still  increasingly crucial, particularly for those who work on the go. Mobile workers and field workforce face limitations with traditional communication methods like phone calls or emails, as they may need access to a computer or be able to answer calls. This can lead to missed messages, delayed responses, and a lack of communication between team members. However, SMS notification systems remain an effective way of staying connected on the go, even in remote areas. With the ability to send and receive messages instantly on mobile devices, SMS notifications can improve communication and productivity for those outside of traditional office settings.

Topics: Alert Software- Internal Communication Channels- SMS Notifications

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Desktop Notification: New Way to Communicate with Employees in 2023

Caroline Duncan - Feb 14, 2023 2:30:00 PM

If you’re looking for new and innovative ways to communicate with your employees in 2023, consider introducing desktop notifications to your internal communications tools. By introducing new and creative ideas, you can keep your internal communications dynamic, relevant and effective, engaging employees and ensuring that your important messages are received.

Topics: Alert Software- Corporate Communication Tools- Desktop Alerts- Ticker- Pop-up alerts

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23 Ways to Use Digital Signage for Employee Communications in 2023

Caroline Duncan - Feb 9, 2023 4:55:00 PM

How often do you take stock of the internal communications tools that you’re using to communicate with employees? If you’re still relying on traditional internal communications channels, it’s really time you updated and embraced digital tools, such as workplace digital signage.

Topics: Alert Software- Corporate Communication Tools- Internal Communication Tools- Internal Communications- Best Practices- Digital signage

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Mobile Workforce Management Software: How To Choose One in 2022

Diana Chasovskikh - May 13, 2022 3:30:27 PM

Management software for mobile workers is vital so that everyone in a company, no matter where they are, can be messaged or alerted when necessary.

Tracking, dispatching, customer and client relations, or disputes— can all be monitored through a mobile workforce management system.

Without it, directors would have a harder time getting information out to employees, who might be several miles or countries away from main headquarters.

A WFM mobile app can help with the effective flow of information and keep your company working as a unit— no matter the distance.

Topics: Alert Software- Internal Communication Tools

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Pros and Cons of a Text Message Alert System for Business

Caroline Duncan - Apr 27, 2022 2:45:00 PM

Sending text alerts can help you to improve your internal and external communication and reach people no matter where they are or what they are doing. Your business may benefit from investing in a text messaging alert system to help you achieve this.

Topics: Alert Software- Internal Communication Tools

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Complete Guide To Choosing Employee Communication Software

Caroline Duncan - Oct 29, 2020 2:45:00 AM

An employee communications software system is a tool that enables organizations to send and share information quickly, in a variety of ways, between management and employees.

Topics: Alert Software- Employee Communication

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A Tool To Follow Internal Brand Guidelines In Employee Communication

Caroline Duncan - Jul 24, 2020 2:47:00 PM

Internal branding is important to ensure you have consistency with both your stylistic branding and corporate ethos by encouraging your employees to live and breathe the brand and its values so that translates to the way they represent the brand in the external world.

Topics: Alert Software- Desktop Alerts Software

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Is Your Company Prepared To Deal With An Active Shooter Situation?

Caroline Duncan - Aug 16, 2019 1:03:08 PM

With mass shooting incidents seemingly on the increase across the United States, many businesses and other organizations are turning their thoughts to the subject of gun violence and keeping their people safe during an active shooter incident.

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

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5 Ways An Alert System Can Help Keep Your Employees Safe During An Earthquake

Caroline Duncan - Aug 13, 2019 2:27:17 PM

In many parts of the world, the ever-present threat of earthquake is part of everyday life.  In recent weeks alone there have been earthquakes of over 5.5 magnitude in Turkey, Indonesia, New Zealand, Taiwan, Chile, Afghanistan and Japan.

Topics: Alert Software- Emergency Alert System- Mass notification

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