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Notification Methods

Caroline Duncan - Jul 25, 2023 5:56:26 PM

Establishing effective communication systems in your organization is critical to achieving successful outcomes for the company. It ensures crucial information reaches employees promptly and efficiently, leading to a cohesive team working towards the same goals.

Topics: Internal Communication Channels- Mass notification

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Corporate Lock Screen For Computers

Caroline Duncan - Jul 18, 2023 1:45:00 PM

The DeskAlerts Corporate Lock Screen tool is one of our many useful channels that you can utilize and add to your existing arsenal of internal communications tools to grab your employees’ attention in the workplace. It works by turning the lock screens of your employees’ computers into a communication channel.

Topics: Corporate Communication Tools- Employee Communication Channels- Internal Communication Channels- Internal Communication Tools- Corporate lockscreen

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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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Top 10 Lock Screen Ideas for Internal Communications

Caroline Duncan - Jan 30, 2023 3:45:00 AM

In the modern workplace, internal communicators have their work cut out for them, competing with more distractions than ever for employees’ attention. The more communication channels you have at your disposal, the more likely your information will be seen.

Topics: Internal Communication Channels- Internal Communication Tools- Corporate lockscreen

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12 Top MS Teams alternatives to improve internal comms in 2023

Caroline Duncan - Nov 10, 2022 2:59:12 PM

Many companies have embraced the use of Microsoft Teams as a communication and collaboration tool within their organizations. But Microsoft Teams doesn’t always suit every organization. In recent years there has been a proliferation of Microsoft Teams alternatives hitting the market place. Some have similar features, some have unique ones. Is your organization currently using the solution that is best for your specific needs?

Topics: Internal Communication Channels- Internal Communication Tools

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Employee Communication App: How to choose in 2022

Caroline Duncan - Aug 26, 2022 8:00:00 AM

The world of work is always rapidly changing and evolving. With remote work on the rise, particularly during the change to home-based work during the pandemic, employees aren’t sitting in offices working in traditional settings all the time.

Topics: Internal Communication Channels- Internal Communication Tools

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Guide to Education Intranet Software for Schools and Higher Education

Caroline Duncan - Aug 5, 2022 3:47:54 PM

Modern educational institutions need to be powered by modern software solutions that benefit staff and students and make administrative and learning processes easy.  A platform that can act as a centralized hub for all resources that are relied on is essential. If your school doesn’t have a specialized intranet and is using outdated software, you’re missing out on many benefits and improvements.

Topics: Education- Internal Communication Channels

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Ticker vs. Email For Internal Communications: What Works Better?

Caroline Duncan - Aug 4, 2022 3:00:00 PM

Trying to reach your co-workers by email can be disappointing, especially when you are competing for their attention in a very crowded marketplace (their inboxes!)  Too many emails go unnoticed or unread, and people miss out on important information. A scrolling desktop ticker could be a good solution for getting people’s attention in your workplace and improving the flow of communication.

Topics: Desktop Alerts- Desktop Alerts Software- Internal Communication Best Practices- Internal Communication Channels- Ticker

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5 Tips To Stop Employees Ignoring Your Messages

Caroline Duncan - Aug 7, 2019 2:57:06 PM

Information overload is a challenge that many organisations around the world have to overcome in order to communicate effectively with their employees.

Topics: Alert Software- Improve Corporate Communication- Employee Communication Channels- Internal Communication Channels- Internal Communication Tools

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Nobody reads your emails: why email doesn’t work for internal communications anymore

Caroline Duncan - Jul 16, 2019 11:02:46 AM

Do you ever feel as though you get too many emails in your inbox every single day? Do you feel you just don’t have enough time to deal with them? No sooner have you looked at one, several others have arrived also requiring your attention and that distracts you from other things?

Topics: Improve Corporate Communication- Internal Communication Best Practices- Internal Communication Channels- Internal Communication Tools- Email overload

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