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12 Top MS Teams alternatives to improve internal comms in 2023

Caroline Duncan - Nov 10, 2022 6:59:12 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 12:00:00 PM

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 7:47:54 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 If your school doesn’t have a specialized intranet and is using outdated software, you’re missing out on many benefits and improvements.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 7:00:00 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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Corporate Lock Screen For Computers

Caroline Duncan - Nov 4, 2021 5:45:00 PM

TheDeskAlerts – the 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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5 Tips To Stop Employees Ignoring Your Messages

Caroline Duncan - Aug 7, 2019 6:57:06 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 3:02:46 PM

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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Internal Communication Tool for Corporations - DeskAlerts

Caroline Duncan - Apr 9, 2019 8:50:12 PM

Topics: Alert Software- Corporate Communication Strategy- Corporate Communication Tools- Improve Corporate Communication- Desktop Alerts- Desktop Alerts Software- Employee Communication- Employee Communication Channels- Employee Engagement- Internal Communication Best Practices- Internal Communication Channels- Internal Communication Plan- Internal Communication Strategy- Internal Communication Tools- HR Communications- Change Management- Communications Feedback Solutions

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Internal communication: steps to building an effective team

Caroline Duncan - Mar 27, 2019 9:30:23 PM

Every business knows that it functions well when its employees are working together effectively as a team. Teamwork is essential for a business to be productive and efficient. When everyone does their part and works towards a common goal, the business is best positioned for success.

Topics: Corporate Communication Strategy- Corporate Communication Tools- Improve Corporate Communication- Employee Communication- Employee Communication Channels- Employee Engagement- Internal Communication Best Practices- Internal Communication Channels- Internal Communication Strategy- Internal Communication Tools- HR Communications- Change Management- Communications Feedback Solutions

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No More Excuses – How DeskAlerts Solves Common Internal Communications Problems

Caroline Duncan - Feb 28, 2019 5:18:00 PM

There are many pain points to overcome when it comes to internal communications in just about any organization.

Topics: Internal Communication Best Practices- Internal Communication Channels- Internal Communication Tools- HR Communications- Change Management

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