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November 26, 2015
The change from intranets to social intranets took a relatively long time.  When you consider that intranets had been around, in their most raw form, since the early 1990’s it took until 2010 for the social networking craze to impact on business.  Yes, there had been some minor tinkering with proprietary systems allowing people to communicate before 2010, but it was then that businesses s...
November 17, 2015
When we were putting together our offering we wanted the commercials to reflect the product.  Invotra is built on open source (Drupal, Piwik, Solr, Node.js).  The open source community relies on it’s members to provide support and guidance to each other.  Code is created and then submitted back into the community for anyone to use, for free.  It’s a fair community where cont...
November 10, 2015
The Employee Engagement Awards (EEA) are about ‘recognising the forward thinking businesses that strive to do things differently and put their workforce at the heart of its operation’.We’re very pleased to say that we have three finalists places.  We beat tough competition from major brands and enterprise organisations to be shortlisted.   This is the second time our project...
October 8, 2015
Whether you’re replacing your existing Digital Workspace or implementing one for the first time, it’s a big project that requires commitment from your team.  There are, of course, fundamental reasons for implementing an internal collaboration and publishing platform:fragmented workforce with part time and home workers being more commonplace now in most o...
September 24, 2015
Buy tickets for the Intranet Now conference today!Paul Zimmerman, COO Invotra has been confirmed as the 2nd speaker on the ag...
September 8, 2015
We were happy to hear last week that the Government have announced a new policy for companies bidding for contracts.  From this month all bidders on government contracts over £10m will be required to show written commitment to an apprentice recruitment scheme.   This move, by Dav...
August 18, 2015
Are you completely comfortably with calling yourself a leader?I've asked that question many times before and most of the time the majority of people say that they aren't.  I believe we have made leadership into something bigger than us, we have made it into something beyond us, we have made it about changing the world.  We’ve taken this title of lea...
August 13, 2015
People born after 1997 have grown up with Social Media.  Information about their online preferences following them everywhere they go.  They can get information constantly displayed about things that they Googled once, two weeks ago. Can we say the same for interests and information in the workplace?There's a much talked about topic at the moment which is the Internet of Things. Re...
August 6, 2015
A brief historyUXD or more specifically User Experience Design is a subject that is much talked about today. What was once an approach championed by a small minority, has now come to dominate the mainstream in product development and application design.A few tech giants were quick to adopt and implement these methodologies. Apple and Google offer user experien...
July 27, 2015
We all know how important employee engagement is, to say it’s a buzz word somehow degrades it’s worth, but that’s not the case.  Employee engagement is a trend that’s here to stay. Organisations are realising the true potential in the people in their business.  Retaining employees lowers staff recruitment and training costs and motivated staff are more productive and efficient.  Fact!...

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