Yvonne Harris

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How to tell if content has been written by a chatbot

February 21st, 2024

Automation is becoming increasingly prevalent, and distinguishing between human and chatbot-generated content is more crucial than ever. With the exponential rise of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, like OpenAIs ChatGPT, chatbots are everywhere, from customer service interactions to conten...

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Where and how does a chatbot get its information?

February 21st, 2024

Demystifying the secrets behind how chatbots work is like navigating through a digital maze. Have you ever wondered, “Where does a chatbot get its information?” You’re not alone. The realm of chatbots is intricate and dynamic. In this article, we’ll unveil the sources that em...

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How can I use ChatGPT while avoiding AI detection?

February 21st, 2024

ChatGPT has become a pivotal tool for businesses, facilitating seamless communication and enriching customer experiences. However, concerns about the authenticity of these interactions have led professionals to seek ways to make their chatbots undetectable. This article provides insights into levera...

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The best chatbot apps based on artificial intelligence

February 21st, 2024

The business world is buzzing with the potential of chatbots powered by intelligent artificial intelligence (AI). But for many professionals, the options seem overwhelming. Which is the best AI chatbot app to help you streamline operations, support your customers, and boost your bottom line? This ar...

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Understanding the usefulness of chatbots: What are they really used for?

February 21st, 2024

Chatbots, or conversational agents, have become indispensable business tools in 2024. But what exactly are they, and how are they used? A chatbot is a computer program designed to simulate conversation with human users, responding to their queries and providing assistance in natural language. ...

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How to train a chatbot on your own data

February 21st, 2024

Chatbots are invaluable tools for businesses looking to streamline processes and increase productivity. But how do you ensure that your chatbot meets the unique needs of your audience? The answer lies in training your chatbot on your own data. ...

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Microsoft Copilot : take full advantage of artificial intelligence

February 21st, 2024

If you work for an organization using Microsoft 365, you may have heard the buzz about Microsoft Copilot. But what exactly is it, and how can it revolutionize your digital workspace? ...

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Powell Intranet is a Top 3 Value Choice in the ClearBox Intranet Report 2024!

January 25th, 2024

ClearBox Consulting has again featured Powell Intranet in its review of the best intranet and employee experience platform providers 2024. The annual independent report compares the best intranet platform providers, and Powell Software is delighted to be one of them. ...

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Powell Software Named a Major Player in IDC MarketScape for Employee-Centric Intelligent Digital Workspaces

January 22nd, 2024

BOSTON, MA – 22nd January 2024 – Powell Software, a leading Microsoft 365 based intranet platform provider, is proud to announce that it has been recognized as a Major Player in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Experience-Centric Intelligent Digital Workspaces 2024 Vendor Assessment (doc #US49741923, ...

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Effective Communication Strategies: Mastering Workplace Interaction

January 15th, 2024

Effective communication is more than a skill in the modern workplace – it’s a necessity. As organizations navigate the complexities of team dynamics and diverse work environments, communicating effectively becomes critical. This article explores practical communication strategies that can tran...

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SharePoint Online : Transform Your Content and Collaboration Management

December 19th, 2023

SharePoint Online, a cornerstone of Microsoft’s suite, is a versatile cloud-based platform revolutionizing content and collaboration management. In this article, we’ll provide a comprehensive guide to SharePoint Online and explain how it can help streamline your team’s productivity and c...

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Innovative ideas to improve internal communication in your company

December 12th, 2023

Internal communication is key to a cohesive and productive work environment. It’s the conduit through which employees engage, collaborate, and align with a company’s mission. Effectively communicating within a company is essential for employee engagement, teamwork, and business success. ...

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Internal Communication : The Backbone of Business Cohesion and Productivity

December 12th, 2023

Internal communication is critical to making a company successful. It’s a pathway that lets information, thoughts, and plans move around among employees. This helps everyone feel connected and understand what’s going on. But good communication isn’t just about sending messages back...

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Internal Communication Trends to Watch Closely in 2024

December 12th, 2023

As communications managers gear up for the evolving landscape, understanding the internal communication trends shaping 2024 is pivotal. These trends not only forecast change, but also spotlight opportunities for enhancing employee engagement and fostering a cohesive work environment. ...

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Powell Intranet placed in 2023 Magic Quadrant for Intranet Packaged Solutions

December 4th, 2023

Recognized for Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute Powell Software, a leading and innovative provider of solutions in the Intranet Packaged Solutions market, today announced that Gartner has positioned Powell Software as a Visionary in the Magic Quadrant for Intranet Packaged Solutions.1 T...

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What is an internal communication tool, and what is its purpose?

November 17th, 2023

Effective communication among employees is pivotal to organizational success. Internal communication tools serve as the backbone of connectivity within a company, facilitating seamless interactions, collaboration, and information dissemination among team members. These tools play a fundamental role ...

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What are the best AI productivity tools?

November 17th, 2023

AI productivity tools have become indispensable aids, empowering businesses to streamline tasks, enhance workflows, and boost efficiency. Leveraging the prowess of artificial intelligence, these tools offer a dynamic range of capabilities, from automating routine processes to fostering seamless coll...

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What does the future hold for the world of work in the wake of artificial intelligence?

November 14th, 2023

The work landscape is evolving at an unprecedented pace, and at the heart of this transformation lies the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI). AI isn’t just a buzzword; it’s a catalyst reshaping how we work, altering job functions, and influencing industries across the board. The...

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The Power of Generative AI: Unlocking Creativity and Innovation

November 14th, 2023

Technology is rapidly reshaping our work and communication methods, and generative AI has emerged as a pivotal innovation. This technology promises to redefine the boundaries of creativity and efficiency in the workplace. In this article, we delve into generative AI, exploring its mechanics, applica...

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Powell Intranet Excellence Awards 2023: Celebrating Intranet Champions

October 30th, 2023

The Powell Intranet Excellence Awards for 2023 have officially drawn to a close, and we are thrilled to announce the exceptional standard of entries received. The response from Powell Intranet customers and partners has been overwhelming, showcasing a diverse range of groundbreaking projects that ha...

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All in one intranet : discover our expert advice and recommendations

October 23rd, 2023

So you’re looking for an intranet that does it all? A one-stop shop for all your internal communication needs. A central hub where employees can find everything required to perform their daily tasks. Then, you’ve come to the right place. This article will explore the world of all-in-one ...

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Intranet Project Management: Tips & Best Practices

September 15th, 2023

Intranets have become increasingly crucial for businesses seeking to streamline internal communications and enhance employee collaboration. Intranets are the digital hubs that empower organizations to share information, manage content, and foster efficient teamwork. However, effective Intranet Proje...

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What Should an Intranet Include for Maximum Efficiency?

September 13th, 2023

An intranet is an indispensable tool for companies seeking to optimize internal communication, elevate employee engagement, and enhance overall productivity. But what should an intranet include to ensure it delivers maximum efficiency for your organization? In this article, we’ll explore the e...

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How to Foster a Knowledge-Sharing Culture

August 30th, 2023

Your workplace comprises a mix of intelligent people with diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Each is an expert in their area, with plenty of knowledge to share. They also have a lot to learn. But in organizations big and small, we all fall into the trap of ‘silos’. We work away on our...

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Hidden Costs of Bad Communication at Work  

August 23rd, 2023

Communication is a life skill we learn early on. From the day we are born, we realize the importance of effectively communicating our needs. Why? Because it has been essential to our survival.       ...

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Communication Styles of Gen Z to Boomers & Beyond in the Workplace

August 16th, 2023

Businesses rely on clear and open communication. It is as simple as that. But effective communication takes work to achieve. There are many barriers, like trying to cater to the communication styles of different generations. Each generation brings distinct values, expectations, and preferred communi...

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What Can We Learn from Gen Zs Approach to Work?

August 10th, 2023

Gen Z is revolutionizing the world of work, and it’s no surprise. The fastest growing generation in the workforce, Gen Z, experienced their most formative work years during a pandemic.   ...

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Unlocking the Future: AI’s Impact on Internal Communications 

July 24th, 2023

Are you ready for a revolution? The world of internal communications is on the brink of a transformative era, and the catalyst for change is none other than Artificial Intelligence (AI). AI is about to unleash a wave of innovation that will revolutionize the role of internal communications managers....

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Why You Need to Refresh Your Outdated Intranet Every 3 Years 

July 17th, 2023

In the digital era, businesses rely on technology, like the intranet, for daily operations.   More than just a corporate noticeboard, the intranet has become a central communication and collaboration platform. It is a hub that enables knowledge sharing, fosters collaboration and enhances workforce p...

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Intranet Document Management: Tips & Best practices

June 29th, 2023

Welcome to our essential guide for all things related to intranet document management. No matter your company size, good organization is crucial for effective internal communication and the smooth running of your business. ...

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How to personalize an intranet built on Sharepoint

June 29th, 2023

SharePoint intranets have become essential tools for modern businesses, providing a centralized communication, collaboration, and content management platform. However, to truly maximize its potential, organizations should focus on personalization to tailor the intranet experience to their employees&...

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Best Practices for Intranet Content Management: Strategies, Tools, and Tips

June 15th, 2023

Intranet content management is the lifeblood of your organization’s internal communication strategy. It forms the backbone of the digital workspace, providing employees with vital information, collaboration tools, and an interactive platform. Effective intranet content management powers employ...

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How to Drive Workforce Engagement with a Mobile Intranet App?

June 9th, 2023

In a digital world dominated by smartphones and mobile devices, the concept of an intranet has evolved considerably. A mobile intranet is not merely a static digital platform; it’s a dynamic, interactive hub that fosters real-time communication, collaboration, and connectivity within an organi...

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Intranet Applications, How About Unlocking Your Business Potential?

May 12th, 2023

Intranet applications have become essential to modern organizations, offering various tools and resources to support daily operations, streamline communications, and boost employee engagement. The key applications of an intranet include content management, collaboration, communication, workflow opti...

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Effective Intranet Governance: Best Practices for Successful Intranet Management

April 17th, 2023

In this article, we’ll take you through the essential steps to creating a comprehensive intranet governance plan.   ...

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The Benefits of a Cloud Based Intranet for Companies & Employees

April 6th, 2023

A cloud-based intranet system is crucial for companies to stay competitive in today’s fast-paced business environment. It offers improved communication, collaboration, productivity, and security. This blog post explores the benefits of a cloud-based intranet and provides a guide on choosing an...

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[Webinar] Maximize SharePoint & Viva Connections: How to Build a Successful Intranet

April 4th, 2023

In today’s digital age, it’s essential for companies to have an effective and engaging intranet. An intranet is a private network used by organizations to communicate and collaborate within the company. Microsoft’s SharePoint and Viva Connections are popular intranet solutions, but...

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Intranet Security : Best Practices for Protecting Your Digital Workplace

March 30th, 2023

With the average cost of a data breach in the U.S. being $9.44 million in 2022, the stakes have never been higher for companies to prioritize Intranet Security. In a world where cyber threats are evolving at an alarming rate, the security of your organization’s digital workplace is paramount t...

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11 Expert Tips for Intranet Management Success

March 28th, 2023

In today’s increasingly digital world, having a successful intranet management system is essential to staying organized in the workplace. A well-run intranet can help streamline communication, keep everyone on the same page, and save time in the long run. However, managing an intranet can be c...

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10 Must-Follow Intranet Best Practices for Successful Employee Adoption

March 21st, 2023

In today’s fast-paced business world, an intranet is a critical tool for boosting employee productivity and engagement. However, implementing an intranet solution isn’t enough to ensure success; you also need to follow best practices that maximize adoption rates. In this blog post, we...

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How to build an intranet? A Step-by-Step Guide

February 28th, 2023

An intranet is essential for businesses to communicate internally, share resources, and promote collaboration. But knowing where to start when building your intranet can be difficult. This article provides a step-by-step guide on how to build an intranet, including the available tools and software, ...

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28 Essential Intranet Features to Enhance Collaboration Effectively

February 24th, 2023

If your business could use some collaboration and productivity improvements, implementing a social intranet is always a great option. However, to ensure you’ll be getting the most out of your intranet, there are several key features to look for. In this article, we will take you through 28 of the mo...

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How Much Does it Cost to Build an Intranet?

February 23rd, 2023

Businesses today are looking for cost-effective ways to manage their internal operations better. One of the solutions they can explore is setting up an intranet – a dedicated and secure network that can be accessed only by authorized personnel. But how much will it cost to build an intranet? R...

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[Video Series] How to Streamline Your Internal Communications with Powell Intranet

February 15th, 2023

We are excited to announce a new video series focused on demonstrating how Internal Communications and HR managers can use Powell Intranet to streamline processes and improve communications. ...

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What are the Benefits of Implementing an Intranet System?

February 14th, 2023

Digitalization has become an integral part of almost any industry. If an organization wants to compete at a high level, it’s incredibly important to have the most efficient business processes possible. From a productivity standpoint, you want to ensure your data can be accessed and shared appropriat...

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Build or buy an intranet? Which is a better choice?

February 8th, 2023

Should you build or buy your intranet? Which is the most cost-effective choice? Which is the better choice for your organization? In this article, we will help you answer those exact questions. ...

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Intranet vs Internet: definitions and differences

February 7th, 2023

The Internet and Intranet are two powerful tools businesses, schools, and other organizations use to increase productivity and streamline processes. However, the question most people ask is, what is the difference between these two components? This article explains each one in detail, breaking down ...

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Putting Partnerships First: Powell Software’s Edouard Payenneville Talks Partner-Focused Success with Allbound

February 1st, 2023

Edouard Payenneville, Chief Sales Officer at Powell Software, sat down with Tori Barlow of Allbound to discuss the importance of a strong partner network. ...

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What is an Intranet, Definition, Benefits, and Best Practices?

January 19th, 2023

Communication and sharing information are two of the most critical aspects of an organization. So, effective means of sharing information resources and applications are essential.  To fulfill this, companies must utilize a solution that allows them to create a secure, private, and centralized enviro...

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What is an employee experience platform (EXP)?

January 1st, 2023

An ‘‘employee experience platform’’ (EXP) might sound like another trendy buzzword but it’s so much more than that. ...

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Announcing the Powell Software Partner Award Winners 2022

December 19th, 2022

Powell Software is a partner-first company, building a best-in-class partner network to achieve our mission of connecting employees in the hybrid workplace. ...

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What is CSR in Business & Why Does it Matter to Employees?

December 15th, 2022

Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR can be understood as the degree of responsibility a corporation has for the consequences of their actions economically, socially, and environmentally. CSR matters to employees as it empowers them to leverage corporate resources to do good for the world. For emp...

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Top 3 Workplace Trends for 2023

December 14th, 2022

Going into 2023, it feels more important than ever to be prepared and ready to tackle challenges head-on. The 2020s have been far from easy, and the new year will be no different, especially in the workplace. To help confront these challenges, we asked the Powell Software community to give us their ...

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How to Promote Sustainability in the Workplace

December 12th, 2022

Promoting and encouraging sustainable behavior in the workplace can seem like an impossible task at times. Not knowing where to start and what to focus on can be confusing. We have compiled six initiatives that you can introduce into your workplace to turn into a CSR-loving environment. We’ll also s...

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What is SharePoint? A Comprehensive Guide to Microsoft SharePoint

November 8th, 2022

Microsoft SharePoint is a solution that offers a myriad of benefits for organizations of all shapes and sizes, especially ones that already use Microsoft Office applications. ...

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What does a Content Management System do?

October 18th, 2022

With more businesses switching to the digital workspace, content management is now widely considered a vital factor for business success. Organizations need to be able to create and publish content faster. This has led to demand for content management systems as they allow users to create and put ou...

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4 Key Considerations for Your Intranet Built on SharePoint Online

October 13th, 2022

So, you’ve decided to get an intranet built on SharePoint Online. Now what? First, you need to consider which features of SharePoint will be most beneficial to your needs. After all, you want to ensure your company dollars are well spent, right? ...

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Do I Need Microsoft 365 to Use SharePoint?

October 5th, 2022

Considering all the Microsoft products, applications, and services that exist today, it’s reasonable to have some questions. In this article, we will provide helpful information regarding the relationship between Microsoft 365 and its web-based collaborative platform SharePoint. ...

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How to Use Sharepoint as an Intranet

September 22nd, 2022

SharePoint is a popular Microsoft program used by millions of business organizations globally. Its popularity is thanks to SharePoint’s superior features, such as Microsoft 365 integrations, collaboration, and document management. This is why organizations looking for an internal communications tool...

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How to Set Up & Improve Audience Targeting in SharePoint

September 20th, 2022

SharePoint audience targeting helps get the right content to the right people. However, it can be tricky to set up natively. Here’s a step-by-step guide. ...

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Is SharePoint Obsolete?

September 1st, 2022

Despite the growing belief that SharePoint is outdated, we are here to tell you that’s far from the case. Microsoft continues to roll out new solutions and features for the web-based, collaborative platform. ...

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How Does SharePoint Improve Productivity?

August 24th, 2022

Have you thought about investing in a SharePoint intranet for your organization, but you aren’t quite sure how the tool can help increase productivity? Or have you been using SharePoint for some time but are wondering how you can get more out of the tool? ...

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What are Sharepoint Online and Sharepoint On-premise?

August 23rd, 2022

SharePoint is a Microsoft 365 service primarily used by organizations to create websites for internal communications, document management, and knowledge sharing. It was first launched in 2001 while SharePoint Online became available in 2013. As of December 2020, SharePoint has over 200 million users...

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How to Create a SharePoint Site Both IT & Employees Will Love?

August 18th, 2022

Creating a SharePoint site that employees love using and IT teams can easily manage is a challenge. While end-users want an attractive, easy-to-use intranet, IT teams can’t always achieve this because of SharePoint limitations. ...

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Is It Time to Retire Your SharePoint On-Premise Intranet?

August 16th, 2022

SharePoint on-premise is slowly becoming a thing of the past as organizations move to the cloud and Microsoft ends support for on-premise intranets. ...

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Is SharePoint A Good Internal Communication Tool?

August 11th, 2022

There are many internal communication tools on the market, but for organizations on Microsoft 365, SharePoint seems like an obvious first choice. However, its features don’t necessarily meet the needs of communications managers today. ...

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[On-Demand Webinar] How Opaa! Built an Effective Intranet on SharePoint Online

August 9th, 2022

In this watch-anytime webinar, we speak to Opaa! Food Management about their intranet journey. From outdated on-premises to SharePoint online and modern experience – Cody Null and Jonathan King talk us through all the steps in between. ...

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Are You Prepared For SharePoint 2013’s End of Life?

August 2nd, 2022

The deadline for the SharePoint 2013 end of life has come and gone (April 11, 2023). Users with an existing on-premises SharePoint 2013 intranet should make plans to migrate over to SharePoint Online as soon as possible. ...

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What Is Viva Engage, And Is It A Complete Engagement Solution? 

August 1st, 2022

Many organizations today struggle to build a culture of communication and engagement, but all of that is about to change as Microsoft unveils a new feature, “Viva Engage.” With this feature, which is essentially a social network, employees in an organization can connect with leadership, ...

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How to Measure Engagement in Powell Intranet

July 22nd, 2022

Measuring engagement on your intranet is a good indicator of corporate culture and who participates in company life. Yet, measuring this isn’t always easy. That’s why Powell Intranet created engagement reports. ...

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12 Must-Have Features in Your Finance Intranet

July 11th, 2022

If you operate in the financial services sector – whether in a bank, credit union, wealth management, or other financial institution – an intranet can bring endless benefits. Here are the features to look out for in a finance intranet. ...

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Is SharePoint Document Management Right for You?

July 7th, 2022

Finding the right document management system is critical to the overall efficiency of a business. The fundamental purpose of digitized document management is to help operations run smoother by reducing the time-consuming task of searching for documents and manually filing them. ...

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What Are The Benefits Of SharePoint?

June 16th, 2022

SharePoint has over 290 million users, yet so many under-utilize the Microsoft tool and don’t realize the true benefits of SharePoint. ...

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[On-Demand Webinar] Launch & Animate your Intranet: Best Practices from an Expert

June 13th, 2022

Content, in how it’s created, published, and managed, is the lifeblood of your organization. And having the right tools and strategy to leverage this content internally will help achieve business goals and build culture. That’s where an intranet, at the forefront of internal communications, comes in...

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Why is SharePoint Not a Complete Intranet Solution?

June 10th, 2022

Intranets have been around for a few decades but have evolved significantly. What started as a space to display corporate communications has become a single source of information and centralized document management. The modern intranet is a “virtual front door” to your business. For many, it’s a com...

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How to Build a Better Intranet While you Migrate to SharePoint Online

June 8th, 2022

Is now the right moment to migrate to SharePoint Online? And if you do make the move, how can you build a better intranet at the same time? ...

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6 Reasons To Update Your Council Or Government Intranet

May 3rd, 2022

Outdated, impossible to search for documents, and a dumping ground for internal information. If that sounds like your government or council intranet, it’s time to discover the modern intranet. ...

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On-Demand Webinar: Our Secrets Revealed – How to Build a Successful Intranet

April 20th, 2022

Too traditional, uninviting, not inclusive, or poorly adapted to the needs of Communications, HR, IT, and employees – 90% of intranets fail to achieve their objectives! But intranet success is just around the corner when you have the right solution and a good plan. ...

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Can an Intranet help with Employee Retention in the Great Resignation?

April 19th, 2022

The words ‘Great Resignation’ strike fear in many organizations. Yet, companies with a good employee retention strategy are attracting and retaining top talent. Here’s how to design a plan to retain employees with your intranet. ...

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What is Microsoft Viva, Can it Replace Your SharePoint Intranet?

March 10th, 2022

The release of Microsoft Viva paved the way for a revolution in the digital employee experience. But what exactly is Microsoft Viva? Will it replac your  SharePoint intranet, or is it the perfect complement to the digital workplace? ...

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Powell Software in the Forrester Wave Intranet Platforms Report 2022

February 24th, 2022

Powell Intranet has made it into The Forrester Wave™: Intranet Platforms, Q1 2022 report. ...

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Why Intranets Fail & How To Make Sure Yours Won’t 

February 21st, 2022

If you’re agonizing over your intranet project, don’t despair. In this article, we share the top reasons why intranets fail and how to ensure yours won’t. We’ll help make your intranet deployment a success.  ...

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[On-Demand Webinar] Cracking the Employee Intranet Code

February 8th, 2022

Tune into this on-demand webinar and start your employee intranet journey off on the right foot. Learn the secrets to building an intranet to inform, engage and include everyone. ...

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Is a SharePoint Intranet-in-a-Box the Right Solution for You?

January 28th, 2022

The intranet in a box is becoming popular for companies wanting to develop and deploy a complete SharePoint intranet in minimal time. But what exactly is a ‘SharePoint intranet-in-a-box,’ and is it right for your business? ...

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Workplace of the Future – Is it the End of the Office?

January 12th, 2022

The 20s have been a historic decade and caused a revolution in the way people work. As employees thrive in remote work the question arises – is it the end of the office? ...

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5 Reasons Why You Still Need A Corporate Intranet

January 7th, 2022

What do you picture when we mention the ‘corporate intranet’? If the first image that comes to mind is an old, clunky, difficult to navigate, and ugly intranet platform, then think again! ...

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[On Demand] In Discussion with Henry Peyret, Co-Founder Wassati

January 5th, 2022

Tune into this on-demand short webinar as we talk to Wassati co-founder Henry Peyret about company values and ‘purpose-washing’. ...

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[On Demand] How Has the Pandemic Changed Recruitment?

January 4th, 2022

Tune into this on-demand short webinar and learn from Powell Software’s own HR Manager, Marine Fournier, how recruitment has changed since the pandemic. ...

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[On Demand] Should Boreout be Taken as Seriously as Burnout?

January 4th, 2022

Tune into this on-demand short webinar where we talk to one of the few experts on the phenomenon of ”boreout”, Lotta Harju. ...

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[On Demand] Have Big Companies like Microsoft Embraced Hybrid Work?

January 4th, 2022

Tune into this on-demand short webinar and discover how Microsoft France made the move to remote working when the Covid-19 pandemic hit. ...

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[On Demand] How Large Organizations Made the Move to Remote Working

January 4th, 2022

Tune into this on-demand short webinar and discover how a large organization like AXA coped with the Covid-19 lockdowns, and the long-term changes they have since implemented. ...

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[On Demand] In Discussion with HIRSCHTEC on the Role of Tech in Hybrid work

January 4th, 2022

Tune into this on-demand short webinar and discover how HIRSCHTEC made the move to hybrid work thanks to open discussions and the right technology. ...

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[On Demand] Empowering Women and Creating a More Inclusive Workplace

January 4th, 2022

Tune into this on-demand short webinar and discover why empowering women will be the key to staff retention and attracting talent in the era of the great resignation. ...

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6 Leadership Challenges a Digital Workplace can Help Tackle

December 17th, 2021

The 2020s have been a rollercoaster, with most companies facing challenges never before seen. Yet, obstacles inspired innovation, and the workplace changed for the better in many ways. We’ve experienced intense digital transformation, rapid adaption, and great learning. The key takeaway? Organ...

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Powell Software Announces Jonathan King as Sales Director North America 

December 15th, 2021

Boston, Massachusetts, December 15th, 2021: Powell Software, a leading global provider of digital workplace solutions, today announced that Jonathan King will be joining Powell Software as Sales Director North America, effective November 8th, 2021.   ...

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A Double Win for Powell Software at the 2021 Brilliance Awards

December 15th, 2021

Powell Software has won two awards at the 2021 International Brilliance Awards, held on December 9th in London. ...

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Powell Software Named ‘’Innovation in HR Technology Small-Mid Market’’ Winner by HRO Today

November 18th, 2021

The winners of the HRO Today Association Awards have been announced, and Powell Software has come out on top. ...

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Episode 20: Should we all be working weekends?

November 10th, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, we ask if you would like to be able to work seven days a week? Is time off at weekends non-negotiable, or should all jobs be flexible enough to get some of your hours done at weekends? ...

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How can SMEs prepare for the hybrid office?

November 9th, 2021

The hybrid office is arguably the workplace of the future. Balancing the benefits of work from home with in-office days, this new flexible approach appears to offer the best of both worlds. Yet for small and medium businesses creating a hybrid work culture can be a challenge. ...

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Episode 19: The ‘Great Resignation’ goes global

November 3rd, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, we discuss how the number of people quitting their jobs has hit record numbers in the US. The so-called “Great Resignation”, or the “Big Quit”, is impacting all industries and it is going global. ...

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The New Normal Summit: The Future of Work is Now

November 2nd, 2021

On December 7th and 8th 2021, Powell Software gathered experts in digital transformation, the employee experience, and future of work trends for a not-to-be-missed summit. ...

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Episode 18: Phone calls go the way of the dodo

October 20th, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, we wonder if Gen Z phone anxiety is causing calls to become extinct. ...

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The Partner Certification Program from Powell Software

October 14th, 2021

In a few short years, Powell Software has built a network of partners globally to support our mission to connect employees in the hybrid workplace. The new Powell Software certification program for partners is designed to drive our growth further. ...

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Episode 17: Is there a future for TikTok’s video resumes?

October 8th, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, we wonder if TikTok resumés have become the norm? ...

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Webinar: Discover the Powell Teams Bot and Automate Governance

September 30th, 2021

Microsoft Teams governance is a topic facing IT departments globally. A small issue at the beginning, lack of control can quickly lead to chaos. During this on-demand webinar discover how to save time and take charge of your Microsoft Teams governance with the new Powell Teams Bot. ...

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Episode 16: Paradox as big tech calls for a return to the office

September 29th, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, we discuss how big tech are calling staff back to their desks. ...

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How to Encourage Creativity & Manage Innovation in the Workplace?

September 23rd, 2021

Sometimes the best ideas are right in front of us, yet too often they go unnoticed. To truly manage innovation, we need a better system to find, foster, and turn ideas into action. ...

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Is it time to return to the office? [New Data + Infographic]

September 23rd, 2021

There is one question that has been on everyone’s minds since March 2020, is it time to return to the office? ...

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Episode 15: Facebook experiments with virtual reality meetings

September 22nd, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, we explore VR meetings. ...

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In Focus: Women in Tech Leading the Way at Powell Software

September 13th, 2021

Gender inequality is notorious in the largely male-dominated digital and tech world where too often women are under-represented. ...

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Can Hybrid Work Help Employee Productivity?

September 13th, 2021

The hybrid workplace is growing in popularity, but this move to more flexible working is hindered by concerns over employee productivity. While remote workers can face challenges research actually supports the hybrid model which better meets employees’ needs and ultimately can improve in offic...

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Episode 14: Remote work is the new signing bonus

September 8th, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, we explore remote work – the new signing bonus. ...

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Episode 13: Fighting Burnout and Bore out at work

September 1st, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, we discuss burnout. ...

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Is flexible working better than a hybrid workplace?

August 31st, 2021

The future of work is defined by flexibility. Gone are the days of the 9-5 in office, replaced by more inclusive and hybrid workplaces embracing flexible working. ...

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Webinar: Generate Ideas & Fuel Employee Inventiveness with the Ideation Hub!

August 30th, 2021

Employees are the most powerful source of knowledge for any organization and capitalizing on their collective intelligence can foster significant results, producing great ideas. ...

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How can collaboration tools help teamwork in small businesses?

August 24th, 2021

Online collaboration tools allow small businesses to embrace the move to remote and hybrid work while maintaining a strong teamwork culture.   ...

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UK Business Tech Awards Finalist 2021

August 19th, 2021

Powell Software has been named a finalist in the 2021 UK Business Tech Awards, in the Best Use of Innovation category. ...

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Episode 12: The Rise of the Workcation

August 18th, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, we ask what is a “workcation”? And why is it a terrible idea? A workcation is a holiday where you take your work with you, and apparently, it’s less rare than you’d imagine. Research shows, unsurprisingly, that real vacations, where the stresses of the o...

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Episode 11: Horizons Broaden for Digital Nomads

August 11th, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, we discuss why digital nomadism is increasingly popular, with workers, some earning very nicely, taking to the open road, or the high seas, in camper vans, sailing yachts, or simply cruising from city to city to get a taste of a different culture while m...

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Episode 10: Homeworkers Head Back to the Office for Free Aircon

July 28th, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, we’re talking about how workers have been heading back to the office, but is it just for the air conditioning? Many others are running for the hills, looking for new jobs because their companies failed to invest in the right technology to facilitate hybr...

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Why do SMEs Need an Internal Communications Solution?

July 22nd, 2021

Relying on email as an internal communication tool is a short-term fix, once you have over 10 to 20 employees you need a tailored solution for SMEs. ...

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Episode 9: What the Stock Market Reveals About the Future of Work

July 21st, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, we discuss how the stock market may be the best indicator of the future of work, as investors bet for (and against) tech companies that are trying to make remote work as easy as possible. Research shows that there’s a lot at stake for CEOs, who need empl...

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Episode 8: Going YOLO and the Growth of Freelancing

July 7th, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal we discover why more and more workers are going YOLO – the philosophy that You Only Live Once – and ditching their jobs for new adventures. But is Freelancing the best way to achieve dreams of independence? More than a third of the 26 million ...

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Episode 7: Salesforce Wants its Employees Out On the Ranch

June 30th, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal we discuss how Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff wants to buy a ranch as a new location for meetings and team building, and apparently, he’s taken his inspiration from Disney. As office workers shudder at the idea of returning to their desks in city offices, th...

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How Together is Improving SME Communication & Collaboration

June 29th, 2021

Whether the goal is to improve employee productivity, collaboration, or communication, small businesses are just as concerned by issues of digital transformation as large companies. Yet SMEs face unique struggles in the modern workplace that hinder their efforts. It’s common to hear employees talk a...

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Episode 6: What is Happening to Entry-Level Jobs and Middle Managers?

June 23rd, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal we’re discussing how the number of entry-level positions has been declining rapidly over the last decade, a trend that has accelerated in the last 12 months. The demand for tech skills has never been higher, something higher education will have to factor ...

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Powell Software named Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

June 23rd, 2021

Digital workplace solutions provider, Powell Software, is delighted to be recognized as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum for 2021. ...

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5 Benefits of Highly Engaged Employees & Why Engagement Matters

June 12th, 2021

Highly engaged employees bring invaluable benefits to an organization, but they are a rare find. Employee engagement doesn’t happen by accident, it requires a dedicated effort from everyone, especially those at the top. ...

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Episode 5: US Federal Employees Look Set for Permanent Hybrid Work

June 9th, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, we discuss how the US government looks set to make hybrid working permanent for many federal employees and contractors. However, research shows that if the hybrid model is going to be a success, it needs to be organized in a “human-centric” way to protec...

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Episode 3: Commuting to Work, Mental Health, and Financial Savings

June 2nd, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal we ask if the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) going to drive us back from home comforts to the hustle and bustle of the office? What’s certain is that a return to the shared workplace means a return to the commute and whether this has a positive or negative im...

Webinar

Simplify & secure information sharing in the digital workplace

June 2nd, 2021

In the move to remote and hybrid work, the digital workplace is the go-to place for employees to access information and documents. Being able to easily view, edit and collaborate on documents is key to productivity and allows employees to work from anywhere. However, confidential, or business-sensit...

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Episode 2: Reskilling for the Future of Work

May 26th, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal we ask if the upheaval of 2020 has accelerated changes in the way we work and the way we live. What impact has this had on employment, and how many of us are going to have to retrain to stay relevant in a changing jobs market? Tune in to the Welcome to th...

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Episode 1: Our relationship with physical space

May 19th, 2021

In this episode of the Welcome to the New Normal podcast we ask, how our relationship with physical spaces is changing? We look at how cinemas are hiring their spaces out to gamers, and the humble telephone booth may have an augmented future. We also celebrate the 5Oth birthday of the email and ask ...

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Welcome to the New Normal Podcast

May 19th, 2021

Welcome to the new normal, a time defined by rapid technological advancements, new ways of working and living, and an era where ‘unprecedented’ is now ordinary. With so much change happening there’s never been more to talk about, which is why we’ve taken the opportunity to launch our new technology ...

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Innovation Vision: Building an Inclusive Digital Workplace

May 5th, 2021

Our COO Jean-Pierre Vimard shares his innovation vision, a vision that has helped build an inclusive digital workplace shaped by our clients. From a company intranet designed to leverage Office 365 investments to a complete digital workplace that improves the employee experience, our solutions are c...

Events

Workplace Strategy Summit NSW 2021

April 1st, 2021

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Employee Advocacy: Marketing’s Secret Weapon

March 11th, 2021

Employee advocacy marketing is a great way to boost the organic reach of content, using your most powerful and cost-effective asset – employees. ...

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Azure AD Conditional Access Authentication Context in the Digital Workplace

March 4th, 2021

With the newly announced Conditional Access authentication context feature from Azure AD, and Powell Software, IT can add an additional layer of security to the digital workplace. ...

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An Employee Advocacy Platform to Boost Engagement and Maximize your Brand reach

February 25th, 2021

Marketing wants to boost brand awareness, HR needs to increase employee engagement, and Sales are asking for more qualified leads. Employee advocacy is the secret tool to help every department achieve its goals. ...

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13 Ways to Improve Internal Communications and Engagement

February 18th, 2021

Employee engagement is about connections built through everyday interactions. Yet, people have fewer chances to interact in a hybrid or remote work context. So, ensuring employees still feel connected to each other and the organization falls to HR, managers, and comms. With its increasing importance...

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Powell Software Awarded Gold Medal for Digital Workplace Solutions

February 15th, 2021

Powell Software continues to be a leader in digital workplace solutions and we’re proud to announce our most recent achievement, being awarded a Gold Medal in SoftwareReviews 2021 Digital Workplace Data Quadrant. ...

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Digital Workplace Governance for a Hybrid Work World

January 14th, 2021

In a hybrid work world, the digital workplace becomes the ultimate tool for keeping employees engaged and connected. However, finding the right balance between end-user freedom and digital workplace governance can be tough. ...

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Wavestone Digital Workplace Radar names Powell Software

January 13th, 2021

Powell Software is thrilled to be named in the Wavestone 2020 French Digital Workplace start-ups Radar, in the Infrastructure and Networks Category. ...

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Drive Employee Engagement through Intranet Adoption

January 6th, 2021

Employee engagement and experience are more than just buzzwords, they directly impact communication and collaboration within a company. A great way to encourage employees to be engaged is through the adoption of the company intranet. ...

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10 Tips for Effective Communication in Global Teams

December 10th, 2020

Organizations are awakening to the benefits of multicultural, diverse, and inclusive teams. Yet, many go no further than releasing a generic statement. Even those who actively strive to hire people from various backgrounds forget that hiring is just the first step. Inclusivity is only achieved when ...

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Events

Key Takeaways from our Digital Workplace Convention

December 8th, 2020

In 2020, the Powell Software annual Digital Workplace convention went online, and the virtual event doors were open to everyone. In fact, it was our largest turnout ever with 600 attendees joining from across the globe.  ...

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Powell Software Partner Program and Award Winners 2020

December 7th, 2020

The Powell Software Digital Workplace convention on December 3rd was an opportunity for us to connect with our partner network and make some exciting announcements. Edouard Payenneville, VP Channel and Strategic Partnerships at Powell Software took the time to recognize our incredible partner networ...

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Digital Well-being and the Digital Workplace

December 4th, 2020

Employee mental and physical wellbeing is becoming more important than ever. But there’s a new topic facing managers – digital well-being. ...

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How to Manage Remote Employees with Microsoft Teams

November 17th, 2020

Managing a team in the traditional office setting presents challenges, which have been heavily researched. However, with remote work managers are facing new obstacles while trying to lead teams to success. For some, the transition to remote was smooth, but for most, it’s a task that requires new str...

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Meet Kayla, Senior Digital Marketing Manager Powell Software

November 16th, 2020

Kayla Myrhow joins Powell Software in North America as our Senior Digital Marketing Manager. Based in Seattle, Washington, Kayla comes onboard eager to inject her curiosity and passion into the Powell Software team. Discover what attracted Kayla to become a Powell Player and what it’s really like to...

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Powell Software Launches Employee Onboarding Templates

November 13th, 2020

Starting a new role is always a challenge for HR and the newcomer, and today’s employees are having to navigate joining a new company remotely. ...

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How to Motivate Employees Remotely

November 3rd, 2020

Knowing how to motivate employees is always difficult, but never more so than now. So here are 8 ways to motivate your employees, even if they work remotely. ...

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Powell Software in Gartner’s Market Guide for Intranet Packaged Services  

November 2nd, 2020

Powell Software is thrilled to be named in Gartner’s Market Guide for Intranet Packaged Services. This guide lists 20 Intranet Packaged Service (IPS) vendors representative of the IPS market, chosen from a market of over 100 intranet vendors.   ...

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Marc Diouane joins the Powell Software Board

October 30th, 2020

Powell Software is delighted to announce the addition of Software as a Service (SaaS) industry expert Marc Diouane to our board. Bringing with him 25 years of experience in investor relations, strategy, and revenue growth, Marc will help position Powell for growth in the US. ...

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Meet Pauline, Powell Software Key Account Manager  

October 29th, 2020

The Powell Software team continues to grow and we are delighted to welcome onboard our new Key Account Manager Pauline Guiot. To get to know her a bit better, find out what drew Pauline to Powell Software, and understand her role, we’ve asked her a few questions.  Interview with Pauline Guiot  Key ...

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Breaking the Hierarchy: The Importance of Clear and Open Internal Communication

October 27th, 2020

Clear and open communication is essential to business. However, one obstacle makes it hard to achieve – hierarchy. Employees today want to be seen as equals, to feel valued, and believe their opinions matter. Preventing employees from communicating ‘up the chain’ with hierarchical thinking stunts in...

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Powell Software UK is G-Cloud Digital Marketplace Accredited

October 20th, 2020

Powell Software is now a G-Cloud Digital Marketplace accredited vendor. A global ISV providing digital workplace solutions, Powell Software is excited to have the opportunity to offer our solutions to public bodies in the UK. ...

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Meet Julien, Product Marketing Manager Powell Software

October 15th, 2020

Julien Roland joins Powell Software after spending more than three years at Microsoft France marketing Office 365. With a furthers two years’ experience in the world of consulting, Julien has a background in supporting companies to reach their digital transformation goals. As the Powell Software tea...

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The Powell Software Team – Meet Yvonne

October 8th, 2020

The Powell Software team is growing weekly! Get to know our newest Powell Player Yvonne Harris, our Content and Community Manager. Yvonne joins the team having spent the last 2 years working with an Irish Trade Development agency, where she helped Irish companies in the retail and travel tech sector...

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Powell Software the Complete Digital Workplace for Hybrid Work 

October 6th, 2020

The world of work has changed for good and employees will no longer be routinely in the office. With some staff at home and others at their desks, hybrid work is becoming the new norm.  ...

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How Microsoft Teams New Features are Tackling Employee Wellbeing 

October 1st, 2020

Although many of us have adapted well to working from home, there are some things that the virtual office lacks. After remote working for several months, employees are starting to miss things they never thought they would. With many companies now deciding to transition to hybrid work fully, it’s tim...

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Build an Employee Advocacy Program With Your Intranet

September 28th, 2020

Half of employees post about their employer on social platforms. But far too many employers do little more than enforce a boilerplate social media policy. As it turns out, this is a major missed opportunity. ...

Events

Digital Workplace Experience 2020

September 28th, 2020

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5 Key Technologies for Accelerating Digital Transformation in Business

September 17th, 2020

Digital transformation was once viewed as an aspirational goal for companies that performed well and could afford to dedicate resources to futuristic initiatives. But in light of recent global events, it’s clear that this is no longer just a nice to have. Companies need a long-term digital transform...

Events

Intra.NET Reloaded London 2020

September 15th, 2020

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How Powell Teams supports Powell Intranet for more connected employees

June 8th, 2020

Over the last few months, organizations have been confronted by an unprecedented situation that led many collaborators to discover remote working for the first time. This resulted in an explosion of video conferences and remote teamwork, imposing tools like Microsoft Teams at the center of business ...

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How Can You Keep Your Remote Team Connected?

May 22nd, 2020

Remote workers have a physical disconnect to an organization due to their location, but when this generates feelings of detachment and isolation everyone suffers. Decreased productivity, lower engagement, higher staff turnover, there are many costs with a disconnected remote workforce. So how can yo...

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