Yvonne Harris

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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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Powell Intranet is a Top 3 Value Choice in the ClearBox Intranet Report 2023!

January 23rd, 2023

ClearBox Consulting has featured Powell Intranet in its review of the best intranet and employee experience platform providers 2023. The annual independent report compares the best intranet platform providers, and Powell Software is delighted to be one of them. ...

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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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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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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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Can You 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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Why is SharePoint Online better than 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 is fast approaching for the SharePoint 2013 end of life. Users with an existing on-premises SharePoint 2013 intranet should make plans to migrate over to SharePoint Online before the end of life (EOL) date of April 11, 2023. ...

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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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How to avoid information overload & ensure staff read intranet content

May 13th, 2022

Your company intranet is a communications platform where people are constantly sharing content, from company news to documents, or events. This “information overload” can cause issues when it is not properly managed. ...

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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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Show Your Employee Appreciation by Sharing Kudos in Powell Intranet

April 12th, 2022

Management practices like employee appreciation and recognition are not often given the importance they deserve. Employee recognition & appreciation involve praising employees for their hard work, day-to-day tasks, teamwork, and how they contribute to a company’s life and culture. Employee...

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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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What is an employee experience platform?

July 1st, 2021

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

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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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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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Deliver the Viva Connections experience in a few clicks

June 3rd, 2021

The launch of Microsoft Viva generated quite the stir and left people wondering just what it is, when its different features will be available, and most importantly how will it work with their digital workplace. After first being announced in April 2021 we’re excited to see the first of four feature...

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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...

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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...

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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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Powell Software Launches New Employee Advocacy Tool

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, in a hybrid or remote work context, people have fewer chances to interact. Ensuring employees still feel connected to each other and the organization falls to HR, managers, and comms. With its increasing importance, n...

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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

This year 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 Wellbeing 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 wellbeing. ...

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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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End the Hierarchy in your Internal Communications

October 27th, 2020

Clear and open communication is essential to business, but to achieve it an outdated mindset needs to be replaced – hierarchy. Today’s employees want to be seen as equals, to feel valued, and believe their opinions matter. Preventing employees from communicating ‘up the chain’ with hierarchical thin...

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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 time...

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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. ...

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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...

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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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