Make Your Office & IT Greener

author Carol Mentis, December 9, 2016

Global warming; climate change, with unpredictable weather patterns; renewable resources and sustainable infrastructures: everywhere you turn today, there are environmental issues that are having an increasingly urgent impact on our private and professional lives. At work, as at home, a gradual awareness – if not slight panic – is setting in that our ancient planet […]

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Searching in Claromentis is Now Bigger, Better, and Faster

author Kerensa Johnson, December 7, 2016

Every cloud has a silver lining, and our Support team felt that more than ever this past week. After navigating their way through some technical challenges, the Support team have discovered a pretty nifty way of both fixing and improving our intranet searching. Elasticsearch issues Our software uses Elasticsearch for the indexing and searching services. […]

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How Retailers Can Benefit From an Intranet

author Kerensa Johnson, December 2, 2016

Think your retail business can’t benefit from an intranet? Think again. Intranets may be thought of as a typically office-based solution, but the expanding role of software in the workplace is rapidly changing this mis-conception. The face of retail has transformed as well in recent years, with almost every single bricks and mortar store on […]

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Intranets: Intensive Treatment for the Healthcare Sector

author Carol Mentis, November 30, 2016

It seems that with every change of government comes an ambitious new Health Secretary itching to overhaul the healthcare sector and introduce new government healthcare regulations. For both public and private healthcare providers, the devil is so often in the detail – and those details matter. Healthcare has become a highly sophisticated, complex and challenging […]

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A Positive Workplace Powers Productivity

author Kerensa Johnson, November 28, 2016

Positive thinking is synonymous with improved wellbeing, and nowadays is seen as being much more meaningful than simply beholding a happy attitude. In reality, mindful positivity can open opportunities, broaden your outlook, and allow you to do more than you thought possible. A recent study has shown that positive thinking expands our potential, allowing us […]

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Understand Your Intranet Software’s Most Crucial Functions

author Carol Mentis, November 25, 2016

Although the number of organisations using intranet software has increased significantly in recent years, it’s important to ensure that your software performs all its functions, as intended. It can be counter-productive to have intranet software that’s inefficient, as this can turn employees off from using it, rather than having the desired effect of enhancing job […]

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The Digital Workplace: What’s Your Strategy for Moving Beyond the Intranet?

author Carol Mentis, November 23, 2016

Thanks to the internet of things and the consumerisation of IT, the workplace has changed dramatically, even over the last few years. We’re all more comfortable going online, but often we stay in our own silos, either unwilling or lacking the confidence to fully explore what the digital workplace has to offer in terms of […]

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Can Apps Like Workplace by Facebook Ever Replace the Intranet?

author Kerensa Johnson, November 21, 2016

Every month, there seems to be a new piece of software that promises to be the next best thing to replace your intranet. But very few of them actually do. True, some of these tools are awesome, and help facilitate key areas of working, such as communication or productivity (Slack and Trello are great examples). […]

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Document Management Principles for Intranet Users

author Carol Mentis, November 18, 2016

A suitable intranet document management system can help your staff to share, create, store, and archive your documents. The following document management principles can help users to maximise the effectiveness of such a system in the digital workplace and a good understanding of them is essential if the full capability of the system is to be exploited. […]

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Why Collaboration Matters for Effective Project Management

author Carol Mentis, November 16, 2016

Effective project management is at the core of any company. The ability to see a project through from start to successful conclusion is the reason a good project manager is a huge asset to any company, possessing the skills, knowledge and attributes to deliver a project on time and within budget. They will be effective […]

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