How to Solve Project Management Issues: Client Expectations

author Kerensa Johnson, July 29, 2016

You’ve finally won that big client you were pitching for; months of meetings, planning, and conversations have paid off, and the hard part is at long last over. Or is it? In actual fact, the hard work has only just begun, and the initial stages of a project require just as much energy and commitment […]

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How to Choose the Best Extranet Software

author Carol Mentis, July 27, 2016

If you’re looking for the best way to share information with clients, suppliers, and any other individual or group outside your organisation, an extranet is an excellent solution. However, some businesses struggle to understand where the extranet ends and the intranet begins. Both platforms use security and stringent access control to provide a collaborative environment […]

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Claromentis 8 Provides a Totally Social Intranet

author Kerensa Johnson, July 25, 2016

As the social intranet gains traction in the industry, it seems apt now more than ever that the next major release of our digital workplace software focuses heavily on being connected. A natural successor to the static intranets of yesteryear, social intranet software combines the professional networking aspects of social media with the information management […]

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How to Solve Project Management Issues: Meeting Deadlines

author Kerensa Johnson, July 22, 2016

“Deadline”: surely the most loaded term to an employee’s ears. It can create feelings of dread, with the fear of missing a deadline and having to tell your boss, or worse, a client, being all too much. Everyone will have their own horror story about that missed report, that forgotten email, or that delayed project. […]

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Team Building as Important as Technology

author Carol Mentis, July 20, 2016

Almost every organisation today relies on technology to make the workplace run more efficiently. All businesses require the support of technology and anyone not running a digital workplace will find themselves lagging behind in a competitive marketplace. A savvy business owner will supply the employees with all the technology they need to complete their day-to-day […]

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Claromentis 8 Gives You Complete Control of Your Intranet

author Kerensa Johnson, July 18, 2016

Intranets are typically seen as very private places, which is unsurprising given they are mainly used internally for business-only purposes. Many features of an intranet will be locked down to be accessed only by the authorised staff, with confidential documents, admin configuration, and staff information restricted. And rightly so; potentially classified information or processes need […]

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How to Solve Project Management Issues: Communication

author Kerensa Johnson, July 15, 2016

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that communication is absolutely vital in all areas of life. Misunderstandings that occur due to bad or lack of communication happen habitually, and can result in conflict, thoughts being left unsaid, damaged relationships, and things not getting done. In the business world, bad communication can be catastrophic and lead to […]

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Developing a Digital Workplace

author Carol Mentis, July 13, 2016

According to a 2012 paper by Deloitte, “The digital workplace encompasses all the technologies people use to get work done in today’s workplace … It ranges from your HR applications and core business applications to e-mail, instant messaging and enterprise social media tools and virtual meeting tools.” While email, web conferencing and intranets may be […]

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Claromentis Lets You Design Your Own Intranet

author Kerensa Johnson, July 11, 2016

Claromentis homepage, editable with our NEW intranet design tool The importance of branding The design of your intranet is very personal and unique to your business needs and company values. An intranet needs to feel like a living and breathing extension of your company, so it acts like a natural and complementary addition to your […]

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How to Solve Project Management Issues: Allocating Tasks

author Kerensa Johnson, July 8, 2016

In the first of our “Project Management Problems and How To Solve Them” blog series, I’m going to explore probably one of the most frustrating challenges that a project manager can face; how to effectively allocate tasks to the appropriate resources. Typically, a project will require team members with varying skills and experience, and the […]

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