How to Run a Successful Hackathon in a Small Business

Claromentis co-founder Michael Christian shares his insights in a guest blog What is a hackathon? Like with many technology buzzwords, you may have heard the term “hackathon”, but not really understood what it meant. To complicate matters even further, a hackathon is sometimes called a “hack day” or an “innovation day”. No matter what you…

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It’s Official: E-Forms and Workflows are Vital for Credit Unions’ Bottom Line

The Credit Union Times declared in an article recently that electronic forms and processing are vital to a credit union’s bottom line. Cost-cutting, time-savings for members, and improved efficiency were all quoted as being key benefits of implementing e-forms and workflow software. Such amazing results beg the question; “how can software achieve all of this?”…

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Credit Unions Can Benefit Everyone – Just Like Intranet Software

In their early days, credit unions started small, run by a local community with shared interests and a desire to mutually benefit financially – without having to give away profits to third-party shareholders. These values still stand true today, but the face of credit unions have shifted in recent years. Credit unions have expanded dramatically…

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[NEW VERSION] Claromentis Release Version 8.3 of their Intranet Software

  Claromentis 8.3 is here We’re thrilled to announce that the latest version of Claromentis has landed! With more than 24 new features and 367 bugs metaphorically squashed, 8.3 marks the beginning of an exciting summer for Claromentis and our clients. New features in Claromentis 8.3 This release see loads of usability improvements which will…

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Technology and Talent Management: Pressure and Promise for HR

There’s been much written about the way properly integrated technology streamlines business functions, increases visibility and provides greater insight and control. Many business operations become easier and more manageable. However, it could be argued that Human Resources teams are under greater pressure than ever during the technological revolution; that their workload has increased exponentially. The…

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Dealing with the Digital Skills Gap

In our hyper-connected world, it’s easy to assume that everyone ‘gets’ the digital workplace. But with workplace productivity plateauing and 33% of US employees saying they’re ready to quit their jobs because of poor digital workplace communication, are our digital skills letting us down or are poorly designed workplaces to blame? Is there a digital…

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Avoiding Communications Breakdowns in the Digital Workplace

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion it has taken place”, according to author George Bernard Shaw. It would be easy to imagine that by investing in the latest gadgets and gizmos for staff, and providing them with access to cloud and software-based platforms galore, you have cracked the communications conundrum. After all,…

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How the Digital Workplace Upends Traditional Working Practices

Productivity, collaboration, communication, and customer relationship management and support are the four pillars of an effective digital workplace model. Having them fully integrated, and being able to draw off and analyse data at any point, is the ultimate goal. In considering whether to migrate all your business systems to the digital realm, in a cohesive…

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Why Your HR Department Needs a Corporate Social Network

The days when work meant everyone turning up to an office and spending the same hours there as everyone else are rapidly disappearing. Flexible hours, an increasingly digital workplace and home working are becoming more and more common. That’s great for employee morale and productivity but can cause some problems when it comes to getting…

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