Digital Workplaces: From the Sublime to the Ridiculous, and Back Again

Tom Kincaid is Akumina’s Regional Director—West. He’s an unrepentant millennial, and a true believer in the positive power of digital workplaces to make everyone better at what they do. Which should come as no surprise, because he’s experienced intranets at their very best and their absolute worst. He shares his personal journey here.

“Before joining Akumina, I’d worked with two companies that had Digital Workplace platform (DWP) experiences.

The first was a large global organization with an amazing DWP experience.

The second was a large global organization with a rock-bottom-AWFUL DWP experience.

This is my story. But before I get into it, you need to know upfront that I’m a whiney, snowflake millennial (much like many of your employees). Continue reading “Digital Workplaces: From the Sublime to the Ridiculous, and Back Again”

SharePoint-alooza! Our NACS Recap

SharePoint-aloozaAkumina’s Jim Manning and I just got back from the North American Collaboration Summit, also known as “SharePoint-alooza,” in Branson, Missouri. We were excited to represent Akumina, meet our customers, and be part of this celebration of business productivity and collaboration that surrounds SharePoint and Office 365 today. Here’s our report:

SharePoint invades the Ozarks

Branson has an endless supply of stages that normally host performances by celebrities and celebrity impersonators alike. While I was hoping to catch a set by your favorite Russian and mine, Yakov Smirnoff, it seemed as if he too had joined the entire town on hiatus for the winter. Continue reading “SharePoint-alooza! Our NACS Recap”

Akumina Helping to Enable Retail Execution at NRF 2018 – Retail’s Big Show

The National Retail Foundation (NRF) 2018 – Retail’s Big Show – was held last week in January, 2018, in New York City. This is a showcase of trends and technologies that will drive investment directions for the next couple of years and consumer experiences for much of the next decade.

Akumina has some distinct capabilities to bring business functionality, information, task management, and feedback to frontline workers. We feel strongly that if we can enable retail-oriented enterprises to empower their front line workers with the information and the tools, the training and the guidance, in an as-needed timeframe, that organizations will better be able to execute on their directions as a complete enterprise. Continue reading “Akumina Helping to Enable Retail Execution at NRF 2018 – Retail’s Big Show”

Akumina Reports Record Growth in 2017; Strong Momentum for 2018

Akumina Inc., the leading software provider of digital workplace and collaborative work management solutions, today announced record-growth during the 2017 fical year that concluded on December 31,2017. The company’s strong momentum is largely fueled by accelerated enterprise customer acquisition and significant existing-customer expansion, as well as further alignment with Microsoft and its strategic partnership with Avanade. Akumina’s record growth for 2017 included year-over-year top-line sales gains of 204% and year-over-year expansion of annual recurring revenue of 273%. Continue reading “Akumina Reports Record Growth in 2017; Strong Momentum for 2018”

Version 4.0 Brings Auto Translate, Collaboration WorkSpaces, Drag & Drop Interface, Widget Store & Much More!

Over the last couple of months, our team has been hard at work designing and developing ground-breaking functionality and features to help organizations transform the employee experience.

This quarter, we officially released Version 4.0 of Akumina’s Digital Workplace Framework, here’s whats new: Continue reading “Version 4.0 Brings Auto Translate, Collaboration WorkSpaces, Drag & Drop Interface, Widget Store & Much More!”

Akumina named “Intranet-Choice-Multinational Companies” in ClearBox Intranet Report

Akumina is proud to announce its recognition in the third annual ClearBox Consulting SharePoint intranets in-a-box report. The 2018 report analyzes over 34 products and introduced a new series of ‘intranet choice’ awards to highlight products that stood out above the rest. Continue reading “Akumina named “Intranet-Choice-Multinational Companies” in ClearBox Intranet Report”

Boston Red Sox Score Big with Employees

Today we are excited to announce that the Boston Red Sox have chosen Akumina’s digital workplace platform to launch their new global digital workplace!  Continue reading “Boston Red Sox Score Big with Employees”

Give your Digital Workplace a New Spin!

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be sponsoring the upcoming Digital Workplace & Intranet Global Forum 2017 in NYC taking place October 25th- October 26th. The 1.5-day global conference is for intranet executives, managers and contributors focused on the design, governance and management of enterprise and social intranets.  Continue reading “Give your Digital Workplace a New Spin!”

Introducing Workspaces by Akumina- Project Collaboration for Office 365 Made Easy!

Akumina is excited to announce a new product offering coming to our suite of digital workplace solutions, Akumina Workspaces. Continue reading “Introducing Workspaces by Akumina- Project Collaboration for Office 365 Made Easy!”

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