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The Personification of the Digital Workplace

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Growing up, I loved Star Trek. When Jean-Luc Picard spoke to the computer, I fantasized about the day I’d enter my own office and be greeted by my computer with a “Good morning Kathrine! Your coffee is ready.” The idea of a hyper-intelligent, personified workplace enamored me.

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Importance of Intelligent Content in the Digital Workplace

“Artificial intelligence” is a buzzphrase whose buzz is only getting louder. At Akumina, what we’re hearing is the desire of organizations to connect AI with employee-facing content to create a better, stickier, and more engaging employee experience. In other words, the desire to create “intelligent content.”

But what does intelligent content mean? How do you make it happen? Perhaps more importantly, why should you care? Let’s take a look at Intelligent Content through those three lenses.

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Akumina Reports Strongest Quarter in Company History; Eyes Bigger Gains in Second Half of 2018

Nashua, NH – July 17, 2018 – Akumina Inc., the world’s leading software provider of digital engagement solutions for the workplace, today announced record-breaking results for the second quarter of 2018.  Continue reading “Akumina Reports Strongest Quarter in Company History; Eyes Bigger Gains in Second Half of 2018”

Interview: Ruven Gotz, Microsoft MVP, on digital workplaces

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Ruven Gotz

Los Angeles-based Ruven Gotz has two decades of experience in collaboration solutions and enterprise social tools. He helps clients with planning their strategy, information architecture, governance, change management, and adoption challenges as they relate to the digital workplace.

Ruven has received the Microsoft “Most Valuable Professional” (MVP) award for the past nine years and has been an international speaker and author on these topics for many years.

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Whitepaper – Employee Engagement and the Digital Workplace

Employee engagement measures the level of involvement, enthusiasm and commitment an employee has for their work and the organization. Employees benefit from being highly engaged and the organization they work for benefits from having highly engaged employees—a win-win overall. At Akumina, we have a strong viewpoint on Employee Engagement and have published it in a new whitepaper, now available for download. Continue reading “Whitepaper – Employee Engagement and the Digital Workplace”

Akumina Views – Making SharePoint UI Design Easy and Consistent

When you think about SharePoint development the first thing that probably doesn’t come to mind is, “Wow! Building our custom-branded experience on this platform could NOT be easier!”

The reality is that SharePoint IS a great platform. Combine it with Office 365 and you have arguably the best digital workplace cloud platform on the planet. However, in a lot of cases companies stand up the out-of-box version of SharePoint with some minor color palette changes. Ultimately this doesn’t deliver on the organization’s brand guidelines—all it does deliver is a lackluster user experience for employees. The reason? Continue reading “Akumina Views – Making SharePoint UI Design Easy and Consistent”

Akumina Data Encryption using Microsoft Azure Storage Service

When bringing any new technology into an enterprise, security is of course a paramount concern. Let’s go “under the hood” and examine in detail how Akumina safeguards business information to provide a trusted infrastructure. Continue reading “Akumina Data Encryption using Microsoft Azure Storage Service”

Business Productivity: What’s the next catalyst?

The factors that drove the massive employee productivity gains of the last half-century are well-known and easy to identify. They boil down to advances in an organizing principle from production lines, through lean management techniques, to the use of computers and mechanical automation.

So what’s next? When growth is always an imperative business need, how much more “massive” can employee productivity gains become? Are such gains even realistic to expect? Continue reading “Business Productivity: What’s the next catalyst?”

Akumina and Flow: the PB&J of Intranets

Akumina provides a framework to build out the most amazing digital workplace experiences. From managing news for your teams to collaborating on documents and events, Akumina can can handle all the core functionalities your teams need to get done what they need to get done.

But what if you want to kick those functionalities up a notch or two? Add a few bells over there and some whistles over here? Work in the features that didn’t quite make the cut in your phase 1 implementation? Continue reading “Akumina and Flow: the PB&J of Intranets”

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