We’ll be at CeBIT previewing the latest version of Intranet DASHBOARD, which features amazing new functionality for both new and existing users. Read more »
Category Archive: In the Media
iD just keeps getting better and we’re proud to announce our new version 5.1.
With over 300 enhancements, security updates and features, iD 5.1 is our biggest release yet. We’ve rebuilt Company Calendar and Meeting Room Booking from the ground up with complete integration with Workflow and a huge list of features which ensure information sharing and collaboration are a breeze. Read more »
We are very excited to announce our latest and greatest version – iD 5 – is now available. iD 5 boasts several new features and a host of functionality enhancements, making it easier than ever to build the intranet that works for your business.
NEW- iD Workflow
iD’s intelligent Workflow engine enables your organization to automate online and paper-based processes in minutes, providing unrivalled operational efficiency, visibility and accountability. Enhanced form builder functionality allows you to tie online forms into business processes governed by iD’s Workflow application.
- Create online forms in a matter of minutes using iD’s WYSIWYG form builder
- Build simple and complex multi stage workflows via iD’s intuitive “drag and drop” interface with no technical knowledge required
- Online forms can consist of multiple field elements such as text boxes, drop downs, check boxes, radio buttons, date selectors, file upload, and free text fields
- Users can view incomplete forms, approved forms, forms waiting to be processed and forms currently being processed
- Create workflow rules whereby online forms take a different route based on the choices made by the “submitter”
- Custom email messages can be created for the different workflow stages
- Full auditing functionality means that forms never get lost and a record of the forms lifecycle is recorded
- Apply security permissions to online forms and workflows so that only set users can access, submit and process through the different stages of the workflow
- A “My Forms” section on the Front End of the intranet – unique to each user, showing a list of:
- Forms you have recently submitted
- Forms that you need to review and process through the workflow
- Your favorite forms (ie. the ones you use the most)
- The intranet’s most popular forms
- Edit online form submissions at certain steps if the workflow permits
NEW – Social Media Integration
iD’s existing social media features – Comments and Ratings – have received a boost in version 5 with the inclusion of Social Media Integration for:
- Facebook and
iD provides you with the ability to quickly and easily deploy integrated social media streams within the intranet environment.
Very exciting news for all the iD enthusiasts out there – iD 4 has officially been reviewed by industry authority CMS Wire and been given the thumbs up.
For those of you not understanding this author’s level of excitement, this is the approximate equivalent of a high five from Oprah. In other words, excellent.
The review focuses on the latest version of iD, with highlights including the iD API and all new SharePoint Connector. It makes for a very interesting read, and gives a great holistic overview of the full range of functionality in iD.
CMS Wire regularly review a range of contenders in the expansive CMS market, helping you see the wood from the trees and find the solution that’s right for your business. The size of the various brains behind the scenes make them an invaluable ally on your CMS quest, the Sam to your Frodo.
Any thoughts to add on the review or iD 4? Tell us here.
As one of the world’s largest multinational organizations, Shell faces the daunting communications challenge of connecting and engaging a global workforce of over 101,000. Spread over more than 90 countries and territories, these employees come from diverse cultural backgrounds and speak a multitude of languages. In 2003, it became apparent that a consolidated intranet presence was the obvious way to create the necessary synergies between staff around the world. They chose iD to power their intranet, and haven’t looked back since.
Read the full story on Shell’s communications challenges and how their intranet has evolved to date on our Case Studies page.
*As seen in Dynamic Business Magazine
Has your intranet become a fancy phone directory? Intranet DASHBOARD co-founder and Director Connie Pandos explains how you can make it a more powerful tool for communicating with staff.
Over the years, intranets have become a ubiquitous part of the corporate communications landscape, but all too often they provide a disappointing experience – failing to deliver on their most basic promise, which is to provide the content staff are looking for.
Due to this lackluster performance, some organizations have come to expect that staff will make minimal use of their intranet. Staff might log in to look up the phone number of a colleague or to find an annual leave application form, and that’s about it. If that sounds familiar, then your organization is definitely missing out on the potential of your intranet to help staff to work faster and smarter, strengthen your company culture and let your staff feel engaged with an employer that listens. Read more »
*As seen in Dynamic Business Magazine
Intranet DASHBOARD (iD) Director and co-founder Connie Pandos was recently interviewed by Dynamic Business Magazine, regarding what it takes to compete on an international stage in the software business. Her answer – a bullet-proof distribution model.
Ware in the World
Australian software companies are punching above their weight when it comes to exporting the programs used to run a digital world.
Exports from the software industry are as broad as the sea of binary behind the programs being sold. Advances in technology and globalization go hand-in-hand, making software one of the industries most suited to export. Choosing the right distribution model is pivotal in ensuring the success of a product in the global market. Read more »
Like we didn’t already know…still, it’s nice to hear it. We jest – Intranet DASHBOARD (iD) has been named ‘Highly Commended’ in Anthill’s 2009 Cool Company Awards, making us one of Anthill’s 50 Coolest Companies for 2009.
“It was a very challenging task picking our Top 50 from an exceptionally high quality field, and Intranet DASHBOARD should be very pleased with its success,” said James Tuckerman, Editor-In-Chief, Anthill Magazine. “The Cool Company Awards attracted over 350 nominations from some very cool companies from all across Australia.”
The Anthill Cool Company Awards were launched in 2006, as a way to acknowledge and celebrate Australian companies that are doing things differently to bring about positive change.
The national awards were held at a Cocktail Ceremony at the spectacular Melbourne Recital Centre on Thursday 26th November 2009, where category winners and the ‘Coolest Company Award’ were announced. Please find the full list of award winners and finalists attached.
The former CEO of Hitwise, Andrew Walsh, has joined software house THE ADWEB Agency as Executive Chairman, following the high profile US $260M sale of Hitwise in 2007.
Walsh returned to Australia from the U.S. in January 2008 following the conclusion of the sale and has had his eyes open for his next major business venture since. He cites his hobby as building companies which he describes as, “The best job in the world”.
In his new role with ADWEB, Walsh will focus on the expansion of the company’s flagship software solution – Intranet DASHBOARD – across international markets with a focus on North America. Read more »
*As seen in CIO Magazine
iSOFT, a leading global provider of healthcare IT solutions, has selected Intranet DASHBOARD (iD) as its new group-wide communications platform for its 4,700 employees located across the globe.
iSOFT selected iD to replace several existing intranet systems following its merger with IBA Health two years ago.
iD was evaluated against a number of other solutions in the market and was chosen for its ease-of-use, cost-effectiveness and because it offered iSOFT a large number of useful applications straight out of the box.
CIO Martin Wilkinson said the need for a new group-wide intranet was recognized at all levels and across all operational areas of the company because of the need to build a strong sense of unity and corporate culture among iSOFT employees. Read more »