The world seems to be turning faster. The pace of business continues to increase. You know that your customers demand faster reactions and actions. This means not only interacting faster with the consumer themselves but with your employees, supply-chain and partners. This can only happen effectively and with the proper controls in place in a digital space. You know this which is why you are looking at extranets for your enterprise. You know how critical this can be for your evolution and possibly survival as a business. You can see the future and you are looking for a partner that shares your vision and has the capability to work with you to deliver that vision.
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Some companies are using Sharepoint as their foundation for an extranet. Sharepoint extranets have been a great solution for some time in providing a place where collaboration between your employees and external organisations can take place. Things move on. Horses were good once, but you’d rather drive your car to work these days. There is more to collaboration and a digital workplace that extends outside of your organisation than Sharepoint alone can deliver with sparkle and innovation.
Unily starts from a different place to a Sharepoint extranet. Where Sharepoint puts files, structures and hierarchy at the centre of its thinking, Unily puts people at the centre of its world. Whether it be the beautiful user experiences or the intuitive way content is delivered to the right people, Unily was built for the individual to do more while at work. Unily fits around people. It’s not people trying to fit around a Sharepoint extranet.
This does not mean that with Unily you cannot have cross system search, powerful document management tools with version controls; you do. Workspaces and collaboration tools are best of breed. It’s just that where Sharepoint was technology led, Unily is people led.
Unily’s powerful Broadcast Center allows you to communicate across the whole Unily extranet audience in an easy yet, very powerful way. Some messages are relevant for only segments of the extranet user-base – groupings allow messages to be delivered to only those that area relevant. Conversely system wide messages can be sent with the reassurance that everyone will see them promptly.
A Unily extranet allows users their own control over what they see and how they see it. This empowers them to feel that they have some ownership of their part of the system. It also makes things more efficient. If they know they should be seeing messages from certain projects and business areas they can choose to prioritise these in their news feeds and within the layout of their version of Unily’s interface.
With Unily, your never alone. Our Onboarding, Customer Success and Support teams are with you every step of the way to navigate transformation and ensure your vision comes to life. Start your journey with confidence, knowing you’re backed by the industry’s leading experts on everything from engagement to integration. And when you’re ready to take it to the next level, find inspiration on our exclusive customer portal, Universe, or meet the community face-to-face at our annual Unite conference – an event like no other!
"People want short, quick, real-time communications. That didn't exist before, today it's instant."
"One of the things that I think is really stellar about MyELC is the native mobile app. It is the first time we've had the entire intranet actually on mobile, not just a subset of it, and it's organized well so you don't get lost and you can actually find what you need. I've worked on intranets off and on for a long time and I've never seen a mobile experience this strong before."
"Unily has great search capabilities, contemporary design, is viewable on any device and soon will allow us to reach employees in our distribution centers, labs, and transport networks for the first time. It’s a real game changer for us."
"We wanted an enhanced intranet platform at Baker Hughes, which would improve our ability to communicate with our employees in real-time and in new ways. We have engaged Unily to help our employees navigate through change and drive results globally."
"Our intranet has a high degree of engagement and readership - we're really seeing our community come alive."
"As our colleagues are used to using Facebook, Twitter, and so on - to have the same great user experience with an internal tool is a gift for them."
"Unily fit our vision and met our strict security protocols on the backend. We’re very excited to be working with Unily to design an intranet that will enable our employees to feel more connected."
"By providing this new, mobile Unily intranet solution to our 44,000 colleagues, we are helping them to connect and communicate more effectively, which ultimately means a more consistent, high-quality service delivered to customers."
"Unily’s implementation team has been top-notch and their customer service has been very responsive. Employees love the look and feel of our new intranet."
"Unily seamlessly integrates with Microsoft 365 and they feel like an extension of our team."
"The Unily platform allows our employees to access relevant content more quickly, choose how and when they stay informed and take advantage of opportunities to collaborate more effectively with colleagues."
"Being well informed, collaborating, communicating with colleagues and effective search tools – these are central to our new intranet. "
Probably more than you think. Extranets open up realms of possibilities that you and your team may not have thought about. Creating a digital workspace that reaches outside of an organisation to improve collaboration and innovation requires changing an organisation’s thinking.
With our experience in delivering these solutions, our customer success managers work on an ongoing basis with clients as we know your needs will evolve over time. Your extranet will be delivered with a certain set of capabilities in mind. Once these are set up, it is likely that more requirements will appear. Good news, Unily has the power to evolve and develop with you and keep delivering to help you achieve more.
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