Crayola reimagines employee engagement with a Unily intranet

Crayola will partner with Unily to reimagine employee experience with a next-gen digital workplace solution that will connect and inspire 2k employees. Unily will deliver an intranet, digital signage solution, and mobile app to engage both frontline and desk-based workers with a consistent digital experience and rich internal communications.

Crayola upgrades employee experience with Unily

Unily, a leading enterprise digital workplace provider, is proud to announce a partnership with Crayola, the worldwide leader in children's creative expression products, to launch a next-generation intranet and digital signage solution, complete with mobile app.

Crayola will use Unily’s award-winning digital workplace platform to optimize internal communications with a feature-rich intranet solution that will connect desk-workers and frontline manufacturing employees alike.

The enterprise’s new intranet will serve as the home for Crayola’s impassioned culture, delivering rich communications, translated into four languages, to a 2,000-strong international workforce. As well as streamlining internal communications, the new solution will act as a launchpad to the digital workplace, providing every employee with access to the knowledge, resources and business systems they need to perform their roles from anywhere.

Connecting head office and frontline with digital signage 

The digital signage solution will connect employees based in Crayola’s Pennsylvania manufacturing facilities with internal communications, providing a connection to the company culture, activities, and business information for traditionally ‘hard-to-reach' employees.

Crayola, who previously utilized an electronic bulletin board system before moving to a digital signage service provider, can finally take this process in-house. Due to Unily’s vast configuration abilities, Crayola’s new platform will simultaneously satisfy digital signage needs while serving as a full-functioning intranet, leading to a savings in both cost and time. The solution will also house video updates, important information about new products, and a designated Conversations section to drive collaboration and connectivity.

Orville Trout, SVP, Human Resources, Corporate Affairs and Administration said of the partnership:
“We chose Unily as our intranet provider because we knew they would be able to help us create a unique, easy to use platform that utilized Office365 to help us manage our content. 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, it is easy to navigate, and it has quickly become the first place our employees turn to for company communication and information.”

Orville Trout, SVP, Human Resources, Corporate Affairs and Administration 

Unily was selected as the chosen provider on account of its extensive experience delivering best-in-class intranet solutions to the world’s most loved brands, including Shell, L’Oreal, and British Airways.

“We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to work with such an iconic brand that shares our own commitment to inspiration and innovation. We look forward to helping the organization usher in a new era of creativity by improving the delivery of rich communications to every employee and supporting the employee experience of an iconic American brand,” says Glen Chambers, Unily’s Senior Vice President of Sales.

About Crayola

Crayola LLC, headquartered in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, with additional locations throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, Asia, Australia and the United Kingdom, is the worldwide leader in children's creative expression products. A business of Hallmark Cards, Inc., Crayola is known for the iconic Crayola Crayon first introduced in 1903. The Crayola brand has grown into a portfolio of art tools, crafting activities and creativity toys that offer children innovative ways to use color to create everything imaginable. For more information, visit www.crayola.com or join the community at www.facebook.com/crayola.

About Unily

Unily is an award-winning digital workplace and intranet solution that powers better work for 3 million enterprise users across the globe. Loved by the world’s most iconic brands, including Shell, L’Oreal and British Airways, Unily brings best-in-breed employee engagement technology to workforces worldwide. Always innovating, Unily has grown from humble beginnings as a British technology start-up into a key player in the digital workplace space. The company adopts internationally recognized standards for the management of Business Information Security, with both ISO27001 and SOC 2 accreditations. Unily serves its customers through offices in Surrey, UK; New York; Seattle and Sydney.

For more information about Unily, contact us.

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