If you keep up with Unily, you might know that its evergreen roadmap of new features is something we mention a lot (for good reason). Remember our Spring Updates announcements from last year?
We’re excited to announce our latest round of brand new features, functionality and an exciting new Unily product. The Spring Updates 2016 are here!
Before we get onto the new goodies, we want to share some exciting announcements that have already made 2016 a great year for Unily.
As part of our commitment to our customers, we continue to enhance Unily’s functionality and performance. We will never slow down our efforts to consistently deliver the best possible intranet solution. These are our latest advancements in support of that commitment.
Unily's updated architecture now stores all key intranet content within the Microsoft Azure platform, rather than SharePoint Online. This globally-distributed data storage solution enables significant performance improvements across all geographies and connection speeds. By connecting with the complete Office 365 platform using Azure Active Directory, Unily now offers more integration possibilities than ever, including Microsoft Graph.
The Unily CMS has been transformed this season to optimize the user experience for content editors. As well as significantly enriched functionality and performance, the new CMS includes a micro-site builder, content pages, email newsletter tool, forms and polls, enhanced permission levels and the ability to pick your own colour palette and icon set.
Unily’s new content management architecture allows published content to be globally synchronised and fully searchable within seconds, meaning content is available at lightning speed.
Previously, Unily utilized Azure Machine Translation to enable multi-lingual functionality. In order to give content editors more control over the translations of their content, Unily now features 1:1 localization from within the CMS for a seamless multi-lingual experience. Users see the information they need, in the language they want, and content editors can be confident their message is accurate and clear. Translation is also now easily extended across more of the intranet, with Apps and Tools, Metadata, Personalization Tags and more all translatable.
The multi-platform mobile application is now fully localized and reflects your users’ personalization and targeting settings, supporting your own customizations.
Unily can be easily deployed in your chosen hosting environment, either managed by us in Azure or on your own subscription, with on-premises and hybrid configurations fully supported.
People Profiles and Social Conversations have had a makeover. Profiles now reflect the card style design that’s consistent across the Unily product and also provide more information than ever, including authored posts and documents. Social conversations now also have a new card style interface, new post design, expandable conversation and new search functionality.
This season we are excited to announce the release of our latest Unily product – Unily Engage. We know that not all of your employees require the same level of engagement with their digital workplace. Some require a complete intranet experience with extensive collaboration functionality, while others might just need access to internal communications
Unily Engage is the answer for organizations who want all of their employees to have access to company internal communications, but may not require the full Office 365-based experience that comes with Unily Hub (our original intranet product). It is the perfect version for employees who may represent a retail brand in a store front or work off-site in a warehouse environment. We think of it as a ‘light’ version of Unily Hub, which has been streamlined to allow as many employees as possible to be a part of your organization's culture and communications.
We are thrilled to be announcing this brand new rollout that’s helping so many of our clients to work smarter. These upgrades are in direct response to our own evolving roadmap, Microsoft releases and input from our highly valued and rapidly growing customer base. Thank you to all our customers for helping Unily continue to grow and remain unique in the marketplace. Stay tuned, Unily keeps getting bigger, better, faster and stronger.
Glen Chambers 3 Oct
Hannah Unsworth 22 Sep
Chris Saville 15 Sep
Allison Quinn 30 Aug
Glen Chambers 25 Aug