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The Integral Role of Intranet in Employee Onboarding

The onboarding process is a critical phase in an employee’s journey, setting the tone for their future in the company. It’s where first impressions are made,   and foundations are built. With the digital transformation of workplaces, intranet solutions, particularly SharePoint Intranet, have become indispensable tools in making this experience as smooth and engaging as possible.

The Shift to Digital Onboarding

Gone are the days of paperwork-filled orientations. Today, businesses seek efficiency and engagement from the moment a new hire walks through the door. SharePoint Intranet serves as a centralised platform where all onboarding materials can be accessed, understood, and interacted with, fostering a sense of belonging from day one.

Centralised Information Access

A SharePoint Intranet portal can house all necessary onboarding documents, from HR policies to training modules. It allows new hires to easily navigate through the crucial first steps of their employment without feeling overwhelmed by the volume of new information.

Encouraging Engagement and Connection

Beyond document management, SharePoint Intranet encourages new employees to connect with their peers through social tools integrated into the platform. This social aspect of onboarding is vital, as it builds community ties and assimilates new hires into the company culture swiftly and organically.

Tailored Onboarding Experiences

Every role is unique, and so should be the onboarding process. SharePoint Intranet can be customised to deliver role-specific content, ensuring that from the get-go, employees receive relevant information that’s tailored to their specific job functions.

Tracking Progress and Providing Feedback

Feedback is a two-way street, especially in onboarding. SharePoint Intranet’s tracking capabilities allow HR managers to monitor the progress of new hires, while also providing a channel for these employees to voice their questions or concerns. This feedback loop is essential in creating a dynamic and responsive onboarding experience.

As the corporate world continues to embrace digital solutions, the role of intranet solutions like SharePoint Intranet in employee onboarding has become more pronounced. These platforms not only simplify the onboarding process but also enhance the overall experience for both the employee and the employer.

Intelligent Decisioning understands this nexus and offers expertise in tailoring SharePoint Intranet solutions to meet the nuanced needs of modern businesses, ensuring that the onboarding process is a launchpad for long-term engagement and success.

For companies looking to elevate their onboarding process and employee engagement, click here to book a free demo.

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How Microsoft’s Copilot is a game-changer!

As we step into the future of artificial intelligence (AI) integration in business, Microsoft’s Copilot has emerged as a game-changing tool. Copilot has introduced a slew of new features and enhancements that promise to transform daily operations for businesses and individuals alike.

GPT-4 Turbo: The New Frontier in AI

A pivotal update in Copilot is the integration of OpenAI’s GPT-4 Turbo. This advanced AI model enhances user productivity by tackling more complex and extended tasks, particularly in areas like searching and writing​​​​.

The Creative Edge: DALL-E 3 and Image Generation

Copilot now incorporates the DALL-E 3 model, elevating the quality and accuracy of image creation. This integration broadens the scope of Copilot’s applications, extending its utility to creative and design-oriented tasks​​​​.

Microsoft Edge Integration: Streamlining Content Creation

In a significant move, Microsoft has enabled Copilot users to rewrite text directly from websites via Microsoft Edge. This feature simplifies the content creation and editing process, saving valuable time and effort​​.

Code Interpreter: Elevating Technical Capabilities

The forthcoming Code Interpreter feature in Copilot is set to assist in performing complex technical tasks such as accurate calculations, coding, and data analysis, marking a significant leap in AI-assisted development and problem-solving​​.

Deep Search: Optimising Information Retrieval

The Deep Search feature, powered by GPT-4, is slated to enhance Bing’s search capabilities. By expanding queries into more comprehensive descriptions, it aims to deliver more relevant and optimised search results for complex topics​​.

Microsoft 365 Copilot: Unleashing Workplace Efficiency

The general availability of Microsoft 365 Copilot is a major milestone, offering enhanced productivity and creativity tools across widely-used apps. This development is particularly crucial for enterprise customers, as it promises to augment work processes and efficiency​​.

Copilot Studio: Custom AI Solutions for Businesses

With the introduction of Copilot Studio, businesses can now customize Copilot for Microsoft 365 and build standalone copilots. This low-code tool allows for the creation of custom GPTs and plugins, tailored to specific business needs and scenarios​​.

The advancements in Microsoft’s Copilot underscore the growing role of AI in enhancing business operations. By harnessing these technologies, businesses can achieve greater efficiency, improved decision-making, and foster innovation. Copilot’s new features represent a significant step toward a more AI-integrated future, offering vast potential benefits for diverse industries and sectors.

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Our participation at the Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Conference

In today’s fast-paced business landscape, digital transformation is not merely a choice; it is a necessity for staying competitive. We are dedicated to bringing innovative and tailored intranet solutions to organisations, helping them seamlessly digitalise their operations.

Digital transformation is a dynamic journey, marked by continuous innovation and adaptation. To better assist businesses in their digital transformation and efficiency drive, we are excited to announce our participation in the UK D365 and Power Platform User Group conference on November 7th, 2023. This event serves as our gateway to uncovering the latest trends, strategies, and technologies that can empower businesses in their digital transformation endeavours.

Efficiency is the key:

Efficiency is the cornerstone of every successful digital transformation. Our participation in this conference is geared towards discovering techniques that will help streamline your operations, automate repetitive tasks, and harness the power of data to make informed decisions. We are committed to arming your business with the means to work smarter, not harder.

Our Promise to You:

Our mission is clear: to facilitate your success. Attending events like the UK D365 and Power Platform User Group conference isn’t just about gathering knowledge; it’s about translating that knowledge into actionable strategies tailored to your specific needs. We pledge to assist your business in its digital transformation journey, making it a smooth and efficient experience.

Learn how we can help your organisation:

To learn more, contact us at 0845 643 9726 or book a FREE demo today: https://bit.ly/3z1grS3MercuryDemo

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CollabDays Bletchley Park 2023: Microsoft 365 Community Day!

We believe in the power of Microsoft 365, collaboration, innovation, and community engagement and excited to announce our participation in the upcoming CollabDays Bletchley Park 2023 event, where we will be actively involved not only as attendees but also as sponsors. In particular, we are proud to support a session led by our very own Mark Cherry, which will focus on a cause close to our hearts – the Armed Forces Covenant.

CollabDays Bletchley Park: Where Collaboration Thrives

CollabDays Bletchley Park is an annual gathering of experts, enthusiasts, and visionaries from diverse backgrounds and industries who share a common passion for collaboration and technology. Organised by dedicated individuals like Brett Lonsdale of Lightning Tools and Paul Hunt, this event serves as a hub for knowledge exchange and innovation revolving Microsoft 365.

As fervent supporters of technology and innovation, Intelligent Decisioning and Mercury Intranet have proudly sponsored this event. Our sponsorship reflects our commitment to fostering collaboration and the sharing of insights.

Mark’s Session: Unveiling the Significance of the Armed Forces Covenant

One of the highlights of this event will be Mark’s session, where he will shed light on the importance of the Armed Forces Covenant and why Intelligent Decisioning stands firmly behind it. The Armed Forces Covenant represents a pledge by our nation to ensure that those who serve or have served in the armed forces, as well as their families, are treated with fairness and respect in all aspects of life.

Our commitment to the armed forces is not just a corporate endeavour; it’s deeply embedded in our culture and values. We understand and appreciate the sacrifices made by military personnel and their families. This understanding is rooted in the firsthand experiences of our current and former employees who have proudly served in the UK armed forces.

As we eagerly anticipate this event, we applaud all those who share our dedication to fostering collaboration and understanding between the tech community and the military. Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting event and thank you for joining us in supporting a cause that truly matters.

Sign up to attend for free!

Click here to sign up! See you there.