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📣 November '20 updates: Webhook integrations & Alexa skill

In one of the larger updates of the year, we're excited to release features around Webhook integration and release a new Alexa Skill. 1. Create Cards and Notifications via Webhook View of a Flow with a Webhook...

Updates

📣 October '20 updates: Make Cards from RSS Feeds

We've been busy making some great improvements to Digital Assistant this October! Here's a quick overview of what to keep an eye out for in your Assistant. 1. Build RSS Feed Cards in seconds Earlier this year...

Digital Workplace, Intranets

How to build an Adaptive Card for a SharePoint intranet

Adaptive Cards are a standardized "recipe" for writing a Card in Microsoft Teams or other Microsoft products. However, oddly SharePoint does not directly let you embed Adaptive Cards from within their UI. In this tutorial, I...

Intranets, Updates

📣 Announcing IntelliEnterprise 15 with AI Assistant

At adenin, we've been committed to creating an engaging, unified employee experience for over 20 years. Whilst workplaces have evolved and transformed digitally, intranets are still at the heart of a digital workplace - so...

Updates

📣 September '20 updates: Design Cards as Adaptive Cards and SCIM user management

We've been working hard to add the features you've been asking for to your Assistants. Here's a quick rundown of the product updates coming your way this September. 1. Adaptive Card Designer We've added a new way...

Updates

📣 Feature update: App Directory

We have listened to user feedback and redesigned our selection of apps and Cards. Apps are now center stage to the Assistant experience and we've made it easier than ever before to find and add...

Updates

📣 Feature update: Your Card Hub

We've improved the way you can manage your Cards in Digital Assistant. Now all types of Cards (Custom, Adaptive, From App Directory, QnA) are collected under one roof: Your Card Hub. The Card Hub is the...

Updates

📣 June '20 updates: Better user onboarding and API monitoring

For June we have released a few minor tweaks aimed to enhance the Digital Assistant experience. 1. Social Logins We've now added convenient sign ups to Digital Assistant which is supported by Microsoft products, Google...

AI Chatbot, Digital Workplace, Intranets

Unlockdown: How internal comms can offer reassurance

Offices around the globe are slowing reopening following weeks of uncertainty. As colleagues are returning to work, they may feel stressed or anxious over how their workplace has changed. So as an internal comms rep you...

Updates

🎉 Feature announcement: Create custom Cards with Postman

You can now rapidly create Cards with your own API data using Postman as the foundation. Postman is a universal API development tool that is used to create developer-friendly APIs as well as used to consume...

Digital Workplace

5 fixes for successful Working from Home transitions

Already a year before the Coronavirus crisis, Gartner saw a rise in demand for Working From Home arrangements and observed that professionals already work on average one day a week from home. Nevertheless, when the crisis...

AI Chatbot

Building a chatbot for Jira with IBM Watson

IBM Watson is one of the most ubiquitous chatbot platforms, packed with the latest and greatest AI and NLP technology. Despite it's lofty appearances, though, IBM Watson Assistant can be used by smaller businesses and...

Digital Workplace

Digital Assistant for HR

Digital Transformation is uniquely affecting every facet of HR operations, be it recruiting digital natives, offering digital services to employees or ensuring an engaged workforce and digital culture. Getting more ROI from employee experience Gartner sees getting...

Digital Workplace

Digital Assistant for IT

Microsoft Teams is bound to dominate as this analysis shows Nearly every organization today is somewhere along the path to transitioning to Office 365 and Microsoft Teams. SharePoint was already powering 70% of all Intranets before,...

Digital Workplace

Digital Assistant for Internal Comms

It's tough times for internal comms folks. More and more tools have gone into the Cloud, making it harder to get through to the user with a single, consistent voice. Tool hopping has been rampant...

Updates

📣 Feature update: SharePoint embedding for Digital Assistant Cards

We've overhauled our SharePoint Embed channel to be just one easy to install package for Office365. In this new version you get: Assistant results on Search pagesA more convenient sidebar for editing the settings of the Cards...

AI Chatbot, Digital Workplace

Best practices for selecting an AI chatbot platform

If you're interested in creating a chatbot solution for your workplace, you will often find yourself considering primarily customer-facing platforms. In this guide we help you find evaluation criteria that help you decide which solution...

Updates

📣 Feature update: Chrome extension for Digital Assistant

New Digital Assistant Chrome extension Today we have released a new version of our Chrome extension! With this new version you get: A new design that's centered around the Notifications dropdown in Digital AssistantEasy access to Ask...

AI Chatbot, Digital Workplace

The most popular workplace chatbot use case examples

It's easy to find AI chatbot ideas for consumer or customer-facing applications, like shopping assistants, customer service or flight booking bots – almost any service can be reincarnated as a chatbot. But if you're looking to...

AI Chatbot, Digital Workplace

How to create a Botpress workplace chatbot using business data

Botpress is an unusual offering in the landscape of AI chatbots; it's free, and it's open-source, which immediately puts it at the top of the list for many people. Not only that, but it can...

AI Chatbot, Digital Workplace

Top 3 smart office assistant devices you need to know about (with screenshots)

Just like the Alexa in your kitchen, smart office devices exist to make your day-to-day job easier. Gartner predicts that 25% of workers will use digital assistants every day by 2021, and it's no surprise...

AI Chatbot, Digital Workplace

Free tool to check your workplace's smart assistant potential

Quiz

If you're like most of our customers you want to improve your digital workplace offering, but just how exactly you can do that and what products to choose can be a struggle. So you may see...

AI Chatbot, Digital Workplace

How to make an employee-facing chatbot with Dialogflow in 10 steps

Even though most chatbot projects are customer-facing, it is estimated that up to 26% of chatbots are operations focused. Google's Dialogflow is a popular platform for building and deploying chatbots as it's easy to setup...

AI Chatbot, Digital Workplace

Build an AI chatbot for your team in 10 steps

Building a chatbot has become relatively easy with many dedicated tools, but to make an internal chatbot for work can be a tall order. Of course it needs to be 'smart' and personalized, but crucially...

Digital Workplace, Intranets

How to make SharePoint into a successful digital workplace (Updated August '20)

Trending Topic

Let an admin dream 💭 Like many SharePoint admins you can probably clearly picture a modern, digital workplace. One that gets you everything you need, lets you breeze through tasks in just a few clicks, all...

AI Chatbot, Digital Workplace, Intranets

3 Best SharePoint Add-ons you should add to your Digital Workplace

SharePoint customizations have long been a key focus area for Intranet product owners. For a long time what Add-Ons to choose was almost a bigger question than whether or not to choose SharePoint against another...

Digital Workplace, Updates

How to upgrade your daily commute with Android Auto

Unless you're fortunate enough to be a remote worker, commuting is an unfortunate but necessary part of the daily grind. And the odds are that you probably drive to work, on your own, for almost...

Comparisons, Digital Workplace

Oracle Digital Assistant comparison

If you're evaluating Digital Assistant options for your workforce, you will almost certainly come across some of the big name vendors and their solutions. It's not always easy to compare the ins and outs of...

Digital Workplace, Intranets

3 innovations for smarter Intranets

Intranet innovativeness is stagnating. With the ubiquity (and market share) of intranet software like SharePoint, it feels as though intranets have reached their 'end game' - the same old features, the same-look-but-a-different-colour-feel, and the bad...

AI Chatbot, Comparisons, Digital Workplace

[Updated 2020] Alexa vs. Google Assistant - what's best for workplace apps?

Most organizations looking towards smart speakers for their Digital Workplaces fall into one of two categories: Create a smart office where employees can use voice commands for certain actionsEnable employees to access some of their data...

Digital Workplace, Intranets

Infographic: The hidden costs of poor Knowledge Management

Infographic

Does your organization employ a knowledge management strategy? If not, you could be in for a shock: read our infographic to learn how poor knowledge management can impact your company, and how you can turn...

Updates

adenin announces new branding for 2019

adenin is excited to announce a long-awaited rebranding of some of its brands. A new adenin logo After now 20 years the current rectangular logo is finally ready for retirement. Farewell, old pal. 👋 As our new logo...

Digital Workplace, Intranets

Building with Adaptive Cards? Here's what you should consider (Updated May '20)

Trending Topic

What is Adaptive Cards? Adaptive Cards is a Card UI framework announced by Microsoft in 2017 that aims to standardize the layouting of Cards independent of the platform.The goal is to define a Card just once,...

Intranets

Why You Need An Intranet Communications Plan

We recently wrote about all the reasons why modern intranet and enterprise portal projects can fail based on mistakes or misjudgments made throughout the design process. Today we’re taking a look at what internal communications and intranet...

Digital Workplace

6 Digital Workplace Trends for 2020

The Digital Workplace is probably the most hotly discussed topic in the enterprise right now, and many companies are eager to switch up their old Intranets with something modern that not only increases employee engagement,...

Updates

Digital Assistant wins ‘Rising Star' and ‘Great User Experience' Awards from FinancesOnline

We’re excited to announce that Digital Assistant, our digital assistant for the modern enterprise, has received two awards from B2B software reviews website FinancesOnline for being a ‘Rising Star’ and for delivering a ‘Great User...

AI Chatbot, Digital Workplace

3 ways voice-first digital assistants are transforming the office

Did you know that speech recognition tools have been around for six decades? In 1952 Bell Labs built AUDREY, the world’s first speech recognition tool - a six-foot high relay rack capable of recognizing digitals with 97-99%...

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Introducing Digital Assistant and Webex Teams

We’re excited to announce that Digital Assistant for Cisco Webex Teams is here – our latest integration with the popular collaboration app for enterprises of all sizes. With the enterprise chatbot platform Digital Assistant, you...

Updates

Digital Assistant and the Digital Workplace of the Year Awards 2018

At the recent Digital Workplace Experience 2018 conference, hosted in Chicago by CMSWire and Digital Workplace Group, our valued client Cisco was a runner up for the 2018 Digital Workplace of the Year award. Celebrating organizations...

Updates

New Chatbot channel available: Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is rapidly picking up market share in the enterprise chat market, with over 200,000 organizations worldwide utilising teams as their chat collaboration tool of choice. But if you're already using Teams, or considering transitioning towards it, you might be...

Digital Workplace

9 surprising ways digital assistants transform employee experience (Updated Oct '20)

You and I know, that being in charge of company IT is no picnic. Especially if you're planning to create a digital workplace, that's fun and engaging, you will need to chanel some serious Steve...

Updates

Smart Assistant chatbot for Workplace by Facebook released

Digital Assistant for Workplace by Facebook is on its way and coming to a Workplace near you! Supercharge your digital employee experience with direct access to your smart assistant from anywhere in your Workplace. The Digital Assistant...

Intranets

3 Surprising Reasons Why The Enterprise Portal Is Modern Again

Some of you may still remember the days of the enterprise portal. In the late nineties and early noughties, the enterprise portal reigned king in businesses worldwide. Its main objective? To provide a single point of...

Intranets

5 Intranet trends for 2019

With 2018 coming to an end, here are five up and coming trends for Intranet software that we will see major development on in 2019. We're starting with the tame (and kinda overdue) and work...

Intranets

Why social Intranets often fail

SharePoint runs between two thirds to 70% of all Intranets, but not many people know that it also powers over 55% of all Social Intranets. It dominates this market despite the fact it isn't a...