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Desktop News Feeds

Scrolling (clickable) headlines on employee desktops 

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Update staff quicklyUse internal desktop tickers to direct employees to pages on the intranet or SharePoint or include customized desktop news feed message boxes that are activated when a headline is clicked.

Targeted informationTarget your news to specified staff groups via internal desktop news feeds.

Ideal for call centers and front-line staffPush important updates to employees who are interacting with customers.

'Push out' RSS feedsRemove the need for staff to opt in to important RSS news feeds by delivering RSS via a desktop ticker.

Internal News Feeds on the Desktop

 

Do staff complain about email overload and that they're too busy to look at the intranet?An internal desktop news feed pushes important news and updates to employees without them having to seek them out. SnapComms' Internal Scrolling News feed tool builds on the power of RSS but is more flexible and easy to customize.

 

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Desktop Scrolling News Feed Example

 

Quick and easy The desktop scrolling ticker allows you to send information to targeted groups. Simply type in a headline, add the details of a hyperlink or an additional message box and decide your target groups for the desktop ticker.

 

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Latest Announcements on Desktop News Feed

 

Departmental or team scrolling news feeds Allows departments to get their news out quickly. For example, the sales department can deliver the latest results to teams.

 

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Activity Updates on Scrolling News Feed

 

Specify persistence Set the number of scrolls and, if required, repeat messages until they are opened.

Schedule internal communications Set the desktop ticker publish time to coincide with external media releases.

Alternative to email during outages Provide desktop new feed updates during system outages.


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Desktop News Feed Options

    • Persistence

      Optional continued scroll of the desktop news feed until it has been clicked on.

    • Recurrence

      Headline repetition can be set up based on acknowledgement / behavior of the targeted employee.

    • Multiple headlines

      Scroll multiple headlines in one desktop news feed easily.

    • Category markers and icons

      Allocate specific headlines to specific categories. For example: "HR News (and/or icon) ....Headline 1, headline 2, headline3...... IT Updates (and/or icon) ....Headline 1, headline 2, headline3.....Etc. "

    • On screen reminder icons

      For internal staff news feeds items that have not been read.

    • 'Doesn't become wallpaper'

      Set desktop news feeds to disappear after new information has been displayed.

    • Push out existing RSS news feeds 

      to employees if 'opt in' is low.

    • Opt in features

      Employees can customize their profile and opt in to additional RSS news feed sources.

    • Branding

      Brand the desktop ticker with organizational logos or information classifications.

    • Snooze function

      For employees who do not want to be disrupted because they are in a meeting or working on an important document. They can be given rights to 'Snooze' for a maximum period specified by the administrator. (This can be overridden by the administrators for urgent updates if required).

    • Ticker for Mac

      The ticker is now available for Mac computers offering all the functionality of the Desktop News feed

    • Retract mode

      Ticker is able to be deployed in retract mode employees who do not want to be disrupted because they are in a meeting or working on an important document. They can be given rights to 'Snooze' for a maximum period specified by the administrator. (This can be overridden by the administrators for urgent updates if required).

    • API for Ticker

      The SnapComms ticker has an API that allow you to integrate with other applications. This means that content created from another source can be automatically published and delivered to targeted users using the SnapComms ticker.


  

 

 

 

 

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Use Desktop News Feeds for:

 

  • Latest company news

  • Performance results

  • Intranet updates

  • Competitor updates

  • Market news

  • To profile top performers

  • Survey results

  • Press releases

 

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