Microsoft 365

Workplace by Facebook

Jive

Business requirements (score 1 to 5)

Communication

Top news feed 5 5 5
Ability to customize targeted news feeds (by projects, departments, etc.) 3 2 5
Convenient multifunctional news editor / RTE (insert photos, videos, the ability to beautifully and quickly arrange news) 5 3 4
Customizable email notifications for news, news digest by email 4 0 5
Detailed analytics for each piece of news 0.5 1 5
Feedback mechanisms for news (comments, likes, ratings, mentions) 3 5 5
Attention focus management (banners, sliders, announcements, other calls to action that can be placed on pages) 5 0 5
Flexible configuration of the main page and news section structure 5 0 5
Live video streaming 3 5 3
Calls and video calls (for desktop and mobile devices) 5 5 1
App and Messenger 4 5 4
Company life calendar 5 5 5
Average score, Communication 3,9 3,0 4,3

Productivity

Personal account (personalized page with notifications and a set of necessary data from the intranet, and other systems) 3 0 4
User profile (contact details, organizational structure, competencies with voting) 5 4 5
Self-service tools: unloading the payroll, bonus calculator, registration of business trip, and other applications 4 1 4
Self-learning lab / self-study portal 5 1 5
Employee directory (static information on benefits, bonuses, insurance package opportunities, recognition programs, etc.) 5 1 5
Knowledgebase (general and by department) 5 1 5
Search (dynamic, with the ability to set filters, search simultaneously by people, sections, materials) 4 3 5
Groups for teams and projects 5 5 5
Collaboration on documents: versioning, online editing, preview without downloading, comments, analytics 4 1 4
Tasks and ToDo in relation to documents, discussions 0 0 3
Windows desktop notifications 5 5 0
Average score, Productivity 4,1 2,0 4,1

Engagement

Blogs (of employees and managers) 4 2 4
Gamification (value badges, quests, activity points) 0 0 5
Ability to implement recognition programs in the Digital Workplace 5 0 5
Average score, Engagement 3,0 0,7 4,7

Mobile

Mobile application for iOS and Android 5 5 4
Adaptive layout (convenient display in a mobile browser) 5 0 5
The ability to manage the interface in a mobile browser or application (add banners / calls to action, pin important information) 3 0 3
Average score, Mobile 4,3 1,7 4,0

Usability

User-friendliness (desktop) 3 5 4
User-friendliness (mobile interface) 4 5 3
Convenience and completeness of the admin panel 4 2 5
Average score, Usability 3,7 4,0 4,0
Enterprise requirements

IT

Single sign-on (SSO) support 5 5 5
Synchronizing Users with Active Directory 5 5 5
Scalability 5 5 5
Fault tolerance 5 5 5
Basic support level (without an additional purchase) 4 3 4
Completeness, clarity, the relevance of documentation 5 3 5
API for integrations and enhancements 5 3 5
Average score, IT Requirements 4,9 4,1 4,9

Security

Role-based access model (access groups, customizable access levels) 5 0 5
Logging users actions and access to logs 5 0 5
Notifications in case of publication of illegal / prohibited content 4 0 4
Ability to enable multi-factor authentication 5 5 5
Password Policy Compliance 5 4 5
Average score, Security 4,8 1,8 4,8
Want to get a comparison of other platforms? Feel free to contact us.
Here’s the list of some platforms we work with, and that’s not the full list 😉

  • Jive
  • Microsoft 365
  • LumApps
  • Verint
  • Igloo
  • Workplace by Facebook
  • Bitrix 24

Cover photo – Alexander Schimmeck

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