Effective communication lies at the heart of every organization. To convey purpose, direction and a sense of meaning is the role of effective communicators. Our mission is to equip internal communicators with a platform and mobile channel that allows them to reach every employee, gather feedback and to show the impact of their work to management.
Viessmann runs its entire internal comms network over the Staffbase platform. We have abolished all printed forms of communications, newsletter and employee magazine. Thanks to the marvelous support from the Staffbase team, we are that 92% of our German employees use the platform on a weekly basis. In the future, we will scale this to additionally target customers and job candidates.
Staffbase helps companies to boost employee experience across the entire workforce. Consistently integrating the needs on white- and bluecollar workers, the platform differs widely from convoluted Social Intranet solution. With a bundle of off-the-shelf plugins and integration, Staffbase easily covers 90 percent of communication requirements and, at the time, serves as portal for collaboration and exchange. Above all, the people at Staffbase really know internal comms inside out – it's an integrated approach, not just SaaS.
Staffbase is way ahead of its competitors in terms of usability, customer support and features. The only thing that is missing is a Confluence integration – with Atlassian only offering a stripped down app for general usage, this will be an important bridge to cover in the next months.
Working with the Staffbase system has changed our internal communications completely. Finally, we reach everyone - if they work in front of a computer or in a garage without constant connection to our company network. By now, our main focus in internal communications lies on the employee app.
Our employees respond really well to the system. They now have a place where they can gather current information quickly. And it is also a plattform for quick feedback and interaction.
Additionally, the Staffbase team is very open to feedback and takes on requests for further development.
Our users get along with the system really well. The navigation throughout the content is rather intuitive.
The Staffbase system has many great features, that you can adopt just the way they are. Also, it's rather simple to find a "work-around" to achieve the results you would like to reach, if the appropriate feature isn't there already.
Also, the administrational system is really easy to work with. Most features are very intuitive to handle and you don't need to be an IT-expert.
The tools for user behavior analysis are rather simple and don't provide much information about long-term user activity. But, I have high hopes for future developments.
Few features can only be set up by Staffbase. I would like to have more flexibility in changing particular applications myself.
It has enhanced our ability to communicate directly with our employees - something we have struggled with over the years as most of our employees work in different units and at non-desk positions.
It is easy for both our end users to use and for our backend admins. We didn't want to overwhelm our employees with a clunky system. Staffbase has provided a clean space with the flexibility to make it what we want. Their support along the way has been especially helpful too.
We have a small list of "wishes" for the app - meaning we wish it could do this or that. Just little tweaks to make it more adaptable to our business and purpose. However, Staffbase has been continually adaptable to new ideas and suggestions and we have seen our requests come to fruition through new updates . They listen - which helps.
We were looking for a new way for our intranet, a channel into the company.
The communication within our organisation had to become fast, clear and comfortable.
Many different sources of information needed to be combined in one medium.
With this app we have managed this very well in a short time.
The contributions and articles are read within a few hours by at least half of all colleagues, which means very good accessibility.
The app's functions allow you to distribute articles according to the company hierarchy.
many different useful plugins
Chat plugin should become more functional
market-leading apps should serve as a benchmark here
The application is really easy to use - for administrators as well as for employees. There are a lot of features that could be implemented - and the range of features is continuously increasing.
There are some small things that could be improved, for example when somebody forgot his password - people get not informed when they entered wrong data, so they wait for the mail to reset their password but they never receive it. It would be better if the system could tell them that they have maybe entered a wrong (or for the system unknown) mail address.
The Staffbase communication platform and complimentary services equip internal communicators with a mobile channel that is optimized for maximum reach, relevance and engagement:
- Employee relationship platform for large, distributed organizations
- Allows to reach every employee in the company through mobile BYOD approach
- Full-suit of features for the effective communicator like news channels, mobile magazine, chats groups
- Full service custom on-boarding and rollout service
- Easily extendable into a Mobile Intranet
- App can be branded to company branding
- Communications analytics, reports and dashboards
- Integrations trough SharePoint and REST APIs
- Suite of Plugins available
Below are some frequently asked questions for Staffbase.
Staffbase offers the following pricing plans:
Pricing model: Subscription
Free Trial: Available
Staffbase offers the following features:
Staffbase has the following typical customers:
Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business
Staffbase supports the following languages:
English, French, German
Staffbase has the following pricing plans:
Staffbase supports the following devices:
Android, iPhone, iPad
Staffbase integrates with the following applications:
Facebook, Google Analytics, Google Calendar, Hyphen, Office 365, SharePoint
Staffbase offers the following support options:
Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support