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Highlights from ERPNext Conference 2019 in Mumbai

Kai Rödiger, Jonas Depoix, and Mario Truß were at the ERPNext Conference 2019  in Mumbai representing //SEIBERT/MEDIA as both supporters and as users. The following article is an overview of their experience at the conference. ERPNext is an open-source ERP system, meaning that it’s also free of charge and license-free. It’s developed by the Indian software producer Frappe. //SEIBERT/MEDIA has decided to use ERPNext as a central customer database, and they’ve put an internal IT team in charge of implementing the system. For us, this is an investment in the future.

An alternative to Office 365: How Google is positioning itself with G Suite Enterprise

Companies want flexibility, they want their software to respond more quickly to changes in their requirements, and, of course, they want cost savings. They don’t want to worry about when, how, and why their services work – they just want them to work, every time. Unfortunately, when it comes to choosing a modern cloud-based office suite, many companies don’t look at the big picture. Many who used MS Office in the past transitioned into Microsoft’s cloud suite Office 365 without evaluating it any further – or considering alternatives. If you take a closer look at the available cloud based office solutions, you’ll come up with some interesting and valuable findings. When considering which cloud based office solution is best for you and your team, it’s a good idea to rethink things, to specify what your requirements are, and then to identify objective weaknesses in your current office solution. There are viable alternatives to Office 365: most notably Google G Suite.

Erlangen University Hospital and Linchpin Intranet: A modern portal for more than 8,000 employees

With its 25 clinics, 18 departments, and 7 institutes, Erlangen University Hospital covers all areas of modern medicine. In addition to having a world-renowned operating room, the hospital equips itself with not only the latest medical devices, but it also employs cutting edge – and scientifically sound – diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. //SEIBERT/MEDIA is proud to partner with Erlangen University Hospital, where we’ve implemented a social intranet project based on our Linchpin intranet suite.  This collaboration has resulted in a modern portal which brings together more than 8,000 employees from many different areas of the Erlangen University Hospital system into one place.

Five free or low-cost alternatives to Microsoft Office

Over the years, Microsoft Office has established itself as an industry leader. However, these days you can find serious alternatives that, depending on the application, are quite sufficient and, in some cases, they perform even better. In this article we’re bringing you a brief overview of a few of the most interesting office alternatives out there today. We’ll also recommend what type of user these Office alternatives benefit most; in other words, one might be a better fit for an individual user, while another might be a good fit for a company seeking an office alternative.

Shared software: How to make remote workers into a team

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Countless businesses today employ remote workers as standard practice. They’re flexible and easy to source, and the financial savings on office space and other overheads are considerable. But with team members working remotely from anywhere around the world, team cohesion is often impacted as a result. Employers should take care to integrate remote workers and create a team culture that works for the business as a whole. With that in mind, read on for a few tips on how to help your remote workers become a cohesive team.

Linchpin: Improved navigation in Atlassian Confluence intranets for users and administrators

Our teams develop the Linchpin Intranet Suite, a collection of Confluence apps that modernize your company’s intranet system. We’ve updated the navigation throughout the system and added a handy configuration dashboard to make it easier to set up Linchpin in your company.

Don’t call it an IT project! Introduction strategies for the new Linchpin social intranet at enercity AG

Every social intranet project is different. After all, every company has its own custom projects, products, employees, use cases, and requirements. Silke Remmert from enercity gave us an insight into an effective user engagement process at this year’s Atlassian Enterprise Club Day. Here’s a summary of her talk.

Build that wall! – Flextime, home office and really “clocking out”

Modern-day working offers many options when it comes to where and how employees work. While flextime and home office certainly have their advantages, they can also present several challenges for employees. Here one of our remote employees at //SEIBERT/MEDIA shares some experiences and tips.