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PANDORA awarded Intra.NET Reloaded Special Jury Award for digital workplace, INFORA

Global jewellery manufacturer PANDORA has received special recognition at Intra.NET Reloaded Berlin 2017 for their Office 365 intranet project, designed by BrightStarr.

PANDORA awarded Intra.NET Reloaded Special Jury Award for digital workplace, INFORA

Intra.Net Reloaded 2017 presented the Special Jury Award for the first time. The additional category was created to highlight a solution that demonstrated exceptional overall performance in key areas including user experience and adoption.

“There was one contestant who came up in all the time in all the categories. Because we wanted to make sure they get a special recognition, the jury decided…” “’Hey! There needs to be a Special Jury Award….’”“…And that Special Jury Award goes to PANDORA!” announced Philipp Rosenthal, Infocentric.

About PANDORA's global digital workspace

PANDORA’s digital workplace solution, ‘INFORA’ was launched to help their 21,000 employees communicate, collaborate and share as one united workforce. The platforms seamless integration with the Office 365 eco system, combined with an engaging user interface, empowers employees with the tools and apps they need to create the world’s most coveted pieces of jewellery. By integrating Yammer directly into their solution, INFORA has boosted internal communication; ensuring the workforce are constantly engaged with up-to-date and relevant information, all accessible through one cohesive platform.

PANDORA launched a CIPR award winning international campaign to support the rollout of their platform; the campaign introduced and trained users on the new solution. This involved the core intranet team traveling to PANDORA offices around the world to meet and train employees, a personal touch which resulted in tremendous intranet adoption.

The award demonstrates the longevity of PANDORA's success, even months after intranet deployment. The implementation of INFORA has resulted in an 85% increase in visits to local and global news pages, 335.5% increase in OneDrive usage and 141.7% increase in Yammer usage.

About the Intra.NET Reloaded AwardsThe Intra.NET Reloaded Award is recognised as a hallmark to the digital workplace industry with a huge presence in Europe and United States. In previous years, nominations have been placed under 3 main categories:

  • Intranet integration, strategy & digital workplace management
  • User experience design & content management
  • Innovative technology integration

For more on PANDORA’s exceptional digital workplace solution, download the case study here.

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Paul Jackson Managing Director EMEA

Paul uses his years of experience in the technology industry to run the show at BrightStarr UK. In his role as managing director, he is responsible for fostering steady growth and continued profitability, alongside Will and Rich. He is a ‘lead from the front’ kind of guy who uses his 25 years of industry experience to challenge and motivate his team. After working for a range of consultancies all over the world, and Microsoft themselves, Paul has learnt from the best. Every day, he applies that knowledge to make him the pro-active and pragmatic leader he is. Paul is passionate about new technology, and has a particular interest in all things cloud based, mobile and UX, making him a great fit for BrightStarr’s forward thinking environment.

 Paul is a big fan of gadgets, football, travelling and friends. He is a family man with two kids who keep him busy when he’s not in the office.

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