The thought of using points in an Igloo might seem a little silly at first. Odds are if you're using it regularly, you're there to work, and there aren't points for working. But building a robust points and status system in your Igloo can help boost engagement, build quality content, and help members work more closely with each other.
A guide to one community's use of Igloo to review employee performance.
This article was written by Samantha Barrell, a Digital Services Manager and daily Igloo user.
We moved our appraisal process onto our community this year, and it has worked really well. Even sceptical managers came back to me with really positive feedback. However, the initial setup took quite a while - we have 150 employees and it took me nearly a day. Now that it is all setup though, adding new employees as they start is only a two minute job.
Our May update is live and comes packed with new tools for communicators, including a Content Slideshow widget that is fully responsive, the integration of GIPHY in the editor, and a number of bug fixes.
In last month's update, we highlighted Igloo Mobile version 1.1 and the investments we're making in creating a richer and more personalized experience for how you consume and interact with content, on the go.
This month, we turn our attention back to the web experience with new tools for communicators, including a content slideshow widget that is fully responsive, the integration of GIPHY in the editor, and more.
A brief primer on how to use the Igloo Desktop Client.
The Igloo Desktop Client can be a powerful asset for managing files and folders in your community. It's a secondary application available at support.igloosoftware.com/desktop, it lets you connect to your Igloo from your PC to add, edit, move, and delete files. You can install it on your machine for individual use, but it can also be implemented by your system administrator to PCs across your network, to give everyone the same freedom with files.
We've referenced the ability to apply classes and css on widgets before, but it can be a powerful tool for managing the look and feel of your community. With the right classes applied, you can change all of the widgets in your community with a single line, and save a lot of work. This post is a starting point, but the sky is the limit when it comes to customizing your Igloo community to fit your brand.
Widget type classes
Every type of widget has its own class, starting with ig-widget-type.…