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Our monthly round-up of Invotra’s latest news for September 2018.

Here’s our monthly round-up of Invotra’s latest news for September 2018. You can read about our latest product updates, conference news, accessibility suggestions and our latest organisational achievements. 

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Association for Public Service Excellence

The APSE Annual Seminar 2018, ‘Greener, Cleaner, Smarter: Revitalising frontline services’ and the APSE Service Awards, now in their 18th year, are taking place in Edinburgh on the 12th & 13th of September. 

The Invotra team, headed up by CEO Fintan Galvin and ably assisted by apprentices Ross and Jake, are looking forward to meeting many local government employees and giving live demonstrations of our intranet and portal services. Visit us at stand 10, where we’ll be also tweeting from the event.

Invotra is sponsoring the Best Collaborative Working Initiative Award at the Annual Service Awards which celebrate outstanding achievement and innovation within local government service delivery.

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Product updates

Engagement statistics, a product addition are now available after the 4.16 release.

Product updates

Last month, we completed our 4.15 and 4.16 releases on the 1st and 15th August. 

4.15 Release – Bugs

Our primary focus for this release was on fixing bugs with additional tasks to improve our user experience. View the blog here to find out more: Invotra 4.15 release summary

4.16 Release – Maintenance

The main focus for the 4.16 release was on the maintenance of our intranet and portal services. The release included tasks to improve the performance and availability of notifications to all users. Additionally, we added automatic reports of engagement statistics, so that they are easily available for webmasters to access. For more details check out the blog here: Invotra 4.16 release summary

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One small step - Accessibility

It is sometimes difficult to know where to start with accessibility. You know it’s important, and you want to get it right, but how do you translate that into positive action?

Our adviser Léonie Watson shares suggestions to taking important steps towards improving digital accessibility within organisations. 

Read Léonie’s blog

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Intranet Now

Wedge Black, director and founder of Intranet Now, talked to us about the latest preparations for the conference in October. Look out for the interview this week. 
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Invotra shortlisted as a Regional Finalist for the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018

We’re extremely proud that over one third of our workforce is made up of apprentices. We are therefore delighted to be shortlisted as a Regional Finalist for the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018. We’re proud that our efforts and dedication towards driving apprenticeship opportunities have been recognised, once again. To see some of our apprentices in action, check out the video below.

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Invotra shortlisted as a Regional Finalist for the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018

These awards recognise the best of the UK’s cloud industry, from the most innovative and compelling products and vendors, through to the top use cases from end-user firms.

We have been shortlisted for Unified Communications Product of the Year and Best Cloud Support Provider for our work with Bracknell Forest Council and its intranet, called Doris. 

We’ll have everything crossed at the awards dinner, when the winners are announced, on the 19th September at the Waldorf Hilton in London.  
Thanks for reading – we’ll be back with Invotra news in October with our latest product news, customer updates and details of forthcoming events.