What's New in Workplace?
May 2020

All the latest Workplace product announcements and feature releases.

As we all settle in to a new reality of work, the Workplace team has been focused on building solutions to some of the biggest communication challenges of remote working.

We have been listening to feedback from our customers across different industries and regions to understand how we can best support you. We’re proud to share the progress we’ve made over the last couple months to help you be apart but stay connected.

Remember to check out our Remote Working Resource Hub for tools, tips and advice on staying connected with your company.

Bring your static and dynamic content together

Bring your static and dynamic content together

Knowledge Library is a new home for your key company resources. Use Knowledge Library to create, store and share static content like health and safety guidelines, benefits information and employee handbooks. With no coding required, it’s easier than ever to publish and share new content fast. You’ll be able to set access permissions to ensure employees only see resources relevant to them. And since Knowledge Library is optimized for both desktop and mobile, any employee can access and discover the information they need, from the office to the frontline.

For more details check out the Customer Resource Center, Help Center, and guide for admins.

Knowledge Library Home

Centralize important company resources in your Workplace Knowledge Library.

Stream Live Video to Workplace with Portal

Stream Live Video to Workplace with Portal

Workplace Live on Portal allows leaders to easily connect with their people on a personal level—without the hassle of complex hardware and software setups. Workplace Live on Portal brings professional live streaming to everyone, with a simple setup and rich out-of-the-box capabilities. Portal’s Smart Sound minimizes background noise while Smart Camera follows the presenter, so you can focus on your message instead of worrying about your tech. Plus real-time comments and reactions make it easier to engage with viewers during the live broadcast. Learn more in our Help Center.

Go Live in Workplace on Portal

Go Live in Workplace on Portal.

Measure the impact of your campaigns

Measure the impact of your campaigns

Campaigns empowers communications team to quantify impact across multiple posts. Use it to generate rich, campaign-level reporting with just a few clicks, and demonstrate how company communications directly impact employee sentiment. Pull multiple posts together and save them into a campaign, so you can track your audience reach, engagement and sentiment across posts. You can find out more about Campaigns in our Help Center.

And check out the new Employee Engagement Campaigns section of the Customer Resource Center for downloadable campaign kits, customizable assets and campaign inspiration.

Campaign analytics

Track your audience reach, engagement and sentiment across posts in Campaigns.

Auto membership for groups

Auto membership for groups

Auto membership allows group admins to easily add members to their groups based on people’s profile fields. Instead of adding members one by one, go to Group Settings to set up the rules for the profile fields you want auto membership to follow. Learn more about auto membership for groups in the Help Center.

Auto membership for groups

Add the right people to your groups fast with auto membership.

Powering up important posts

Powering up important posts

Boost the reach and conversion of your business-critical communications with new improvements to important posts. Your content will be shown more prominently and you can retarget people by notifying them about important posts again as needed. You can also choose the action text that appears in the button so viewers know what’s expected of them. Our Help Center has more details about important posts.

Improvements to important posts

Improvements to important posts.

Track and assess Learning posts

Track and assess Learning posts

Learning units allow you to create collections of training and educational content in your groups. Now, with quizzes and insights, you can track if your team has reviewed and understood the information shared in each unit. Learning can be enabled by Group Admins through the group’s Learning tab. Check out the Customer Resource Center’s guide to Peer Learning for more information about the Learning feature.

Track and assess Leaning posts

With quizzes and insights, you can track if your team has reviewed and understood the information shared in each unit.

Check the status of bulk tasks

Check the status of bulk tasks

Track the progress of your bulk tasks via the Imports/Exports tab within the People page of the Admin Panel, with real-time information that empowers you to take action on any potential issues. System admins can view all of the bulk-task requests from the past 30 days in one place, with files available for download within a 4-day period. Take a look at the Help Center for more details on bulk-data management.

Track the progress of your bulk tasks via the Imports/Exports tab within the People page of the Admin Panel

Track the progress of your bulk tasks via the Imports/Exports tab within the People page of the Admin Panel

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