Benefits you can bank on
Reinforce your cultureEach organization has its own unique way of thinking and it's own set of values. Our intranet allows you to reinforce those values, as well as your brand and your mission - it's designed to look like you!
Instant informationGiving employees instant access mission critical information will make every interaction with a customer—whether by phone, online, or in person—an opportunity to deliver an amazing experience.
Break down silosOur intranet solution connects dispersed employees, and gives them direct access to community knowledge that traditional banks—and traditional bank structures—do not allow.
Boost engagementThoughtFarmer encourages employee participation by providing staff with the tools they need to get their job done quickly and efficiently, making for a more engaged workforce, and happier customers.
Finance focused features
Make it easy for your employees to find, connect, and collaborate with dispersed colleagues.
Let employees have their voices heard with flexible, searchable, accessible discussion forums.
Global and local news feeds
Ensure employees are fully up-to-speed on important company news with global and local feeds.
Empower employees to find what exactly they need, exactly when they need it.
What our clients are saying
“We’ve saved hundreds of person hours, just in the last year alone [and] there have been huge cost savings as well.”
“We wanted an open-intranet where every employee had a profile and the rights to add content. We wanted a simple wiki-style tool that made it easy (and fun!) to contribute and engage. We wanted a social intranet—we knew this was a key part to increasing collaboration and employee engagement. ThoughtFarmer had it all.”
Frequently Asked Questions
Global + local news
CBanks love our news feature, because it keeps them updated on everything they want to know including company news, events, and employee updates.
Policies & procedures
Finding important documents shouldn’t be hard; so we’ve made it easy. Our clients often make a “How do I” section on their intranet where they can locate internal policies and procedures, as well as member facing information.
Our banking clients love that any document (think: word, excel, powerpoint etc.) can be opened and edited from within ThoughtFarmer. Learn more about our document integrations.
Employees profiles, directory & org chart
We make it simple to find everyone in your organization. Fields like certifications, languages spoken, areas of expertise etc. allow you to quickly locate subject matter experts.
Photo galleries for community events
Smile! From marketing images to staff events, we make photo galleries simple and beautiful.
Because employees aren’t always desk-based, our mobile intranet allows on-the-go employees to find everything they need—a colleague’s phone number, a news story, or important discussions.
Find what you need, fast. Banks enjoy our search capabilities because it helps them better serve their customers.
We’ve got you covered. We’ll make sure your intranet is planned, installed, branded, and functioning flawlessly within an agreed-upon amount of time, usually 8 – 12 weeks. Aside from our tutorials, there is also 24 x 7 access the ThoughtFarmer HelpDesk. Learn more about our amazing support.
Yes, ThoughtFarmer can significantly shorten the time it takes to onboard a new employee. Typically, our clients will:
- Store the new employee curriculum, documents, policies, incl. role-specific onboarding content
- Setup discussion forums where new employees can introduced themselves and ask questions
- Make HR content and collateral instantly and easily accessible
- Store a collection of “I’m new here” style FAQs
- Upload training videos
Yes. In fact, we make finding content super simple. Full document indexing makes text-based files — pages, documents etc — fully searchable from the moment they’re uploaded, while the ability to add tags and metadata improves the findability of image based content. Click here to learn more
Absolutely. ThoughtFarmer makes all types of internal communication (top-down, bottom-up, lateral etc.) easier through our groups feature, which allows you to create dedicated workspaces for teams and/or projects, where members can manage and share content, documents, ideas, and feedback.
You can do either! We offer both on-premise and cloud hosting options. Both options have a similar feature set, both work with Active directory, both allow secure remote access, and both offer 3rd party SAML authentications.
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