A credit union intranet that's invested in people

Empower employees

Empower employees

Improve credit union communication across all your branches. Our Intranet solution puts critical knowledge at your employee's fingertips, allowing them to deliver a consistent member experience.
Strengthen your community

Strengthen your community

Your community starts with your members. From raising funds to organizing volunteers, ThoughtFarmer provides the tools to you need to bring people together around common goals or interests.
Break down silos

Break down silos

Credit unions rarely have just one branch. ThoughtFramer allows dispersed staff to connect, collaborate, and communicate with one another—securely—across locations, branches, and departments.
Boost engagement

Boost engagement

ThoughtFarmer is a digital workplace that provides employees with the tools and knowledge they need to get their job done quickly and efficiently, making for a happier, more engaged workforce.

Features with a financial focus


Global and local news feeds

Ensure employees and stakeholders are up to speed with the latest company news and information.

Advanced search

Find whatever you need, whenever you need it, from anywhere on your intranet.

Staff directory

Find, connect, and collaborate with colleagues from any location or department.

Discussion forums

Solve problems, unlock knowledge, and harvest new ideas in real time.

You have questions, we have answers.

Global + local news
Credit Unions 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.

Document Management
Credit Unions 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.

Mobile access
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.

Search functionality
Find what you need, fast. Credit unions love ThoughtFarmer’s 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 Credit Union clients:

  • 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. You can assign your own permission levels to determine what information can be viewed by who. Click here for more information on security and permission settings.

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.

Yes. We know that community involvement is super important for Credit Unions, and we designed ThoughtFarmer with that in mind; Our software is an ideal platform to initiate an organizational outreach program, regardless of whether that program is formal or informal in nature . A formal outreach is a top-down, organizationally approved initiative involving a dedicated team and procedures, while an informal outreach usually involves employees setting up their own initiatives.  

More resources for your credit union intranet

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