A retail intranet that supports your growing workforce

Empower employees

Empower employees

Improve credit union communication across all your branches. Our Credit Union Intranet software 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. ThoughtFarmer’s credit union intranet allows dispersed staff to connect, collaborate, and communicate securely across locations, branches, and departments.

Boost engagement

Boost engagement

ThoughtFarmer is a credit union intranet that provides employees with the tools and knowledge needed to get their job done quickly and efficiently, making for a happier, more engaged workforce.

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Employee directory

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

Employee directory

Discussion forums

Let employees have their voices heard with flexible, searchable, accessible discussion forums.

Discussion forums

Form creation

Create custom forms that capture data with an approval process.

Form creation

Global and local news feeds

Ensure employees across all stores are up to speed with the latest company news and best practices.

Global and local news feeds

Frequently asked questions

Global + local news
Retail clients 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.

Document Management
Retail clients love that any document (think: word, excel, powerpoint etc.) can be opened and edited from within ThoughtFarmer.

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. Retail clients 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, our credit union intranet makes 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 staff 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! ThoughtFarmer makes it easy for your employees to collaborate internally and share important information and cases. Build a best practices forum, Q&A, or an idea incubator with dedicated discussion forums.

More resources for your retail intranet

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