Solera had rolled out Office 365 and found the core collaboration applications and Windows had become very photo-centric. This highlighted the poor quality of profiles across the organization, specifically a lack of employee photos and inconsistent profile information.
The problem was being felt right across the company, with local IT and HR teams tasked with manually managing profile updates.
To overcome their challenges around Office 365 profiles, Solera sought out a
Pete and his team were attracted to the LiveTiles Employee Directory service for it’s “… ability to constantly ‘encourage’ users to update their data, though a simple user interface.”
Additionally, the ability to enforce data formats and approvals gave Solera confidence that LiveTiles Employee Directory could deliver the accurate and consistent profiles they wanted.
After rolling out LiveTiles Employee Directory across their US based team, the completion of employee photos is at least 3 times better advised Pete. “Visually, the completion of photos is extremely obvious when we’re on conference calls, there are no more blue face icons!”
Employee location details are now “virtually completely populated, and more importantly, standardized”, added Pete.
Through LiveTiles Employee Directory, Solera employees have been able to take control of their profile, resulting in a noticeable reduction in support tickets and the manual IT effort to keep profiles up-to-date.
Having initially rolled out to their US based employees, Solera are about to embark on a global deployment of LiveTiles Employee Directory with the newly released support for multiple domains.