These features and services are fully integrated across the platform. No code. No templates. No widgets. Nothing to build, ever.
Our search function is extremely powerful because it finds everything across our entire platform. Search quickly finds documents, people, teams, news items, events, and more.
Voice or video calls with your colleagues, in a click.
Your intranet streaming live to large screen TVs in break rooms, cafeterias, and open office spaces.
Add your logo and colors to maximize how your brand shines through your intranet, including on your phone and in email notifications.
This is a weekly email digest that is tailored to each person, depending on their team, location, etc. This can be turned off organization wide.
Our user interface supports many popular languages, including English, Danish, French, Polish, Russian, Swedish, German, Japanese, and Hebrew with more being added soon.
The go-to place for what’s happening in your organization. It’s easy to create articles, polls, photo albums, job postings, and more. There’s no coding or HTML required. News items can be targeted at specific audiences, such as a location or division.
Custom article types
You can define up to ten custom News item types, such as “CEO blog” or “New employee”. Each gets its own label that users use to filter.
Use image or text-based polls to get feedback from employees or teams.
Designate people from around your organization to share stories of your culture and values in action.
Control publishing rights
You can create groups of people, each with specific rights to publish to News. For example, you could set up a group who could only publish to your London location.
Use our List Selector to target content to locations, teams, divisions, or combinations such as “Manufacturing in China”.
Activate our sign off feature to get users to confirm they’ve read and understood an article. Admins can track the status of who has confirmed.
A single feed of short updates. Activity is the pulse of your organization. It’s made up of short posts, shout-outs, job anniversaries, and more that are visible to everyone in your organization. Post updates from your computer or phone.
Use these 175-character posts to update everyone on everything from project news to office updates. You can attach images or GIFs, and others can like or reply.
Use shout-outs in Activity to quickly recognize people and teams. These can be tied to your own organizational values.
If you choose to enable our Bonusly integration, individuals can add micro-bonuses to their shout-outs.
Work anniversaries and birthdays
These are automatically generated and announced in Activity. They’re optional and can be turned off.
You can integrate your company’s Twitter account, so any public Tweets are republished in Activity. Employees can re-Tweet via their personal Twitter account.
If you wish, you can restrict who can post to Activity.
A place to coordinate and promote company gatherings. Events provides an overall calendar, where each event has a page that can include photos and comments. Events can be targeted at specific groups or everyone.
Event creators can include photos, videos, and attachments, and provide a place for people to comment and like.
Target exact groups
When creating an event, quickly invite everyone from a team, division, or location with our List Selector. You can also invite combinations like “all sales people in the US”.
Create private and open events
Events can be targeted at a specific group or open to everyone in an organization. They can also be private, so they’re only seen by invitees, or visible to everyone.
Add to your personal calendar
In a click, people can add any event to their Google, Apple, or Outlook calendar.
Event invitees can RSVP Yes, No, or Maybe. Event creators can download a spreadsheet with an attendee list that shows the RSVP status of invitees.
Schedule in advance
Event announcements can be prepared in advance and set to auto-publish at a specified time.
Full-featured instant messaging. Strictly private within your organization, Discussions provides confidential one-to-one conversations, gets team communications out of email, and facilitates meaningful company-wide discussions.
Powerful selection of participants
Our List Selector makes it easy to invite exactly the right people to a discussion. That could be a single person, a team, everyone at a specific location, or all employees.
Private or discoverable
Discussions can be strictly private to the people invited, or they can be open so that anyone in the organization can find and join them.
If you have a discussion with your Sales team in Europe, the audience is dynamic. When a new person joins this team, they’re automatically added and see the history.
Organize by topic
Each user can organize their discussions into categories that meet their needs.
Share files, photos, videos, and GIFs within a discussion.
Alert a particular person or team in a discussion with @mentions. Or ping everyone the discussion is visible to via @all.
A visual employee directory. People mimics a traditional “photowall” of all your employees. You can use it to quickly find a person, role, or skill within your company, or everyone at a particular location.
Photo or card view
Users can choose how they view the People photo wall. By profile photo or by cards (which provide information, like a business card).
Behind People is a detailed profile for each user. This employee data can be synced with Active Directory, Google Contact Profile, and HRIS systems. Learn more...
Once you find the person you’re looking for, you can view their profile, Direct Message them, or learn more about the teams they’re on.
You can find anyone by searching for their name, nickname, phonetic spelling of their name, role, phone number, or any of the content in their profile.
Find a specific person or group of people by filtering their division, team, location, or custom filters that you’ve created for your company.
If you need to find someone with a certain skill in your business, such as a French speaker or a videographer, you can search for that in People.
Find key documents, policies, and videos. Library makes it easy for subject matter owners to maintain their content without needing help from an IT expert. Library content can be found via Jostle’s platform-wide search. Files and videos can be viewed in situ.
Each Library volume is controlled by an identified person or team of people (the “Librarians”). This ensures clear content ownership.
Simple access control
Library volumes can be open to all employees or locked down to a specific group. Even the system administrator can’t see into restricted volumes.
Volumes can be set to prevent the downloading of files they contain.
Library can host links that take users to external content, such as your old SharePoint site or an electronic form. Add descriptions to help these be found via search.
Content owners can guide users to must-read information by adding a red “Recommended” banner to the file.
Users can make a shortlist of the files, forms, and other content that you want to access quickly.
A dynamic visual org chart. Teams provides interactive org charts that can represent hierarchical, matrixed, or flat structures, including projects, committees, and “communities of practice”. You can also import structures from HRIS or Active Directory.
Simple creation of online org charts
Our built-in, drag-and-drop editor makes it easy to build and maintain organization structures. Designate who can do this, org chart by org chart.
Navigate your organization
Users can “surf” their organization to explore who’s doing what. You can view the structure of a specific team or the extended org structures.
Connect fast to teams and people
Once you spot a team or person of interest, you can quickly start a discussion, send an email, give a shout-out, or view their profile.
Create teams where employees can add (or remove) themselves to a team. Use this to manage groups like running clubs, charity volunteers, and more.
Org chart structures support “dotted line” reporting. This makes complex matrix reporting structures clear.
Org units always includes everyone reporting up to a specific position in an org chart. Use these to designate departments and divisions.
Track progress and get work done. Create, track, and manage your personal to-do list. Or add team members and set a due date to tackle tasks as a team. Tasks is where you and your people get work done.
Create new tasks
Creating a new task will add a new item to your to-do list. From here you can write a description, set a due date, assign the task, and leave comments. The Tasks panel slides out so you can use it while you’re in different views, like Discussions.
Set due dates
Set a deadline on a task to keep yourself and your collaborators on schedule.
When you add collaborators to a task, that task will automatically appear in their Tasks list and they’ll receive a notification to let them know.
Comment and add links
Collaborators can add links or comments to a task’s timeline and re-assign the task to communicate important updates or make requests.
Need to get someone’s attention or notify all collaborators on a task? @mention them by name or use @all in a comment on the task they’re part of and they’ll receive a notification.
Hide your completed tasks so only your in-progress tasks are displayed.
A place for employees to offer, sell, or exchange things. Classifieds can also be renamed and repurposed for things, like shift trading or employee discounts. Or the view can be turned off.
Post items offered
Use Classifieds to offer an item, or let people know you’re looking for an item. Tag these “For sale” or “Wanted”.
Provide a description and images of the item.
Give each Classified posting an expiration date.
Make the advertisement available to all, or target it to a certain group.
Like and comments
You can allow comments and likes on your advertisement.
Administrators can see all Classifieds postings and have the ability to edit or delete them.
Profiles tell you everything you need to know about people and teams. This includes where they’re situated in the company and all their contact information. You can also view their interests, photos, content, skills, etc.
Employees can add in the different ways to contact them, and details of the different locations they work from. All this can be synced to/from other systems.
Employee managed profile fields
Your System Administrator sets up which profile fields employees can maintain, and which are locked down.
Employees decide who gets to see profile fields they enter: everyone in the organization, only people on teams with them, or only System Administrators.
Personal email privacy
System Administrators can set up accounts where the primary email address is hidden. Use this to set up accounts with personal email accounts that cannot be shared.
Sync to/from Google
Google integrated customers can provision and invite users, and import or sync employee data/photos to or from their Google domain.
Everything is auto-tagged so it can be found via search.
Our powerful List Selector allows you to quickly dial up specific combinations of people to create an exact target audience.
You can then reach that exact audience, in News, Events, Discussions, or Library. And it’s dynamic—when a new person is hired, they’ll automatically see everything they need.
Jostle notifications alert users to things they need to see without creating unnecessary noise:
- Red dots, in platform, guide users to new content.
- Email, browser, and mobile notifications that can be user optimized.
- Mandatory notifications for must-read content.