Team on the Run App Update 2.3 is live

A new update is now live for Team on the Run on the Google play store and iOS store. The update v. 2.3, will allow more customization and functionality to the app. Below are the features you can find in the update

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Make sure your app is updated: Settings > Information & Help

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  • Battery Usage and Network used

Description: When sending location mobile client now is sending extra informations to be displayed for dispatch manager in webchat. Information’s are battery usage, network type (wifi,cellular..) and signal strength.

 

  •  Ringtone selection for VOIP/PTT call

Description: Allows user to select a specific ringtones for incoming calls and push to talk.

  •  Emergency Push-to-Talk Call

Description: Allow users to create an emergency Walkie-Talkie group call with a predefined list of groups,

 

 

 

  • Forward a completed process [My Business]

Description: Users will have the possibility to forward a completed process by email or by TOTR.

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Digital Transformation: Corporate Directory

As mentioned last week, we are going to highlight a Team on the Run feature and it’s use in the digital workplace.

Corporate Directory

Team on the Run provides businesses with their own corporate directory within the app and online. The corporate directory allows you to provide information on each employee including number, name, email, position and groups that they are a part of.

Build a Strong Team

Having a corporate Rolodex of your co-workers at your fingertips makes both new and old employees feel more comfortable within their work environment. Need to get In-touch with someone from HR? Just look up the HR group in your directory and instantly get in contact with the right person. Stuck working from home one day and don’t have a co-worker’s phone number or email on file? With Team on the Run that strain of hunting down a co-worker’s information is gone.

Establish Open Communication

One of the keys of having a corporate directory through Team on the Run, is for its ease of use when establishing open communication across departments and teams alike. When bringing on a new employee a strain I noticed in the past, using other messenger services like Skype, Slack, and Microsoft Lync, is you have to add people yourself.

When a company utilizes Team on the Run and brings on a new employee, once they download the app they have instant access to the entire directory of their company. They can simply be placed into Marketing, Sales, HR, or whichever channel is needed and instantly feel comfortable.

Having access to corporate groups aides in cross communication between multiple departments which leads to better overall performance within a company.

Streamline Processes

Within the directory, you have the option to set up group chats with co-workers and even title the conversation. Having the ability to title conversations is a good way to stay on top of projects, and with the ability to add people to the group chats you can make sure that everyone needed for the project is receiving the same messages.

In my role, having access to groups in the directory makes it simple to send documents, calendars, and tasks to multiple departments with just a few clicks. The goal of our corporate directory is to streamline all your business processes through it. Whether you need to touch base with someone from marketing, send a document to sales, or set up a project across multiple departments, Team on the Run gives you the ability to handle all, instantly, through one singular app.

Keep your Business and Personal Communication Separate

Team on the Run’s corporate directory runs side-by-side with your own contacts, thus allowing you to keep both your business communication and your personal communication separate from one another. No need to worry about texting the “right Mike” and being unsure if it’s rec league basketball Mike, or work Mike.

Team on the Run takes the simplistic approach to giving you an all-in-one corporate communications platform across all your devices. No matter where you are, just log into your Team on the Run account and you’ll have instant access to your company without the hassles.

With Team on the Run, our aim is to relieve you of the pain points of the digital age and help aide you on the transition to the all digital future.



Each Monday, over the course of the next several weeks we will highlight a feature provided by Team on the Run and it’s place within a company’s digital transformation.

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Digital Transformation Made Concrete: Part 3

Digital Transformation Made Concrete: Part 2 examined the “how” portion of the digital transformation by outlining how it can protect your business. This piece will speak to the why.

When we look at the overall meaning of digital transformation we look at what exactly it does. Digital transformation is the process of shifting your organization from a legacy approach to new ways of working and thinking using digital, social, mobile and emerging technologies. It involves a change in leadership, different thinking, the encouragement of innovation and new business models, incorporating digitzation of assets and an increased use of technology to improve the experience of your organizations employees, customers, suppliers, partners and stakeholders.

When shifting your company’s approach towards the “new-age” what you are looking to do is unify all your platforms and make things easier to use while also being cost efficient.

This is where Team on the Run comes in.

With the addition of My Business, Team on the Run is now an all-in-one digital transformation platform that is build to not only improve company conversations but process management, workflow, and form filing for the entire company.

Team on the Run offers a plethora of tools for all types of businesses. Whether you are a fleet management or facilities management company looking for a geolocation and Push-to-talk feature or a healthcare company looking for an improved corporate directory.

With tools like push-to-talk, geolocation, dispatch management, multi-channels and a business process management solution, Team on the Run is equipped to aide any business during the digital transformation.

The digital transformation is a digital-first approach on how we do business. With Team on the Run we aim to amplify that approach. Available across all devices, we are able to provide you with a seamless platform to perform daily business related tasks on.

From the coffee shop across from the office, the beaches in the Bahamas, or the conference room, Team on the Run gives you full access across your devices to run and maintain many aspects of your business. At all times you will have access to your corporate directory, departmentalized ‘channels,’ cloud storage, and an all-in-one task management suite.

Our job is to make your transition to a paperless, wireless, and unified age of business as seamless and simplistic as possible.

Each Monday, over the course of the next several weeks we will highlight a feature provided by Team on the Run and it’s place within a company’s digital transformation.

Interested in My Business? Get in contact: CLICK HERE

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It’s 9:00 AM, Do You Know Where Your Employees Are?

A Common-Sense Approach to Monitoring

The What:

Some things in life need not be explained.  Geo-tracking your company vehicles and monitoring employees’ activities while on the clock is quickly becoming a mainstream practice.

The Catch:

There are obstacles an employer needs to overcome before policy adoption rate is 100%. Like all things, knowledge is power and communication is the key. The following are some “good to know” items designed to help employers and employees accept the practice of monitoring in the work environment – and, in fact, feel good about the results.

The Take-Away:

Communicate early and obtain employee’s written consent of your outlined Monitoring/Tracking policies.

Spread the Word – Get Consent

Legal Limits of Employee Monitoring: Generally speaking, employers have the right to monitor employees on the job – with some limitations.  Always check with your legal representative for specific laws in your state or profession.

Federal Law: Employers may have the right to monitor employees’ activities via email or GPS as they perform their work, although eavesdropping is not so clear cut. Placing microphones/bugs in the office area is generally legal, but a microphone in the cafeteria where one could assume they are free to speak about personal ideas and comments, is not; cameras/bugs in the locker rooms and bathrooms – a big “no-no”.

State Law: State Laws about workplace monitoring efforts vary, mostly around consent issues—whether the monitoring occurs via e-mail, audio/video or Geo-tracking. It is recommended that you communicate with employees about monitoring and get written confirmation of employees consent.  Employees should also have the availability to turn off tracking devices during non-work hours.

The Do-Nots:

  • Avoid targeting legally protected classes. This includes people chosen on the basis of age, race, gender, religion or disability. Be sure there is no discriminatory impact on employees whom you choose to track.
  • Keep monitoring/tracking devices out of non-work areas. Non-work areas include bathrooms and locker rooms where people disrobe.
  • Be consistent in your action; avoid the appearance of selective discipline. Every situation is different; seek legal advice before introducing a monitoring program in your workplace.

 The Good:

  • Monitoring employee productivity like, work-day ‘Check In – Check out’ is simple and affordable.
  • Improved Customer Service: this will always be good for business, profits, and employee retention.
  • Monitoring/Tracking gathers information on business analytics; illustrates your company’s best productive teams/time helping management plan for changes and workforce improvements.
  • Decreasing distractions: If employees are aware that their activities are monitored, there is an obvious decrease in non-work activities.
  • Safety: Having awareness of where your drivers/employees are located should give them peace of mind, especially at night or in severe weather or other threatening events. There is a life-line for them via your dispatcher if needed.
  • Drivers will make better decisions, like seat belt usage and controlling speed. This could have a direct impact on your insurance rates.
  • The Bottom Line: If you share the information of improved results with your employees – it can give them a sense of ownership and satisfaction that they are adding value and this translates into a more stable company and creates job security.

The Bad (as you can see a much shorter list)

  • Distrust and fear among workers.
  • Increase employee turnover.
  • Monitoring could decrease productivity as it may cause stress.

The Commentary: Keep the human aspect of running your company in the forefront. Machine monitoring is practical and should be part of every company strategy, as it is nowadays, so affordable.  But, the value of remembering team spirit, with individual personalities and ideas — should not be pushed off to the side.   Open monitoring can improve workforce moral, safety, and profitability.  Go Team on the Run.

My Business Trailer

Last week we unveiled My Business at Mobile World Congress. Today, we are sharing a small slice of what you can expect with My Business. Custom templates and a task management tool to simplify your business processes.

 

Interested in My Business? Get in contact: CLICK HERE

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PRESS RELEASE: StreamWIDE Brings Digital Transformation from Headline to Bottom-Line

February 28, 2017

Paris – StreamWIDE, a global leader in mobile technology and telecommunications, has announced the launch of a new feature called “My Business” to complement their existing Team on the Run and Team on Mission business process communications platforms.

When added to a Team on the Run package, in the cloud or on premise, My Business provides a comprehensive enterprise communication and process tool for organizations of all sizes, for any mobile or desktop use case. Management can access ready-made templates from a vast library or, with the use of a user- friendly design studio, create and customize templates specific to any industry vertical.   Employees can easily initiate and receive processes from their mobile device, tablet, or desktop; such as, task assignments, fillable forms, timesheets, service orders, check in-check out time sheets, bar code scans, NFC and Bluetooth tags and iOTs data input, and physical or digital signatures.  My Business integrates with other existing capabilities of the secure Team on the Run software platform including Push-To-Talk, VoIP Calling, Multi-Channels, Geolocation, Group Messaging and Dispatch/Fleet Management.

“We are excited to showcase our product during the upcoming Mobile World Congress; the industry has been talking about digitalization and business process optimization for years”, notes StreamWIDE CEO Pascal Beglin, “My Business delivers latest technological advancements together with superior User Experience  to make Digital Transformation promises a reality.”

Nearly half of all enterprises are expected to implement a digital transformation initiative within the next three years; until now, the search was on for investments delivering a measurable ROI.  Team on the Run has demonstrated proven use-cases across industry verticals worldwide — easily implemented at an affordable price.  My Business, will reshape how your business is done by eliminating paper processing, painful procedures and delivering outstanding User Experience in a natively mobile environment.

About StreamWIDE:

StreamWIDE is a leading communications systems provider for Telecom operators, Governments, and Enterprises with worldwide reach. With 15+ years of experience in developing new generation solutions; StreamWIDE has a rich product portfolio including Secure Mobile Communication and Digitalization solutions. The Paris-based firm has 8 local offices, deployments in over 70 countries across 5 continents, and over 130 customers with more than 100 million end users. StreamWIDE also produces the Team on the Run and Team on Mission platforms for business process communications and team management. StreamWIDE is listed on the Alternext (Euronext) stock exchange: ALSTW. Learn more at:

https://www.StreamWIDE.com; https://blog.teamontherun.com;  www.teamonmission.com; www.streamwide.com; Twitter: @Teamontherun

Business Process Management, Workflows, Case Management,All in one. On all platforms.

Team on the Run is proud to announce: My Business, a BPM solution. My Business is designed to automate tasks, and simplify business process management.

The solution allows you to manage procedures and operations across the organization. My Business can manage everything from remote form fulfillment through task management and supervisory approvals-all without having to print. My Business is scalable and customizable to manage any process locally or remotely, while maintaining verifiable record of all activities, submissions, and approvals without the need for paper filing.

 

What makes My Business a truly all-in-one solution is that it’s fully accessible across both smartphones and computers alike. Create a process on the computer, share it with your team members through mobile.

As we have spent time on recent posts discussing topics like, digital transformation, and Business Process Management, it has all culminated to the release of My Business.

On top of having the ability to create custom processes, My Business will launch with dozens of ready made, industry specific, comprehensive business templates for you to

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My Business in action

utilize. These templates will help ease the process of going paperless when it comes to things like vacation request forms, HR documents, purchase order forms, and more.

To learn more about My Business go to the Your Company Platform tab under solutions on Teamontherun.com.

Be sure to follow along across all our social platforms (this week especially) as we continue to provide new and exciting information about My Business.

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Team on the Run at Mobile World Congress!

Team on the Run will be attending the Mobile World Congress from February 27- March 2, 2017, held in Barcelona, Spain.

In 2 days you will learn more about what Team on the Run has to offer in 2017 and beyond. We have talked a lot over the last few months about the digital transformation and Team on the Run’s place in it and on Monday we will show and tell you more.

Be sure to follow the blog and follow along on Twitter (Link below) to stay up to date on all things Team on the Run while we are attending MWC. If you or your company is also attending MWC and would like to meet up, let us know!

Team on the Run can be found in Hall 5 Booth #5C65. We look forward to meeting you.

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[2/10/17] Release Notes iOS

Now available in the App Store and on Google Play. Below is a brief breakdown of the included updates:

• The ability to start a message conversation with other MB process participants

To enable this feature: Contact us

• Automatic Emergency Alert sending:

This means that if you select the emergency alert; an alert will automatically be sent if you do not cancel or make a specific alert selection within 30 seconds or so

To enable this feature: Contact us

• Multi-Channel PTT Group Participation

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– This allows a dispatcher, for example, to participate in multiple groups at the same time.

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What is Business Process Management?

The term “BPM” or “Business Process Management” is thrown around a lot nowadays, and rightfully so, but what does it mean? What can BPM do for YOUR business?

Business Process Management, or BPM, is a systematic approach to making an organization’s workflow more effective, more efficient and more capable of adapting to an ever-changing environment. A business process is an activity or set of activities that will accomplish a specific organizational goal.

To break it down further:

Business: a person, partnership, or corporation engaged in commerce,manufacturing, or a service; profit-seeking enterprise or concern.

Process: a continuous action, operation, or series of changes taking place in a definite manner:

Management: the person or persons controlling and directing the affairs of a business, institution

Therefore the main purpose, and point of BPM is to simplify ones business. By enabling a software that helps with the automation of ones business you are choosing to curate and create simplistic ways of navigating your business.

With a BPM solution you can take HR documents, vacation request forms, time sheets, design docs, ect. Store them all in one solution, send them out, fill them out, approve or deny straight from one piece of software. The list is truly endless and made to fit your organizations needs. Gone are the days of filing away endless paper work, wondering where you saved a certain document, or sending out project requests, then having to print said request, then copying it back on a computer for storage.

With a BPM solution you can have the ease of mind in knowing, not only that your documents are safe, but all in one place and easily accessible. BPM is aimed at improving workflow and communication within a company.

Managing tasks and projects has never been easier within a BPM solution. Next week we will dive into how Team on the Run aims to be your all in one BPM solution.

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