Akumina's Modern Intranet, Delivered By Avanade
As an alternative to Unily, Akumina provides a hyper-personalized modern intranet platform that centers around the employee, and empowers all employees to work smarter, not harder. With Akumina you are able to:
- Make building and deploying customizable, branded workplace experiences (sites, apps, dashboards etc.) quick and easy.
- Create personal, contextual sites and apps available anywhere, on any device and in any language for your enterprise’s entire workforce.
- Liberate your content and allow your organization the ability to integrate with any application or source of data providing near-infinite extensibility.
Akumina, delivered by Avanade, the world’s leading digital innovator, can help you reach your modern intranet goals in as little as 7 weeks.
Interested in learning more? Request a free demo today.
What Makes Akumina Different From Unily
Your Data is Yours
Akumina only displays your data. It doesn’t host or house it, ensuring proper governance and security requirements are met for organizations.
"Single-Pane-of-Glass" Experience Drives Microsoft Adoption
Surface business-critical data living in disparate backend systems into a single view to allow users to take more productive action, create operational efficiencies, and get out of email.
Branding & Customization
Designers have complete control over the look and feel of their site properties. Simple management for designers or anyone with basic HTML/CSS skillset.
Integrations with All the Tools Your Business Needs
Out-of-the-box integrations with Office 365, SharePoint, and Azure, as well as leading enterprise CRM, HCM, Financial and data systems. Display third-party data with your digital workplace (e.g. SFDC reports, Workday reports, etc.). Developers can use C# to create an ASP.NET MVC business application using Office 365 as a data source while also connecting to other enterprise systems of record.
Platform vs. Product Approach
Scalable architecture solution that grows and evolves with your organization. 50 controls and dozens of pre-built apps and integrations out of the box. Flexible, open source platform allows business leaders to extend the framework to fit their business needs easily without having to bring in expensive consultants.
Award Winning Solution
Your Seven Week Flight Path
1. Discovery Workshop
Our design process starts with understanding the site requirements and direction. From there, it will be used to build the design concepts/direction.
2. Design and Branding
Define the primary focus areas for design. Define target audiences, and content which needs to be represented in the platform.
3. Homepage Experiences
With style guides approved, wireframes will be created as skeletal layouts indicating basic content positioning and graphic elements.
4. Department Experiences
Deliver design comps in three rounds, up to two pages each, with each round refining a design direction that will be ultimately selected to move forward.
5. People Experiences
Build out the required markup to support the user experience and design elements that were outlined and selected during the previous processes.
6. UAT & Launch
Browser and system-level testing on the markup deliverables to ensure proper functioning before being implemented into the site.
Here are a few examples of Akumina experiences delivered by Avanade:
Unilever: A highly personalized, feed-based site that aggregated functionality, notifications, conversation, and activity to drive working out loud for cultural change.
Tullow Oil: A digital workplace that is accessible for employees living in countries with low bandwidth and on oil rigs.
GlaxoSmithKline: GSK replaced its existing outdated intranet with a compelling new digital experience that is personalized, mobile and intuitive – to enhance employee engagement, collaboration, and efficiency.