ClearBox intranet in a box report: an in depth product review of Involv

Involv is one of the 55 ready-to-go SharePoint intranets that are featured in the annual intranet in-a-box report from ClearBox consulting. For three years in a row, Involv has been awarded a prestigious ClearBox award.

In 2019 we won the Intranet Choice – Value award, in 2020 we won the Intranet Choice – Intranet Essentials award and this year in 2021 we stood out yet again with the Intranet Choice – Value award.

Involv is an attractively priced product that builds on top of Microsoft’s modern communication sites. We feel Involv covers the essential elements of an intranet very well and has been a recipient of this award multiple times.

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This 500+ page report is the buyers’ guide — it will help digital workplace leaders, intranet managers, and IT professionals consider the market, match products to priority requirements, and build a shortlist of suitable intranet products.

Each review highlights the features and benefits of the product, assessed against eight common business scenarios, so you can find the most suitable product from a local or international vendor.

The comprehensive guide to intranet solutions for SharePoint will show you the many benefits of transforming SharePoint into a fully-featured intranet by deploying the best-suited product for your needs.

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The in-depth Involv product review includes:

  • A quick-view summary of pros and cons
  • Price band
  • Numerous screenshots
  • Vendor background information
  • Star-ratings on key features

If you’re looking for a turnkey SharePoint intranet solution, this report is a great start.

Involv in-depth review: highlights

They report clearly confirms the path we’ve chosen to follow with Involv: to build a ready-to-go multilingual intranet that is stressfree to install, easy to use, and which harnesses the power of the entire Office 365 suite.

We encourage organisations to explore the capabilities of the Office 365 apps because they offer a complete and integrated solution. Involv for instance offers a profound integration of  Microsoft Planner and Outlook Calendar. The advantages are numerous; information is centralized in 1 connected suite, there’s no vendor lock-in (work with your preferred Office 365 specialist), there are endless integration possibilities and the R&D that is spent on improving these apps and exploring new ways to improve collaboration is huge. That’s why we only add features in areas where Microsoft does not offer an alternative.

We want you to stay focused on what’s important. That’s why integrated some useful applications such as apps to request and manage expenses, time-off requests and lunch orders. We’re continuously listening to feedback from our users and that’s why we’re adding new, relevant features on a regular basis. Don’t worry if you think this will clutter your intranet; the drag and drop interface lets you select and organize the components as you like.

Involv – best intranet choice for value

The intranet in-a-box marketplace is complex. There will be only one product dat best matches your needs and that’s where the Intranets in-a-box report comes in handy. Rather than selecting one winning product, there are different winners for different scenarios. The scores are based on the scenario, pricing, vendor track record and customer recognition.

We’re glad to see the choices we made reflect in the feedback from our customers and the ClearBox report – we even came out first for best intranet choice for value! This is ClearBox’ tweet after reviewing Involv:

@Involv_intranet from @CognIT1: easy to use and good value for money. Builds on modern SharePoint, packs a solid set of features and can be extended with various O365 products

Highlighted features

We can’t share the full report with you, but these are the features that are highlighted in the report:

  • Easy initial setup and onboarding
  • Well-designed My Page: a personal entry point into the intranet
  • Strong focus on ease of use
  • People directory and organization chart
  • Employee productivity apps
  • Brandable mobile app

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