Archive for November 18, 2020

WORX Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

Posted in Commentary with tags on November 18, 2020 by itnerd

Black Friday historically is the busiest shopping day of the year. And WORX® and other manufacturers are bracing for another banner day. It’s what makes shoppers leave home in the wee hours of the morning to grab the special deals.

For those who choose to skip the crowds and order online, WORX is offering up to 20 percent discount sitewide on Black Friday on everything from portable power tools to string trimmers, chainsaws, leaf blowers and more.

WORX is out the door early with discount pricing beginning on Nov. 25 through December 1st. All orders under $149.99 will automatically receive a 15% discount and all orders $150 and up will automatically receive a 20% discount – no special code needed.  This includes the highly popular, award winning robotic lawn mower – Landroid, which is rarely discounted. Plus, all orders over $99 receive free shipping.

On Black Friday, Nov. 27th, along with the sitewide promotion, the WORX 20V Power Share Hydroshot 4.0 Ah Portable Power Cleaner with Brushless Motor, WG630, will be available for just $179.99 (reg. $199.99), plus free shipping and any Hydroshot Accessory will be just $10 with purchase.

The very next day on Nov. 28th, along with the sitewide promotion, the WORX 20V Power Share Drill & Reciprocating Saw Combo Kit, WX946L, and the WORX 20V Power Share Drill & Jigsaw with Flex Light, WX958L, will be available for just $99.99 (reg. $129.99 and $139.99) with free shipping.

Cyber Monday kicks off Nov 30th, with continuing the sitewide promotion, and offering the WORX Landroid L 20V 4.0 Ah Cordless Robotic Lawn Mower, WR150, for just $909.97 (reg. $1,299.96) with free shipping.

ServiceNow & Workplace From Facebook Expand Integrations To Improve The Employee Experience

Posted in Commentary with tags on November 18, 2020 by itnerd

ServiceNow and Workplace from Facebook today announced new integrations designed to create great experiences for the growing distributed workforce. Together, ServiceNow and Workplace from Facebook will help make work, work better for people by enabling organizations to streamline communication between executives, departmental leaders, and employees to create more meaningful, employee‑first experiences.

The new capabilities enhance an existing ServiceNow Virtual Agent integration. With Virtual Agent, employees can request support, receive updates on in‑progress requests, and connect with live agents when needed—all without leaving Workplace. Enhanced capabilities include:

  • ServiceNow Employee Campaigns integrated with Workplace from Facebook: Companies can now distribute relevant content to employees directly through their Workplace experience, as well as other channels, making it easier for employees to stay informed, engaged, and productive from anywhere and across any device.
  • Workplace from Facebook Integration Spoke: Available as an IntegrationHub Spoke, customers can quickly create new integrations for Workplace from Facebook to meet their unique and evolving employee experience needs.

ServiceNow and Workplace already work with some of the biggest and most respected companies around the world. Together, the companies serve customers across all industries, including Sun Life Financial, Telenor Group and Petco.

study by MIT shows that companies delivering on employee experience can double customer satisfaction and increase profitability by 25%. For employees ‑ both those in desk‑based roles and on the frontlines ‑ IT tools must be consumer‑grade: easy to use, integrated, and omnichannel.

The pandemic has proven that proper communications to employees must be a coordinated effort between all departments. IT, HR and workplace services leaders can no longer work in silos and must invest in integrated technology to foster an inclusive, connected, and more productive organization.

For more information about the Virtual Agent integration, the Workplace from Facebook Integration Spoke, and ServiceNow Employee Campaigns, click here.