Collaboration with Valo Digital Workplace
Innovative Valo Digital Workplace in high demand

More scope through feature enhancements

In-house developments for Valo

We’re often contacted by customers with similar requirements that can’t be covered by the out-of-the-box features of Valo or SharePoint Online. In order to meet these needs, we have developed generic, flexible concepts and solutions which can be integrated into any intranet solution with minimal effort – with or without Valo as a basis. They include:

  • Knowledge Management – WIKI
  • QMS, Process Integration
  • Product Management information
  • Guest Access Management

The “WIKI”, “QMS” and “Product Management” modules are designed so that they can be configured by customers themselves without requiring any development of their own. The basis for this is the use of metadata, which in turn is defined in the terminology memory of SharePoint Online. Together with the customer, Boss Info defines the desired structure at the start of the project and trains the subsequent editors and superusers with the aim that they can expand the solution independently later on. This way, we can ensure collaboration solutions are perfectly tailored to businesses.

Knowledge Management – WIKI

The “Knowledge Management – WIKI” module for our SharePoint solutions allows our customers to share their employees’ knowledge. We see the knowledge database as a central instrument in onboarding and the induction of new employees. Knowledge of products, methodologies, site information etc. is recorded in a structured manner and displayed as required in different contexts. So the WIKI module covers the requirements of a modern information system.

Michèle Kammermann, Specialist Project Administrator, Unia trade union

«As part of a reorganization, our team was merged with two other teams to form a new department. Our knowledge database Wiki allows us to make our broad and diverse knowledge easily accessible to the entire department. Thanks to the categorization of the Wiki pages, the clear structure of the homepage and the effective search function, staff can quickly access existing knowledge in the form of Wiki articles. Each employee in the department has author rights so can post new Wiki articles themselves, which are then available for the entire organization to read. Using the SharePoint approval process, each Wiki article is checked by our team of editors before publication. And we’re also interested in using SharePoint’s multilingual functionality, which makes it easy to get our Wiki pages translated into German, French and Italian.»

Screenshots from Valo Wiki

About Unia

With around 190,000 members, Unia is the largest trade union in Switzerland and represents the interests of all private sector workers. Unia negotiates the working conditions and salaries/wages for more than one million people. It agrees progressive collective labour agreements, strengthens workers’ rights and advocates a sustainable social security model. Unia offers its members advice, legal protection and other professional services. Unia also runs the largest unemployment insurance fund in Switzerland.


About the Valo product

Innovative Valo solutions

Numerous customers are already enhancing their digital workplace with Valo solutions designed by Boss Info – for more effective everyday work. As an integrated platform for SharePoint Online and Microsoft Teams, Valo already offers a range of innovative out-of-the-box features in the following areas: 

Valo Intranet

Company portal with news, events, marketplace, people search, birthday web part, Valo search and much more

Valo Teamwork

Collaboration with Microsoft Teams, team creation with templates, integration of Microsoft Teams overviews on the intranet, setting and monitoring governance policies, etc.

Valo Connect

Brings the intranet to Microsoft Teams, and to mobile devices as a result

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