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An Open-Source Social Intranet

Your organization is unique.

However, many of the challenges your organization faces, are not. Because we have purpose built EchidNET to solve the most common yet complex internal communication challenges, we like to say you're 80 per cent complete, right from the start. EchidNET is packed with social features like team pages for collaboration, commenting, liking and following, personalized activity streams, trending content, blogs and much more. Our fully customizable open-source solution let's you focus your budget where it counts - on the 20 per cent that makes your organization truly unique.

Build your Intranet faster and more affordably on the scalable and reliable open-source solution, EchidNET.

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Effective and targeted communication is the key to success for any social Intranet. With EchidNET, you can manage, produce and publish, with easy authoring and site administration tools.

  • News, articles, releases, blogs, and more

  • Global messaging system

  • Granular workflow and content governance

  • Light-weight document management

  • Revision history, scheduled publishing

  • Usage analytics with detailed reporting

  • Customizable workflows

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Empower teams with tools that enable them to work from anywhere and to collaborate across multiple channels, sharing documents, having discussions and using a central hub. Stay organized, current and accessible.

  • Private and public collaboration spaces

  • Document and asset sharing

  • Forums for team discussions

  • Collect data with polls and webforms

  • Wikis and more

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Remove barriers to productivity and increase employee engagement.

  • Personalized dashboards and activity feeds

  • Social engagement tools - polls, forums, wikis, blogs, buy & sell

  • Events calendar with calendar and itinerary view

  • Employee recognition with gamification badges

  • Searchable staff directory with rich user profiles

  • Powerful and relevant search results - PDF, Word, video, and more.


Out-of-the-box, EchidNET offer components designed to improve internal efficiencies throughout many organizations. The core components within the EchidNET solution include:

  • Active Directory integration

  • Single-Sign-On

  • Global notification system

  • Advanced search using Solr

    • Autocomplete

    • Facetted search results

    • “Did You Mean” functionality

  • Secure customizable collaboration spaces with follow ability and space-specific search

  • Personalized dashboard with activity streams

  • Light-weight document management system

  • Workflow and governance management

  • Revision tracking

  • Content aging notifications for owners

  • Personalized calendars with grid/list view

  • Searchable staff directory with rich profiles (Active Directory integrated)

  • Social media integration

  • Analytics integration

  • Drag and drop template design

  • Quick polls

  • Kudos, such as staff recognition with badges (gamification)

  • Discussion forums

  • News & announcements

  • Blogs

  • Buy and sell / classified ads / lost and found

  • Idea lab with up-voting

  • Weather widget

  • Canada Nuclear Labs Logo
  • Juilliard Logo
  • McGill University Health Centre Logo
  • Revera Logo
  • London Health Science Centre Logo
  • Goodlife Kids Foundation Logo
  • CHEO Research Institute Logo
  • Kingston General Hospital Logo
  • University of Ottawa Heart Institute
  • Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health logo
  • West Park Healthcare Centre Logo
  • Markham Stouffville Hospital Corporation Logo

Talk to an EchidNET specialist today!

EchidNET is developed and maintained by Digital Echidna.