Donegal tech firm aims to makes life ‘Peachy’ for SMEs


24 Feb 2009

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Over 500 users have signed up for a new SME productivity technology developed by a Donegal software company that enables companies to reduce their communications costs and boost collaboration.

Nvolve Limited, which was recently shortlisted as a finalist for the Small Firms Association’s Innovation Award, will be going live with its PeachyPeople.com product in March.

PeachyPeople.com consists of three tools that will help companies remove costs from and grow any business by improving the performance and knowledge-sharing capabilities of staff.

The three tools consist of Peachy Connect, Peachy Performer and Peachy Learner.

Peachy Connect allows companies to communicate for free via telephone calls, videoconferencing, screen-sharing and collaboration to all related parties, internal and external, of the business.

Peachy Performer aids in the management of staff within an organisation. This tool is a simplified version of a talent-management system. Peachy Performer enables companies to set business objectives and allocate them easily to their team. The tool monitors each individual objective and improves employee performance, with the aim of having business objectives being completed in full and on time. 

Peachy Learner allows employees to share their knowledge with each other more effectively, thus reducing or eliminating the high cost of sending staff on external training.

“The uncertainty of the current economic climate poses many threats for a lot of organisations, but having the correct performance management processes in place, reducing communications costs and making the most of your current workforce is fundamental in order to not only survive but thrive and be in a better position for the upturn, which will come eventually,” said Lee Tedstone, a director at PeachyPeople.com

“Signing up today for Peachy People will assist your business in this harsh climate,” Tedstone added.

Peachy People will be launched in March and over 500 users have already registered to use the tool. 

The Peachy People team are offering this people-management product free to all users who sign up before the end of March 2009 by logging onto www.peachypeople.com.

By John Kennedy