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We'll use this to announce new features and let you know if there is any maintenance in the pipeline. Feel free to post questions/tips/requests here.

Dirk Kinvig

Dirk Kinvig Web Services Manager at Finextra

More opportunities to Thumb Up in Finextra

A week ago we rolled out the ability for Community members to Thumb Up comments that other users have added to news articles. We received some feedback from John Dring asking if we could add the ability to Thumb Up comments to Blog items. Well, we listened and we have now rolled out this feature. Start Thumbing Up (or should that be Thumb Upping) ...

Dirk Kinvig

Dirk Kinvig Web Services Manager at Finextra

We're all thumbs at Finextra

On Friday Paul P commented on an announcement (See the above link). It was a comment worthy of further praise. So in view of this we've rolled out a new feature on Finextra for Community Members. We have unleashed the ability to Thumb Up comments that members have made to News Articles and to Press Releases. All you need to do is to Log In and clic...

Dirk Kinvig

Dirk Kinvig Web Services Manager at Finextra

Commenting on the news articles

In the last year the web team has made several revisions to Finextra's Commenting system. One of the changes was to alert Finextra Community members, via email, when another member has commented upon the same blog that they have. We like this feature and it's clear that the Community does too, as we've had several requests from Community to roll th...

Dirk Kinvig

Dirk Kinvig Web Services Manager at Finextra

Anonymous comments on Finextra

We have rolled out a new feature on the Web site. Finextra community members are now able to comment anonymously on the News Items, announcements, features and blogs on the Finextra site. All a Finextra community member need do is to comment on an item as normal and to then select the, "Comment anonymously" option. The comment will now a...

Dirk Kinvig

Dirk Kinvig Web Services Manager at Finextra

Question for the Finextra Community?

A couple of weeks ago a Community member asked other members to respond to his blog with their insights for an article he was researching. If only there was a section within the Finextra Community where he could have asked that question.... [fanfare of trumpets] We've added a new content area to Finextra's Community portal: Finextra Community Q&...

Dirk Kinvig

Dirk Kinvig Web Services Manager at Finextra

Look who's stalking!

We've added another piece of functionality to the Finextra Community. On your profile page there is a new "Recent Visitors" panel. The panel displays the most recent Finextra Community visitors to view your profile. You can then click through to view their profile. We display your 5 most recent visitors. See how popular you and your fello...

Dirk Kinvig

Dirk Kinvig Web Services Manager at Finextra

If it ain't broke, fix it anyways!

"In search of Excellence" by Tom Peters is one of the few books that I first read over 15 years ago that I keep revisiting from time to time to glean nuggets of inspiration*. One of the mantras that I've gained from his insights is, "If it ain't broke, fix it anyways". It's a mantra that I've been putting to use since starting...

Dirk Kinvig

Dirk Kinvig Web Services Manager at Finextra

Show us your tweets!

We've added another piece of functionality to the Finextra Community Portal - which is great news if you tweet and want your Network to know about it! We now offer the ability to display your 5 most recent tweets on Finextra in your Network Activity panel (See the big red cross in the image below!). To add tweets to your Activity panel, go to your...

Dirk Kinvig

Dirk Kinvig Web Services Manager at Finextra

Friday Finextra Updates: Notifications

We have completed another minor revision to the Community Portal, that's aimed at keeping Community members more up-to-date with one-other: First, previously, when a Community Member sent a message to another, the only way the recipient knew this was to log in and check their messages. The current Finextra Message policy is to remove messages afte...

Dirk Kinvig

Dirk Kinvig Web Services Manager at Finextra

The first Community Portal update for the New Year

The cold spell this week may have prevented the Web Team from coming to work but that didn't mean that I was going to let them stay at home building snowmen on the company's time! The team have been busy imroving part of the members portal. Finextra Community members enjoy the ability to comment on News Items, Features, Announcements and also Blogs...

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