World’s first mobile app designed for the first progressive
EDMONTON, Alta., May 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Communikit – the world’s first mobile application specially created to meet the complex and evolving communication needs of progressive First Nations – has reached a record number of users as the twentieth community of First Nations of Canada sign on its use.
Communikit was created by Alberta mobile app developers Aivia Design & Technology Engineering to help First Nations fill gaps in their communication strategies. Aivia consulted closely with its First Nations clients to identify ways in which a personalized mobile app platform could serve as an effective toolkit to address issues such as fragmented communication channels, lack of verification of messages from reading receipt type and obstacles for end users. receive information reliably.
The resulting Communikit application platform is a user-friendly suite of communication tools with a comprehensive feature set that includes the ability to publish critical information such as news, events, and PDF files for public view. or individual, the ability to directly collect signature approvals for PDF documents. through the app, and the ability to post custom fillable forms and surveys and collect responses through the app platform. Communikit is distinguished by the use of push notifications, which make it possible to instantly receive information through the mobile devices of individuals. It is also distinguished by its unique message verification system, which lets administrators know that communications that have been sent have been received.
The benefits of Communikit for First Nations communities and Indigenous organizations are numerous, the main benefit being a single channel of communication for all members, no matter where they are located. In 2011, Statistics Canada reported that among those who identify as First Nations, just over a third reside on reserve, with the remainder residing in rural areas off reserve and in urban communities. With Communikit, First Nations people on and off reserve can easily stay on top of band meetings, application deadlines, job opportunities, health notices and community events, no matter where they are physically located. .
With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote communications have become increasingly vital, especially for communities with specialized communication needs. The Communikit platform was designed with the aim of making a real difference in people’s lives by enabling rapid distribution of information to anyone with a smartphone.
Based on the success of the initial software offering, Aivia plans to release a major Communikit platform upgrade in the summer of 2021. Users can anticipate an administration panel and a fully user management system. redesigned, as well as a series of user experience improvements, including a completely redesigned dashboard.
About Aivia Design & Technology Engineering
Founded in Edmonton, Alberta, Aivia has been providing creative and personalized mobile and web software development services to clients around the world since August 2002. Specializing in mobile applications and enterprise software development, the core vision of AIVIA is to produce innovative digital products at the intersection of technology and the humanities while delivering elite levels of agility, expertise and quality.
Chris Bull (technical writer)
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