Johnston Press hasn’t been in the business of opening any new publications for some time.
But shocked staff learnt of the company’s latest innovation on Friday.
It consists of a company-wide, internal, electronic newsletter bringing staff all the latest news on… JPs content management system, ATEX.
The much maligned system is one of the major reasons for the on/off strike action in the company.
The new email newsletter, entitled Prestige News, is written by IT network manager David Martin.
An introduction to it says: ‘This newsletter is the first of a regular series aimed at communicating the work going on behind the scenes to improve the performance and reliability of the Atex Prestige system.
‘In it we hope to include news about upcoming system changes and what they mean to you, hints and tips regarding more efficient usage of the system, and any other initiatives that are in the pipeline that are designed to improve the workflow’.
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