2017 is here, and with it the chance of a fresh start and opportunity to grow. As they say: new year, new you. We’ve rounded up our essential reading list on a range of topics from leadership to communication to help you develop and grow as a manager. …Read more
You can allow your participants to comment the messages sent by others in the stream (setting available in Settings Messages). Read the related article.
Video tutorials are available to help you discover and understand the main features to prepare your Wiz (available from the Help and Support section)
Good to know:
From your Launchpad (in the Run section), …Read more
What’s easier to discuss: the pros and cons of using an atomic reactor, or choosing the colour of a bikeshed? This is the example used by writer C Northcote Parkinson when explaining his Law of Triviality, which is the tendency for us humans to spend more time discussing easy, or trivial, matters over more important ones. In Parkinson’s anecdote, …Read more
Today, we’re launching Activity Reports to further the reach of your data collected in meetings. …Read more
When hiring new employees, the list of qualities needed in a candidate usually goes something like this: proactive, ambitious, a team player, self-managing, driven and displays leadership skills. Yet even when candidates seem to demonstrate these qualities, they may not be right for your team. So how do you find the perfect fit?
Traditional recruitment processes have long used …Read more
Technology, increased mobility and a growing workforce of so-called “millennials” means that the workplace of 2016 is very different to the office environment of yesteryear. Flexible working, flatter management structures and foosball tables are all the rage in today’s workplace, and companies not offering this are increasingly losing out when competing for young talent.
To see …Read more
Stand-up meetings are often seen as being the solution to end unproductive, overly long meetings. The concept is simple really: standing up is uncomfortable, so it encourages people to be concise, to the point and keeps the discussion moving.
Also called the “daily scrum” in Agile project management, stand-up meetings are short, usually 15 minute daily meetings involving the …Read more
We cast a spell on the improvements that haunted our “Todo List”! Here’s what you missed in October:
– Show right and wrong answers of a Quiz on the Projection screen.
– Add videos available in the Support section. Videos are contextualized according to your location in the application, when you click on the “Help and Support” button. …Read more
In our latest series, we’ve been looking at how cognitive biases can negatively impact organisations. Here, we look at a bias that is often caused (and even encouraged) by leaders themselves: bandwagon bias.
Humans are naturally influenced by others, and bandwagon bias is our tendency to think something is a good idea because others do. Its …Read more
On-time and on-budget – it’s the project manager’s mantra. But a study into 50,000 company projects in the US by the Standish Group found that just 16.2% of projects are actually successful in achieving this. For the rest, projects on average overrun by a staggering 189% of the original cost estimate and 222% of the original time …Read more