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Bookable Calendar Adds Custom Questions to Drive Better Meeting Outcomes – Productivity Article

I recently read an article in the Huffington Post about US presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s climate justice plan that would direct nearly half the benefits of its proposed $2 trillion clean electricity investment to poor and minority communities. This is certainly a noble plan.  Climate change debates aside, what struck me most is how complicated, disorganized and confusing the process has been for the two New York state panels (who have been tasked with how to implement and measure the…

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Doodle Bot in Slack Gets AI-Powered Boost with Book it! – Productivity Article

In almost every company I’ve worked in over the last few years, there has always been one constant: Slack was the go-to internal communications platform. This is also the case for all of us who work at Doodle too. So if we need to check on project status updates, ask for materials and assets, announce new company and HR initiatives, or simply chat with fellow team members and colleagues, it’s all done on Slack. No one sends emails.  Remote work…

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Doodle-Zoom Integration Revs Up Efficiencies & Engagement for Virtual Meetings – Productivity Article

Remote meetings have become my new normal. And I’m not alone. A survey by Miro found that 73 percent of employees had at least four remote meetings in seven days. This has a lot to do with the competitive business landscape that’s led to a major increase in the number of globally distributed and remote workforces around the world.  Today we’ve added a new integration with Zoom, one of the world’s most trusted and popular video conferencing tools, to simplify,…

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Prolonged Remote Work (in a Coronavirus World): 3 Major Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them – Productivity Article

Remote work, telecommuting, work-from-home (or whatever you want to call it) isn’t a new phenomenon or trend. It’s a way of life in a world where digital/mobile devices and technologies rule our lives 24/7. Think I’m exaggerating? Think again. A study by Global Workplace Analytics revealed that the number of remote workers has grown by 140 percent since 2005.  When you consider the many benefits – increased flexibility, productivity, autonomy, trust and work-life balance – it makes sense that remote…

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Does Your Organization Need Single Sign-On? – Productivity Article

Contents: Introduction to Single Sign-on What Benefits Does Single Sign-On Offer? Why Passwords Are a Problem Case Study: Equifax Is Single Sign-On Right For You? Introduction to Single Sign-on IT leaders operate in a sector that is marked by constant change. New technologies bring both opportunities and risks and stretch the capabilities of corporate IT departments at every turn. Staying on top of these shifts should be paramount for every tech leader: with hackers constantly searching for fresh vulnerabilities to…

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The 2020 Doodle Work-Life Balance Survey – Productivity Article

Our latest survey shows how work, overtime, and inefficient meetings will continue to be a problem for the American workforce in 2020— unless we make significant changes. The start of a new year is always a time to reflect and set new goals for the months that lie ahead – especially when it comes to making the most out of the workday. But if 2020 is anything like years past, working professionals will quickly resort back to a routine of…

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The 2019 Doodle Year in Review – Productivity Article

At Doodle HQ, we’ve spent the last 12 months working hard to innovate intuitive scheduling solutions. Here’s a peek at what we got up to in 2019. We introduced you to Doodle 1:1… We love meetings. But we also know that not every issue, question, or project is best resolved with a full team meeting. Whether you’re checking in with direct reports, undertaking a performance review, or chatting with prospective new hires, sometimes a simple one-on-one is all you need.…

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Productivity vs Creativity: How to Get Better Results By Doing Less – Productivity Article

Understandably, companies survive by prioritising bottom lines, managing employee productivity, and systematically going through tasks to optimise and ensure profit. However, companies thrive through innovation and creativity. Unfortunately, the kind of box-ticking that ensures company survival oftens inhibits the creativity that allows companies to truly excel. Creativity vs Productivity: Why Is Creative Thinking So Important? In 2017, Mark Cuban declared that creative thinking will become the most sought-after skill within 10 years– and many researchers agree that Cuban is onto…

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