I have been using Google G Suite as an office environment for communication and collaboration for about six years. In the following post, I’ll describe a situation that should sound familiar; in this case a meeting with a mixed group of participants. Distributed meetings are one of Google G Suite’s strong suits. The software is not only good at planning and organizing meetings, but it’s also an effective tool for holding the actual meetings as well, even if you meet in person.
Now that the era of Hipchat and Stride is at an end, we can reflect upon our transition from these Atlassian solutions to Google Hangouts Chat for group chat and messaging in organizations.
The app Linchpin Theme allows you adapt the look of your Confluence instance, Confluence-based intranet and extranet systems, or individual areas with individual themes and customization options without the need for re-programming. Here’s an overview of the improvements and new features made in version 2.12 of Linchpin Theme.
The Linchpin User Profiles app expands native Confluence user profiles – contextually, visually and technically. Our development team has just released version 2.9 of Linchpin User Profiles including new export functions, visual improvements, performance enhancements, and other small changes.
In the previous two posts, I’ve covered the question of why remote work may be a good thing for your company, and who is suited to remote work. Now I want to look at what you need to do to make the introduction of a remote work environment a success.
South America, southern Africa and southern Germany: three souths! Karolin made the most of the extra 20 vacation days and bonus airfares we gave her to celebrate her 10 year milestone.
What does an agile organization with remote teams and only one location need to do to support their teams? What are the hurdles and how can they be overcome effectively? And who is actually suited to be a remote employer or employee? Here are some experiences and my thoughts.
An increasing number of businesses and organizations are preparing their departments and teams to take the leap to highly accessible cloud platforms that centralize projects, businesses processes and other business-related items. In this article, I’ll take a deep dive into the privacy features of G Suite and Office 365 and compare both suites in order to determine which offers the best privacy features.
In this second of a two part blog post covering Google G Suite, we’ll take a closer look at Hangouts Meet, Jamboard, Groups for Business, administrative functions, Google Forms and Google Sites.
The blog post series considers the everyday obstacles of working in a Scrum team as a remote employee. It provides solutions as well as best practices based on an “ideal” sprint. The second part considers backlog refinement, code reviews, and retrospectives.