Category Archives: Trends

Hybrid Work with Google Workspace – Part 6: Healthy Self-Management in the Home Office

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For hybrid work to succeed, you need healthy routines and habits – it’s the only way to make the mix of home and office feel as natural as possible for everyone in the company. We’ll give you some tips on how to get the most out of your hybrid work model – with the help of Google Workspace.

Hybrid Work with Google Workspace – Part 5: Scenarios for Successful Meetings

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Not all hybrid meetings are the same, because every situation and every goal has an impact on the design of such a meeting. This may cause uncertainty at the beginning, but it also opens up many possibilities. To make sure hybrid meetings don’t unsettle you (anymore), we’ve prepared some templates to give you insights into the diverse world of hybrid work (and starting points to help you along).

Hybrid work with Google Workspace – Part 4: How to Succeed in Hybrid Meetings with Google Meet and Companion Mode

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Have you ever attended a hybrid meeting remotely and wondered, “Do people in the office even notice me?” It’s not a great feeling when you’re sitting in your home office, barely able to join the conversation and ultimately feeling left out. But with Google Meet and Companion Mode, remote colleagues no longer have to worry about being literally “left out” of hybrid meetings. We’ll show you what interactive features Companion Mode has in store for you.

Tools4AgileTeams 2022 – Keynote – Versatile Organization Design with the unFIX Model – Jurgen Appelo

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On 1 and 2 December, the Tools4AgileTeams conference took place. There were 3 very interesting keynote speakers this year, one of which was from Jurgen Appelo, who talked about his unFIX model, a simple tool that helps you with versatile organization design. Unlike many agile scaling frameworks and self-management methods, unFIX has its focus on continuous innovation and the human experience. It facilitates gradual change, dynamic teams, and an important role to play for managers.

Hybrid Work with Google Workspace – Part 2: How Collaboration Tools Boost Your Productivity – and That of Your Team!

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Hybrid working and productivity – do they even go together? If you’re equipped with the tools from Google Workspace – then of course! In this blog article, we’ll explain how collaboration tools in hybrid work environments can help you and your team become more productive and work together more effectively.

The 11th Tools4AgileTeams – Review of THE Agile Event of the Year!

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That was it – unfortunately! Once again, the Tools4AgileTeams conference, the first in the hybrid format, was over far too quickly: Over 200 people met at our headquarters in Wiesbaden and over 1900 online to discuss, share, learn about the whole spectrum of agile working… We collected some feedback and also tell you where you can watch the first sessions of this year’s T4AT. Click here and have a look back at two fantastic days!

Agile Is a State of Mind: Keynote #3 and What You Can Expect at the 11th Tools4AgileTeams!

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Less than 6 weeks until the 11th Tools4AgileTeams – time to introduce the 3rd keynote and to take a first look at the agenda. Because on December 1st, the Agile community will meet in Wiesbaden and online to exchange ideas about agility in all its facets. Until then, here’s what medieval alchemy has to do with high-performance teams, how you can already put together your own program for the conference, and where you can secure your ticket for the conference.

Linchpin at BSH Receives Inkometa Award for Best Intranet!

BSH Home Appliances won this year’s Inkometa Award in the Social Intranet / Collaboration category! Why this is of particular interest to us? Well, because their intranet was created using our Linchpin Intranet Suite! Together with our partner XALT, we replaced their aged, top-down intranet with Linchpin. Read all about the why and how (and who) here.