We write articles about project management, remote working, agile development and our own product updates.
Guides • 5 min read
Getting Started Guide Part 2
ScrumGenius is extraordinarily helpful for many teams, but we know it can be difficult and complicated to get started. Here’s how to get the most out of your workdays and maximize your team’s efficiency once you’ve started the onboarding process.
Slack • 12 min read
How to Hold Better Meetings With Slack
As workplaces become more complex, meetings increase in length and frequency. They also take time, planning, and coordination. Fortunately, meetings don’t have to be all doom and gloom, especially if you use Slack.
Guides • 8 min read
Getting Started Guide Part 1
ScrumGenius can help you and your team save wasted workday time and focus on the things that matter without getting rid of the human connection. Yet we know that it can be difficult to get started, and your team may be wary of switching to new software. So we’ve put together this guide to show you how ScrumGenius can work for you.
Productivity • 3 min read
How to Utilize Rockefeller Habits with ScrumGenius
In 2002, Verne Harnish brought the Rockefeller Habits into the consciousness of the business world. These habits can help you maximize every aspect of business life, but they can be especially helpful when thinking about and organizing standups. Here are three ways ScrumGenius helps you utilize the Rockefeller habits in your workplace meetings.
Microsoft Teams • 6 min read
11 Best Tips & Tricks to Supercharge Microsoft Teams Productivity
With 13 million active daily users, Microsoft Teams is one of the most popular workplace chat platforms on the internet. Teams all over the world use it to make communication more effective. But there are also a lot of hidden ways Microsoft Teams can supercharge your team’s efficiency even further, and we’ve listed 11 of them here.
Remote Teams • 4 min read
The 6 Best Practices to Promote Efficiency in Remote Teams
Managing teams in different places often comes with its own set of difficulties. You can’t communicate the same way, especially if you have team members in different time zones, and that can often lead to problems that massively impact your team’s efficiency. But there are also many ways to help improve productivity within remote teams, and we’ve listed some of them here.
Product Updates • 2 min read
Product Update: Disk Encryption and Custom Data Retention Periods
As of July 17, all of ScrumGenius’ data is now encrypted on disk with the industry-standard AES-256 encryption algorithm and custom data retention periods can be set, so you can rest assured that your information is safe and secure.
Remote Teams • 5 min read
7 Amazing Slack Apps for Happier and More Productive Remote Teams
Slack is an amazing tool for communication and collaboration, especially for remote teams who often have their own unique challenges. Thankfully, there are many ways to combat these difficulties and keep your teams happy and productive, and they can be found in Slack’s app directory.
Product Updates • 2 min read
Product Update: Slack Content Block Layout Support
One of the biggest drawbacks to automated stand-ups is the inability to customize answer formats. ScrumGenius is excited to announce that we’ve debuted content block layouts, so you can customize your answers and add as much detail as your heart desires to make your stand-ups even richer than before.
Slack • 7 min read
10 Must-Have Slack Apps to Optimize Your Workflow
Slack has revolutionized the way business teams communicate and collaborate, and it’s helped many companies drastically improve their efficiency and workflow. But there are ways to up efficiency even further, and many of them can be found in Slack’s app directory. Here are ten tools to help your team boost productivity with Slack and work smarter and harder.
Microsoft Teams • 5 min read
9 Microsoft Teams Apps to Amplify Productivity
Microsoft Teams is an amazing tool for business, and it can dramatically boost your team’s communication and workflow. But many people are unaware that Microsoft Teams supports integrations that can further boost productivity within your team. We’ve listed our top 9 Microsoft Teams integrations to help keep your teams efficient and on track.
Microsoft Teams • 4 min read
How to Boost Efficiency in Microsoft Teams Standups
Microsoft Teams is a very useful tool for business. It can help cultivate workplace communication, organize tasks and facilitate a more efficient workflow. So we want to spotlight one feature to explain how it works and how it can benefit you and your business: daily standups.
Productivity • 5 min read
How to Maximize Productivity in Your Team’s Scrums
Daily standup meetings, or Scrum meetings, are great tools to help teams boost productivity and communication. Unfortunately, these Scrum meetings can get a reputation for wasting time even though they are essential to the productivity of many companies. Here are some of our top tips to boost productivity and keep your Scrums running as efficiently as possible.
Product Updates • 3 min read
Product Updates: May (Dashboard and Notifications)
We’ve been listening to what our clients have been saying and made some updates to ScrumGenius in May. Here are some of them.