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Integrating Org Chart Software with Existing Internal Apps

Business Apps Are Growing, Albeit Slowly A year ago, an eweek article highlighted some research by IDC. They said that in the year between 2013 and 2014, “the average enterprise with more than 1,000 employees had about 3.5 mobile apps that were used regularly by workers. IDC predicted this number would double, with 7 mobile apps being the norm in…

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Integrating Org Chart Software

Research Shows Employee Onboarding Can Be Eased with Technology

The Cost of Employee Onboarding The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation found that employee turnover involves around 25 percent of the U.S. workforce every year. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ last Job Openings and Labor Turnover report showed there were 5.5 million job openings in October 2016 and the number of new hires was 5.1 million. If…

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Employee Onboarding Can Be Eased with Technology

20 Things We Learned in 2016 about Org Charts

The end of December is always a great opportunity to look back on the year to remember what happened, what we learned and take away a few things we’ll remember in the years ahead. The news organizations love putting together snippets of the year’s best, worst, strangest, saddest and every other “-est” story imaginable. We thought we’d jump on the…

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20 Things We Learned in 2016 about Org Charts

Relationships, Not Money, Prove More Valuable to People

In a 2016 report by The London School of Economics and Political Science, a fascinating fact emerged from their Origins of Happiness study: relationships and good health are the key to happiness, not income. If you’re a CEO, this should matter. Throwing money at your employees to keep them from going elsewhere and hiring new ones with the promises of…

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Relationships, Not Money, Prove More Valuable to People

The Business Case for Org Chart Software

  Org chart software may be a no-brainer for HR but it’s often the investment decision-makers who need some convincing. Justifying ROI in hard numbers isn’t always black and white. This doesn’t mean there isn’t any value in investments with more ambiguous benefits. It only means providers must do a better job at articulating that value in a language everyone…

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The Business Case for Org Chart Software

Your Organization Needs to Be A Team of Teams

Oh, to Be Young Again Company structures are changing, at least for many. And for good reason. Companies simply no longer operate as they once did. Part of the excitement and energy around a startup is that everyone is on board with collaborating together, wearing multiple hats, and having a “can-do” mentality. Only time and growth are the villains, robbing…

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Your Organization Needs to Be A Team of Teams

Pingboard Ranks in Top 10 for Workforce Management

  We don’t typically talk about ourselves much in our blogs, but we think it’s pretty cool that we have been ranked in the top 10 of GetApp’s leading workforce management apps. What’s most interesting to us is that if you focus solely on employee directory software, our sweet spot, we would be ranked #1. That’s right, no other company…

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Pingboard Ranks in Top 10 for Workforce Management

How (& Why) to Get Started with Org Chart Software

Growing Pains So you’re a growing company that’s hiring new people and developing new job roles. You’ve used Visio, PowerPoint or something similar in the past to design your org chart, but you’re realizing they just can’t keep up. Is there something better? This is a question many business owners and leaders ask themselves. There’s always that next new technology,…

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A Traditional Org Chart

6 Effects of Poor Employee Communication

Employee Engagement Begins with Communications Employee engagement is a hot topic these days, and rightly so. Only one-third of employees consider themselves “engaged.” Why should you care? Higher workplace engagement leads to a nearly 40 percent reduction in absenteeism and 21 percent higher productivity, not to mention what it does for customer service. Ever talked to a pissed off customer…

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6 Effects of Poor Employee Communication

Does Your Organizational Design Reflect Your Brand’s Values?

  A recent blog post about organizational design peaked my attention. It said, “…organizational design must be the foundation from which a brand is built.” Pay special attention to the word “brand” as opposed to “organization.” A brand is much more valuable than the organization itself, as it communicates to the world who that company really is. As this blog…

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Does Your Organizational Design Reflect Your Brand’s Values?