Pingboard Blog

Why Is Real-Time Such A Big Deal?

  Real-time. It’s a concept that has become increasingly more prevalent in this always-on, always mobile society. We want our news in real time, our sports, our entertainment, our personal data. Mobile devices and all of their apps have fueled the fire for instant information and the ability to do virtually everything in real-time. We outfit our homes with cameras…

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Why Is Real-Time Such A Big Deal?

Pingboard + Grow: A New Way to Manage HR Analytics

As companies grow, people can start to feel disconnected. Simple things become a challenge, such as finding the right person to talk with about a customer issue, locating a coworker’s phone number from the road, or simply remembering names and faces. It doesn’t have to be that way. We’ve built Pingboard to help growing companies stay connected as they scale,…

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8 Reasons You Should Ditch PowerPoint for Org Charts

Move Over PowerPoint So your organization needs an org chart…or maybe you just need to update the one you already have. According to a recent poll we conducted, nearly 72 percent of you would turn to PowerPoint to get the job done. Another 15 percent would choose Visio. Problem solved, right? Not so fast. While both PowerPoint and Visio offer…

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8 Reasons You Should Ditch PowerPoint for Org Charts

Why Strength-Based Management Is The Best Kind of Management

Don’t Judge A Book by Its Cover We all have different management styles and some work better than others. We also have certain talents and skills that make us good at what we do. We, and every employee in our company, were hired for a reason. It may have been because they had a much-needed skill or it could have…

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Why Strength-Based Management Is The Best Kind of Management

What Separates A Great Manager from The Crowd?

You’re a manager. Congratulations! The good news is you’ve worked your way up to management and now have people reporting to you. The possibly bad news is you now have people reporting to you. That means your feet are being held to the fire. No waltzing into work at 9ish and leaving at 5ish, at least if you want some…

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What Separates A Great Manager from The Crowd?

What do 2017’s Hottest Jobs Offer Job Seekers?

The Annual Lists I love this time of year. It’s full of lists looking back at the prior year and looking forward with predictions of what’s to come. CNNMoney just released their take on what they expect to be the best 100 jobs in America in 2017. Of the 100, 36 of them are technology related and Mobile Application Developer…

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What do job seekers want?

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