Pingboard Blog

From Static to Ecstatic: How Live Org Charts Drive Employee Engagement

The research is clear: When employees are engaged at work, they are happier, more productive, and more likely to stay and enjoy their current jobs rather than jump ship. Moreover, enthusiastic employees with positive attitudes about the company influence the customer experience, thus strengthening the opportunity to earn repeat business and develop customer advocates. In fact, companies with employees who…

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5 Resources That Will Take Your Employee Engagement to the Next Level

Employee turnover is costly—human resources departments and the companies they serve know this. Yet, seeing the estimated number really makes the problem hit home. According to the Work Institute, turnover costs American companies $325 billion annually. Yikes. The Work Institute arrived at this incredible statistic by first establishing that replacing a single employee requires one-third of that person’s annual salary….

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How engaged are your employees?

Vacation Calendar and HR Reporting

We’ve been hard at work on two significant additions to Pingboard. A simple, beautiful vacation calendar that brings the joy back to time off A collection of easy to use, but powerful, reports. Vacation Calendar Almost every company we talk to is unhappy with how they track time off. Existing tools are frustrating to use and do a poor job…

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Display Phone Number Based On Zendesk Availability

Like many tech companies, we work crazy hours and team members often work remotely. Sometimes we’re here early, some nights we work late, and sometimes we’re celebrating a milestone at a favorite Austin spot. We use live chat on our site to help our customers and a standard feature of these tools is to dynamically show the chat button when…

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Pingboard for Android is here

Pingboard for Android is now available! Just like our iPhone app, the Pingboard Android app provides fast access to your entire team wherever you are. Browse all of your co-workers in one place. Call, text, or send a quick ping right from the app. Plus, Pingboard keeps everything in sync with the contacts app on your phone. Please let us know…

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A milestone

Yesterday, we opened Pingboard to the public! This is a huge milestone in our story, a story that many of you have been part of from the beginning. Over the past few months, we’ve invited companies from our waiting list to give Pingboard a try and learned a lot from each of you. In fact, many improvements and new features…

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A brand-new Pingboard design is on the way

A new design of Pingboard will be released this week. With this update to the web app, we had three goals: Make the overall design consistent and beautiful Improve the admin experience Simplify the process of getting started When you log in for the first time, you’ll notice a few key changes: The menu has been redesigned so it’s no…

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Pingboard, now for your iPhone

Our iPhone app just went live and we wanted you to be the first know. From the earliest demos of Pingboard, we’ve heard requests for a mobile app to give employees access to their company directory wherever they are. The first edition of Pingboard for iPhone does just that. Browse all of your co-workers in one place. Call, text, or…

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Store richer employee information in Pingboard

I’m happy to tell you about a new round features that we’ve added. We built these features because you told us how important they are. When you get a minute, let me know what you think. Tell me what we should add to make Pingboard more awesome; tell me what we’re doing wrong; tell me how Pingboard can make your…

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You’re invited. Visit Pingboard in Austin during SXSW

You’re invited: Get a sneak peak of Pingboard! Are you visiting Austin for SXSW? We’d love to meet you and give you a demo of Pingboard. We will show you how Pingboard can help you with office ops, you can talk with app developers who are building apps on the Pingboard API, and you will leave with a Pingboard account…

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