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How Companies Are Getting The Most Out of Their Org Charts

The Versatile Company Org Chart It’s not often a business leader can say a single piece of technology, software or application can do more than one or a few things well. Most are purchasing individual products that do one thing well, like project collaboration, project management, customer management, and human resource management. While many of these systems are necessary and…

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How Companies Are Getting The Most Out of Their Org Charts

10 Ways to Use Your Org Chart for Planning

How Are Org Charts Used? When we think of the company organizational chart, we often imagine the boxes and lines that help illustrate an organization’s structure. Some of us use them and some of us would need half an hour to find it. For those who do use the org chart, how are they using them? We conducted our own…

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Where Does The Average Worker Spend Their Time?

There’s Only So Much Time in A Day If you were to chart out where you spend your time while at work, what would your pie chart look like? Would it surprise you to know that in at least one survey of 400 U.S white-collar, adult workers, it was found that an average of 6.3 hours a day is spent…

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Where Does The Average Worker Spend Their Time?

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