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Insights
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Week 02 - New dashboard on management practices 📊

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Shared by Florian • January 15, 2024

This week we have enriched the company dashboard with a brand new tab on management practices.

Admins now have visibility on the number of 1:1 meetings completed by team members and feedback given by managers.

They can also drill down their organization visualizing metrics for their overall company, specific teams or individuals. Colors are here to help users quickly visualize where issues are:

  • Bad = < 0.5 / month (light red)
  • Average ≥ 0.5 / month (light green)
  • Good ≥ 1.0 / month (green)

Finally, Admins benefit from proactive alerts on management practices as they have access to a list of team members not completing any 1:1 meetings with their managers.

This new set of management indicators will help companies roll-out and monitor management practices across their organization. More insights on objectives will be added in the course of January. Stay tuned!

Other improvements:

  • Added a visual confirmation in company settings that the Company template has been edited
  • Fixed a bug on sorting of archived objectives, now sorted by archive date rather than due date
  • Modified the wording of “read-only” access for “guest” access
  • Fixed an issue with guest workspaces still showing in the menu after they were archived

If you’d like to know what we’re building next, check our product roadmap.

The Popwork team 🤟

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Insights

Week 51 - New company dashboard on mood & workload 📊

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Shared by Florian • December 20, 2023

Popwork admins now benefit from our brand new company dashboard.

This new dashboard enables you to monitor key engagement metrics, their evolution and automatic alerts.

Furthermore, admins can now explore their organization right in the dashboard visualizing metrics for their overall company, specific teams or individuals.

In a nutshell, the new company dashboard enables you to:

  • Visualize key metrics on mood and workload
  • Explore metrics across your company, teams and employees
  • Leverage alerts to identify areas of improvement

Below is a short video from Johann introducing these updates.

More insights will be added early in January, including 1:1, feedback and objectives indicators. Stay tuned!

Other improvements:

  • Fixed a small bug when updating the frequency of a 1:1 meeting during the manager onboarding
  • Added the date of the last update on top of rituals customized at Company level
  • Added the possibility to revert Popwork template instead of the Company template
  • Added the possibility to edit and delete a comment
  • Fixed an inconsistency in the workload on the manager recap table
  • Fixed an app performance issue when opening Popwork

If you’d like to know what we’re building next, check our product roadmap.

The Popwork team 🤟

Rituals
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Week 49 - Customize management rituals for your company 🧑‍💻

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Shared by Florian • December 18, 2023

Admins can now visualize and edit the management rituals available to their managers.

Popwork templates are a robust basis used by thousands of teams, but you may want to customize them to fit perfectly with your company culture.

As an Admin, to visualize these rituals and the template question, simply go to Company > Rituals & trainings.

To customize these management rituals for your company, click on the “Talk to an expert” button and a Popwork expert will get in touch with you to consult and configure the best rituals for your company together with you.

For each template, you will be able to:

  • Add, edit or remove questions
  • Lock important questions
  • Change the recommended frequency

Note that managers will still be able customize rituals for their own teams, including:

  • Add, edit or remove questions (that are not locked)
  • Choose the best frequency for each of their team member

Other improvements:

  • Fixed several bugs related affecting the synchronization of Outlook calendar events
  • Improved the user experience when saving ritual frequency and calendar changes
  • Fixed a small bug in the default due date when creating an objective
  • Improved the user experience when adding a comment or a quick reaction

If you’d like to know what we’re building next, check our product roadmap.

The Popwork team 🤟

Improvements
User management

Week 48 - Get notified and comment on answers shared with you 💬

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Shared by Florian • December 05, 2023

Since a few weeks, managers and team members can share access to their workspace with other users such as dotted-line managers or N+2.

Now, users that are given access can not only read answers but also:

  • Are notified (via Slack or email) when they are given access
  • Are notified (via Slack or email) when team member shares answers
  • Can comment on answers, feedbacks and action items
  • Have full access to the team member’s objectives

Other improvements:

  • Microsoft login button is now more visible on the sign in page

If you’d like to know what we’re building next, check our product roadmap.

The Popwork team 🤟

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User management

Week 47 - Export users and other improvements 💻

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Shared by Florian • December 05, 2023

Account administrators can now export users in csv.

This is particularly useful to reconcile employee directory and list of users in Popwork. This can help admins to make sure Popwork users are up to date and managers are correctly assigned.

Exports can be done at any time from Settings > Users & Roles > Export users.

The csv export includes the following attributes:

  • User first name
  • User last name
  • User email
  • Manager email
  • Admin role (boolean)
  • User creation date
  • User status (active or deleted)
  • User deletion date
  • User last activity date

Other improvements:

  • The owner is now notified (via Slack or email) when an objective is archived
  • Fixed an issue with the modal to cancel modifications when editing a question
  • Fixed an issue in the calculation of most selected answers not changing when selecting a different timeframe
  • Removed a redirection to the paywall for team members when exiting their Settings
  • Fixed an issue in the team dashboard not fetching correctly in some cases
  • A series of other small tech and design improvements

If you’d like to know what we’re building next, check our product roadmap.

The Popwork team 🤟

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User management

Week 45 - New menu for Company admins 👀

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Shared by Florian • November 14, 2023

We have just added a new menu for Company admins.

This makes Company features and settings more accessible for admins and they can easily switch between their Team and Company view if they are also managing a team themselves.

Stay tuned, more Company features to come soon!

Other improvements:

  • Improved the display of the call-to-actions in the left menu to improve access to team members
  • Fixed scroll on sign-up page

If you’d like to know what we’re building next, check our product roadmap.

The Popwork team 🤟

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User management

Week 44 - Sharing answers with several users 👀

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Shared by Florian • November 09, 2023

You can now grant access to dotted-line managers or N+2 who want to get access to the answers of a team member.

This access can be given (and removed) by the direct manager or the team member themselves from the top left of their workspace.

These people are read-only and have access to all incoming answers (not historical ones). Soon, they will also be able to comment and react on these answers as well.

In the event the team member has a new manager, this third-party access for must again be given by the team member or the new manager.

If you’d like to know what we’re building next, check our product roadmap.

The Popwork team 🤟

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Integrations

Week 43 - Integration with Microsoft Outlook calendar 📅

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Shared by Florian • October 25, 2023

We are glad to announce that Microsoft Outlook users can now sync Popwork with their calendar!

Simply connect your Microsoft Outlook calendar in Popwork’s Team settings. Your Popwork rituals will be added and synchronized with your and your team members' Microsoft Outlook calendars.

From the calendar invite, participants will get direct access to Popwork to prepare for the meeting.

Other improvements:

  • The free trial period countdown now resets at 21 days when managers complete their team onboarding
  • We added filters to retrieve items categorized as priorities, performance and skills
  • We fixed a bug in the subject of comment notifications
  • We changed the icon of archived objective to differentiate from active objectives
  • We now offer the possibility to enforce login with Microsoft or Google for specific organizations

If you’d like to know what we’re building next, check our product roadmap.

The Popwork team 🤟

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Insights

Week 42 - Popwork adoption tracker 📊

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Shared by Florian • October 25, 2023

Admins and HRs can now easily monitor the adoption of Popwork in their organization, manager by manager.

From their Settings, admins and HRs can visualize which managers have onboarded their teams on Popwork, which management rituals they have activated and for how many people on their teams.

This is part of a broader effort to support HR executives in the roll-out of Popwork across their company.

If you’d like to know what we’re building next, check our product roadmap.

The Popwork team 🤟

Insights
Improvements

Week 41 - New manager recap table 📊

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Shared by Florian • October 25, 2023

We have just released a new version of the team recap for managers.

It’s a simple table that helps managers visually identify the key pulse metrics of their team members: how they are doing in terms of mood and workload.

The RAG (Red, Amber, Green) indicators enable managers to see in a glimpse any alerts that might need further digging.

From there, managers can zoom in on historical evolution and access raw historical answers.

If you’d like to know what we’re building next, check our product roadmap.

The Popwork team 🤟