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Focus bot 2.0 for Slack

Posted on September 16th, 2021.

We updated the Focus bot for Slack today. Actually, it’s a brand new bot. It’s more reliable than the previous one. You can use the new Slack bot for 3 things now:  Run check-ins or other campaigns (daily check-ins, weekly updates, weekly plans, or your custom campaigns) Get OKR notifications and updates in Slack Run Icebreakers in...

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New Feature: Weekly Plans

Posted on August 21st, 2021.

Hey👋 We added Weekly Plans at Focus.  It helps your team to plan the week. We got few requests from users that it’s not enough to run Weekly Updates to sync a team. It’s better to plan the week on Mondays and then run weekly updates on Fridays.  That’s why we built the new feature. Weekly plans have the same principle as weekly...

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OKR details

Posted on July 23rd, 2021.

Hey everyone, Quick update.  We added more details about OKRs. Now you can get all information about the objective or key result. To do that, you need to click on a specific objective or key result. Also, you can update it, specify the current status, comment, and even make notes. By the way, notes are a great thing to see how your...

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May product update

Posted on June 14th, 2021.

New month – new updates.  In May, we launched a few cool things. And I am really excited to announce it. Tasks and action items In Focus, it’s possible not only to set big and ambitious goals (OKRs) but also to create daily tasks and connect them with OKRs.  It allows creating an action plan to achieve your key...

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Tasks and Action items in Focus

Posted on May 28th, 2021.

Hey everyone, We did it for you.  I’m talking about tasks in Focus.  It’s possible not only set big and ambitious goals (OKRs), but also create daily tasks and connect them with OKRs.  It allows creating an action plan to achieve your key results.  In the Tasks menu, you can create a todo and link it to an objective....

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April product update

Posted on May 19th, 2021.

In April, we published a few significant updates based on your feedback. We’re excited to announce these improvements. OKRs Archive Now you can archive old OKRs and unarchive them at any moment. Notes in check-ins It’s possible to add an optional note during daily check-in or weekly update. It’s an optional field and a note will be...

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Asynchronous Communication

What is Asynchronous Communication?

Posted on April 20th, 2021.

Asynchronous Communication is a key element for team productivity even if your team is not remote. Maybe you’ll be surprised – asynchronous communication is not only more effective but also helps people to complete the most important work and feel fulfillment. Let’s check how it works and how to build effective asynchronous...

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How to set powerful OKRs

Posted on May 8th, 2020.

Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) are a method of setting objectives and tracking key results. It aligns teams and people inside an organization and allows employees to focus on the most important goals. Table of contents Why should you use OKRs? Definition How to start? How to create objectives How to create key results Checklist for...

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Meet the new Focus update 🚀

Posted on May 7th, 2020.

We’re excited to announce that after listening to your feedback we decided to make some improvements and today we’re launching a new Focus update! What’s new? So, what’s the point of this Focus update? After talking to a lot of people at different sizes of companies we came to realize that the #1 thing that makes or breaks...

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Meet Focus bot for Slack

Posted on January 16th, 2020.

We’re incredibly excited to announce that Focus has launched the bot for Slack. It’s a big step for us for helping teams to build high-performing culture through effective scrum meetings and employee recognition. Status meetings are a serious waste of time  The majority of employees hate meetings. A Korn Felly survey reveals that...