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Status Hero Product Updates

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  • More Product Updates

    It’s been a while (too long!) since we gave you an update about all of the work we’ve been doing at Status Hero to improve the way your team works. We’re sorry about that we’ll do a better job at keeping you up-to-date in the... Read more >

  • How App Developers at Messapps use Status Hero

    Editor’s note: this is a guest post from Vasily Malyshev, founder and CEO of Messapps, an app development firm headquartered in New York City with remote team members scattered across the globe. The firm’s mascot is named ‘Messy.’ As CEO at Messapps, an app development... Read more >

  • Best Practices Guide

    We get asked all the time about how we use Status Hero and how other teams are using it successfully. So we buckled down and wrote a brief, easy-to-digest Best Practices Guide. We assembled the guide from decades of combined software delivery experience plus lessons... Read more >

  • Gmail Inbox Actions

    If you’re a Gmail or Google apps user, we’ve made it just a little easier to check-in with your team by enabling Gmail Inbox Actions. Now you can click or tap through to check in right from your inbox - no need to even open... Read more >

  • Product Updates Wrap-up

    It’s been a while since we let you know about all of the work that we’ve been doing at Status Hero to give you the best possible tool for helping you manage your team by killing meetings, tracking daily goals, and resolving blocking issues. Sorry... Read more >

  • Cisco Spark-ilicious

    Yesterday, Rowan Trollope and the collaboration team at Cisco announced several new enhancements to their suite of enterprise tools at the Cisco Partner Summit. Chief among them was the release of the Spark Depot, a library of bots and integrations that work with Cisco’s Spark... Read more >

  • Halp!

    Today we’re launching the Status Hero Help Center. There are links to it sprinkled throughout the app, but here is the direct link: https://statushero.com/help In it you’ll find quick answers to any questions you may have along with tips for getting the most out of... Read more >

  • Resend Check-in Reminders

    Distractions and notifications are everywhere, so it’s understandable that one of your team members might forget to check in every once in a while. Now we’ve added a way to give them another gentle nudge. To use this new feature, just hit the “Resend Reminder”... Read more >

  • Add Reactions to Check-ins

    Now there is a new way for you and your team to quickly add feedback to each other’s check-ins: reactions. By now, most of you are familiar with this kind of functionality, which is ubiquitous in social media apps, and now can be found in... Read more >

  • How did you build those cool gauge charts?

    We’ve been getting a few questions lately asking how implemented the new “gauge” charts that are embedded within the Status Hero reports. If you haven’t seen them yet, you can see them in action on our home page or Slack integration page. The result is... Read more >

  • Status Hero featured in the new Slack App Directory

    The folks at Slack have been pretty busy lately. In addition to adding a slew of new features, they’ve revamped their APIs and launched a brand new application directory. Since Status Hero is tightly integrated with existing team communication tools and platforms like Slack, last... Read more >

  • Enterprise-grade Security? Check.

    We recognize that your team’s check-ins may contain very sensitive information, so we’ve taken lots of extra precautions to protect this data. Obviously we can’t fully disclose all the details, but a good overview can be found here on our security page. Today we’re pleased... Read more >

  • Introducing "Observer" Mode

    Want to give a project stakeholder or part-time team member access to your team’s check-ins without requiring them to check-in too? You aren’t alone, so today we are releasing the previously experimental “observer mode” feature to all accounts. Here’s how it works: team administrators can... Read more >

  • Status Hero: Out of Beta, into Primetime

    Today we’re pleased to announce that Status Hero is out of private beta and available to all! Many thanks to our beta teams (you know who you are!) for the bug reports, suggestions and critical feedback. If you are running a project team and would... Read more >