Product Updates

Highlights from our continuous effort to improve the Status Hero product

Insights: Powering Effective Retros and 1:1s

Insights: Powering Effective Retros and 1:1s

Use the Insights Report to prepare for and run focused and effective retros and 1:1s.

Michael Karampalas

Michael Karampalas

March 1, 2021 3 minute read

Announcing: Our New Google Calendar Integration

Announcing: Our New Google Calendar Integration

Use our Google Calendar integration to easily share your meeting activity

Michael Karampalas

Michael Karampalas

October 10, 2020 2 minute read

Use Mood Tracking to Increase Team Empathy

Use Mood Tracking to Increase Team Empathy

Use Mood Tracking to increase empathy, understanding, and to spark important conversations within your team.

Michael Karampalas

Michael Karampalas

July 16, 2020 2 minute read

Status Badges for Your Team Dashboard

Status Badges for Your Team Dashboard

Status badges aren't just for repo READMEs. Add badges to your team's dashboard for real-time updates from your critical systems.

February 27, 2021 2 minute read

Supercharge Your Team’s Check-Ins with Zapier

Supercharge Your Team’s Check-Ins with Zapier

Use our new Zapier integration to connect Status Hero with thousands of apps and tools your team uses everyday.

February 25, 2021 2 minute read

More Product Updates

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...

March 13, 2021 4 minute read

How App Developers at Messapps use Status Hero

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...

February 23, 2021 3 minute read

Gmail Inbox Actions

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...

December 3, 2020 2 minute read

Product Updates Wrap-up

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...

November 10, 2020 7 minute read

Halp!

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...

August 18, 2020 2 minute read

Resend Check-in Reminders

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”...

June 2, 2021 2 minute read

Add Reactions to Check-ins

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...

March 15, 2021 2 minute read

Enterprise-grade Security? Check.

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...

July 1, 2020 2 minute read

Introducing Observer Mode

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...

June 15, 2021 2 minute read

Status Hero: Out of Beta, into Primetime

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...

June 1, 2021 2 minute read

The Story Behind Status Hero

The Story Behind Status Hero

Frustrated by too many notifications, meetings, and time zone differences, we iterated through solutions until we built our own: a platform for transparency, team communication, and cutting through the noise with minimal interruption.

Henry Poydar

Henry Poydar

June 1, 2021 7 minute read

Henry Poydar

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