Use the Insights Report to prepare for and run focused and effective retros and 1:1s.
March 1, 20213 minute read
Use our Google Calendar integration to easily share your meeting activity
October 10, 20202 minute read
Use Mood Tracking to increase empathy, understanding, and to spark important conversations within your team.
July 16, 20202 minute read
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, 20212 minute read
Use our new Zapier integration to connect Status Hero with thousands of apps and tools your team uses everyday.
February 25, 20212 minute read
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, 20214 minute read
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, 20213 minute read
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, 20202 minute read
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, 20207 minute read
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, 20202 minute read
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, 20212 minute read
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, 20212 minute read
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, 20202 minute read
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, 20212 minute read
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, 20212 minute read
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.
June 1, 20217 minute read
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