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Hey, Miro Community, It’s Anna, Marketing Manager here at Miro. I know that these days lots of us need to run remote meetings and online workshops, and it can be really challenging. From introducing new technology to keeping everyone on-track, there is a lot to consider. I want to invite you to our upcoming Remote Meetings and Workshops in Miro webinar where we’ll walk you through how to facilitate engaging online workshops and meetings. In just 45 minutes, you’ll learn how to: set up Miro boards for collaborative workshops use facilitation tools to manage and engage attendees onboard participants in advance of your event manage access rights and permissions and choose the right plan for your business or event. ️ Join us on Tuesday, May 12, 8 AM PDT, 11 AM EDT. If you have a topic or question you want us to cover during the webinar, please, leave a comment below.
We want to let you know about expanded offerings we have to support schools, students, and nonprofit organizations (NPOs).Miro for EducationSTUDENTS: Education plan, free for 2 years FACULTY: Education plan free, forever (available to public and private institutions, K-12 and higher education) An Enterprise plan is available for education at a 50% discount, foreverFill out this form to sign up for the Education plan. Read FAQs on our Help Center.Miro for NonprofitsNPOS get a 30% discount on any paid plan (Team, Business, Consultant, or Enterprise). The Free forever plan is also available to anyone and includes unlimited team members and unlimited boards. In addition, for all organizations working on Coronavirus-related relief efforts, we’re extending the Education plan free for 1 year.Fill out this form to sign up for the NPO offer. Read the FAQs on our Help Center.
Hey everyone! I’m Matt from Miro’s customer education team. We’ve started up a weekly Getting Started with Miro webinar at 8am PDT every Thursday. We cover all of the following with a very active Q&A at the end! Popular use cases Basic content creation Templates and custom templates Collaboration basics Integration overview Navigation Where you can learn more!
As more people are getting used to remote work, a lot of questions are coming up: How to bring teams together when there’s no physical office? How to make sure people feel productive and supported? How to run virtual whiteboard-based workshops, like brainstorms and design sprints?So we’ve pored through our resources and collected the best tips to help you get started with Miro and adjust to remote work. We use these tools and tips every day to keep our teams as aligned and productive as possible – and we hope they’re valuable for you as well.We have a ton of blog posts, videos, and more about distributed and remote teamwork, but we wanted to highlight a few of our favorites: ReadUltimate Remote Work Guide: 10+ chapters on remote work for employees and managers 6 templates to help you transition to (effective!) remote meetings Design Sprints for remote teams 10 things we (AJ&Smart) wish we’d known sooner about remote facilitation Remote brainstorming: how to, templates, and moreWatc
As many of us are organizing and participating in more remote meetings and workshops than ever before, Miro team put together a quick how-to article explaining how you can use our product and listing links to useful blog posts, videos, and frameworks. Please, let us know what you think! Maybe you have additional questions you want us to cover or have ideas how we can improve the content of the article and its format.
Hello WFH? New to remote meetings with your team? Need to organize a remote workshop? No worries! Here’s a list of Miro best remote work resources with general tips and best practices to help you. 7 ways to make remote collaboration more effective with an online whiteboard What I’ve learned from facilitating over 100 remote collaborative workshops How to measure the impact of remote workshops 10 things about remote facilitation we (AJ&Smart) wish we’d known sooner Running Online Workshops in Miro VMUG03: How to add gamification to your facilitation with Miro @Kyle.C How to run a remote workshop The ultimate guide to remote team meetings Remote team meeting etiquette: how to stay polite in a distributed team Top Google Calendar features to schedule remote meetings Remote team building activities: the ultimate guide by Miro Brainstorming techniques, ideas & rules for group brainstorming How to get more out of remote meetings with Miro How product teams can benefit from connec
Hi there! My name is Kate, I am a Product Manager for Consultant Solution at Miro. I want to share some use-cases and ideas about the ways of collaboration with clients in Miro: 1. Workshops It is easy to set up the client workshop in Miro. You can use Day Passes for one-time collaborators (so you don’t need to buy a full license) and tools to facilitate a workshop (timer, voting, video chat, screen sharing). Here is a helpful How-to video about making a workshop in Miro, worth watching if you’ve already made a lot of workshops or in the process of preparation for the first one. 2. Brainstorming sessions Miro is easy to use for an ideation process, usually, I use stickies and a mind map. You can have some boards for your ideas only, some boards for generating ideas with your team and a special board for discussing ideas with your client. 3. Content hub, getting feedback Miro is great as a single hub for all relevant documents, diagrams, pictures and so on. You can have the whole cli
Hi all! Our Miro team has started a public “Whiteboard Wiki” board for us to collectively start consolidating resources, tips, tools and more on remote work. Additionally, were starting to run Remote Work AMAs, which are casual group Zoom calls with a panel of experts on remote collaboration. Anyone can join and ask any questions about transitioning to remote/WFH. Check out our upcoming AMAs here: https://events.miro.com/noram/ You can view the recording and the notes from our first AMA that we held yesterday here: https://events.miro.com/events/details/miro-noram-presents-remote-work-ama-chat-with-the-experts/#/
This year the Atlassian Summit is remote, so we prepared an online content hub you can visit to find out how you can use our online collaborative whiteboard platform with Jira, Confluence, and Trello to help your team execute faster One more thing Miro team will be holding live interactive demos during the summit on April 1 & 2 at 11 am PDT. Go to the content hub landing page if you want to add a reminder about the demo on either of the days to your calendar. If you are unable to attend – don’t worry, will post recordings of both demos here late next week
The reality of working in enterprise organizations today is that many of your coworkers aren't collocated. This leads to a lot of complexity when it comes to collaboration. You may feel disconnected from important conversations or lost because there is no central source of truth. We get it. In this webinar, Iris Latour, Customer Success Manager at Miro, shares practical tips towards streamlining your work at scale from ideation to development and everything in between.
Have just registered with Miro and would like to understand what’s the best way to begin your journey with us? Since you’re reading this, you’ve already done the first step and we’re happy to guide you further! For those who have recently started exploring Miro, we have helpful resources in our Help Center. Go to the pages below: Dashboardto see how you navigate on your dashboard Toolsto get more details about opportunities provided by Miro board tools such as Connection Lines, Tables, Frames, Visual Notes, Smart Drawing and many others - we hope you’ll be surprised! Structuring Board Content, Work Smarter not Harderto review the best practices for working on the board Sharing Boards and Inviting Collaboratorsto add the magic of collaboration to your workflow Plans and Features Available, Upgrade Your Accountto discover functionalities supported on different Miro plans and upgrade your team Understanding Billing, Manage Your Subscriptionto learn how you’re going to be charge
We know - you want your team to maintain a sense of connection and strong bonds, even when you’re working remotely. Virtual team meeting games give your remote team a chance to connect and enjoy some lighthearted fun, despite the fact they aren’t working side-by-side.We have 10 ideas of games in the Miro blog post: Fun virtual games for your next team building meeting Which one do you like most?
Hi Miro Pioneers, We’re envisioning what the next 3 to 5 years are going to mean for remote collaboration. And we need your help. We’re looking for experienced facilitators to join our Facilitator Advisory Panel. Does that sound like you? Let’s get to know each other. Just fill out this short survey and tell us a bit about your experience and why you’d want to take part: If selected, you’ll partner for the next few months with Miro UX researchers, product managers, and designers on the future of remote collaboration. Please share widely and tag anyone you think would be interested.Looking forward to hearing from you!
Hey all! I know that a lot of you are interested in embedding miro in different tools and web-sites.Right now we are working on making this experience better and smoother - and I want to invite you to first wave of user-interviews for this enhanced experience.Please leave a comment or reach out in DM if you want to participate! Yours, Boris from Platform Team
Hey everyone! Matt here from the customer education team. We have been getting a lot of questions about the best way to help new users become familiar with Miro (especially those who are less familiar with canvas tools) when running a collaborative session. In our Miro Academy course on Facilitating Virtual Workshops, we have created the video below specifically for this audience that you can send in advance of your workshop or interactive meeting. You can take the full course by logging in with any Miro account (it’s free). I hope you enjoy and get a lot of value out of this resource! Kind regards, Matt and CEd Team
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Hey everyone!With Miro, you can easily share your boards with collaborators - board sharing settings allow you to invite other people and change users’ access to your boards at any time. We prepared a list of popular questions for those who would like to better understand board sharing permissions. Follow the links below to find the answers in Miro Help Center. How can I share my board with other users? How do I share boards with people outside my team? How do I change users’ access to my board? How do different board access levels work together? How do I set default sharing settings for boards and projects in my team? How to create a private board? How to set a shared board to private? I lost access to my board. What do I do? Why is the public link option missing on my board Share menu? How do I protect my public board with a password? Can I share my board as a template with users outside my team? What is the best way to share a board with workshop participant
Hi there! Our Product team put together this post to highlight some recent trends we’ve seen in how people are using Miro post-lockdown -- and to highlight how we’re evolving our product roadmap in response. https://miro.com/blog/collaboration-trends/ Check it out and let us know what you think! What else are you curious to know? Sarah
At the annual ‘Distributed’ conference, Miro’s CEO Andrey Khusid introduced Miro Experts: a network of hand-selected consultants and agencies that can help with agile methodologies, design thinking, digital transformation and more. Get in touch Miro Experts today to add the best creative and strategic minds to your next project.
Hello there Do you remember this amazing thread where we discussed different board layouts for trainings and workshops? Well, it inspired us to create a blog post, 7 ways to organize your Miro board for productive workshops, featuring our own @Isman Tanuri and @Martina Crnkovic In this post, we wanted to show how our community and Miroverse contributors organize their boards to make workshops productive and easy to follow. We hope you’ll walk away with new ideas for your next workshop How do you organize your board for engaging workshops in Miro? We want to know. Share your ideas in the original thread.
Build and showcase your collaboration skills with Miro! We’re excited to announce the launch of Miro Verified, a way for you to earn skill badges on Miro Academy. Get started today by learning foundational Miro skills and earning the Miro essentials badge.Visit Miro Academy today to explore all of our badge offerings.
Hi Miro Community, At Distributed 2021, our third annual virtual event, we’ll break down digital walls and explore how to deeply connect with our teams, work, and sense of purpose.And you won’t want to miss the unveiling of a new set of tools to help you engage and make big things happen.Bring your knowledge and experience as we think visually about challenges with the help of experts like our very own CEO, Andrey Khusid, and designer and best-selling author, Jake Knapp.Let’s make work and technology a bit more joyful, a bit more energizing, a bit more human. When?AMER: October 19-20, 8am-2pm PDT EMEA: October 20-21, 8am-2pm CEST
Explore Miroverse, the new Community Templates Gallery, to discover templates made by real Miro users – and share your own! To kick things off, we've collected boards from 50 Miro power users into a single, searchable place so you can browse, copy, and start customizing with a few simple clicks. Go to Miroverse to start exploring. Want to share your own? Join the likes of Julia Cowin from Mailchimp and the team at AJ&Smart (and many more!) by submitting your board here!
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Did you happen to read this post in the MiroBlog? It describes how Dell is promoting collaboration and project visibility. As companies are trying to become more customer-centric in a competitive market, their leadership becomes more open to change. Many leading companies are abandoning traditional modes of work for a more collaborative and design-centric culture. Dell — a leading computer technology company with 145,000 employees around the world — understands the value of design thinking and implements it across different teams. We sat down with several Dell employees to learn how they redesigned their processes, and how they integrated Miro into their workflow to reach more transparency. Share your thoughts in the comments
Miro's VP of Business Development, Kevin Chung (or "Kev" as we call him ) is excited to tell you all about a new strategic partnership with Miro and Google Workspace. 🎉Two features from our partnership that we think you'll love? Miro for meetings, which will allow you to attach Miro boards to your Google Calendar invites (coming early 2022), and the ability to add Google Docs directly on Miro boards. Watch Kev's video to learn more & share what you love most about Miro and Google on LinkedIn and here in the comments!
Hey all! Miro is a great tool for brainstorming, so one of our in-house brainstorming gurus put together a guide to help folks who are new to the topic. It has 5 parts, and we’d love to know what you think.Introduction to brainstorming, advantages and challenges 20 brainstorming techniques to try remotely How to brainstorm online - the starter kit Advanced tips for better brainstorming Examples of brainstorming to inspire creativityOur goal was to help folks who are new to brainstorming by giving a resource with some actionable tips to get them started. My question for you is, is this useful? Do you feel anything is missing that you would have been interested to read? We welcome any feedback you have.
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