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Anyone using Miro for Academic Research or Personal Knowledge Management? Looking for inspiration and use cases
Hi all,I’m a knowledge worker.While looking for a good tool to build my Personal Knowledge System (aka Second Brain), someone suggested Miro.I’ve searched a lot, but I wasn’t able to find any use cases related to Academic Research or similar jobs.I see Miro is mainly used for UX Design, meetings and similar.I wonder if and how I could use Miro for complex knowledge, often related to projects.I ask because I’m a visual guy, I really love mind maps, and I see being text only only takes so far when it’s time to learn.
UPDATE: Submissions open until January 20! Hi Miro Community! As we are coming close to end of 2022, it’s time to start planning for the next year. How do you use Miro for a fun visual calendar? We announce a beginner-friendly Miro board challenge! 🤠 This is your chance to level up your Miro skills, WOW your team and win an iPad (YEP!). We have compiled all learning & inspiration resources you might need if you don’t feel confident in your skills yet 😉 Who can participate?Absolutely anyone! Submission requirements:Has to be built in Miro (adding images and assets is fine, but the structure has to be built in Miro) Has to have some examples of how to use it (not be completely empty) Has to have a calendar aspect to it (week-quarter-year, etc) Has to be easy to copy and use Has to be fun to use!! How to enter the challenge:Create your template in Miro Register an account on Miroverse Submit your template Post it in this thread! 👉👉 LEARNING RESOURCES HERE 👈 👈 Submissions o
Hi Miro Community 😍 DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 12 Have you heard about Pip Decks? Pip Decks publishes card decks that contain everything you’d ever need to confidently lead your team 🙌Their first deck Workshop Tactics is a curated list of the best agile and design-thinking workshop techniques to help consultants, managers, professors, designers, engineers, managers, and CEOs…. Because no one wants to run a bad meeting 🤓 They also have various Miro templates to accompany their decks. So we decided to collaborate and invite our amazing communities to co-create with us! 🎉🎊 🧐 What are the core techniques that are fundamental to facilitating a successful workshop? ✍️ We invite you to create a template that includes the essentials to run a workshop: Make it fun and tidy, something that every facilitator wants to have easy access to Don’t forget to include your favourite Workshop Tactics 💡 For inspiration, see top Workshop Tactics cards Charles (founder of Pip Decks) can’t live w
Hi Miro Heroes, And hello, spring! We’re kicking off the next Miro templates contest: How Do You Miro? Planning Templates Challenge! ✨ In the words of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” Planning can be hard work but without this stage, managing projects becomes even harder. It provides clarity, context, and helps keep teams aligned. So with this How Do You Miro challenge, we want to know how you go beyond first sketches to create plans and manage projects - from start to finish. 🧙♀️ Show the Miro Community how you make wishes come true! Challenge detailsTiming Submission period: March, 3 - March, 31 Voting & Judging: April, 1 - April, 7 Winners announcement: April, 8 Awards Judges’ Choice: we have a panel of three expert judges to choose the best template. Submissions will be judged for their ease of use, layout, and fun factor. People’s Choice: this award will be based on top likes under the submission here in the online community. Make s
Max Harper is the visual strategist at Refractive, a visual thinking tool consultancy that builds Miro apps and integrations full-time for Miro Marketplace and enterprise clients. About Max’s Distributed ‘22 Session: From data-syncing integrations to collaborative, creative, and analytical tools; come explore the vast potential of Miro apps with Refractive, a visual thinking tool consultancy that builds Miro apps and integrations full-time for Miro Marketplace and enterprise clients. (Session description will be edited t to reflect highlights post session)Ask Max About... Developing Miro apps with Refractive How organizations are using Miro to change the world Spending 1,000 days using Miro His favorite Miro tips and tricks 🔗 Missed Max at Distributed ‘22? Watch his session recording here.💡 Make sure to check out more from Max and his work at Refractive here. Question, comment, and like below👇🏿
Hi Miro Heroes, Once again, the Miro Community has pulled through. Your sharing, your helpfulness, and your passion for collaboration have inspired us to launch the next installment in our series How Do You Miro. It was this thread on the community that gave us our new topic.Workshop facilitators quite often face the situation when the meeting participants are brand new to Miro, and it is extremely important to teach them the basics of Miro to quickly onboard them into a workshop to start collaborating right away. So what are the best practices to get everyone up to the same speed? We are happy to announce our second official challenge How Do You Miro? Miro 101! Share your own sandboxes/play areas/cheat sheets for Miro newbies. Challenge detailsThe challenge starts today, September 8th, and will last until September 27th.We will announce the winners the following week to give our judges enough time to find our Judges Choice. Submissions will be judged for their creativity and ea
Hi Miro Heroes, And hello, December! With the holiday season upon us, you might be starting to think ‘How do I create the same festive vibes this year?’ Somewhere your team can ask questions, chat, or even experience happy hour. Whether you're playing a game that helps you bring your remote team together or exchanging funny photos of your pets with antlers on, this How Do You Miro challenge is all about creating that festive vibe and having fun. Today we’re kicking off the next Miro templates contest: How Do You Miro? Holiday Team Building Challenge. It’s time for you to put on your colorful jumpers, unwrap your creativity, and share with the community your favourite activities in Miro! Challenge details:The challenge starts today, December 1st, and will last until December 20th.We will announce the winners on December 28th to give our judges enough time to find our Judges Choice. Submissions will be judged for their creativity and ease of use.People’s Choice award will be bas
Looking for a collaborative and fun (or potentially frustrating, depending on the difficulty level ) ice breaker for your next workshop or team activity?I give you:The Collaborative Jigsaw Puzzle Ice Breaker! This is my first ice breaker published in Miroverse, and since I'm not the biggest fan of ice breakers myself, I'm pretty proud about it. //End of bragI got the inspiration for this template while working on the Womxen at Work: Mix & Match template with @Karen M and @Alexis Luscutoff. We were organizing the profile pictures and it felt like a big puzzle at the time. We joked about it and said that it would be a fun activity to try to finish a jigsaw puzzle in Miro.Some weeks later… Ta-daaa!Shout-out to @Said Saddouk for being an endless source of inspiration with his #Mirofication creations!
Hi all We’re looking for a volunteer for @Said Saddouk’s Miro Games: Community Battle event event TOMORROW, March 22 from 5 15 till approximately 6 30 pm CET.You’ll be one of the 2 main players: no preparation needed, just bring your amazing self It will be lots of fun! The 2nd player is a Miro colleague.Please comment below if you’re interested
I am sure many of you have already used different techniques to create your workshops. I am consistently dipping into Liberating Structures to string together experiences. I’ve used a few for clients and have also actively experimented with a number in Miro to get a sense of where they can work smoothly or otherwise.My list so far:1-n-4-AllConversation CafeTRIZDraw TogetherUX FishbowlWhat Liberating Structures have you tried building with Miro? Do share here! Here’s a recent Liberating Structures workshop I’ve run recently.https://miro.com/app/board/o9J_knEQjXI=/A video showcase of Liberating Structures in Miro:Draw Together: https://youtu.be/yUROeypBp7QTRIZ: https://youtu.be/gFNiglQP8lsConversation Cafe: https://youtu.be/NslSmY9771M
When you see me on a Zoom call, you’ll notice that I often put my hands on the arms of my chair and lift myself up for a moment, but you don’t see why. Below the video frame, I’m shifting my legs and adjusting my body so I sit cross-legged. Otherwise, I sit on my right foot while my left leg is bent, my left foot is flat on my seat, and my left knee isn’t far from my chin. That’s how I’m sitting now as I type this, with my left arm wrapped around my left knee to reach the keyboard. It sounds so bizarre as I write it out, but these two ways of sitting are the only ways that I can be comfortable while I work. Interestingly, sometimes these postures make me sit up straighter and lean forward so I look more energized on camera. In contrast, on the rare occasions that I sit with my feet flat on the floor, I look higher status because I take up more space in my chair, or I look uninterested and too cool for school because I lean backward and slouch like I’m in the front row at a movie thea
Do distributed/remote teams use Miro as a knowledge centre? I simply wish to store somewhat unorganised notes from Slack somewhere. It would be cool to add visual stuff and keep them tidy in one place. Do you believe it would be a smart idea to use Miro as an all-in-one silo for all company knowledge and processes, and notes. As a founder of a young startup I try to keep the budget lean. It would be great if we could avoid paying extra for tools like Notion or Confluence. Please share your thoughts.
Get your party hat on and let’s celebrate Miroverse’s 2nd birthday! 🥳Join us on June 1st for a playful day of collaboration, celebration, and creativity as we dip into the Miroverse together.Get expert tips for creating (and using) stunning Miroverse templates and the tools you need to succeed (or start!) on your journey. Do you believe in a world where everyone is invited to collaborate? This event is for you.We’ll be joined by fan favorites and some familiar faces @Said Saddouk @Henrik Ståhl @Nhi Tran @Rachel @Jonathan White @Colleen Curtis @Vera Rabkina @Andrej Balaz @Kristin .Come one, come all and let’s get this party started!🎉RSVP here Plus, you’ll have a chance to vote on the Miroverse People’s Choice awards 🏆 and connect with the community 🌟, and you’re not going to want to miss a special surprise from us 👀Cast your ballot for the best in class templates in the following categories:- Icebreakers- Retrospectives- Design Springs- Planning- Fun & GamesVote here!
Hi Miro Community,My name’s Ashley and I’m an Events Manager here at Miro. I am excited to invite you all to attend Miro Next, a brand new virtual event where you’ll learn how to empower your hybrid team to do more, together.Join us on May 18th at 8am PT/5pm CEST to jump from “what now?” to “what next” at Miro.At the event, you will be the first to hear all about our new product features, partners and integrations. I can’t share all the details just yet - but let me know in the thread if:You will be tuning in? There is a product feature (or wish list idea!) you are hoping we’ll announce Any questions you might have about the event Cheers,Ashley JenkinsEvents ManagerMiro
I have spent a lot of time lately translating my in-person training workshop content into a collaborative live online training environment. I've read and seen plenty of best practices from other sharers (thank you!) and created the boards as you can see below. I also managed to deliver a session of this 2-hour live online training workshop with business partners in another country this week. Here are my learnings from that opportunity: Less is seriously more! Miro is such fun to use and I actually built lots of engagements and activities for this session. I probably ended up using 50% of what I built. In an online environment, it takes probably 50% more time to complete activities and discussions than offline. The good thing is I can easily see what's next on my board and skip content/discussion as necessary. Give plenty of ramp up time! The participants love the experience of using Miro, the interactivity and the engagement throughout the workshop. To get to this stage, however, means
Announcing Miro User Groups!Community Events
What are Miro User Groups?Miro User Groups or MUGs are meetups locally and virtually that are hosted by some amazing Miro users. At these events you’ll be able to meet fellow Miro users to network, share ideas and best practices and collaborate to create the next big thing.We’ll have great conversations, food, and drinks as well as exclusive swag that you’ll only find at in-person MUGs!We’re starting in Austin TX, San Francisco, CA, and Amsterdam (as well as our Virtual Events…V-MUGs for the win!) but we will be expanding to a city near you! We’re taking over the GLOBE!So join your fellow Miro Pioneers and find a MUG near you by going to events.miro.com! We'll be adding new events every month.
Hi Miro Heroes, You may know that this April has been all about Agile 💡 We’ve had loads of amazing conversations and attended insightful events run by you — our amazing community members 🎉🎊After some thought and brainstorming with Miro’s Lean- Agile Evangelists group here, we decided that it would also be loads of fun to run an Agile Games templates challenge. What are Agile Games? 🤔‘Agile Game is a fun activity that helps you learn something about Agile or helps you get your work done.’@Richard Kasperowski For inspiration, take a look at some Agile Games templates already available on Miroverse or read some games ideas in this thread. Agile Point Game by @Richard Kasperowski; Games by @Michael de la Maza; Games by @Agile Games With James; Piggybank Scrum Simulation by @Ellen Hermens; Kanban Pizza Game by Flowana. For those who need help, @Henrik Ståhl created a ‘back of the box’ instructions checklist template: We look forward to seeing all the amazing Agile games th
Hi all, It’s been a few weeks since we launched Miro Verified, a way for you to earn skill badges on Miro Academy. How are you currently using those badges today or how would you like to use them in the future?I’ve added my badges to my LinkedIn profile as a way to share my skills with Miro.
Like many of you, I am using Miro for live online participatory workshop events. Almost all of the people attending my events are brand new to Miro, and by far the most difficult part of the workshop is getting them over that first hurdle of learning how to use the tool well enough to participate. Half of the difficulty is teaching them what they should avoid doing by accident! This is much more difficult for people who are not digital natives, and in larger groups it is almost guaranteed that at least one participant will be lost and frustrated. What have you tried? What worked best?
I have been working from home for almost 3 years now and it has been a struggle to find that lucrative work-life balance. Previously, I was in a 1 bedroom apartment and I had to work at my dining room table or a tiny space in my living room and it was hard to get away from work at the end of the day and I experienced intense burnout. Recently I moved into my first home (YAY!) and it was a MUST that I have my own office space and now I feel so much better. I know not everyone has this luxury but you’ve made it work. So, I’m asking that you share your WFH space. What makes it great? What do you wish you had? Any tips to make a non traditional work area well...workable? Here’s mine. I’m obsessed with Funko pops and they keep a smile on my face. My “co-workers” also keep me sane when I’m alone in this room most of the day. Looking to get some artwork soon! Some of my co-workers
Hi Everyone, I’ve written a Miro addon that renders LaTeX math expressions to images you can then drag and drop to your boards. It also includes the option to toggle the input mode from plain tex to the excellent MathLive equation editor widget.I’m looking for a few test users to give some feedback on the UI and iron out any bugs.Addon url is https://miro.com/oauth/authorize/?response_type=code&client_id=3458764526714594504&redirect_uri=%2Fconfirm-app-install%2F Code is here: https://github.com/grady/miro-latex This is under active development, so it could break at any moment.I hope people find this useful.
Hi there! I’m wondering how many of you have leveraged Miro for things like to-do lists, organizing things to do, etc. In contrast to other options like Trello or something like Google Keep, do you use Miro for specific things in this genre? Thanks in advance for any perspective you can provide. :)
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