Improve Student Engagement With These 8 Digital Tools

Many of us still remember when tech in the classroom meant overhead projectors and heavy box TVs strapped to wheelie carts. To say we’ve come a long way since then would be an understatement — in fact, the rising standard for classroom tools designed to improve student engagement makes everything before it seem fairly primitive …

Team Connection: 5 Ways to Stay Connected With Your Team as a Remote Employee

As new workplaces take shape, many employees are heading back to work or settling into hybrid models. For some employees, though, it’s business as usual from home. Creating a strong team connection can be one of the most difficult things for these remote employees. Amid all the back-to-work excitement, it’s not surprising that forever-remote employees …

How to Keep Remote Work From Becoming Lonely Work

Although many people enjoy the conveniences that remote work has brought into their work lives, like avoiding a daily commute, many also experience feelings of isolation and loneliness. In a study of 3,500 employees around the world conducted by Buffer and AngelList, 20% of employees surveyed found that remote work has quickly become lonely work. …

Scrum Meeting Basics: Meeting Types and Tips for Success

Whether you’ve just been asked to join your first Scrum meeting or have been attending them regularly for some time now, it’s always important to take a minute and think about the purpose of these oftentimes daily meetings and decide whether you and your team are fulfilling that purpose with your current meeting setup. Here’s …

Are Virtual Meetings a Means for Real Collaboration?

Over the last few years, video conferencing has seen a meteoric rise in adoption, and that trajectory is only expected to continue rising as more companies prioritize virtual meetings. The way businesses meet has drastically changed, and we’re likely not going back. There’s no reason to panic — remote meetings can still be successful. Use …

The 10 Best Brainstorming Tools for Any Workspace

Modern workplaces are expected to balance at-home work availability with an in-office atmosphere. One of the more difficult tasks to accomplish while spread across cities or timezones is, undoubtedly, group brainstorming. One of the best ways to strike this balance successfully is to find and use the right digital tools. There are countless apps and …

What’s New at Vibe: March 2022

Teams today are expected to work effectively while spread across offices, home workspaces, states, countries, and timezones, so simplifying and streamlining your communication and collaboration is vital to productivity. There are entire app marketplaces full of tools to help your team collaborate effectively, but attempting to stitch together these disparate tools causes needless friction and …

8 Best Video Conferencing Apps for 2022 (Reviews)

Top 8 Video Conference Apps Compatible with Vibe BlueJeans Meetings RingCentral Meetings Microsoft Teams Dialpad Meetings Cisco Webex Zoom Google Meet Skype Lite Many of us are familiar with the Zoom app, and it’s a great tool. But it’s not the only video conferencing solution out there. Just as every business has different needs, video …

Looking to Improve Collaboration in Your Organization? Try This.

The past couple of years have completely upended the way that most people collaborate with their colleagues. Through all of this, one major takeaway we’ve learned at Vibe is that technology is key to collaboration in a changing world, and that will remain true far into the future. Smartboards are among the most effective ways …

The 8 Best Virtual Team-Building Games for Remote Employees

At this point in the new era of remote work, you’ve probably experienced a team-building activity that felt like a waste of time. (Read: that game of two truths and a lie that no one really wanted to play.) While it’s no secret better-connected remote teams are more collaborative and productive, not all team-building activities …