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Feature Release: Direct Messages

Direct messages (DMs) are private conversations similar to a Space's Channel specifically designed for quick exchanges between members within your network. With Direct Messages you can open a private conversation between: any Guest, Restricted, or Full Network Member personal or network defined groups on-the-fly created groups What's allowed in Direct Messages: use of @Mentions add References attach files emojis Direct Messages is not available between networks (Multi-Network Spaces). How do I start using Direct messaging? When logged into your private network, Direct Messages are always available at the bottom right corner.  The DMs pop-up displays all members of your private network including [...]

By |February 13th, 2018|

Feature Upgrade – Notebook

Struggling to remember where you posted that last Idea?  Want to keep tabs on the content and people that you follow or the files and updates that you post?  Zillable has upgraded your Notebook to provide a lot of functionality within a fun, intuitive, and minimalist interface designed to increase productivity.  Let's have a look see. Have it your way - Content With a new simplified menu, we're putting the freedom of content organization back in your hands.  Content now consists of Books, Bookmarks, and Content (Ideas, Publications, zDocs, Polls) etc.  The right combination of the three is up to you. Books [...]

By |February 2nd, 2018|

The Startup Removing Information Silos & Apps to Increase Productivity

Wanna hear more about Zillable?  Listen to Zillable's very own Emily Duncan give a great interview in The Tech Blog Writer recent podcast.  Follow the link for the full story. http://techblogwriter.co.uk/zillable/

By |January 31st, 2018|

Is Word Processing As We Know It Over? This Startup Says Yes

Zillable introduces templates for online document collaboration MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, January 16, 2017 - Zillable today announced the release of a new feature: document templates for zDoc, the platform’s online document collaboration tool. A handful of pre-built templates are now available to demonstrate the feature, but users can also create personal or team templates.  Zillable brings all your work together in one place. With document collaboration, we let you focus on what matters most - your work and communicating well with your team. zDoc templates make work and knowledge-sharing easier than ever. With zDoc templates, the user will never again need to go searching for an old [...]

By |January 16th, 2018|

Release Notes – Dominate Document Deliveries

Today's release is about empowering your network to dominate document deliveries with zDoc templates.  zDoc templates, pre-loaded or user-created, featuring removable instructions, can be easily made available to everyone on any team big or small – or only to the people who need it.  Here's the skinny. What is a zDoc template? zDoc templates allow you reuse the same structure and styles in numerous documents.  Each template, though varying in format and style, is essentially a pre-constructed document in which users can input their own information instead of having to repeatedly design the page themselves.  With templates, you can dramatically reduce the time it takes to [...]

By |January 16th, 2018|

5 Top-Notch Strategies For Creating An Effective Collaboration Plan

As any kids’ show or team-based action movie will tell you (think The Avengers, The Expendables, Ocean’s Eleven and all Ocean’s other numbers), teamwork is the best way to get things done and defeat the evil fill-in-the-blank. In a basic sense, the same rule applies to organizations. A well thought out collaboration plan brings success to every facet of your business. When ESI International surveyed close to 900 government and industry professionals across Canada, 65.5% of participants believed that their performance would improve if they worked more collaboratively. The same survey showed that only 27.8% of teams surveyed were truly [...]

By |December 21st, 2017|

7 Tricks To Drive Innovation That You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Innovation. We hear this word thrown around a lot. But what does it really mean? Innovation is revolution. It’s upheaval. It’s not just changing the way we do things, but how we think about them. But innovation isn’t just about coming up with those new ideas - it’s about seeing them through to completion, seeing them realized. There’s no downplaying the importance of innovation in this modern age. The world seems to be spinning faster with each passing year. An innovative mind and innovation-positive working environment are some of the most valuable assets that one can have in any profession [...]

By |December 21st, 2017|

The End of the Work Email? Zillable Makes Inter-Company Collaboration Easy with Multi-Network Workspaces

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zillable today announced the release of a new feature that’s set to give the work email a run for its money. The all-in-one collaboration platform has added multi-network workspaces to connect separate organizations, creating a common space where two or more companies can communicate and make full use of the native collaboration and innovation features on Zillable. A powerful, customizable enterprise collaboration platform, Zillable is making it easy to communicate, work together, and share documents between companies and teams of any size safely and securely - and without the endless email chains. Zillable's multi-network spaces bring partners, vendors, [...]

By |December 12th, 2017|

Zillable Airing on AMC’s Newswatch

Zillable just went live on AMC's Newswatch!  Check out the video. https://vimeo.com/245402493 Click here to see the full article.

By |December 12th, 2017|

Feature Release – Multi-Network Space

Zillable introduces Multi-Network Spaces to its feature list.  A Multi-Network Space is a Space that serves as a bridge between Networks where users belong to and interact from different private networks on a shared Channel.   Multi-network spaces work just like any other Space in Zillable, giving teams a place to chat with feature-rich Channels, manage projects with lean Kanban-style boards, share and collaborate in real time on documents, and much more.    Here's how it works: A Network Administrator from any private network creates a Space or designates an existing Space as a Multi-Network Space. Additional private networks are invited [...]

By |December 11th, 2017|

Bots to the Rescue! Zillable Adds Smart Bots So Teams Can Work Smarter, Not Harder

Groundbreaking collaboration platform Zillable announced today the release of new smart bots, created for connecting processes and workflows. These smart bots are deployed in Zillable Boards - a project management tool that enables teams of all types and sizes to apply lean management principles to their work. Using lists and cards, users understand what’s being worked on by who and where it is in queue in one glance. "When your whole team can see a clear illustration of their entire workflow, not just lists and cards but interconnecting boards, it becomes easy to recognize what you could be doing better," [...]

By |November 16th, 2017|

Watch Out, Productivity Apps! Disruptor Zillable Launches World’s Most Comprehensive Collaboration Platform

Zillable announced the launch of the world's biggest collaboration solution on October 26, 2017.   Zillable brings together a host of popular and familiar apps on one platform, with an entire work suite of productivity apps and native features like chat, notes, tasks, Kanban boards, document collaboration and more. Zillable aims to eliminate the need to switch between apps and webpages looking for communication and information, placing it all on a single Zillable network. "Many companies have deployed any number of tools to encourage collaboration, including enterprise social networks and chat communication tools like Hipchat and Facebook Workplace," says Andy Pham, Founder [...]

By |November 14th, 2017|

Market Disruptor Zillable Introduces Online Collaboration Tool zDoc

Zillable today announced the release of zDoc, an online document collaboration tool in the vein of Google Docs, into the forefront of the Zillable platform. Zillable aims to disrupt the enterprise collaboration and communication space, competing with darlings like Slack and Trello and now taking on even Google, Dropbox and Salesforce in document collaboration. Said founder and CEO Andy Pham, "Did you know that stale word processing is a septuagenarian? Word processing started in the 1950s! So, we decided to innovate here," he continued, "and created a new way for people to work together dynamically with the release of zDoc." Zillable looks [...]

By |November 14th, 2017|

Release Notes 11/14/2017 Providing a Window Into Your Workflow

  Workflow processes frequently change.  Implementing an internal dynamically driven workflow is challenging.  Often times members on your network will create a workflow that is only meaningful to the members of that Board, but the results or end product of that flow, or it's intermediate steps may be useful to your managers, administrators or team leads.   Zillable introduces Mirror Bot - an automate Board function that helps mirror activities on a List to provide a window perspective on a stage of flow.  Using Mirror Bot, anyone can see all the contents of a List on a remote Board without having to directly [...]

By |November 14th, 2017|

Release Notes 10/24/17 – zDoc, Living Documents

At Zillable, team work is our focus.  Our goal is to provide your teams with all the right tools to collaborate better, faster, and in more meaningful ways.  We work hard to increase your bottom line by helping you produce great deliverables.   These deliverables start with an idea and, through discussion and feedback, your ideas go from inception to product in no time at all.  Zillable now adds onto our catalog of features with the introduction of zDoc.  Work together through challenges with real-time living documents.  Here are some highlights of zDoc!   Create and Go! The next big innovation starts with you!  [...]

By |October 24th, 2017|

5 Foolproof Team Bonding Strategies

What if every employee on your team was excited to jump into the next project, solve problems, collaborate with you, and spark new innovations? Every project needs team members who are excited about their work. And that doesn't just mean your top performers. To realize your team's full potential, every team member should feel connected and enthusiastic, every day. The secret is to forge strong bonds between your team members. When they feel connected to each other and the team, they will perform better and become more committed to shared goals. Try out our five foolproof strategies for team bonding, and [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|

How Task Management Can Change the Way You Work

Task management is one of the hardest parts of developing a project. Whether you're leading a team or going solo, it's important to manage the workload and stay on track. Need help managing your next project? Our task management tips can get you started: Break It Down Start visualizing your work as a sequence of milestones. Diving into a project before you've had time to plan is a sure path to disappointment. Instead, before you get started, divide your project into individual tasks. First, start visualizing your work as a sequence of milestones. What needs to happen first? How long will the project take? At what [...]

By |October 10th, 2017|

The Surprising Downside of Big Ideas

You've heard it a thousand times before. "Dream big." Many of history's greatest inventions have come from individuals who dared to do just that. But can big ideas ever get too big? Sometimes, it's just not realistic to implement an idea today. It requires funding, support, or a workforce that you don't have yet. You'd need to quit your day job before you're ready. Or you just don't have the resources you need to get started. If you try to get the big idea moving before you're fully prepared, it spiral out of control and into chaos. So, is every big [...]

By |October 3rd, 2017|

How Can You Benefit from Crowdsourcing Ideas and Innovation?

In the past, innovation was a luxury that you could afford only if you had access to the right tools and platforms to bring your ideas to life. Most of the world’s innovations depended on the privileged few pursuing their grand ideas. But fortunately, thanks to the new technology, innovation is no longer exclusive to a select group. The phenomenon of crowdsourcing has been steadily gaining popularity. Crowdsourcing is the process of acquiring funding or labor from a large group of people in a non-traditional setting. As evidenced with new developments in various industries, some of the best game-changing ideas [...]

By |September 19th, 2017|

Release Notes 8/28/2017 – Get together

Zillable is setting the groundwork for you and your team to connect to apps and services that you use every day.  The path forward started with Cloud Storage Integrations and now extends to video chat.  This is just the beginning of the numerous integrations that will follow and allow you and your team to get together, to act on and work through challenges and create new innovations.  Here's what's in this update. Video Chat You will now notice a new "Integration" icon on your menu bar. Clicking on the Integrations button allow you to quickly see which integrations are on [...]

By |August 28th, 2017|

The Surprising Way That Innovation is Like the Whaling Industry

The whaling industry is old. Humans have hunted whales for their meat, oil, and blubber for thousands of years. As a result, nostalgic tales of whaling adventures have long been cultural touchstones. This extinct industry might seem like ancient history today, but it's actually a familiar story to most modern entrepreneurs: it's the story of innovation. The rise and fall of whaling shows us how technology can both boost and break an industry. The rise and fall of whaling shows us how technology can both boost and break an industry. It proves that every startup faces an opportunity cost. And it gives us a real-life example [...]

By |August 28th, 2017|

Why Managers are Afraid of Talking to their Teams

So, you’re a manager. The position that you have been entrusted with doesn’t automatically mean that you are an inherently skilled communicator. You have to be able to play the part to the best of your abilities if you want to be an effective manager. Part of being an effective manager is being able to impart constructive feedback - whether positive or negative - to one’s team in an honest and direct manner. And it’s never as easy as it sounds. A recent survey shows that a vast majority of managers (69%) have difficulties communicating their ideas and feedback to [...]

By |August 24th, 2017|

Boost Your Team’s Collaborative Project Management

Collaborative project management is a revolutionary new way to think about work. Traditionally, we think of project managers as master planners and delegaters. They're busy, organized, and have great people skills. But even with a great project manager, a team can still fall behind if individual members don't know how to work effectively. The best project managers know that a successful team must meet three project management goals: Collaboration between team members, which fosters innovative ideas and keeps everyone motivated. Effective top-down and bottom-up communication, so everyone can stay in the loop when the team meets a goal or makes a change. [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|

The Four Most Important Ways to Improve Team Bonding

Team bonding doesn't always have to involve a ropes course or putting your employees into extreme situations. Although employee retreats and specialized skills courses have become popular methods to increase team cohesion, those elaborate methods aren't the only way. The truth is, employees who feel connected to their managers have more confidence in the company and are far less likely to think about leaving. So, the most important aspect of team bonding is building a strong, trusting employer-employee relationship. Here's how to start building a relationship with your team (no ropes course required): 1. Communicate freely Open communication makes for [...]

By |August 14th, 2017|

7 Creative Techniques For Ideation – SCAMPER

When it comes to basic brainstorming and ideation for businesses and entrepreneurs, creativity is always going to play a major driving force. It can be incredibly hard to manage creativity in such a cluttered world where original thoughts are difficult to come by. However, with the right mindset and work ethic, a creative individual will always be able to find effective and efficient solutions to common problems. A lot of people are falsely led to believe that creativity is brought about sporadically. No. There is nothing random about being creative with your ideas. There is a very systematic and structured [...]

By |August 7th, 2017|
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