With Decisions first product update of the new year, we’ve added several new features to help you have more successful meetings in 2020.
Decisions releases three updates to make meeting management even easier and more organized.
Today at Microsoft Ignite 2019, Decisions was awarded third place for Best Overall App in the 365 App Awards!
The Microsoft app awards recognize companies that have built applications on the Microsoft 365 platform for both Office and Windows. The awards recognize apps that do a particularly great job customizing the productivity experience for Microsoft 365 users. Microsoft judges reviewed these apps for how well they integrate with Office and Windows and their ability to enhance business productivity and user experience.
Decisions introduces a major update to Decisions Meeting Secretary for Outlook: Now, you can connect to Microsoft Teams channels directly from Outlook to more efficiently manage meetings and organize meeting materials by team channel.
The Decisions Meeting Planner gives you the tools to plan team meetings like a pro: Create agenda templates, send postponed topics to a backlog, set up an annual plan for your meeting series and more.
Manpower Group leverages Decisions to create a culture where meetings are collaborative, productive and organized.
When asked to name their favorite feature, the team replied enthusiastically: Easy management of tasks and decisions from the meeting.
The Calgary Food Bank feeds people.
Their priority is serving the community, though President and CEO James McAra knows
they cannot ignore the business operations that enable their work. He likens Decisions to a forklift: People don’t individually move boxes of food around the warehouse because that would be inefficient.
The untenable increase in meeting volume is made worse by ineffective meetings. Seventy-one percent of senior managers told Harvard Business Review their meetings were unproductive and, in a different study, 73 percent of people said they “multitask” during meetings. More than 90 percent of respondents in that same survey admitted to daydreaming instead of focusing on the meeting conversation.
The European leadership of Circle K needed a solution that would enable them to have more successful meetings. They had recently implemented Office 365 and discovered Decisions – a meeting management solution built right into Microsoft Teams and across Office 365.
The Decisions development team has been hard at work this summer building new features to help customers have better meetings.