It may be important to track who has attended what event, yet despite all the email notifications, people just don’t check in. With the Check-in Page, we made it a bit simpler. Just instruct attendees to go to /checkin/ and they’ll get a page with…
Roster with Waitlist
We’ve updated the Roster. It now gives you the visibility into who is on the waitlist and in what position. You can still easily check people in and, additionally, you can also promote waitlist people to enrolled status. When you promote them, we’ll automatically increment…
GraphQL API and REST API changes
We are very excited to announce the new PlusPlus GraphQL API! GraphQL is a technology for consuming data from an online service created by Facebook. It is more flexible and powerful than the popular REST API format. Following Facebook, companies like GitHub, Spotify, Shopify, and…
Release Notes 2018
Note: Going forward, release notes are posted in Release October 8, 2018 Reverse Sync with Google Calendar PlusPlus has a deep integration with Google Calendar and this proved to be a popular feature. However, people assumed that declining an event in Google Calendar would automatically…
Inclusion & Economic Efficiency Go Hand-in-Hand for Jen Gilbert, Tech Learning Manager at Lyft
It’s no longer a question whether a diverse workplace is beneficial. Article after article has proven that a more diverse and inclusive team results in better products as well as a healthier work environment. But what if catering to a diverse audience is also economically efficient?
3 Ways to Foster a Learning Environment in Your Engineering Team
Learning isn’t just about picking up new skills or even being trained on a particular piece of software; it’s also learning from mistakes and victories alike. So how do you build an environment that encourages this at your company? Author and Consultant Ron Lichty explains.
How to spin up and scale up learning in your organization
Learning is a means to removing impediments and helping people have the right skills at the right time so they can get the job done. As we look for problems to solve and issues to address, we’re able to give our employees the right set of tools to learn and grow in their fields, empowering them to get the job done.
Why is Creating a Learning Environment Essential for Technical Teams?
Companies are shifting away from hiring for specific programming skills and know-how in lieu of finding candidates who are adaptable and quick to learn on their feet. But how do you maintain that learning environment going forward? Ron Lichty, consultant and former Apple team lead, explains.
How to get experts to share their knowledge
People naturally want to share their skills with fellow coworkers. Often, they don’t think they know how. It’s the equivalent of the blank-page syndrome that causes the writer’s block. It turns out that a bit of a system can help. Here’re a few ideas: Knowledge…