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Spruce up your Pigeonhole with Themes

Change how your Pigeonhole looks for each event or meeting with themes of cityscapes, solid colours and nature stills.

June 25, 2019

8 Ways to Make Your Town Hall Meeting an Engaging Company Event

Town hall meetings can be highly-effective avenues to engage your employees. Here are 8 simple ways to make that happen.

June 20, 2019

How to Save Your Company from the Loudest People in the Room

We all know that one person who easily takes over the meeting. But how does that person affect your team?

June 13, 2019

Workspaces and other navigation changes on your Pigeonhole Live Account

Make way for the new Workspaces on June 11!

June 4, 2019

A Handy Pre-Town Hall Checklist to Effectively Engage Employees

Town halls can be tricky things to manage, especially for large companies. Here's a handy checklist to help you get through your next company town hall setup.

May 24, 2019

20 Innovative Meeting Ice-breakers to Conduct on Pigeonhole Live

Stuck with all the same old company ice-breakers? Here's 20 new ice-breakers you can try with the help of Pigeonhole Live!

May 17, 2019

5 Agenda Templates for Your next Employee Town Hall

A well-crafted agenda is vital for any meeting. Here are five town hall meeting agendas you can try.

May 16, 2019

DOs and DON’Ts for a successful virtual town hall

Virtual town halls are important meetings to hold with your remote workers to regularly to ensure alignment and engagement. Here's what you should do and avoid to hold a successful one.

May 10, 2019

8 Useful Tips on How to Host a Crisis Management Town Hall

A crisis can destabilise a company, but it can also be a time for growth. Here's how to manage a crisis management town hall to boost morale.

May 6, 2019

The Importance of Employee Recognition (and a Simple Team Exercise)

When was the last time you truly thanked your team? We tried this team exercise to show each other that we cared.

April 30, 2019

Introducing Assessment: designed for every Learning and Development need

Skills assessments, product knowledge tests, refreshers on compliance...whatever your learning and development needs, Assessment is designed to meet it.

April 30, 2019

An essential guide to preparing for company town hall questions

How you answer questions could make or break your company town hall. Here's how to prepare for even the toughest of questions.

April 26, 2019

Turn your virtual company town hall into a cosy event with these five steps

Feeling neglected during town halls can impact your virtual audience's morale. Find out what you can do to make your remote audience feel comfortable, included, and energised.

April 24, 2019

Stop Making This One Mistake at Your Company Town Halls

Boosting employee engagement at company townhalls are a tricky business. Even so, because most companies are still making this same mistake.

April 18, 2019

5 Compelling Reasons To Start Your Company Town Hall With a Poll

Corporate townhall meetings can often feel more like a monologue than a dialogue. Change things up a bit with this one simple trick.

April 12, 2019

7 Things Managers Can Do to Tackle Team Burnout

Team burnout could signal a need to take a step back and look at your processes. Here are some useful tools to re-energise the team.

April 2, 2019

5 Crucial Steps to Achieve Team Alignment for Company Success

Team alignment is crucial to a company's success. Here are 5 steps to ensure that your team is aligned on company goals!

March 26, 2019

Better compliance management on Pigeonhole Live with Customise Pigeonhole Settings

Customise Pigeonhole Setting allows you to have better control over how your team members use Pigeonhole Live for company events in the aspects of data anonymity, SSO, Pigeonhole appearance and integrations.

March 15, 2019

5 steps to promote positive mental health in the workplace

Employee's mental health can cost employers more than $100 billion a year. Find out how you can make your workplace a more supportive environment for mental health.

March 12, 2019

Pigeonhole Live, now available in 20 languages.

Organising an event in your local language? Pigeonhole Live now supports 20 languages, so you can facilitate meaningful conversations in your local language.

January 30, 2019

Here's what our 2018 looked like!

If you missed out on any of our 2018 feature releases and upgrades, here's a recap!

January 29, 2019

Up for promoting some healthy competition? Say hello to Quiz Leaderboard!

Say hello to excitement and healthy competition during quiz sessions with Quiz Leaderboard.

December 27, 2018

7 reasons why adding good visuals in your presentations drives engagement

Want to have better engagement during your presentation? Find out how adding visuals in your presentation can tip the scale in your favour!

December 19, 2018

Add images to your audience engagement polls

Now, you can add images to the Pigeonhole Live Polls for a fun and exciting audience engagement.

December 19, 2018

Attendee Profiles, now with more flexibility and control

The new Attendee Profiles gives you completely customisable information fields, so you can have more control and flexibility over attendee information and better engagement insights.

December 12, 2018

Get into the holiday mood with our Happy Holidays branding

Enjoy the free Happy Holidays 2018 custom branding on your Pigeonholes from now till 7th Jan.

November 30, 2018

Bigger is better? A checklist on how to manage team meetings of all sizes

Planning meetings of different sizes surface different problems. Here's a checklist to guide you on planning productive meetings for all sizes!

November 15, 2018

East vs West: How workplace communication is affected by culture

With organisations becoming more global, culture plays an increasingly important role in workplace communication. Learn how you can adapt your workplace communication to better accommodate the different cultures.

November 8, 2018

Halloween 2018: Pigeons got talent

Here's how Halloween 2018 went down.

November 1, 2018

Stop and stare: why word clouds are more useful than you think

Word clouds are a great visual tool for facilitating audience engagement and team collaboration. Here are three ways you can make the best use of them!

November 1, 2018

3 reasons your meetings suck (and how to make them better)

Find out common mistakes that are making your meetings long and unproductive, and how you can fix them!

October 25, 2018

The power of conversations to change the world: Jovan Tan, RIGHT Foundation

To inspire social change, you must first have a conversation. Jovan Tan from the RIGHT Foundation talks about using audience engagement tools to make a difference in the world.

October 17, 2018

It's Quiz time!

Test audience knowledge and improve engagement during your presentation using our Quiz feature!

October 10, 2018

5 secret benefits of anonymous feedback to the workplace

Anonymous feedback gets a bad rap, but it can improve internal communication and employee engagement in the workplace. Here's five ways you can make anonymity work for your team.

October 2, 2018

Try this highly effective brainstorming exercise for team problem-solving

This brainstorming exercise used to discuss issues around restorative innovation can be adapted for your next team meeting!

September 28, 2018

Too many unaddressed Q&A questions? Meet Answers!

Too many unanswered Q&A questions? Now you can follow up with text answers after the session is over!

September 26, 2018

6 Surefire Ways to Create a More Inquisitive Team

Inquisitive employees are the cornerstone of great office culture. Find out how to engage employees to ask more questions at work.

September 19, 2018

Making the leap from organising in-person events to live stream events

If your organisation does not already live stream events, there’s no time better than the present to take the plunge. With the live streaming technology and audience engagement platforms available now, it is incredibly simple to get started.

September 17, 2018

Integration with Kollective - Enterprise Video Platform

Bring your live and on-demand videos from Kollective Platform into Pigeonhole Live. Customers can also now integrate Pigeonhole Live within Kollective for seamless live audience engagement.

September 13, 2018

Filter comments for Multiple-choice Poll sessions

Collect and filter comments for your Multiple-choice Polls. Use comments in your polls to understand why participants voted that way. Learn how.

September 11, 2018

The Design Thinking Behind Pigeonhole Live's New Admin Panel

Product Designer Guo Jiayi shares the why's and how's of our new Admin Panel and its design process.

June 7, 2018

How to Use Live Polls to Drive Audience Interaction at Your Event

Live Polls engage your audience, increase crowd interaction, and give you valuable data. Here's how.

May 25, 2018

How Medtronic Town Hall's Q&A Gives Employees a Chance to Be Heard

We've asked Program Manager, Geraldine, to share the differences Pigeonhole Live has made in the last two years.

May 10, 2018

8 Reasons Why MIT Energy Conference's 2018 Team Emphatically Recommends Pigeonhole Live

This year, the 2018 MIT Energy Conference decided to go with live Q&A. The team shares why they recommend Pigeonhole Live.

April 18, 2018

Introducing Integrations for Live Q&A (and more!)

It's a hassle running an event using different platforms and services. It's so much easier to have everything in one place. We've heard you.

April 10, 2018

9 Killer Tips to Run Effective Monthly Team Meetings that Engage Employees

Make your next meeting empower your employees, inspire greater performance, and align your people to company goals.

April 2, 2018

Get into the holiday mood with our free custom branding

This December, we're rolling out a free custom branding that anyone can use for their Pigeonhole event or meeting, Hand-drawn and created by our designer, Eric Barbeau!

December 5, 2017

Introducing our free PowerPoint Add-in

We've been anticipating the availability of our free PowerPoint Add-in on the Microsoft Office Store for a couple weeks now, and it's finally here!

June 15, 2017

Add your logo to the Projector Panel with Logo Branding

It's super simple to add your logo, and you don't need any design skills at all!

April 5, 2017

See when new questions are arriving on the Admin Panel

You've set it all up, and informed your audience. You're probably thinking, is anyone going to actually post questions? (The answer is yes.)

March 1, 2017

Admin Panel now works brilliantly on smartphones

The Admin Panel was originally designed to be used on just the laptop or tablet. Not anymore.

March 1, 2017

We now ask for your event date range when setting up a Pigeonhole

This helps simplify the date selection when adding sessions, as the date picker is now restricted to this duration you specify.

March 1, 2017

Securing your event with Pre-created Attendee Profiles and Attendee Codes

Our latest update allows you to secure your Pigeonhole by uploading a list of attendees, and verifying each attendee's access.

March 1, 2017

Reusable passcodes are here

Because choosing the right passcode, like a memorable, brand-related name, plays a part in getting good engagement.

March 1, 2017

Polls in Admin and Moderator Panels

It's now possible to view poll results directly on both Admin and Moderator Panels, in real-time!

November 7, 2016

Word clouds for open-text Polls

To see textual trends, you can now visually show answers from open-text Polls as real-time Word clouds on the Projector Panel.

November 7, 2016

Reordering sessions in the Agenda

You can now choose to reorder sessions manually, regardless of the session start and end date/time.

August 24, 2016

Embed Pigeonhole Live on your Website

Do you use Pigeonhole Live during a video conference, or a webinar with a live video stream?

August 24, 2016

Here's our new Dashboard

The upcoming release of our new Dashboard marks the culmination of our efforts to modernise our platform and improve every aspect of your Pigeonhole Live experience.

May 9, 2016

Audience Web App and Panels interface support for Simplified Chinese language

Last week, we officially rolled out an update to our Audience Web App and Panel interfaces, with support for Simplified Chinese.

May 4, 2016

Agenda and speaker profiles

No longer just a list of interactive sessions, you can now build your entire event agenda into our web app.

June 23, 2015

Time-keeping and Communications - Sending Moderator Messages on the Moderator Panel

Wouldn't it be cool to be able to send messages directly to the Moderator from the backstage?

June 17, 2015

New Projector Poll Chart Types

With the new Projector Panel, you now have additional formats to engage your live audiences when running polls.

June 10, 2015

2014 Product in Review

We had an incredible year — busiest ever in our company's history and we accomplished a lot!

December 30, 2014

Hello!

With this blog, we will be able to update you better on product improvements and features, as well as to share best practices on delivering better audience engagement at your events and more.

December 22, 2014