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Stop Making This One Mistake at Your Company Townhalls

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

April 18, 2019

This Simple Trick Will Vastly Improve Your Corporate Townhall Meetings

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

Team Burnout: 7 Things Managers Can Do to Tackle It

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 align your company with the same goals

To avoid the "strategy-execution gap" at your workplace, conduct regular alignment exercises with your team to ensure you are on the same page. 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

Review and Keep Track of Changes within your Team

Audit Logs, all actions and changes made within a team, including team settings, team members, Pigeonhole setups and more, are logged.

September 4, 2018

Improvements to Audience Web App Agenda

We've made some tweaks and refinements to the Agenda display to serve attendees better. Find out what they are.

August 23, 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

September 2017 Update Focus: New Question Discovery

This month, we have a big update that improves the live Q&A experience for attendees in an active Q&A session with lots of questions.

September 30, 2017

September 2017 Update Focus: Projector Panel for Solo Presenters

I'm very excited about this update as it changes the way how solo presenters use Pigeonhole Live for Q&A. (Hint: much much simpler and easier!)

September 30, 2017

July 2017 Features Release

Send announcements to participants, add correct answer to poll questions, and for Enterprise users only, create new templates.

July 31, 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

June 2017 Features Release

What's new? Q&A Ratings and Projector Panel controls. And for our Enterprise users, template support and new password policies.

June 7, 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

New Pricing Plans (April 2017)

What’s New in Pigeonhole Live? Free Basic Plan and new, lower priced Manage, Engage and Captivate Plans - as well as Unlimited Live Polls and Surveys in paid plans!

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

It's easier to add tags to new questions, plus a new look

Tags will help you run Q&A sessions with more complex topic discussions and also support a larger number of questions.

March 1, 2017

Greater clarity on what happens when a Pigeonhole ends

Each Pigeonhole Plan have always had a fixed time duration. What happens when this duration has elapsed?

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

Reordering speaker profiles

This was a commonly requested feature, and you can now easily reorder speakers in each session.

November 7, 2016

Customising Attendee profile fields and social media sign-in

This customisation option paves the way for many interesting features we have lined up.

November 7, 2016

Networking and Cocktail break icons

When creating break sessions, you can now specify if it's a networking break or that cocktails will be served.

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

Duplicating sessions within a Pigeonhole on your Dashboard

When setting up sessions on your Dashboard Pigeonhole, you can now duplicate an existing session.

August 24, 2016

Customising date/time display options on the Audience Web App Agenda

This update allows you to specifically configure how you want the date and time to appear.

August 24, 2016

Enhancements to Survey

We've built it to be mobile-first, with a simple, focused approach that helps attendees to breeze through questions one at a time.

August 24, 2016

Finally, our new Dashboard is live!

It's been six months in the works, and our whole team is eager to put it in the hands of our users.

May 16, 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

Sneak Peek: 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


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