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Do is a cloud-based meeting productivity platform. It helps people run meetings on a private space that includes real-time and collaborative tools for agendas, notes and followups. Countless meetings are held year after year in companies and organizations all over the world. Many of them are unproductive, wasting precious time that can never be returned. The purpose of Do is to increase productivity in meetings, so that people can once again make work and meetings be things that they love and look forward to.
Features, Benefits, Strengths
Exclusively focused on Meetings ‚Äì Do meeting productivity platform takes a different approach with the calendar and provides a visual timeline of meetings. Dates, time, agenda, participants and all other important information are readily accessible. Meeting agenda can be set ahead to make sure the right focus is given. Recurring agendas can be easily set and appear automatically. Tools such as the timer makes sure that things do not go over time. @ mentioning features provides real-time collaboration and notification. Meeting items can be marked as for followup or outcomes, and the software keeps a running list of them to make sure there is continuity and delivery. It also has search functionality.
Great Integrations with popular Apps ‚Äì The cloud-based meeting productivity software has integrations with Google Calendar and Google Apps. It has integrations with Office 365 as well as Evernote. It is working to add integration with Slack team communication app. This further expands the functionality of Do so that meeting notes, files, task assignments, meeting summaries and other items can be easily shared and worked on collaboratively with less switching between apps. Meeting data is secured using 256-bit AES encryption.
Works on iPhone and iPad ‚Äì Do recently released version 2.0 of their app for the iPhone and the iPad. No matter where users are, they can stay on top of their meetings, priorities and followups. The native iOS app enables quick actions to schedule followups, email colleagues, and share notes. It shows all meetings, both completed and upcoming in one timeline. During meetings, users can easily take notes, set followups and run the whole process productively.
Do meeting productivity platform offers two plans. The Personal plan is free, and includes for unlimited meetings, apps for iOS devices, and integrations with Google Calendar, Office 365 and Evernote. The Business plan is priced at $10 per user per month and includes additional features such as emails that provide weekly organizational insights, bulk data export, user management, enterprise SLA and guaranteed 99.9 percent uptime.
Do cloud-based meeting productivity software is for all types of organizations that regularly hold meetings with employees. It is ideal for those who hold meetings as part of their business process but want to complete them in less time and make them more productive, complete with followups, follow-throughs, and expected outcomes.
At the moment, it supports only English.
Some of their Clients
Clients include Costco, Salesforce, Twitter, NBA, Airbnb, Motorola and Domino’s Pizza.
Kyle Wong of Pixlee stated that tracking meetings with Do has elevated their productivity and employee happiness.
Zack Parker of Cotap stated that with the help of Do, they are able to skip some meetings because they are able to see beforehand that they do not have an agenda for that meeting.
All companies hold meetings with their staff to communicate important information. In some organizations, regular meetings are a crucial part of the business process. It is also common knowledge that meetings can waste time, and the bigger the group, the longer the meeting, more time is spent unproductively. Do provides the platform for a well-prepared and thought-out meeting, with the needed automated tools that keep meetings organized, structured, transparent, accessible and secured in the cloud.
Do is the first product of ReDo Inc., a privately held Internet software company with headquarters in San Francisco, CA, USA. It was founded in 2013 by Jason Shah, CEO. The company’s aim is to increase productivity in meetings. It is an entirely different company from a previous Do.com social task management application which was acquired by Salesforce and has been discontinued in 2013. ReDo Inc purchased the domain name and also received seed funding from Salesforce Ventures. The company has recently received $2M investor funding in March 2015, and will use the money to expand the team and the product. In the future, more integrations are planned as well as a premium enterprise version.
Jose Santos is a long-time contributing writer for project-management.com. He is a subject matter expert in the field of project management and has many years of experience writing about project management software and tools. He has written hundreds of articles for the project management industry, including numerous software reviews, book reviews, training site reviews, and more.