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Sync-Up Meetings vs. Daily Standups: What’s the difference?

What’s the difference between a sync-up meeting and a standup? Let's break it down. See how these different meeting structures each serve a unique purpose in your agile framework.
September 4, 2023

8 Geekbot Alternatives for Better Standups

We found the top 8 Geekbot alternatives to enhance your standup meetings. Discover tools that offer improved efficiency, collaboration, and innovation.
August 21, 2023

The Only Daily Standup Meeting Agenda You'll Ever Need

Supercharge team collaboration with our must-have daily standup meeting agenda. Achieve peak efficiency and seamless communication effortlessly!
August 17, 2023

Using Slack Polls to Improve Daily Standups: 5 Tactics for Agile Teams

Adding Slack Polls to your team’s daily standups is an easy way to improve communication, streamline processes, and boost productivity in Agile environments.
August 12, 2023

Scrum vs Standup Tools: Understanding the Difference

When it comes to tools to optimize daily standup, there are lots of options. This article helps you understand the difference between scrum and standup tools, and choose what's best for your team.
August 10, 2023

The Essential Daily Standup Meeting Template + Expert Tips

The quality and productivity of your team’s daily standup meeting can make or break your day. Our essential template will help you master the art of efficient standup meetings.
August 5, 2023

Generating Value With Standup Meetings: What to Say & How to Say It

Sharing updates in standup can feel "on the spot". We'll explore strategies for delivering effective updates. Maximize the impact of your standup meetings with tried and true communication techniques.
June 30, 2023

What Is a Blocker in a Standup Meeting?

See the most common blockers and how they are different from "impediments". Get tips on how to surface blockers in standup meetings without derailing the discussion.
June 28, 2023

What Are Daily Scrum Meetings?

The ultimate guide to daily scrum meetings. What is a daily scrum meeting? How do you run an effective daily scrum? And how does daily scrum change if your team is remote, global or async?
June 16, 2023

The Pros and Cons of Standup Bots for Slack: 5 Great Tools to Use

Improve your team's async communication with the help of standup bots for Slack. Learn the pros and cons, plus 5 great tools to use.
May 10, 2023

8 Daily Standup Tools to Refine Your Check-In Meetings

Tired of boring and unproductive standup meetings? Check out these 8 daily standup tools that will help you stay organized and achieve your goals.
May 8, 2023

Ultimate guide to remote standups: challenges, tools, solutions

Remote standups can be challenging for virtual teams. Navigate the challenges, leverage tools, and adopt best practices with our comprehensive guide.
May 2, 2023

7 ways to improve engineering standups

Less than a third of engineers think their daily standup is a good use of time. Rethink your engineering standups with these 7 tips for improvement.
April 10, 2023

The 5 best Google Meet integrations for daily standup

Running a fast, efficient daily standup is way easier said than done. These 5 Google Meet integrations for daily standup can help your team stay on track and build a more efficient daily workflow.
March 8, 2023

The power of your daily standup questions

In daily standup, asking "What did you do yesterday" might not surface the insights everyone needs. Discover some alternative questions to get better results from standup and accelerate your dev team.
March 1, 2023

Mastering standup meetings: A guide to effective daily check-ins

Boost team collaboration and productivity with these 7 expert standup meeting best practices.
February 21, 2023

7 Zoom standup integrations to elevate daily meetings

Improve communication and organization during your daily standup meetings with these top 7 Zoom standup integrations. Read on to find out more!
February 16, 2023

9 benefits of daily standup meetings for your team 

Discover how daily standups can improve communication, accountability, and overall team performance.
February 9, 2023

How to run an effective standup meeting and keep team members engaged

Running effective standup meetings is key to keeping your team aligned and on track. Learn how to keep meetings short, focused, and productive.
February 3, 2023

How to improve your team standup meeting format for better productivity

An efficient standup meeting format is crucial for maintaining productivity. Learn how to improve your standup format here.
February 6, 2023

How to update your daily standup for better results

The daily standup format is older than most of your engineers. It's time for an upgrade.
January 25, 2023

To meet or not to meet?

Why Spinach supports both live and async standup- and makes it easy for teams to choose a format that meets their daily needs.
December 1, 2022

Live vs Async Standups

Should you run live or async standups? Here are 4 questions to ask yourself before choosing live standup, async standup, or a mix of both.
September 13, 2022

The 20 best standup tools for 2023

Looking for the best apps for daily standup meetings? Find the one you’re looking for with this roundup of 20 of the best standup tools.
February 14, 2023

6 topics that don't belong in your daily standup

Daily standup is a cornerstone of productivity for countless teams. But this seemingly simple meeting can be easily derailed when the wrong topics enter the meeting.
July 9, 2022

5 daily standup killers and how to avoid them

Establishing and maintaining healthy meeting habits is a lot harder than it sounds. Most dev teams struggle with at least one of these 5 common pitfalls.
July 5, 2022

How to run a (better) daily standup

From showing up on time (obvious) to setting a positive vibe (maybe less obvious) we give you 7 practical tips to make your next standup more effective.
July 5, 2022

The basics of daily scrum

For those who are new to the world of software development, the term “scrum” sounds more like a dirty word than a way to work. Here are a few things you need to know about scrum and daily standup.
July 5, 2022