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New Features Agile Retrospectives

New: Re-open Group Phase in Sprint Retrospectives

Here at Parabol, our product philosophy hinges on the idea of striving to provide agile meeting "guardrails" based on battle-proven best practices. As...

New Features Retrospective Templates Agile Retrospectives

New: Share Custom Templates with your Organization or the World! 🌍

Parabol comes with five retrospective templates out of the box, but we’ve heard from you that folks want to share Retro templates with other teams in ...

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New: pinned agenda items and discussion threads in Check-in Meetings

The first user-facing software we built was the Check-In Meeting. When Parabol was formed, the team ran this meeting every Tuesday. We would catch up ...

New Features Retrospective Templates Agile Retrospectives

New: Color-code reflections in sprint retros

Stop lights. Poisonous frogs. Moldy bread. Every day, colors help direct our attention so we can make smarter decisions. In our digital lives, they pl...

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New: I'm ready already

In developing our free, online retrospective tool, we’re working towards an exciting and ambitious mission: to make every meeting worth the time inves...

New Features Agile Retrospectives

New: Customize voting settings for more effective retrospectives

The sprint retrospective format - which is built-in to Parabol - follows a standard process to facilitate productive team discussions:

New Features Agile Retrospectives

New: Discussion Threads for Retrospectives

With the whole world trying remote work on a previously unimaginable scale, interest in asynchronous communication has spiked. We're a fully distribut...

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Running multiple meetings from a new UI

Running multiple meetings on a team Some of our users want to open a retrospective meeting on their team to collect feedback over the course of their ...

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🚀 Shipped it! Reactji & meeting renaming

We recently shipped the first version of adding Reactji to reflection cards 🎉. We heard folks want a way to add sentiment and other creative forms of...

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Meeting Lobby Updates

Two frequently requested features have been additional meeting types and the ability to have multiple meetings running at the same time for the same t...

New Features Agile Retrospectives

Flexible Retrospective Grouping and Enterprise SSO

We’ve made Parabol great by listening to you. No feedback was clearer than how you wanted to group and theme reflections gathered during a retrospecti...

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Mass Invitations, Mobile Nav, & more

Common feedback we’d received was getting teammates to join your meeting was too difficult. In the past, somebody you invited had to navigate to their...