Looking for a better way to keep your team up-to-date when working on your latest group project? Look no further than Boarrd, a customizable dashboard application that lets its users decide which information is important enough to be included and which barometers can be left out. What makes Boarrd unique and separates it from other status update dashboards is its use of widgets, which can be used to get information from calendars, RSS feeds, Facebook updates, and Twitter posts all on one page.
You really can’t start using Boarrd until you have created a dashboard of your own. Get started by choosing a title, selecting the number of columns, and deciding whether your board should be public or private. Next, it’s time to add your first widget. Choose from a list of dozens of widgets, ranging from clocks and weather updates to GitHub issues and calendar events. Widgets can be customized in a countless number of ways and given unique titles. Type in a particular keyword or phrase that you want the Twitter widget to track on a daily basis, or add the URL of a particular RSS feed you’d like to keep an eye on. Once you’ve successfully gotten all the widgets you want onto your dashboard, you can rearrange them into a way that makes sense based on how you and your team work.
Although Boarrd is an obvious solution for teams of people collaborating on group projects, it can also be useful for companies looking for an easy way to monitor their reputation online and individuals who want a sleek looking dashboard that serves as a one-stop-shop for reviewing important data throughout the day.
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