The Polly Blog

The latest from Polly on polls, surveys, and how to build a better workplace.

Nhi Nguyen - October 24, 2017 - 4 Min Read

The Real Value Behind Employee Morale Surveys

If you think employee morale surveys are just another gimmick, think again. Low morale can have harmful ramifications for a company’s productivity, income and growth, so it’s important to understand how happy your employees are. Running regular staff surveys can be one of the best ways to monitor employee satisfaction so that companies can take steps to foster a happy and productive work environment.
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Nhi Nguyen - October 19, 2017 - 4 Min Read

4 ways to use Polly for your everyday workflows

Even for the most trivial processes that doesn't seem like it needs to be changed, there's always a way for it to be easier and less work -- and that's where Polly comes in. Here's four use cases for Polly makes you wonder why you haven't use polls or surveys in your central workplace to simplify even your most basic, everyday workflows.
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Nhi Nguyen - October 12, 2017 - 5 Min Read

Best Practices for Meaningful Employee Satisfaction Questions

Keeping employee satisfaction levels high is essential. But, to do so, you need to monitor how happy your employees are. Read on for the best practices you need to follow to create meaningful employee satisfaction survey questions.
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Nhi Nguyen - October 5, 2017 - 4 Min Read

Employee Engagement Surveys: 8 Questions Your Employees Crave

Surveying employees regularly is an ideal way to find out if everyone on your team is satisfied in their position. Because at the end of the day, satisfied employees are engaged employees. Don’t know where to start in developing your employee engagement survey? Here are 8 questions that you should include to get you started!
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Nhi Nguyen - September 28, 2017 - 3 Min Read

Closing the gap on Slack surveys and polls with templates & dialogs

Our core design philosophy is to make sure every message from Polly feels alive. We're taking that one step further by with the introduction of dialog functionality, a new-and-improved survey interface, and survey templates.
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Nhi Nguyen - September 28, 2017 - 4 Min Read

Slack Dialogs prove why investing in exceptional user experience is important

Slack's introduction of a dialog functionality is a prime example of one of the 'small things' that brings every piece together for a complete solution. Being able to leverage Slack's dialog functionality enables us to finally bring in the missing piece that allows our experience to be fully complete.
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Samir Diwan - July 11, 2017 - 3 Min Read

We’ve reached the inflection point for bottom-up software adoption in the enterprise

traditional software adoption top down
Slack isn’t just an example of successful bottom-up adoption, it’s also a catalyst that is making it easier for other SaaS companies to do the same thing.
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Samir Diwan - April 11, 2017 - 2 Min Read

What’s on the menu today for Polly?

polly message menu
Our users have passionately told us they want more of Polly's experiences to live in Slack. With Slack's new message menu functionality, we're doing just that (and making the experiences better too).
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Samir Diwan - March 14, 2017 - 4 Min Read

Why Microsoft Teams is a big deal

For the first time in the history of software, there is a dedicated distribution channel for developers to easily reach tens of millions of enterprise users.
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Samir Diwan - March 9, 2017 - 3 Min Read

Slack vs Microsoft Teams vs Google Hangouts Chat

This isn't just a battle for enterprise communication, but a battle to determine which platform will be at the center of enterprise productivity over the next 10-15 years.
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