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Kutamo's Office 365 App is live!

Dec 29, 2017

You can now access Kutamo from within Office 365, specifically Microsoft Outlook, to simplify the process of signing up and accessing your meetings.

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Creating a board or meeting attendance report

Creating a board or meeting attendance report

Sep 1, 2017

Keeping track of who has attended or missed meetings is critical to board and committee reports.

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Connecting Kutamo to your Active Directory environment.

Connecting Kutamo to your Active Directory environment.

Aug 23, 2017

How to connect Kutamo and your Active Directory environment using Azure Active Directory.

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How to write meeting minutes

How to write meeting minutes

Aug 13, 2017

Taking notes during a meeting and writing minutes is never simple, but Kutamo aims to try and make your life easier.

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Using Google Drive with Kutamo

Using Google Drive with Kutamo

Aug 10, 2017

If you already use Google Drive in your business or organization, it's a breeze to integrate it into Kutamo.

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Using Kutamo with Microsoft Onedrive
 

Using Kutamo with Microsoft Onedrive

Aug 7, 2017
How to connect your Microsoft account and use OneDrive to share documents during your Kutamo meeting.

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This Week At Kutamo - August 4th
 

This Week At Kutamo - August 4th

Aug 4, 2017
Each week or so we provide an update on new features, changes and things that have happened at Kutamo.

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Using Kutamo as a Secure Data Room
 

Using Kutamo as a Secure Data Room

Jul 24, 2017
A Data Room is a secure, virtual environment where one party can disclose confidential information and data to other parties, typically during a M&A or Due Diligence activity.

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We
 

We've had a makeover!

Jul 10, 2017
We're proud to announce the launch of our new website and application, which has had a complete makeover - a new layout, new functionality and easier than ever to use.

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Why Video Conferencing Is Necessary For Twenty-First Century Companies
 

Why Video Conferencing Is Necessary For Twenty-First Century Companies

Jun 25, 2017
Conferencing software provides a professional communication method that allows you to have face-to-face meetings. It instantly projects an image of professionalism, success, and of course, an up-to-date office.

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Kutamo introduces Audio & Video Conferencing
 

Kutamo introduces Audio & Video Conferencing

Jun 14, 2017
Each week or so we provide an update on new features, changes and things that have happened at Kutamo.

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This Week At Kutamo - May 26th
 

This Week At Kutamo - May 26th

May 26, 2017
Each week or so we provide an update on new features, changes and things that have happened at Kutamo.

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Why Big Companies Should Run Their Meetings Like Startups
 

Why Big Companies Should Run Their Meetings Like Startups

May 24, 2017
Apple is no longer a startup, but that doesn’t mean companies can’t apply its methods from its startup days. One practice Steve Jobs made famous was the “Directly Responsible Individual” method.

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This Week At Kutamo - May 12th
 

This Week At Kutamo - May 12th

May 12, 2017
Each week or so we provide an update on new features, changes and things that have happened at Kutamo.

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Poor Sales? Surprisingly, You May Need More Meetings
 

Poor Sales? Surprisingly, You May Need More Meetings

May 12, 2017
If your sales numbers are lagging, it’s time to call some more meetings. We know, we know. More meetings? Isn’t the prevailing wisdom to hold fewer meetings?

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This Week At Kutamo - April 28th
 

This Week At Kutamo - April 28th

Apr 28, 2017
Each week or so we provide an update on new features, changes and things that have happened at Kutamo.

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How Bad Meetings Are Draining Your Company’s Talent
 

How Bad Meetings Are Draining Your Company’s Talent

Apr 24, 2017
Great employees are the lifeblood of your company. They’re the people who see a problem and go, “Don’t worry, I have an idea.” So when these stars give their two weeks notice and announce they’re moving on, it’s a big blow.

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This Week At Kutamo - April 13th
 

This Week At Kutamo - April 13th

Apr 13, 2017
Each week or so we provide an update on new features, changes and things that have happened at Kutamo.

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Can Better Meetings Increase a Startup’s Chances of Funding?
 

Can Better Meetings Increase a Startup’s Chances of Funding?

Apr 12, 2017
In recent years, there’s been a nostalgia-fuelled resurgence in the popularity of physical notebooks. But nostalgia is no reason to sacrifice convenience. Your leatherbound journal is fantastic for documenting that trip to Paris, but when it comes to recording, sharing, and building on your ideas, digital notes are the way to go.

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Managing Candidate Interviews with Kutamo
 

Managing Candidate Interviews with Kutamo

Apr 6, 2017
Kutamo can be used to streamline and standardize your candidate interviews and HR processes.

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This Week At Kutamo - March 30th
 

This Week At Kutamo - March 30th

Mar 30, 2017
Each week or so we provide an update on new features, changes and things that have happened at Kutamo.

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5 Reasons Why Digital Notes Beat Handwritten Notes
 

5 Reasons Why Digital Notes Beat Handwritten Notes

Mar 27, 2017
In recent years, there’s been a nostalgia-fuelled resurgence in the popularity of physical notebooks. But nostalgia is no reason to sacrifice convenience. Your leatherbound journal is fantastic for documenting that trip to Paris, but when it comes to recording, sharing, and building on your ideas, digital notes are the way to go.

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This Week At Kutamo - March 24th
 

This Week At Kutamo - March 24th

Mar 24, 2017
Each week or so we provide an update on new features, changes and things that have happened at Kutamo.

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This Week At Kutamo - March 17th
 

This Week At Kutamo - March 17th

Mar 17, 2017
Each week or so we provide an update on new features, changes and things that have happened at Kutamo.

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This Week At Kutamo - March 9th
 

This Week At Kutamo - March 9th

Mar 9, 2017
Each week or so we provide an update on new features, changes and things that have happened at Kutamo.

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Why Meeting Minutes Are In Serious Need of a Makeover
 

Why Meeting Minutes Are In Serious Need of a Makeover

Mar 1, 2017
What do typewriters, carbon paper, and switchboard operators have in common? They’re all vintage office features that have since been replaced.

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Free Sample Meeting Templates
 

Free Sample Meeting Templates

Feb 16, 2017
Used within the Kutamo application, we're happy to share our collection of free, sample meeting tempaltes for you to use yourself.

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Measurable Outcomes: Making Meetings Into Productivity Engines
 

Measurable Outcomes: Making Meetings Into Productivity Engines

Feb 9, 2017
Ensure that you make meetings matter. Leave nothing in this easily solvable and critical requirement to chance. We work in an Age of Automation, automate the distribution and collaboration processes of your meetings and following consultations.

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How To Prevent Meetings From Draining Your Company’s Time
 

How To Prevent Meetings From Draining Your Company’s Time

Jan 27, 2017
Meetings are tricky things. They can be both logistically necessary and a serious time drain. And in a world where time is money you simply can’t afford to run an enterprise where your talent sits around and spends an hour “touching base”.

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Go Ahead - Take a Seat At Your Next Scrum Meeting
 

Go Ahead - Take a Seat At Your Next Scrum Meeting

Jan 20, 2017
In this game called, “How to Run a Good Meeting” managers find cheat codes everywhere. One of these popular “cheats” is the advice to hold your meetings standing up.

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How to Give Quiet Contributors a Voice in Loud Meetings
 

How to Give Quiet Contributors a Voice in Loud Meetings

Jan 14, 2017
Meetings elicit different responses from different people. For extroverts, it’s an opportunity to confidently share ideas with colleagues. Conversely, introverts face an uncomfortable environment where they’re forced to shoot out thoughts when they’d rather take a moment to reflect.

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How to create actions for your team members and track their progress
 

How to create actions for your team members and track their progress

Dec 20, 2016
Creating actions and assigning them to your team members lets you keep track of important business decisions.

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Meeting Productivity Goals
 

Meeting Productivity Goals

Dec 11, 2016
Productivity has been broadly defined as 'Using minimum input to achieve maximum output'. Adjusted for our modern vernacular: 'Applying minimum resources to achieve maximised targeted outcomes'

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How to use polls and decisions to improve your meeting decisions
 

How to use polls and decisions to improve your meeting decisions

Dec 4, 2016
Whilst running a meeting, you can create multiple polls and decisions to help your team decide on important business decisions.

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Using Dropbox and Kutamo to improve your meeting experience
 

Using Dropbox and Kutamo to improve your meeting experience

Nov 29, 2016
If you already use Dropbox in your business or organization, it's a breeze to integrate it into Kutamo. Login using your Dropbox account and share your Dropbox files in real time with team members.

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Why are we building Kutamo?
 

Why are we building Kutamo?

Nov 16, 2016
Over the last 25 years in business, I’ve run countless meetings with staff, clients and vendors, with participants ranging from 2 people to over 30.

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How is Kutamo a free service?
 

How is Kutamo a free service?

Oct 25, 2016
Contrary to popular belief, we're not particularly crazy and never want to make a living out of Kutamo. We do.

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