Is there a place where there are more meetings than in government? I don’t think so. I’ve been an alderman in the municipality of Weesp, close to Amsterdam, and my working life back then was one long succession of meetings. I wish I had had a tool like Yabbu back then to create some space…Details
The Future of Meetings
Yabbu is designing the future of meetings. It’s a social innovation, and we’ve created a simple tool to implement it properly. We draw upon years of experience and the latest scientific insights in the field to continuously improve our approach.
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We’re addicted to communication. There seems to be a continuous stream of messages on your smartphone, tablet and laptop? But when is this really useful and when is it a distraction? Is there another way to discuss important and complex topics instead of endlessly calling and sending messages? In a previous blog we gave tips…Details
We regularly blog about how you can work smarter. But who are we? And why do we do what we do? That is why we will now let you discover who is working at Yabbu. And not unimportantly, why do we work so hard to reach your business? Recently you could read about founder Willem…Details
How can you successfully work together remotely? We ask Paul Tilanus, Senior Project Manager at TNO, who talks about COBACORE, one of the many international projects he’s managed. Paul explains why he added Yabbu to his toolset. “COBACORE was a European research project which 9 partners in 6 different countries participated in. With such international…Details
That’s what we stand for. We regularly blog about ways to work smarter. But who are we, anyway? And why do we do what we do? This is still missing on our website. Time for change. That’s why from now on, we’re letting you discover who’s behind Yabbu and which passion gave rise to Yabbu.…Details
A lot can be gained by approaching the meeting as a process. In a previous blog we showed how that works. In another blog we went into more detail about how you can save a lot of time and energy with status meetings. This leads to a better focus and employees enjoying their work. This…Details
Project teams and operational teams alike waste a lot of time on status meetings. These status meetings are typically used to exchange information in real time about the status quo and about the next steps. That’s a waste of everyone’s time and energy. In a previous blog we discussed two main principles that fundamentally improve…Details
We often waste an unnecessary amount of time and energy in meetings, but what to think of the constant bombardment of e-mails and other messages? The smartphone has taken up such a central role in our lives that we can barely be without it anymore. But while they allow us to make calls and communicate…Details
In our previous blog we explained how you can fundamentally improve your meetings. Maybe you’ve already started implementing some of it. Usually, however, new insights into how something can be improved alone aren’t enough. Odds are that you have the feeling that there is something in your way. We often hear things like “There are…Details
April 19th is Management Assistant Day. At Yabbu we love management assistants, because they are the first in an organization to see how useful Yabbu is. And that is not without reason. At Yabbu we see a meeting as a process. Management assistants understand this like no other, because they are the guardians of this…Details