January Updates

In this release, we discuss major upgrades & our continued user-interface and formatting updates. Check out new and improved mobile viewing, the…


Top 10 Enhancements for a More Productive 2018

Align Us updates in 2017 were marked by the release of tons of new and exciting features and enhancements. We couldn't possibly mention every new…


December Updates

Welcome to the December 2017 Release of Align Us. Our development team is working smarter every day. Some of the new features and improvements…


November Updates

Welcome to the November 2017 Release of Align Us. Our development team has launched tons of new features and improvements. Some of the major…


Align Us Video Calling is Here and It’s Awesome

The more I look around the more I realize that the world has evolved into one-way communication. The norm is 140 character shoutouts; a text, a chat,…


15 Simple Ways to an Organized Life

It’s common knowledge that organization in life has numerous benefits over one of disorganization. If you are a person who labels every shelf in your…


A Place for Everything and Everything In Its Place

”There’s a place for everything, and everything in its place.” We’ve all heard someone say it. It may have been a teacher gently admonishing a sloppy…


October Updates

Welcome to the October 2017 Release of Align Us. Our developers have been so busy making improvements that if we didn't abbreviate the list, we might…


September Updates

Welcome to the September 2017 Release of Align Us. This release includes & Task handling improvements and Real-Time Communication (RTC). Master your…


August Updates

Welcome to the August 2017 Release of Align Us. We want to thank our beta clients for the useful suggestions and feedback. In this edition, we have…


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7 Ways to Stay Engaged When Working from Home

I think we can all agree that working remotely, often called telecommuting, is becoming more common every day, especially in the world of…


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5 Ways a Manager Can Engage with Employees

Employee engagement is crucial to the survival of any small or large-scale business as it is a key determinant of the work culture of the company. It…


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6 Reasons to Launch a Social Intranet for Your Organization

A social intranet is an enterprise-wide collaborative tool which incorporates social functions, comprehensive search capabilities, the ability to…


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How To Give Feedback To Your Boss

So your boss sucks, what can you do about it? Do you try not to let it bother you and do the best you can in your position? Do you complain to your…


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Align Us, Inc. Launches All-in-one Platform

Align Us recently launched a private social media platform with all the collaboration tools modern teams need to increase employee engagement. It is…


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Surviving Conference Calls

Spacing out and dozing off is even easier to do during conference calls than face-to-face meetings. But conference calls are just as important for…


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5 Steps to Receive, Handle & Respond to Feedback

Performance review, feedback, evaluation, constructive criticism...cue the scary music! These synonymous words all trigger some tension or anxiety…


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Make Meetings Count

Business meetings can be such a regular occurrence for a work day that they may seem like a waste of time. However, some meetings can have an…


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The Importance of Staff Engagement

Several years ago I was named Principal of a brand new elementary school. We were fortunate to have over 800 students and just a little over 100…


Help and Settings

Access the Align Us Help section which includes the Dashboard Tour, The Getting Started Videos, Internal Q&A/Knowledge-base, Help from Our Support…


Add a Discussion Board

Learn how to add a discussion board in Align us. With easy privacy settings and a streamlined interface, a discussion board lets people connect on…


Add a Document

Align Us enables team members the co-creation of live documents with multiple editors and/or viewers. Users are able to make documents private, allow…


Add a Page

Align Us brings all of the conversations in your organization to one platform. Team members can create a space for people to come together, discuss,…


Video Calls

This is what Real-Time Video Calling Collaboration can look like if you use Align Us!


Add a Project

Use Projects to organize the project plan, the Tasks & all of the Project members. Projects keeps all of the Project information in one place, easy…


Add Meeting

Add and manage meetings in Align Us. Team members invite attendees, manage the time & date, create agenda, assign tasks & use the discussion board…


OneSearch

Use OneSearch to instantly find what you're looking for in Align Us. Simply start typing and the system scans the entire database to find the exact…


Messages

Eliminate internal email! Send instant messages, collaborate on discussion boards & comment in pages in the Align Us private social media…


My Tasks

My Tasks is the Key to Personal & Team Productivity & Collaboration. Quickly assign tasks to others and complete tasks yourself. Tasks can be…


Send Menu

Align Us is replacing email for internal communication. The Send Menu is where you can Compose a message, send a High-Five to a colleague, Post to a…


Communications Toolbar

Communications Toolbar is for access to the Message Inbox & Video Calling. Everything in One Place.


Quick Action Toolbar

Quickly communicate with your peers in Align Us. Eliminate internal email. Review the Quick Action Bar to create Tasks, Compose Messages, add items…


Users in Align Us

Learn how to view the users in your organization's directory by name, department, or location by using a simple menu. Sort or search for users by any…


Set Up & Dashboard Preview

Introduction to the dashboard & the first steps in setting up Align Us. Add profile information, edit your password and customize your app with…


Add a User (System Admin)

Keep communication your team members within Align Us. The system administrator is able to add and manage users one-by-one or add an entire team using…


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Business Planning: Applying Lessons Learned As a Carpenter

When you travel in 2017, it is always nice to have the GPS let you know if you are going the wrong way. I love Waze, a community-based GPS. We have…


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Lessons Learned as a Carpenter: Introduction

Like many people in this world, I always try to find life lessons in just about everything that I do. From learning what the best day of the week to…


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DotSucks Field Report

DotSucks recently featured Align Us' rating app This Meeting Sucks! in their field report as they continue to check in on the progress and current…


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Align Us, Inc. Releases This Meeting Sucks!

Align Us, Inc. recently released a fun rating app called This Meeting Sucks!–an app that arms users with a tool to anonymously review meetings to…


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This Meeting Sucks! featured in Bloomberg

With the surge of .sucks domain sites, Bloomberg contributor Olivia Solon questions if it’s just a way to tarnish a brand. This Meeting Sucks! is…


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How Did Your Meeting Go?

Align Us is thrilled to present you This Meeting Sucks! Release that stress by expressing how you truly feel about your meeting. Are you about to…


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Team is set to release a rating app for meetings

The Align Us six-pack have been working tirelessly on a rating app for meetings set to release later this month. This Meeting Sucks! is a fun app…


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Importance of Employee Engagement

In the process of launching a new suite of interconnected products that will help create a more engaged workforce, Align Us conducted a survey to…


Product Development

Abe Reese, the creator of AppliTrack, is in the process of launching a new suite of interconnected products that help create a more engaged…


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Branding Align Us

At Align Us, we believe in simplicity, flexibility, and ease of use. Our branding has been intentionally designed with this in mind. The initial logo…


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Organization Alignment During Hiring

The blog will primarily focus on organization alignment strategies we find. We’ll also have some general HR and company updates. As a company…