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Why We Don't Show Typing Status in Cardinal

June 1, 2022 in Ideas

Here's how being deliberate with building Discussions helped reduce interruptions and improve inclusivity in Cardinal.

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What is Structured Communication?

May 20, 2022 in Ideas

At Cardinal we say we're "Structured Communication for Deliberate Teams," but what is structured communication? And how can it help teams be more effective?

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The Template Library

May 11, 2022 in Changelog

This week we launched our new Template Library. Teams can now add pre-designed templates with a click.

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The Difficulty of DMs

May 10, 2022 in Ideas

"How can I reduce back channels?" was one of my core motivations when I started thinking about building Cardinal.

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Introducing Updates, and More

March 7, 2022 in Changelog

Our latest release includes a new feature called Updates, Updated Navigation, Search Updates, and a new Team Menu field.

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Duplicate Cards

January 19, 2022 in Changelog

Back in December, right before the holiday, we shipped a new feature enabling the ability to duplicate any card.

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November 15, 2021 in Changelog

Today we launched a new field type for custom cards - toggles. Toggles have two states - on or off, but allow you to re-label those states...

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"Everyone can edit" Visibility Option

September 27, 2021 in Changelog

Today we launched a new "Everyone can edit" card visibility option for teams that want to share edit access to cards with everyone on the team.

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August 16, 2021 in Changelog

Announcing Cardinal Groups! Groups let you create groups of team members and mention and share with them as if they were a single person.

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Delete Cards

July 23, 2021 in Changelog

This week we have a small release, adding the ability for card owners to delete their cards. Deleting cards allows your team to keep information tidy.

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Card Designer

July 5, 2021 in Changelog

Our new Card Designer is focused on making it easier to define and customize custom card types to solve any problems your team has in tracking data.

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New Card View

June 6, 2021 in Changelog

We're releasing a huge visual update to the card view. It exposes a lot more information at a glance and sets up future updates to the card view.

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May 17, 2021 in Changelog

Over the past few weeks we've been improving the document commenting system. We launched with a system that worked well but was complex...

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There's Nothing Special About Remote Work

May 6, 2021 in Ideas

When we talk about how to be successful in the workplace, it doesn't matter if your team is remote or not.  

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Help Menu and Archive from Card List

April 26, 2021 in Changelog

This week's work was focused on a smaller update that we still think will be quite helpful. We've added a help menu to the app.

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New Creation Flow and General Design Updates

April 19, 2021 in Changelog

Over the past few weeks we've been building a new way to create cards. The new creation flow takes significantly fewer clicks than the old one did.

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Remote Work Pros and Cons

April 5, 2021 in Ideas

We hear about remote work constantly. We've been building great remote teams for a while and wanted to share some positives and negatives for working remotely.  

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Workspace Switcher

March 29, 2021 in Changelog

Today we're releasing our new Workspace Switcher, which makes it easier for people with multiple workspaces to access all of them.

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Saved Searches

March 15, 2021 in Changelog

Saved searches are finally here! We've been refining the saved searches design for a while and were finally ready to finalize it all and ship it!

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Card List Updates

March 8, 2021 in Changelog

Cardinal v0.15.0 is out, with an updated card list design and data loading improvements that should make using the app a lot smoother.

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Open Letter

June 22, 2020 in Ideas

We published this letter as an open letter about why we were building Cardinal before our preview launch.

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