Cardinal Blog

Tracking Competitors with Cardinal

August 23, 2023

Info about competitors comes up from time to time. Cardinal can help you keep it organized and help your team avoid duplicate research.

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Using the Cardinal One-on-One Meeting Template

August 17, 2023

If you've been in management for any amount of time, you've probably heard of a one-on-one meeting. Learn how Cardinal can help you with your one-on-ones.

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Documenting Plants with a 3D Printer, NFC, and Cardinal

August 9, 2023

Follow the path from new tool to idea to finished product as we solve the problem of how to remember what plat is what in the garden.

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Your Team Chat App Probably Isn't Asynchronous

July 27, 2023

Personal and cultural expectations have a lot to do with how teams use chat tools, and those expectations tend to cause them to be used synchronously

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Checklist Template Components

July 17, 2023

We recently launched the new Checklist template components. They're great for including preset lists of tasks in templates.

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Sharing Without Interrupting

May 1, 2023

While we love the boost of endorphins we get from being validated with immediate feedback from real-time communication, we're not fans of the feeling we get at the end of the day, when we realize we did more conversation juggling and bantering, than building and shipping.

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Why We Don't Show Typing Status in Cardinal

June 1, 2022

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

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The Template Library

May 12, 2022

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 7, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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