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Parlay Labs is now Highfive

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve changed our name from Parlay Labs to Highfive™. Over a year ago we had a vision about a new way to communicate at work. We placed a big bet on our wild idea and brought together a like-minded team that wanted to join the parlay (hence
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The design revolution in the enterprise

Design matters. As consumers, we are all design connoisseurs. We rave about great product experiences and curse bad ones. Recently, our team chatted over barbecue in the hills atop Silicon Valley. Our conversation quickly turned into a discussion about inspired product experiences. Virgin America quickly bubbled to the top. We pointed out
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Welcome Alex Limi – VP Product Design

We’re thrilled to welcome Alex Limi as Highfive’s new VP, Product Design! We started Highfive to transform the way people communicate at work. We’ve been hard at work designing a product that is simple and delightful to use. Consumer design is the core of Highfive. That’s why we’re excited to have @limi leading
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BYOD Policy – What to buy with $5,000?

At Highfive we fully embrace the “bring your own device” BYOD policy. We give each Highfiver a desk, 30″ monitor, and $5,000 to buy whatever he or she needs to be productive. What would you buy if you had $5k? I often work on the go so I picked up a sweet
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Why Customer Success matters

We are witnessing a design revolution in the enterprise. Not only in the design of beautiful, easy-to-use products, but also in the design of brilliant customer experiences. The focus on customer experience began in the consumer world with companies like Zappos and Virgin America focusing on envisioning and delivering “wow” experiences. Now
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Our office makeover

One of my favorite aspects of our Highfive culture is our bi-weekly parties. The tradition started organically as a way to hangout outside of the office. As our team has grown, so have the bi-weekly festivities. Past themes include race car driving, bowling, cajun festival, video game night, poker competitions and cocktail
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REMOTE: Office Not Required [Video]

Communication at work is broken. Fixing it requires big ideas. That’s why we kicked off our thought leadership series designed to highlight bold perspectives on the future of work. We recently sat down with David Heinemeier Hansson, creator of Ruby on Rails and partner at 37 Signals, to discuss his new book REMOTE:
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Off-site meetings that don’t suck

Let’s face it, company off-sites can suck. You have the best intentions of planning an impactful retreat to align and motivate your team but you end up boring them to tears with trust falls and mission statements. We recently held a Highfive off-site in Half Moon Bay. Some of the things we
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