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in agile, design collaboration.

We’re happy to bring you the next issue of our monthly webinar series, “What’s New at MURAL.” Below is the recording of our broadcast from September 7, 2016:

In our last, "What’s New" webinar we discussed MURAL on the Microsoft Surface HUB, enhanced sticky notes and new permissions. You can find a recording of that broadcast here.

 


 

PUBLIC TEMPLATES

In a previous episode, we showed how your team members can design and publish a mural canvas as a template so that it becomes a reusable starting point for your team collaborations, similar to how you leverage word processor or slide presentation templates.

MURAL Public Template Sharing

Now you can share those templates with anyone, not just members of your own team. This means you can share your successful templates with anyone without inviting them to your team - and they can start using it with their own teams with a double-click from your website or blog post.

 

EXPORT MURALS AS PDF

In addition to exporting a mural canvas as an image, you can now export it as a PDF as well.

Esxport MURAL

 

EXPORT PART OF A MURAL

A request we hear frequently is the ability to export a portion of a mural canvas. Now you can! Use the Area to frame some of your content and export it as an image or a PDF. You will get an email notification when the exported file is ready.

MURAL Export an Area Framework from within your Mural Canvas

 

ADD YOUR CONTENT QUICKLY

We’ve added more capability to the right-click menu within a mural. If you click over a blank portion of the canvas you can add a Sticky Note, Upload a file and more. 

MURAL Context Menu Options

 

NEW FRAMEWORKS

Frameworks allow you to prepare for a team collaboration in seconds. Simply browse the growing collection of framework options and drag them onto your canvas.

MURAL Adding a framework to your MURAL Canvas.

We’re excited to announce 5 new frameworks for Agile!

Quickly visualize and prioritize your team’s tasks in a truly collaborative way. Frameworks include:

  • Wall of Work
  • Retrospective
  • Risk Wall
  • Managing Stakeholder Expectation
  • Assessing Stories

Agile Frameworks in MURAL

We’ve also added a new framework for workshop planning based on Methodkit's cards and planning process. Try this the next time you're organizing a workshop to make sure you include all the elements for an impactful and memorable event.

Workshop Planning Framework

 

TIP: INTRODUCING YOUR TEAMMATES TO MURAL

Are you excited about MURAL and looking for ways to introduce it to others? As a reminder, we have a helpful blog post with some ideas about how to help others begin to see the potential of digital-first team collaboration.

Read: 5 Easy Steps To Introduce New Collaborators to MURAL

When you’re introducing new team members, we’ve heard that they most appreciate knowing how to:

  • Add content from their device or from a URL
  • Zoom and pan around the interface to navigate (like Google Maps)
  • Use the collaboration features (share, follow, voting)
  • How to manage Rooms, Teams and mural canvases

 


 

LEARN MORE

You can find more about MURAL on our support site.

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Mark Tippin

Mark Tippin

Mark Tippin has more than 25 years of experience leading creative teams and delivering high-impact solutions at scale for clients including Autodesk, Inc., All Nippon Airways and Wells Fargo Bank. He is a certified Human-Centered Design instructor with LUMA Institute and avid sketcher who lives near the San Francisco Bay Area.

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