Introducing PBworks Reporting

PBworks is pleased to announce its newest feature, Reporting.  This feature allows you to define, save, run, and download management reports from a new Reports tab.  The goal of Reporting is to allow you to generate an instant, high-level snapshot of some aspect of your business. Here’s how it works.  When you define a report,Continue reading “Introducing PBworks Reporting”

Why We’re Letting Accelerators Give PBworks Away

This morning, we announced our “PBworks for Startups” program.  We’re working together with five different startup accelerators, TechStars, 500 Startups, Acceleprise, DreamIt, and Lemnos Labs, to offer PBworks Starter Pack licenses (normally $1,995 per year) free to any of their portfolio companies. While giving away premium licenses may seem like it contradicts the principles ofContinue reading “Why We’re Letting Accelerators Give PBworks Away”

Introducing Page and File Properties, Copying Tasks and Task Lists, and the Network Collection Picker

We’ve got three new features for you to try, all of which are available immediately (to all business users), and at no extra cost. Page and File Properties Page and File Properties extends the concept of structured properties from your Workspaces to the Pages and Files within those Workspaces. We believe that structured data isContinue reading “Introducing Page and File Properties, Copying Tasks and Task Lists, and the Network Collection Picker”

PBworks Spring Cleaning: Reclaiming idle workspaces May 15

This May, PBworks celebrates its 8th birthday.  We have thousands and thousands of workspaces dating back to 2005, many of which have lain idle for years.  The problem with these idle workspaces is that they take up a lot of valuable URLs without doing either us (PBworks) or their creators any good. That’s why PBworksContinue reading “PBworks Spring Cleaning: Reclaiming idle workspaces May 15”

Workspace Properties Upgrade

One of the more unique features of PBworks is the ability to combine structured and unstructured data. Structured data is the kind of information you might find in a database with a very specific format, like a phone number. In contrast, unstructured data is a blog of information that doesn’t impose any requirements, like aContinue reading “Workspace Properties Upgrade”

Introducing Drag-and-drop Tasks and Personal Tasks

Now that we’ve launched Tasks 2.0, we’ve come back three weeks later and made our project management even better. With Monday’s upgrade, you’re now able to drag-and-drop tasks.  From the Task List view of tasks, you can drag-and-drop tasks to reorder them within a Task List, move them between Task Lists, or reorder Task Lists. Continue reading “Introducing Drag-and-drop Tasks and Personal Tasks”

Introducing Workspace Summaries (and wiki page previews)

People use workspaces in many different ways–to manage projects, as an intranet, as a knowledgebase–and in each case, someone who wanted to develop a full understanding of what was happening on the workspace needed to look in a couple of different places. The FrontPage, which is the default place to start, offers a great placeContinue reading “Introducing Workspace Summaries (and wiki page previews)”

Introducing Keynote and HTML5 File Preview

One of the most popular features of our business products is the ability to view a preview of your files and documents online from within PBworks, without having to download and open them. We’ve just added two key enhancements to our file preview functionality, which should make our product even better for our Apple users.Continue reading “Introducing Keynote and HTML5 File Preview”