How to choose an online whiteboard that’s right for you

Online Whiteboard

The use of online whiteboards has really become prevalent over the past year due to the covid pandemic. People need to replicate the experience of working together visually at a whiteboard in a new digital way. There are countless options available on the market today that each have their own pros and cons. Here are a select few that are …

Using Shapes in CardBoard

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The Shape selector allows you to change cards into various shapes that can be used for flowcharting diagramming and for several other purposes within your digital whiteboard. To add a shape: Drag and drop a card onto your board. Right click and select Set Shape. Select the desired shape you want (ie. rectangle, diamond, etc.) Editing a shape Shape sizes can …

Network Diagramming with CardBoard

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Mapping out your network and all the elements it interacts with can be done using networking diagram and digital whiteboard tool like CardBoard. Here’s an in-depth look at network diagrams and how you can build your own in CardBoard today. Try Now What is a network diagram? A network diagram is a visual representation of a computer or telecommunications network. It …

Card Resizing

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Within the CardBoard application you may need to resize cards for various reasons. Perhaps you need fit more information on the front of the card, or different sized cards may denote different things depending on your team’s structure. How to resize cards Create a new board Be sure to select a Freeform Canvas – other board types do not currently …

How to hold 4Ls Retrospective

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What is a 4Ls Retrospective? At the conclusion of a sprint, the 4 Ls Retrospective is designed to bring clarity to what your team liked, learned, lacked, and longed for. This exercise exists to understand what did and di not work well and what can be improved moving forward. An important element to round up a sprint is to allow …

Notifications

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You can tag team members in board comments and card comments. Do so by opening up the Conversation panel in the drawer, or by opening up a card and leaving a comment in the discussion. Tag your teammates by using the ‘@’ character followed by their user name. For example, ‘@Iman Tucker’ If you are tagged, you will see a …

Change Board Colors

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You can change the background color of your board. You can choose from a Light or Dark theme, or select from a handful of colors. To change the background color of your board: Head up to the setting icon within your board In the the settings page, you will see a section labeled Board Color You can select between: Light, …

cardboard connections

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Card Connections in a CardBoard are an additional way to increase shared understanding. Card Connections allow you to connect arrows to cards to create dependencies or adds additional template options in CardBoard such as mind maps, flow charts, strategic planning templates, etc. How to Create Card Connections To create a connect line, place at least two cards onto your board.  …

Collapsing and Expanding Horizontal Dividers

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Horizontal dividers can be used for many things within CardBoard. One of which is for slicing out release to prioritize tasks and establish an MVP (Minimum Viable Product).

Using Custom Annotations

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We’ve added a new feature to customize your boards even more. CardBoard now supports custom annotations. Annotations provide a clear visual to the front of your cards to give your board more ways to collaborate real-time, visualize your stories, and give your team more shared understanding. To use custom annotations, head up to the settings icon. Scroll down to the …