Increasingly we see offices where there are no bosses or assistants but, instead, many people all supporting each other. For this type of set-up, we created Shard Call Logs.
CallPlease was originally designed to support the Exec/Assistant relationships that are common in Hollywood, Law Firms, and the C-Suite, but we added Shared Call Logs a few years ago to enable an almost infinite array of collaboration options. That kind of flexibility though, can make it a bit confusing to set-up, so we are putting together some examples of how other CallPlease users have organized their environments.
In the Exec/Assistant world, the Exec has a private call log and the assistant collaborates by adding calls, updating information, or acting on the Exec’s behalf. An Assistant can support multiple Execs, so the assistant(s) see each of their call logs but the Execs can’t see each others.’A favorite set-up for the open office we described above takes advantage of the fact that Assistants don’t have private call logs. If you create an organization where everyone is an Exec and they are part of Shared Call Logs, they will have a private log AND the all the shared logs you assign them to.
- Add each of your colleagues to CallPlease as Assistants (under the Gear icon/People menu)
- Create Shared Call Logs named after each of your users. (under the Gear icon/Shared Logs menu)
- Add each of your users to all of the Shared Call Logs (under the Gear icon/Shared Logs menu, Members tab)
If you set-up a trial or want to test adding more than 5 users to your account, we will give you a free live session with one of our Enterprise Support Experts. They can walk you through the features with a live screen-sharing session and even direct you through setting up your environment to your specifications.
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