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Terminology, use cases, and workarounds
What is an ad hoc meeting?
An Ad Hoc meeting is one that occurs outside your usual recurring meetings or meeting rhythms. They are also called one-off meetings. Ad Hoc meetings are called to deal with a specific topic or discussion versus a recurring meeting that takes place at regular intervals and has ongoing, regular topics. Ad Hoc meetings can be unstructured with no preparation or planning, or they can be structured with an agenda and meeting minutes. It depends on the purpose of the meeting. When do you call an
What does Tabled mean?
Tabled is one of the states you can apply to a Discussion item or Todo. Tabled means to put aside for later discussion or to be done at a later date. This is also sometimes called a "parking lot". You will Table a discussion item or Todo when it is not an immediate priority but something that you will want to address in the future and keep on your radar. These are things that are worth noting in your agenda but not something you want to spend any time on in the current agenda. When you ta
What do you mean when you say each agenda item has a 'state'?
When we say that agenda items have a state, we mean that they are not static, but instead can be marked as being in a different condition, depending on the circumstances. State of Open, Tabled, or Closed. In Tadum the agenda items in the Todos and Discussions sections can have a state of Open, Tabled, or Closed. Open - The agenda item has not been discussed yet or has not been resolved. Open agenda items will stay on the agenda and roll forward to subsequent meetings. **Closed
What are agenda sections?
There are 5 types of agenda sections that will cover most things that need to be included in any given meeting: Todos: Where you record the action items from the meeting, along with the person responsible and the date that it should be completed by. Todos have a state of Open, Closed, or Tabled. Attachments: Where you include any supporting documents, images, or links relevant t
What does real-time mean?
Real-time meetings are live! Everyone is attending the meeting at the same time, working off the same agenda, and seeing live updates to the minutes as they are recorded. You can see who is looking at what agenda item and watch as they make comments on different agenda items on the fly.
What is a meeting rhythm?
A meeting rhythm is a recurring meeting set for the same day and time at regular intervals. This could be weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually, etc. For example, you could have a weekly meeting rhythm for Thursdays at 3pm or a monthly meeting rhythm for the last Tuesday of every month at 10am.