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The Humu Nudge Engine is Making Work Better—Here’s How

Posted by Laszlo Bock on October 8, 2018 in Humu News

By combining research, technology, and humanity, Humu measures what matters inside organizations to focus attention and action on the incremental—but dramatic—changes that lead to a stronger, happier, and more productive workplace.

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Inside Humu: 12 Ways We Celebrate Culture at Humu

Posted by Meghan Casserly on December 12, 2018 in Newsletter

Customs we celebrate year-round to keep the Humu work culture bright. 

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Seven Ways Gratitude Makes Work Better

Posted by Molly Sands PhD on November 14, 2018 in People Science

From Humu's resident expert in emotion: these scientifically-validated benefits of gratitude at work will make every "thank you" a little more powerful.

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Talking Culture with Salesforce & Great Place to Work

Posted by Laszlo Bock on November 12, 2018 in Humu and friends

A few weeks back, as a part of Humu’s participation in the 2018 Dreamforce Conference in San Francisco, I got the chance to participate in a breakfast session with two people I admire: Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work and Jody Kohner, SVP of Employee Experience at Salesforce. Over breakfast with more than […]

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What’s New With Humu—November 2018

Posted by Meghan Casserly on November 6, 2018 in Uncategorized

Happy Election Day! There’s a lot at stake this midterm cycle, so for those of you in the States—whatever your political views—I hope you’ve carved out time to cast your votes.  (Apologies in advance to non-US folks for what might be a bit of an Americana overkill. Feel free to stop reading and we’ll catch up […]

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The Science of Speaking Up: Behavioral Science & Election Day

Posted by Jessie Wisdom PhD on November 2, 2018 in People Science

And as big believers in the efficacy of nudges, or micro-interventions, we’re fascinated by the growing number of behavioral science principles at play in driving democracy these days.

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What’s New With Humu—October 2018

Posted by Meghan Casserly on October 9, 2018 in Newsletter

After 18 months of piloting, Humu has swum out of stealth mode to unveil the Nudge Engine—technology that transforms organizations at scale using small, personal steps based on science, machine learning, and a little love.

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What’s New With Humu—September 2018

Posted by Meghan Casserly on September 10, 2018 in Newsletter

After 16 months of product development and quiet deployment with an incredible group of partners, we’re swimming out of stealth-mode later this month. Watch our social channels for the latest breaking news.

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Non-Solicit Agreements: Why They’re Wrong For Humu—And Silicon Valley

Posted by Laszlo Bock on August 22, 2018 in Humu News

This post was originally published as “Employee Poaching is Good For Business—Here’s Why” on Fast Company. There’s a lot to love about Silicon Valley. Some of the world’s most talented people tackling massive business challenges; flat, meritocratic cultures; an empowerment of employee voice that allows them to make real change happen. And of course the […]

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What’s New With Humu—August 2018

Posted by Meghan Casserly on August 14, 2018 in Newsletter

The latest on Castro Street

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What’s New With Humu—July 2018

Posted by emilyhumu on July 9, 2018 in Uncategorized

Ahhh, summer. The warmer weather on both coasts has us feeling extra social, and we’re sharing some seasonal research to help navigate the dog days whether you’re holding down the fort at work or taking some much needed time off. What we’re doing… Humu has been logging major miles this summer, traveling to see our […]

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Inside Humu: How Moving from Google Domains to Google Cloud DNS Was Painful—And How We Fixed It

Posted by Yonatan Zunger on June 18, 2018 in Engineering

This blog post is the first in an intermittent series about things we’ve learned in our first year as a startup. The goal of these posts is to help others avoid the same misery—and to make work better. ← see what we did there?

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What’s New With Humu—June 2018

Posted by Meghan Casserly on June 5, 2018 in Newsletter

Schools (almost!) out for summer. We’re feeling the air of anticipation at Humu HQ, where between us we’re parents to 14 small humans, 10 dogs, 4 cats (two of which are hairless Sphynx), 2 chinchillas and a parrot, all of them vying for our attention. But there’s no rest for the team in Mountain View! […]

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One Year of Science, Machine Learning, and Love

Posted by Wayne Crosby on April 30, 2018 in Humu News

Today marks an important milestone for the Humu team. It’s the culmination of twelve months of developing and deploying behavioral change technology that helps people become happier and more productive at work, in real time. And it also sets the compass for the next phase of the company as we continue on our mission of […]

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