A word cloud captures responses to an emotional film in real-time

The film I AM EVIDENCE premiered on HBO last night, April 16, 2018, at 8pm. Called “searing” and “lucid” by the LA Times, the documentary revealed an epidemic of untested rape kits in the country’s police warehouses– hundreds of thousands of reported attacks that have gone without an investigation or arrest. Across the US, at… continue reading »

Create a seamless audience experience with branded response pages

Branded response pages are now available for Poll Everywhere customers on certain premium plans. Established and aspiring brands know the importance of consistent, polished branding. Poll Everywhere has always offered unparalleled brand customization in the live chart view — the animated, real-time chart that displays audience responses on the presentation screen. That extensive customization is… continue reading »

10 standout quotes on life as a woman in tech sales

“I’ve been in tech sales for over a decade now,” recalls Annelies Husmann, head of sales at Mode, “and I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been the only woman in the room, or had no women ahead of me to learn from.” Such isolation is difficult to avoid in an industry that’s only… continue reading »

Our most colorful activity just got a new coat of paint

Word cloud is an audience favorite among Poll Everywhere activities. Seeing words pop, fade, and fly across the screen draws so many “oohs” and “aahs” from the audience it’s like having a little fireworks display right on stage. Together, these words tell a story. Two new upgrades help deliver that story faster than before. You… continue reading »

How to get better corporate training results with gamification

How far will people go to avoid boredom? According to University of Virginia researcher Timothy Wilson and his colleagues, far enough that many of us are willing to shock ourselves out of boredom — literally. Rather than be alone with their thoughts for 6 to 15 minutes, many of Wilson’s subjects chose to give themselves… continue reading »