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Using Consent Agendas to Have Better Meetings

The consent agenda, or consent calendar, is a process used in board or legislative type meetings to progress items that are of a non-controversial matter through a meeting quickly and easily.  Correctly utilized, consent agendas can help boards with large … Continue Reading

BlueSky Announces Open Beta

It has been a little over a year since we reacquired BlueSky. As most of you know, we have spent the last year reworking the application from the ground up adding much-needed infrastructure improvements and adding features that have our … Continue Reading

Welcome to LightSky

Dear BlueSky Customer, As you have recently heard from Ryan, BlueSky Meeting Solutions is joining the LightSky team once again on January 1, 2017.  We have worked with Ryan to create a seamless transition as he steps from the helm of … Continue Reading

Meetings Meetings Meetings!

Meetings are often viewed as the necessary evil for staff communications. While I agree that meetings can usurp precious time if not handled effectively, I posit that a weekly staff meeting is crucial to strong team connectivity from two perspectives … Continue Reading

Testing the Next Level

One of the constants of programming is that there will be bugs.  As a project like BlueSky gets more complex, the likelihood of introducing errors in the code increases dramatically. Since we can’t completely avoid introducing bugs in our code, … Continue Reading