Whether you’re introducing a new process at work, or addressing a tough decision, Q&A sessions allow you to bring transparency into the discussion.
A well-planned Q&A session can help you enable clarity and build buy-in – within your teams and the larger organization.
In this blog, we’re sharing four real-life scenarios where Slido Q&A helped our clients reach their goals.
- Facilitate free flow of information
- Communicate sensitive data securely
- Nurture an open and engaging culture
- Drive change at scale – with transparency
1. Facilitate free flow of information
“If you don’t feel that you have all the information, then you cannot challenge what’s happening and you cannot take the right decisions,” shares Maximilien A. Notter, Co-CEO of HUMANOO, a corporate wellness startup based in Berlin.
This is one of the many reasons that inspired him to use Slido at HUMANOO’s all-hands meetings for the first time.
It quickly became a tradition at HUMANOO, allowing the management and employees to work together and fill any information gaps within their strategy and processes.
“With Slido, the questions evolved. For instance, where I believed that the direction the company is setting is right, it typically got challenged during Q&As. I do feel that our people collaborate more effectively together now based on these sessions. The Q&A sessions also make the information we all need to do our job well readily available,” he adds.
Read also: How to Facilitate a Successful Q&A Session
2. Communicate sensitive data securely
Many meetings, especially Q&As, contain sensitive discussion topics or confidential data related to company strategy and performance.
Whether it is your weekly numbers or internal announcements, communicating information in a secure manner is imperative.
For Thailand-based digital asset trading platform Bitkub, security is one of the primary reasons to choose Slido as an employee engagement platform.
“Security is a significant matter for us, especially participant privacy and verification for participants. We want to make sure all of the participants can access our meetings while also maintaining the confidentiality of information,” says Bitkub’s CEO Topp – Jirayut Srupsrisopa.
Check out our most recent blog about Slido’s security features.
3. Nurture an open and engaging culture
For fast-growing organizations, having an open company culture is often essential to reach their goals.
However, hybrid work – and limited face time between leaders and employees – has made this goal tougher to achieve.
TomTom, an Amsterdam-based location technology pioneer also faced a similar challenge. While transitioning to hybrid work, TomTom leadership introduced Slido Q&A during their company-wide meetings to engage better with their employees.
“People are passionate about what they do at TomTom, and that means that sometimes they have challenging questions or want to understand things more thoroughly. Answering those questions can be difficult. What I admire is how TomTom’s leaders keep addressing the tough questions using Slido. Our leaders see its value and the impact it has on our people,” says Victoria Lim, Head of People Communications at TomTom.
4. Drive change at scale – with transparency
Successful change management often comes down to how you communicate the change.
A multi-category app with over 4,000 employees across its global teams, Glovo uses Slido to enable clarity during change.
“We go through those changes quite often and we always use Slido to address those changes with the impacted teams first and then at a more global level when this makes sense to make sure we answer any doubts, concerns, and questions,” shares Mathilde Rimbert, Global Head of Internal Communications, Culture & Events, Glovo.
Here’s our most recent article about the importance of trust during change management.
Over to you
As we can see from the testimonials above, Q&As play a vital role in fostering transparency and trust within organizations.
Whether you’re looking for better alignment or improved organizational culture, a Q&A is a good place to start.
While they do have a reputation for being tough, we’ve got you covered. Here are some more tips to help your leaders while preparing for a Q&A.
Be sure to include Slido at your next Q&A session and let us know how it went!