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Givitas

Give and Take Inc.

A knowledge collaboration platform that improves employee knowledge sharing

Givitas is software designed to make it easy and efficient for you to ask for and give help at work in less than five minutes a day, all year round. Givitas gives you equal access to the collective intelligence and expertise of your peers in a way that is easy, safe, fast, and productive. This is an enterprise app that requires an existing Givitas account (contact sales@giveandtakeinc.com if you want to learn more about enterprise accounts).

Academic research has proven that connecting employees for the specific purpose of asking for and offering help has benefits for both workers and companies:

  • Individual benefits of asking for and offering help include making employees more fulfilled, happier, engaged, satisfied, and even healthier.
  • Benefits for your organization include making employees more effective, efficient, innovative, agile, and overall better performers. Givitas boosts your business and improves your culture.

Givitas fully integrates with Microsoft Teams so that you can ask for and offer help within Teams, offering a seamless experience where you already working. Givitas makes it easy for everyone to see when there is a request, boosting speed and efficiency. You can use Givitas’ full functionality within Teams as a customized tab at the top of your workspace. Customized notifications, digests, and keyword alerts  can be configured to be delivered however you wants them (email, SMS, etc.)

Features and Benefits of the Givitas Add-In

  • Ask for help, provide help, search a repository of institutional knowledge, collaborate, and connect in less than 5 minute a day.
  • Asking for help is incredibly easy, reducing stigmas and barriers, and you don’t have to know who to ask.
  • You can customize notifications to come via email, SMS, or other channels so that you don’t have to check Givitas to know whether there is a need. If you don’t come to Givitas, we will come to you!
  • Givitas provides guidance on making requests and responses, with educational prompts.
  • Givitas creates and records organizational memory developing a valuable corporate asset.[/LI] Here are some ideas for what to ask for, using your Givitas add-in. [#LI]Help on a project
  • Advice
  • Experience
  • Connections
  • Introductions
  • Ideas
  • Brainstorms
  • Resources
  • Examples

By fostering a giving culture, companies of all sizes drive positive business outcomes like increased employee efficiency, productivity, retention, and engagement.

An online application of the popular Reciprocity Ring, Givitas’ proprietary technology is based on the principles of generalized reciprocity made famous at the University of Michigan and in Wharton professor Adam Grant’s bestselling business book, Give and Take.

Add-in capabilities
When this add-in is used, it
  • Can send data over the Internet
  • This add-in can access personal information on the active message, such as phone numbers, postal addresses, or URLs. The add-in may send this data to a third-party service. Other items in your mailbox can’t be read or modified.
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