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    Agile Policy

    Marketing

    Technological improvement is based on a survival of the fittest framework. As it turns out, the agile framework is a pretty good approximation for emulating evolution. Agile purposefully injects iterations in 2 to 6 week periods. This is enough time to do some quality work but not enough time to get mired in endless decision making. This is, in effect, an unstoppable agent of change for better and also, for worse. The underlying beauty of it is that if the change failed or was sub-par, a newly proposed solution is just a few weeks away.

    Managing Policies A Better Way - With Articles

    Marketing

    At PolicyCo, Articles are the building blocks of every document. Each Article has a name, sequence number, an author, related controls (more about that later), attachments, and, most importantly, content.

    Employee Handbooks and Your Small Business

    Marketing

    Writing and reading employee handbooks can be tedious, so it isn’t surprising that many small businesses skip over them entirely. When your team is small, it may seem easier to talk about ideas, policies, and procedures as they come up in an ad-hoc way.

    PolicyCo Weekly Update - First Edition

    Marketing

    Welcome to the first edition of our PolicyCo Weekly Update.

    We are excited about the progress that we’ve been making over the past several months at PolicyCo. 

    Policy Structure

    Marketing

    One of the more challenging aspects of creating policies for an organization is deciding on which categories to begin with. Maintaining 40-60 policies can overcomplicate an already complicated process.

    PolicyCo is Live!

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    After 9 months of planning and development, the first phase of PolicyCo is in production. All customers get a 30 day free trial. Baseline features include:

    A Quick Overview of PolicyCo

    Marketing

    PolicyCo was born because a typical word processor doesn’t have the features required to track authorship and evidence down to a specific paragraph (article). Anyone who has written or revised policy can understand that the logistical hurdles to securing that content, versioning and promoting it are simply beyond the scope of the modern word processor.

    Policy Is Not Linear

    Marketing

    Let’s face it, not much has changed in the world of policy writing. The medium has changed (handwritten, typewriters, computers), but the linear nature of writing has remained. Most policy shares common elements including a numbering system with an established hierarchy and a title or header to help the reader know the topic. Organizations crafting policy face a similar set of problems once they embark on the writing process. Let’s explore the pain points in more detail.