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Disco, a startup partnered with Evernote cofounder Phil Libin’s young artificial intelligence studio All Turtles, released its product to paying customers Tuesday.
The product tracks positive language within office chat apps like Slack and Microsoft Teams, and then aggregates the comments into positive feedback reports for employees, managers, and executives looking to get a sense of what is going right on their teams.
The idea is that positive reinforcement can keep employees happy and improve office culture.

An artificial intelligence startup backed by Evernote cofounder Phil Libin and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff wants to automate positive reinforcement.

Disco — one of the first companies to come out the artificial intelligence lab All Turtles, which Libin launched in May— is an employee feedback tool that scans office chat software like Slack and Microsoft Teams for compliments and positive comments.

Those comments are then aggregated into reports that employees can regularly check for positive feedback.

The idea behind it, said CEO Jeremy Vandehey, is that employees work better and harder when they feel that their efforts are recognized by the company.

Vandehey started developing the product in 2015 after working at companies where positive feedback was hard to come by. He believes that …read more

Source:: Businessinsider – Technology

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