The Gecko blog

Find out the latest news from Gecko, the education sector, and also takeaways from events we attend.

April Product Update

Welcome to our regular product update, this time for April 2020! We hope you are settling into your remote working...

Essential changes at Gecko

I decided to write this blog post to update everyone on Gecko, and remain as transparent as possible so that...

Supporting Students Remotely? Peter, Chirp, Bradley, Obi, and Monty are Ready to Assist

I'm frequently asked to give an introduction to our bots. That usually means that I end up sharing links to...

Say hello to online events!

The new normal, at least for the time being, is that all higher education activities are taking place in a...

GeckoEngage chatbots for higher education - IT Help Desk and Tech Support Around the Clock

When Everyone is Remote – How Tech Support Teams Can Use a Proactive Chatbot

Most IT help desks receive a fairly consistent stream of questions and requests from students, staff, and faculty. That's the...

Free chatbot covid-19

Lamar University expands the use of Chirp Bot with GeckoEngage 

Home to more than 15,000 students, Lamar University is among the fastest-growing universities in Texas. One of the challenges that...

Calum's monthly product update

March Product Update

Welcome to our regular product update - this time for March 2020! It's been a challenging month, for both our...

Matt Lanham - CEO of GeckoEngage

Lean on our chatbot for free for 3 months

We are providing colleges and universities with a free version of our chatbot (trained with coronavirus/COVID-19 information) for the next 3 months.

Announcing decisions we are taking to help our team and our customers

Today I am announcing multiple decisions we have taken to allow us to continue operating Gecko without disruption for our...

SMC coronavirus chatbot update

Using Your Chatbot to Share Important Updates

If your institution doesn’t already have a web page dedicated to information on the coronavirus/COVID-19, odds are that you soon...

February Product Update: SSO, MSFT Dynamics and speedier events 💨

We get together every two weeks as a company to share progress with each other. We talk through improvements, new...

GeckoEngage at IHEF 2020

The organiser of this event has taken the decision to cancel for this year, as a precaution against COVID-19. If...

GeckoEngage ranked in FT1000 2020

GeckoEngage in Top 200 of Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies #FT1000

GeckoEngage, a leading provider of chatbot and student engagement software for Higher Education, was positioned at number 184 out of...

GeckoEngage chatbots for higher education, student success, and academic advising

New Podcast on Academic Advising, Student Success, and Chatbots

Eric Stoller talks about the benefits of using chatbots to amplify academic advising and enhance the student experience.

GeckoEngage at the NASPA Annual Conference

The organiser of this event has taken the decision to cancel for this year, as a precaution against COVID-19. If...

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