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

The Rise of Bots in Communication

Welcome to the first post of a 2 part series where we start by getting to know bot technology and...

GeckoForum Hackathon Release

We held our very first hackathon at the second GeckoForum on the 5th of March and we are excited to...

Product Update: GeckoBot has arrived! 🤖🚀🦎

We're pleased to announce that we launched GeckoBot yesterday at our customer forum here in Edinburgh! GeckoBot can answer questions,...

Q&A with #GeckoForum keynote speaker, Eric Stoller

Earlier this week, we took the opportunity to catch-up with the Gecko Forum keynote speaker, Eric Stoller, to learn about...

Product update: 3 new tools for enhancing the student’s pre-event experience

Understatement alert: events are complex. As an organiser, you're responsible for managing a thousand details. The success of your event...

2019 GeckoEngage Client Forum

We're pleased to announce that the 2019 GeckoEngage Client Forum is on the horizon! What? A full day spent learning how...

Product update: New exports — analyse multiple data types in a single export

I just wanted to drop you a quick note to let you know that our new data export feature is now available...

Product update: managing responses to outbound messages. ??

For once, this isn't an email about a new feature in the GeckoEngage platform...! ?? Nope, this is something that's...

Product update: Generating QR codes within the Capture app (& why you should). ?

Are you using QR codes to ramp up how quickly you can capture enquiries at recruitment events**? Yep? Great —...

Using QR codes to level-up how you capture student inquiries. ?

Here at GeckoEngage, we’re in the business of helping HigherEd institutions use technology to create better processes for recruiting students....

On-campus events: how tracking session attendance leads to better ROI

Let’s face facts: during on-campus events, checking students into individual sessions involves more work. (With GeckoEngage, tracking session attendance needn’t...

Product update: Enable self-check-in for your events. ✅

We're pleased to announce that our self check-in feature is now live! Administrators can allow students to check-in to events...

Product update: Check out our new drag-and-drop email builder. ?

We're happy to announce that our drag-and-drop email builder is now available! If your institution has our Promote package, you...

Product update: Payments in Gecko! ?

We are happy to release a brand new field in our form builder that lets users collect payments! You can...

EDUCAUSE 2018

Write your own playbook at EDUCAUSE 2018

What: EDUCAUSE 2018 When: 30 October - 2 November Where: Colorado Convention Center Booth no: #1072 Who’s going: CEO, Matt Lanham,...

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