Automatic Check-ins in Basecamp

Automatic Check-ins in Basecamp

Jan 27, 2023

Basecamp's Automatic Check-ins tool is a simple way to ask your team recurring questions and gather their answers all in one place. They're a great way to replace status calls or meetings while keeping everything on the record. In this video, Kimberly from the Basecamp Customer Success team walks through how to create Automatic Check-ins in the Basecamp project management software. She also shares how the team at Basecamp uses Automatic Check-ins on a daily and weekly basis.


00:00 - Introduction

00:40 - Adding the Automatic Check-ins tool to a Basecamp project

00:57 - What are Automatic Check-ins and why would you want to use them

01:35 - Creating an Automatic Check-in in Basecamp

02:40 - Answering an Automatic Check-in question

03:00 - Seeing everyone's answers to an Automatic Check-in

03:15 - Seeing all of someone's answers to a Automatic Check-in over time

03:32 - Editing an Automatic Check-in

03:58 - Putting an Automatic Check-in on hold

04:12 - Deleting an Automatic Check-in

04:20 - Changing notification settings on an Automatic Check-in

04:37 - How Basecamp uses Automatic Check-ins

05:40 - How to reach Basecamp for more help

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