Pushing Podio

Fun Experiments pushing Citrix Podio to the limit so you can get more done.
... with a little help from GlobiFlow, ProcFu, and other friends ...

A huge thank you to Andreas for letting me post on his blog, and I’m very excited to share some information that may break open a whole new world for Podio developers, even those who are just
I've covered the power of Chrome's bookmarklets before, but want to step it up a bit in this post. Many times, you may wish to trigger a GlobiFlow (GF) process manually, and usually that involves

Podio Excel Backups

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This is a simple backup solution that exports all your Podio Apps to Excel files. It runs on your own web server, so you don't have to worry about other parties seeing your data. Requirements Web
When we send emails to customers or leads, it's always good to know if the email was opened, and if we're waiting for a reply or not. Let's set this up using GlobiMail automations in combination with
There are many instances in which it would be desirable to copy all files from one Podio Item to another. This is possible with GlobiFlow, but rather complex because GF can only pull files, not push

Generate a PDF in Google Drive

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One of the most common features used in GlobiFlow is to generate PDF's, like contracts and proposals. This works really well, and by default, GlobiFlow will attach the generated PDF to the item in

Using Checklists in Podio

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One thing that Podio lacks, is checklists. Sometimes you need a simple list of things that need to be done without the overhead of tasks, and sometimes you need to have a templated set of checklists
Google Docs are a great way to collaborate. They allow for amazing rich content and are available anywhere. If you've used Google Docs in your Podio apps, you may be tired of having to manually
As we grow our Podio workspaces, we end up with more and more task and project apps. After a while it gets quite difficult deciding what needs to be done because you first need to choose which app to

Building a Website Watcher

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I recently noticed that I waste a lot of time watching web pages for changes. Well, waste no more. Time to automate this. The concept is pretty simple: reguarly check a web page for changes, and let