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Join the Annotate PRO iPad Beta Program!

Do you like to edit and comment on work using Word 2016 for iPad? Join the 11trees' Annotate PRO beta program and leverage huge libraries of pre-written feedback that you can add as comments or inline text with just a tap!

Annotate PRO: Retrospective & October – November 2017 Goals

We wrote candidly about our Annotate PRO plans for May - July 2017 and then again for August - September 2017. We included some reflection - there's nothing like writing down your goals and then going back to see how crazy your were. We can't all be Jim Carrey (who...

11trees Annotate PRO Available for Microsoft Word And Your Favorite LMS

11trees Announces the all-new Annotate PRO - Helping Teachers And Institutions Scale Personalized, Mindful Feedback To Engage Learners   AUSTIN, Texas - 9 October, 2017 - 11trees, a startup focused on bringing effective and  efficient solutions to the challenges of...

It Isn’t Feedback Without a Shared Goal

We've all received useless, incoherent, destructive, or extremely late feedback at one point or another. Sometimes all at once. In my first GE performance review, right after college, I received a “4” on a 1 to 5 scale. When I asked my manager what I could do to...

Annotate PRO: Retrospective, Roadmap & August – September 2017 Goals

A key component of modern software development is the retrospective. After every sprint the 'pigs' on the team gather to candidly assess successes and challenges. Typically sprints are two to three weeks in length and a retrospective would be time-boxed to an...

The Top 3.5 Reasons to Move to Office 2016

We build solutions for Microsoft Office and we have a hard time keeping Microsoft's naming conventions straight. And isn't it weird to use software with a name connected to a YEAR? What happened on January 1 2017 when you fired up Microsoft Word 2016?...

The Kids Can’t Write? They Write All Day…

Infographics are often quite silly. They try to boil down complex issues into simplistic graphics, with stick figures and stylized pie charts. The good ones, though, unveil some central truth and help us see things more clearly - at least to get us asking deeper...

Annotate PRO for Word 2016 – automatic comment bubbles!

Every half second counts. While Microsoft Word is a fantastic, classic solution for editing documents, it (perversely) resists speed and efficiency for users when it comes to keyboard shortcuts and speeding repetitive tasks. Sure, you can add commands to the "Quick...

Annotate PRO: Roadmap and May – July 2017 Goals

Alright! You've found this cool tool, Annotate PRO, and you get what it's trying to accomplish: fast access to a library of comments you can quickly use to provide personalized, detailed feedback. And there's a lot to like. But what about... Can I please SORT my own...

Professor Heather Baxter presenting at SEALS Annual Conference

We're very excited to announce that Professor Heather Baxter, of Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, will present the new Annotate PRO at the SEALS Annual Conference in Boca Raton, FL this August. SEALS is the Southeastern Association of Law...

It Isn’t Feedback Without a Shared Goal

We've all received useless, incoherent, destructive, or extremely late feedback at one point or another. Sometimes all at once. In my first GE performance review, right after college, I received a “4” on a 1 to 5 scale. When I asked my manager what I could do to...

read more

The Kids Can’t Write? They Write All Day…

Infographics are often quite silly. They try to boil down complex issues into simplistic graphics, with stick figures and stylized pie charts. The good ones, though, unveil some central truth and help us see things more clearly - at least to get us asking deeper...

read more

Annotate PRO: Roadmap and May – July 2017 Goals

Alright! You've found this cool tool, Annotate PRO, and you get what it's trying to accomplish: fast access to a library of comments you can quickly use to provide personalized, detailed feedback. And there's a lot to like. But what about... Can I please SORT my own...

read more