Charlie for IPhone Introduces You to Who You Meet Before Meeting
iOS / Internet: Charlie, a web service that prepares you for appointments by keeping you informed of who you will meet , now has an iPhone app to help you speed up before your appointment if you’re on the go. Even if you don’t have an iPhone, the service can now send you a pre-meeting email so you are ready when you sign in.
We’ve talked briefly about Charlie before and how he works, but for those who don’t know, the service collects useful information about other people in your meeting, including social media profiles, published articles, news related to them and their company. , etc. – and presents it to you so you have a few topics of conversation when you enter. This update gives you the ability to sync your calendar so you can receive his email briefing before your appointment. The iPhone app brings the idea to life right on your device and lets you create briefings and profiles of people in your meetings right before or well in advance of your scheduled meeting, so you can take your time and explore. The iPhone app will even send you a pre-meeting push notification, so you have time to review the briefing before you walk in.
In addition to the new briefing digests and iPhone app, Charlie also integrates with Outlook so you can get your briefings on your computer before your next meeting. The service is still free, although there is a premium version that offers more details on meeting attendees, company profiles, and other organizations. Follow the link below to give it a try.