We heard that some MiCasa customers were experiencing trouble when uploading larger files using slower internet connections. As a result, we recently made some subtle but very important improvements to MiCasa’s document upload system. Read more…
More customers than ever are using MiCasa to organize strata documents, resulting in larger document libraries that ever before. We’ve noticed that as MiCasa document libraries grow, documents become harder to find. MiCasa’s document management system needed some love. Read more…
Document management is at the very heart of MiCasa. So when the council and PM from fire affected Champlain Ridge asked MiCasa to help better organize their rapidly expanding strata document library, we accepted the challenge.
MiCasa currently organizes documents in compliance with the Strata Property Act: each document uploaded to MiCasa is placed in a category that is consistent with “real world” record keeping outlined in The Act. Read more…
If you’re a member of your building’s strata council, always show the best intent for the residents that you represent. Allow residents to see that you care for their needs, rather than serving your own. By doing so, you will breed a culture of trust, engage residents and Re-invent Your Strata.
Read my short article on how good intent will Re-invent Your Strata.
Go ahead, have your say:
Does this article get you thinking about your own strata experiences? If so, we’d love to hear from you.
Currently Working On: Norm’s Calendar Suggestion
Way back in January, Norm from Victoria asked us if we could build a calendar feature for MiCasa. According to Norm, a calendar would help their building by enabling residents to check the availability of their two guest suites.
Thanks Norm, great idea. A calendar feature is a popular suggestion, so we’re on it. Read more…
Re-invent Your Strata, Tip #7: Complete Small Tasks
Last week I wrote an article on the benefits of residents working together to re-invent their strata. Within the article I used the example of building a community garden as a metaphor for creating an environment where residents can communicate, learn and understand each other better (you can read the full article).
While researching last week’s article, it occurred to me that tackling large projects like a community garden, may be daunting for strata councils and strata council members. I don’t blame you for feeling a tad faint Read more…
Re-invent Your Strata, Tip #6: Work Together
It really gets my goat when people give nancy-fancy, fluffy, cotton-candy advice that’s supposed to change the world. However, I have to admit, this week’s tip “Work Together” is about as sickly sweet as it gets. It’s also guaranteed to Re-invent Your Strata.
I propose a love fest. A git ‘yer hands dirty task to “git” everyone working together. Read more…
Re-invent Your Strata, Tip #5: Find The Fun
There’s no doubt about it, running a strata is serious stuff. There are laws and property acts to navigate, conflicts to mediate, bills to pay and maintenance plans to oversee. It’s little wonder that residents sink back in their seats and won’t make eye contact during “elect a council time”.
I don’t blame the residents. Read more…
This weeks Re-invent Your Strata tip is: Encourage Personal Ownership.
Find out why encouraging the personal ownership that we all feel about our homes is the best way to re-invent your strata. Read more…
This weeks Re-invent Your Strata tip is: Get Involved.
Learn why getting involved in your strata is not just about being on your strata council, and why getting involved will re-invent your strata.
Also read my article on easy ways to get involved in your strata without being on your strata council.
Have your say:
Do you have a story about getting involved with your strata? We’d love to hear from you.