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Daily Standups

Record daily progress and make it accessible to the entire team. This will foster more transparency and collaboration among your teams.

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Daily Standup Notes Template

If you want to write a great daily standup update, there are a few things you should keep in mind. First, keep it short and sweet. No one wants to read a long, drawn-out update. Second, focus on the positive. Highlight what went well and what you accomplished. Finally, be honest. If something didn't go as planned, don't try to sugarcoat it. Be transparent and give an accurate account of what happened.

With these things in mind, let's take a look at how to write a great daily standup update.

Suggestions on how to write a great standup update

First, start with a brief overview of what you did yesterday. You don't need to go into great detail, just give a brief overview. For example:

Yesterday, I worked on XYZ project. I completed ABC task and started work on DEF task.

Next, highlight what went well. Did you complete a task ahead of schedule? Did you receive positive feedback from a customer? Did you learn something new? Whatever it is, make sure to mention it in your update.

Finally, be honest about any challenges you faced or anything that didn't go as planned. Again, you don't need to go into great detail, just give a brief overview. For example:

I ran into some challenges with XYZ project. I wasn't able to complete DEF task as planned. However, I was able to work around the issue and complete ABC task.

By following these tips, you can write a great daily standup update that will be both informative and helpful to your team.

You can even ask the Craft AI Assistant to summarize your working notes from yesterday to write an update for the Daily Standup. 

How to use this Daily Standup template

  • Tap Use This Template 
  • When prompted, log-in or sign-up to Craft
  • Edit the template to make it your own


In the Craft team, we use Daily Notes to keep track of our daily updates. You can insert a template into your daily note easily by typing /template in Craft. 

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