Craft Logo

Daily Standups

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

Introduction

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.

Discover More Templates

Take impactful to a whole new level

Always with you

Organize any time, anywhere across your entire ecosystem - on or offline

Easy to use

Just open, write and organize - no interruptions, no heavy-lifting, no steep learning curve

Works your way

Personalize to your heart’s content - you run the app, not the other way round

Powerful Features

Blocks, tables and markdown, subpages, cards and bi-directional linking - craft is jammed with brilliant features that make styling and formatting a breeze

Get in or get out

Super-fast import and export - and easy handling of multiple file types

Offline first

Native iOS stores content on your devices, so you’ll never lose your flow

Beautiful sharing

Quickly share with your clients, across your team - or just with your BFF

You're not alone

Probably the best app community in the world

We're here to help

The best support team in the world. Period.