There’s been a lot of buzz around CODA after it was released on Apple TV+ on August 13th, 2021. CODA first got famous after debuting at the Sundance Film Festival in 2021. Fast forward to March 2022, and it won Best Picture at the 94th Academy Awards. I really liked this from the Washington Post about the history of the movie. There are even plans to turn it into a ! Given all the buzz about CODA, there’s been a spike of Google searches about the movie in the last year or so (especially after it was nominated for best picture last month). As luck would have it, Coda is also the name of an online tool you can use with your team at work. We’ve been kind of lucky to see all the traffic from people looking for CODA the movie, but then after you visit the you realize it has nothing to do with a movie about “Child of Deaf Adults” 😉. I decided to create some CODA content on Coda to bridge the gap and share why you might care about Coda as a workplace tool. This is like Coda inception.
First off, what is Coda (not CODA, the movie)?
This page you are on is actually a Coda doc (you can publish Coda docs to the Internet). Coda is a doc for teams, and you can mix and match tables, text, and buttons. Coda combines the best of Google Sheets, Microsoft Word, and other tools to let you build your own custom CRM, project tracking tool, and more. As a quick example, click on the button below to add new characters to the CODA cast table. If you want to have your edits save in a Coda doc, you need to make a copy of this doc (click the Copy Doc in the top right)
Check out the to find templates you can use at work or templates you can use for your personal life (check out my ).
CODA quiz built in Coda
Coda (the product) goes beyond just tables and buttons. You can create an interactive quiz like this one below using building blocks in the product:
Which streaming platform did CODA debut on?
And the winner goes to...
The Oscars are coming up this weekend, and CODA is nominated for Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actor.
Coda (the product) has also been nominated (and won) various awards according to G2 Crowd. G2 Crowd is kind of like the Oscars for productivity software for teams and enterprises. Here are some of the nominees for the , and the winner went to Coda 😎. Coda is also in the lead for .
Keep track of your favorite movies like CODA
If you’re interested in keeping track of favorite movies to watch (like CODA), check out some of these templates (built on Coda the platform). These templates range from keeping track of you personal list to having a collaborative list with your friends (since a Coda doc is a real-time tool). Copy these free templates below:
If you want to extend Coda even more, you can start experimenting with , Coda’s native integrations with other 3rd-party websites and apps. There’s an which lets you see rich information about TV shows and movies right inside your Coda doc.
👉 Interested in using Coda for your team? !