The mechanics of a successful project manager: 6 questions to answer before you get going

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  Every project manager knows that the role comes with responsibilities. An outmost focus on getting the team onboard, reaching goals within budget and delivering value towards stakeholders is common ground. Everyone has their own unique and highly individual way of getting things done, but the mechanics of a successful project often are often shared by many successful…

Construction workers’ view on delivering projects on time and on budget

Construction workers’ view on delivering projects on time and on budget

How project collaboration can help Juggling deadlines, budgets, and contract requirements while keeping employees, sub-contractors, and clients on the same page isn’t easy in any industry. For construction business owners, collaboration between internal parties and external vendors means project managers must use specialized tools and best practices. However, better technology designed to deliver projects on…

3 ways to reinvent your team for 2016

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Employees are often heralded as a company’s best asset. But if your team members’ or employee’s motivation dwindles, their performance, productivity and creativity begins to suffer. In order to achieve best possible results, it’s important to create a work environment where employees feel motivated and get things done. That is easier said than done. 2016 is…

The future of work for project teams

The Future of Work for Project Teams

Use Social Task Management Tools for Better Project Collaboration In today’s project-driven work environment, collaborating is a way of life. Whether on a team of 5 or 25, most agree that the project manager job is not necessarily a one-size-fits-all role. Appleseed Partners polled 200 professionals based in North America who manage and participate in…

Ventana Research Leadership Award Winner 2015: AkzoNobel for collaboration with Projectplace

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Congratulations Henk Boerboom and AkzoNobel! Ventana Research has appointed Henk and AkzoNobel as a Leadership Awards winner 2015 in the collaboration category for using Projectplace by Planview to drive productivity, performance and support the organization’s goals and objectives. They are recognized as a pioneer for how they are using technology and apply best practices and we could…

How to ace collaboration with the new Projectplace offering

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We’re very excited here at Projectplace HQ. A few weeks ago, we officially announced general availability of our latest online offering in the project collaboration and work management market, and it’s set to vastly improve the way you and your team get things done together. The new Projectplace offering focuses on helping teams and small…

Smart, not busy. How to transform your workforce

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Managing your workload is for most professionals a major aspect of their jobs. For leaders in modern organizations, your workload is about empowering others to manage. This is an art in itself and can be as inspiring as it is challenging. To meet this challenge, software has been evolving to meet workforces’ needs and tap into…

Four Essential Requirements for a Project Collaboration Solution

Four Essential Requirements for a Project Collaboration Solution

Insights from 200 professionals who participate in collaborative projects When it comes to connecting modern teams and keeping track of projects, everyone wants to talk the talk about “working smarter.” However, we still rely heavily on traditional tools such as email and spreadsheets. In fact, email has the unique distinction of being both a collaboration…

New work management app: planning, teamwork and personal to-dos in one tool

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Finally, after months of preparations, we are today releasing the full version of our new Projectplace app for teams and small organizations to manage their work and get things done. All essential tools for work and project management are now available for all team members for the first time: Planning, teamwork and personal task management in one integrated, seamless,…

Stop wasting time and money at work – Here are the top five hurdles

Stop Wasting Time and Money at Work

When was the last time you worked exclusively on a project with co-workers in your immediate vicinity? Odds are you work daily on multiple projects across multiple departments, geographies, and time zones, making communication more challenging. Yet with all the collaboration tools available today, people still rely mostly on e-mail, phone, and spreadsheets, according to…