Project Lab Podcast episode #1: The future of work

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We can’t get enough of discussing and exploring what’s cooking in project management and collaboration – so here’s the very first episode of the Project Lab Podcast. It’s a new arena to make sure that we dig a little deeper in the world of work and projects. As a complement to this blog, we will…

The key to becoming a true social project manager – new book about decentralization and the future of project management

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Peter Taylor, also known as The Lazy Project Manager, has been described as ‘the most entertaining and inspiring speaker in the project management world today’. Besides leading the global project management office of Kronos Inc., a software company delivering workforce management solutions, Peter Taylor has published acclaimed books about project management like the international bestseller…

3 tips for better team management

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The job role, “Project Manager” has a dual meaning. Not only is there the obvious definition of ‘someone who plans, procures and executes a project’ but in the vast majority of cases, it also denotes someone who manages a project team. Managing a team, who may be a disparate group of employees spread far and…

Project Manager’s Getting Things Done Guide: How to organize teamwork

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We can debate all day on what the essentials of project management are, but one thing unifies professional, seasoned and certified project managers with freshly baked junior team leads; they all share the same ambition to realize the full potential of their teams. Besides common project management tasks such as grand planning and dealing with budgets, stakeholders,…

Time to reclaim your nine wasted weeks: We will show you how at SXSW

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Do you ever wonder about the true cost of inefficiencies in your organization? And more importantly, what could be accomplished if the common hurdles are removed? In a recent survey of 200 US based project managers, it was identified that up to nine weeks are wasted each year. By eliminating email chaos, file sharing confusion,…

Moving from a ticket system to agile marketing methods

Moving from a ticket system to agile marketing methods

Part 1: Addressing the project management of marketing projects head on In my last blog, Four marketing use cases for project collaboration, I shared how marketing professionals are avidly looking for technology to collaborate more efficiently to improve organizational performance. Whether you’re trying to launch a new product or roll out a website, there’s little…

“Deskless” workers emerge in enterprise mobility shift

“Deskless” Workers Emerge in Enterprise Mobility Shift

Apps needed to boost productivity and manage projects on-the-go Today’s enterprises are having to re-think how their workforce collaborates and works together. Whether they are tech-savvy Millennials who need critical business information at a moment’s notice or medical staff on the run all day, they are clearly redefining the concept of work well beyond the…