How Projectplace became Mentor Graphics’ killer work collaboration app

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  As a leader in the fast-moving electronic design automation industry, Mentor Graphics’ software and hardware tools enable companies all over the world to manufacture electronics fast and cost-effective. Being 5,500 employees across the company, based in 29 countries and 86 locations, Mentor Graphics’ IT groups found it challenging to efficiently collaborate and report on…

“Connecting Global Teams with 21st Century Project Collaboration: A Customer’s Story”- upcoming webinar with Mentor Graphics and Planview

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Collaboration can be challenging, especially when teams are spread out geographically. Mentor Graphics, a leader in electronic design automation (EDA) uses Projectplace to significantly improve project collaboration, task management and organization with teams around the globe. During a one-hour webcast on Wednesday, April 27 at 10 a.m. CST/5 p.m. CEST, join me and Brian Tharp,…

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…

Researching the art of getting things done with enterprise project management tools

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Project management tools are supposed to drive productivity, but we know from experience that this does not always happen by default. Armed with technology and communications that make them accessible 24/7, teams across the enterprise are working differently than they did even just a few years ago. People work from home, on the road or…

Where is collaboration more chaotic – Europe or the US?

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We’ve highlighted before how much businesses are struggling to work smarter in an age that demands them to do more with less. Our Chaos Theory research outlined the multiple productivity challenges that managers are facing in their day to day jobs: stress, complex internal processes, and taking on tasks outside their main role, to name just a…

Show your boss why working smarter is better for the business

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People struggle at work every day. No news there. We are expected in today’s digital, global workplace to be more connected, collaborative and productive. Despite that modern technology has the potential to empower, our Chaos Theory study shows that the struggle continues. Unproductive, outdated working habits can be found everywhere – and the result is…

Project collaboration in practice: CONNECT to boost Irish ICT innovations

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The CONNECT Centre for Future Networks has been founded to drive telecom innovations in Ireland. To enable efficient cross-organizational teamwork with all participating members, including top institutions like Trinity College, Dublin City University and Dublin Institute of Technology, CONNECT has created a shared online workspace in Projectplace. Together with 37 industry partners, CONNECT will be a foundation…

Project collaboration, resource and portfolio management unified: Projectplace joins Planview

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The development in the cloud industry accelerates. A new global leader in project collaboration, portfolio and resource management is created as Austin-based Planview acquires Stockholm-based Projectplace. The acquisition enables an industry pioneering match for business cloud users everywhere. Projectplace complements its leading agile project collaboration tools with a state-of-the-art solution for portfolio and resource management. Similarly, market-leading Planview…