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…

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…

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…

Avoid a Tower of Babel Scenario: Too Many Tools Create Complexity and Inefficiencies

Avoid a Tower of Babel Scenario

Adopt the Right Project Collaboration Tools to Get Work Done. Today there are a plethora of collaboration tools and apps available out there. And as we are thrown into the fires of “accidental project management” and grass roots project execution, we look for tools and technologies that will help us improve project and team collaboration. …

The Accidental Project Manager

The Accidental Project Manager

How many projects are in your queue? Projects have become the default way of working for today’s teams. When managing projects and even large-scale assignments, we have to constantly communicate and collaborate with the team. Project managers – official or not – cannot be stymied by time zones, tight deadlines, or virtual hurdles. The reality…