Trends

This is where we write about the big picture; trends, tendencies and the future of project management tools.

6 Business Questions You Need to be Able to Answer About Your Project Portfolio

6 Business Questions You Need to be Able to Answer About Your Project Portfolio

Optimizing resources to achieve strategic goals Knowing the right projects to work on and getting the right people to work on them is always tough. Resource constraints, one off requests, and change often add to the complexity. Are you able to answer these key questions? What initiatives are we currently working on? Who is working…

Ventana Research Recognizes Mentor Graphics in CIO/IT Leadership Award

Ventana Research Recognizes Mentor Graphics

Company Embraces Planview to Drive Change and Increase Value I am excited to share that Mentor Graphics has been named one of Ventana Research’s 28 Leadership Award winners for 2016. They received the CIO/IT Leadership Award for their use of Planview to create the best possible outcomes and ensure accountability so projects are completed on…

Achieving Effective Collaboration in the Age of Dispersed Teams

Achieving Effective Collaboration-in-the Age of Dispersed Teams

Virtual teams are made up of people from different departments, organizations, geographies and time zones – and they are on the rise. According to our recent survey, 38% of participants work with team members across functions and departments; 70% collaborate with people inside and outside their organization; and 28% collaborate with geographically dispersed colleagues. In…

Get Rid of the Chaos with Collaborative Work Management! [Infographic]

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Eliminate inefficient ways of working in your day-to-day life with all-in-one tool It’s not that anyone on your team doesn’t want to work collaboratively. It’s just when you add in a few time zone differences, factor in that priority list sitting in your inbox, and finally dig into those spreadsheets waiting to be reconciled –…

Among Companies that Lead the Pack in Collaborative Work Management

Forrester Wave Names Projectplace as a Leader in Rapidly Growing Market

Forrester Wave Names Projectplace as a Leader in Rapidly Growing Market It’s always a good day when your company’s product is recognized as a leader in a rapidly growing space. To put it more officially, The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Collaborative Work Management, Q4 2016 has named Projectplace a “Leader,” their highest possible designation. Why is…

How Structured Collaboration Can End the Chaos

How Structured Collaboration Can End the Chaos

“Transparency” is perhaps one of the more popular buzzwords when it comes to talking about workplace practices. It really is a simple and alluring concept. Employees from different departments and geographical locations are able to work together on projects, share information, and break down silos. Companies that implement transparent working techniques make great strides in increasing…

Collaborate on work effectively using one tool for everything, not more tools

Are inefficient ways of working leaving you drowning

Anyone who has worked as part of a team knows collaboration isn’t always easy. It requires communicating with others and having visibility into what’s happening, all while balancing changing requirements, shifting deadlines and varying execution styles. This becomes even more challenging when you consider that your average person works on more than one project at…

Everyone is a project manager – Avoid chaos and work smarter

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Teams are involved with work of all types, shapes and sizes. And an increasing number of us are finding ourselves having to lead these teams towards positive outcomes whether we chose to ascend to these positions of leadership or not, and with or without any formal background in “project management”. In fact, we conducted a…

A day in the life of a marketer

A day in the life of a marketer

Four capabilities to help marketing managers work smarter As a Marketing Manager, your typical workday runs the gamut. 8:00am – 9:00am: Grab coffee! Check your email looking for urgent requests and respond to vendors, agencies, and partners and check calendar. Return phone calls. This is a reoccurring task that lasts all day. 10:00am –11:00pm: Conduct…

Secrets of an Elite Project Manager

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We have gathered insights from three top project management experts, with decades of experience between them, to shed light into what goes into project management success. Learn how to become an Elite Project Manager in our brand new eBook that is out now. Download Secrets of an Elite Project Manager One of those interviewed was VP…