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Vision and Trends

Get to Know Greg Gilmore, Austin Business Journal’s Best Large Company CEO

“Great people make companies great, and a huge part of any company’s culture is its diversity across a wide array of factors…You need to hire people who compliment your weaknesses, not just those who mirror your strengths.” – Greg Gilmore, CEO, Planview[1] If there’s one thing Greg Gilmore knows, it’s that his employees matter. It’s...

Work Management for Teams

5 Essential Tips for New Project Managers

If you’re new to project management, you may find it incredibly difficult to delegate tasks, track resources, and keep up with team members. The thought of juggling multiple responsibilities at once might even be a bit overwhelming – don’t worry; that’s normal. The good news is that great project management practices go a long way...

Work Management for Teams

The Power of the Project Tollgate

The tollgate approach is a popular method in project management designed to help industries, governments, and organizations complete projects efficiently and more effectively. The method gets its name from the fact that teams aren’t permitted to advance to the next phase of a project before they meet a set of pre-determined criteria — similar to...

Work Management for Teams

Project Management Chaos and How to Survive It

Advancements in workplace technology make it easier for teams to collaborate and complete tasks from opposite sides of the globe. But despite helpful communication and project management platforms, inefficiency is as problematic as ever – so much so that European organizations are losing an estimated 20 working days a year due to inefficient working practices....

Work Management for Teams

Top 3 Kanban Metrics for Tracking Progress

One of the most challenging aspects of project management is having to steer multiple projects in the right direction. Keeping up with the ever-changing workflow across projects can feel like fighting an uphill battle. Fortunately, managing projects doesn’t have to feel like a constant struggle thanks to a visual and collaborative approach known as the...

Project Portfolio Management

Collectively Deliver on Strategy with Digital Transformation [Video]

We’re in the age of digital transformation, and with that, the pace of innovation is greater than ever before, customer expectations and demands are higher, and the competition is more intense. The success of an organization hinges on its ability to collectively deliver on strategy, yet many struggle to do so, as they are bound...

Vision and Trends, Work Management for Teams

2018 Survey Results Show Businesses Have Yet to Conquer Project Collaboration [Infographic]

Team work makes the dream work, or so it should. Many organizations continue to struggle with proper project collaboration, causing team work to become a source of frustration and stress rather than an asset. Yet, these same organizations understand that team work is essential to achieving strategic goals in today’s world of work—they simply haven’t...

Work Management for Teams

Gantt Charts: Visual Communication for Better Project Management

There’s no denying that the world of work today is fast-paced and highly technological, and project teams must adapt their communication methods to keep up with the competition. Gantt charts provide the necessary project visibility and flexibility to stay on track and meet project goals. However, you may be unfamiliar with Gantt charts or unsure...

Work Management for Teams

Project Management Team Building

Project success starts at the team level. Equally as important as workplace technology and ample resources, good project management team building allows managers to assemble teams that work together to overcome obstacles and work efficiently to meet deadlines. But what makes a team excel, and how do you build the perfect team to guide you...

Project Portfolio Management

Keep it Simple: A Project Resource Management Definition Businesses Can Relate To

What does project resource management look like in your organization? Are you managing multiple teams across departments or geographic locations? Perhaps you’re outsourcing talent or coordinating dates and budgets? Maybe you’re managing equipment, space availability, or partners in a supply chain. The scenarios are endless. Depending on who you ask in your organization and their...