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Jason Morio

VP, Product Management

In the span of his 20 year career in the technology space, Jason’s experience has run the gamut from roles in Fortune 1000 companies all the way to the “four dudes, a dog and a garage” level of startups. Jason isn’t just a spokesperson for project collaboration and the notion of “virtual teams”, he lived it in true fashion having run a software development group in Romania from his bedroom desk in Austin. He now works with several multi-faceted virtual teams that span between Austin, Stockholm and Bangalore in his current role at Planview, where he helps companies large and small to overcome the challenges they face with the ever-changing nature of collaborative projects. Twitter: @JMProjCollab

Virtual Teams, Work Management for Teams

How to Connect Distributed Teams with Projectplace and Zoom

As everyone is finding themselves amid the world’s largest virtual workplace experiment, it’s more important than ever for distributed teams to stay connected. Because many organizations are no longer operating within a traditional office environment, they need to come up with new ways to ensure that work is delivered fast and with complete alignment to strategic objectives.   What makes this difficult is that organizations often have an excessive number of tools that different teams use to communicate work information. Video conferencing, email, chat, and other applications make effective collaboration difficult when these tools are used outside of the context where the work actually happens.   The...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Vision and Trends

Why You Should Adopt Agile Portfolio Management

If you’re managing work using an agile approach, it can be challenging to keep resources focused on the right projects that are best for the business. As your teams execute work, you need to ensure they are delivering maximum value in support of business objectives. When organizations are looking to begin agile portfolio management, it...

Work Management for Teams

4 Project Collaboration Solution Requirements

Over the past few years, the nature of collaboration has changed. Team members aren’t strictly confined to the office setting anymore now that remote work has become more widespread. These days, it’s not unusual for teams to collaborate from different parts of the country, or in the case of big corporations, from different corners of...

Vision and Trends, Work Management for Teams

451 Research Report: Projectplace Delivers Collaborative Edge

If you’re a card-carrying, certified project manager, you have at your disposal a well-known set of practices, tools and methodologies that can be summoned to assist with the planning and management of structured work and projects.  And if all work was structured and all of us were classically trained in the ways of project management,...

Work Management for Teams

How to Show Your Stakeholders Everything Is On Track

Collaboration tools have many benefits – everyone you work with can communicate easily, share documents and access resources from anywhere using any device. While all these may greatly improve the way you and your team manage your work, there’s an additional advantage such tools can have – stakeholder management. Any work or project you undertake...

Work Management for 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, creating challenges for effective project collaboration. 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%...

Work Management for Teams

Collaborate on Work Effectively Using One Tool for Everything, Not More Tools

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...

Work Management for Teams

Everyone is a Project Manager – Avoid Chaos and Work Smarter

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...

Work Management for Teams

A Day in the Life of a Marketer

Four capabilities of project collaboration tools 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...

Vision and Trends

10 Reasons to Vote for My SXSW Session

You may be wondering why you should take the time to vote for my SXSW 2017 proposal, Distance Makes the Teamwork Harder…Or Does It, on working with global teams? I thought I’d make it easy for you. Here are 10 reasons you should vote for my session (or check out my video below): You find...