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Combining Agile Marketing and Project Collaboration

Whether launching a new product or nailing down all the deliverables for a customer conference, marketing professionals are managing multiple projects for spreadsheets and emails to continue to be efficient. As a marketer myself, I can relate to the struggle. In the past, I have coordinated events and have often compared it to herding cats....

Too Many Project Collaboration Tools Create Complexity

“Hello, my name is ____ and I’m addicted to email.” For a lot of people, this isn’t really so much an addiction as just a day-to-day reality that ends up sucking hours out of our days and weeks out of years. Instead of connecting teams, tools like email make it more difficult to stay focused...

Are You Wasting Valuable Time Managing Projects?

How many hours a week are you wasting when it comes to day-to-day job stress, complex internal processes, and completing tasks outside your main role? The answer may depend on whether you live in Europe or the United States. In Europe, Project Managers report wasting up to three hours per week or 20 working days...

The Accidental Project Manager

Technology and globalization are driving a need for improved collaboration and project management across teams, but what about those individuals who must keep track of project status, timelines, and documents and ensure projects are seen through to completion? How is the typical accidental project manager dealing with the “get more done with less” concept? And who’s...

Powering Productivity: Effects of Technology on Operational Efficiency

Efficiency gains that come with smart use of technology is certainly recognized by business leaders across the globe. It unlocks valuable time, streamlines business operations and frees companies to grow and succeed. New, independent research by Loudhouse and commissioned by Planview shows that companies without tech-driven productivity strategies are suffering. They are more likely to...

Don’t Waste Valuable Time on Ineffective Project Collaboration

Collaborating across multiple departments, geographies, and time zones can take a toll on productivity. According to resent research, professionals across the U.S. and Europe are wasting weeks a year on ineffective project collaboration. European collaboration study: Project managers admit to wasting an average of 2 hours and 45 minutes a week due to inefficient practices,...

Project Collaboration Hurdles Revealed in Recent Survey of 200 Business Professionals

Are your project-collaboration efforts unraveling into an unorganized nightmare of missed deadlines, email overload, and cumbersome spreadsheets? If you’re dealing with project collaboration hurdles, you’re not alone. I recommend reading the interview with chief researcher, Maureen Carlson from Appleseed Partners where she highlights challenges and solutions you need to consider if you manage any type...