What Do Good Project Managers Do That Average Project Managers Don’t?

The role of a project manager is crucial to ensuring that projects stay on track and that results meet the highest possible standards. This means developing the project management skills necessary to lead a team and juggle a lot of moving parts. Companies that want to excel must promote good project managers and learn to...

The Best Apps in Clarizen’s Apps Marketplace

If you’re already using Clarizen’s cloud-based project management software, then your business has likely seen more streamlined operations, greater transparency and engagement and increased productivity as a result. But did you know you can do even more when you choose to integrate some of the many extras offered through the Clarizen apps marketplace? There are,...

One Project Management Tool to Rule Them All

Project management—everyone is doing it in some shape or form. However, it’s no longer tied to a project manager title, but instead it’s a desired skill in many job descriptions. In fact, roughly 30% of people expected to manage projects don’t have a PM title.1 Here’s another interesting stat: 33% of workers claim to be...

Up Your Ante with These Workplace Collaboration Tools

In recent years, collaborative tools in the office have become the standard for inter-office communication among small businesses and enterprises alike. These tools can provide a lot of help to ensure that workplace collaboration goes smoothly and efficiently. Here are some of the best tools to use for smart, effective collaboration in the workplace: Set...

Product Innovation Management at Work: Real-World Use Cases

In today’s race to digital convergence, it’s becoming more imperative to engineer product innovation management into the development process. This is about more than coming up with good ideas. From a product development standpoint, Tech-Clarity defines “innovation” as “Developing, acquiring, or applying capabilities to meet market needs and developing those capabilities into new or greatly...

Is Remote Work a Pro or a Con? UK Employees are Divided

The growth of internet and mobile communication technologies has made new employment opportunities possible, including the birth of a new remote workforce. This is beneficial for companies that can cut costs by reducing full-time, in-house employees and the many expenses they entail. Other benefits could include talent attraction, improved employee well-being and even increased productivity....

Get On-Board with Kanban Boards

When you’re handling complex, multi-step projects, organization and prioritization can become a problem. As a project manager, it’s often easy to lose visibility of who’s working on what, and what’s being accomplished. On the flip side, as an employee, it can be difficult to prioritize and take ownership of your tasks. These issues lead to...

How Using a Gantt Chart Can Help You Achieve Goals More Efficiently

If workspace chaos is keeping your team from completing goals, and you’re looking for a way to plan and manage your team using less time and energy, the streamlined simplicity of a Gantt chart may be the answer for you. Let’s take a look at the basic ways you can start to manage information and...

How to Project Manage from Home

In the modern American workplace, it’s becoming more and more common for team members to do the majority of their work at home. According to a study from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 25 percent of the American workforce works remotely at least part of the time. While this may seem like a blessing,...

A Task Management App for Improved Work Efficiency

If you’re an “accidental” project manager, you’re likely familiar with the stress and chaos that can come from being overworked and unorganized. You may have fallen into the role, unsure of what’s expected of you or where to start, and suddenly you’re juggling a million tasks and to-do lists. As a marketer myself, I can...