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Work Management for Teams

Introducing Collaborative Workload Management: Here’s How Software Will Help You Manage Your Most Important Asset

Is your team’s limit being pushed or is the current workload managable? That is a continuing question and daily struggle for many managers. Productivity software tools get the job done, but leave the project manager without smart people management capabilities to secure efficient and sustainable teamwork. Until now, that is. We’re proud to now introduce a...

Project Portfolio Management

Q & A with Pete Fisher, CIO, Lewis Fowler

In our recent webinar, “10 Signs You Need to Reinvent Your PMO” our guest speaker Pete Fisher, Vice President Solution Services & CIO at Lewis Fowler explored some red flags for PMO leaders and gave insight as to how to solve some of the biggest challenges. Pete’s multi-faceted career spans 30 years in IT, management consulting, sales...

Work Management for Teams

Avoid a Tower of Babel Scenario: Too Many Tools Create Complexity and Inefficiencies

Adopt the Right Project Collaboration Tools to Get Work Done. Today there are a plethora of collaboration tools and apps available out there. And as we are thrown into the fires of “accidental project management” and grass roots project execution, we look for tools and technologies that will help us improve project and team collaboration. ...

Innovation Management

Crowdsourcing at Work: Open Innovation with Unilever’s Foundry IDEAS™

The world has a lot of problems. But thankfully, the people that live here also have a lot of wonderful, amazing ideas to solve those problems — whether they’re to literally bring light to the developing world with soda bottles, or improve access to information and services for refugees. Crowdsourcing solutions gives us the best...

Project Portfolio Management

A Tale of Terror and Delight: How Time Tracking Improved This Project Manager’s Life

When I walked in to my PMO Manager’s office and sat down for our one-on-one, I was not expecting to hear the one sentence I never wanted to hear. “We’re going to start tracking project time.” Nooooo! My boss tried to make it positive by listing benefits. Yes, it would be nice to have historical...

Project Portfolio Management

A Collection of “Hits” for IT PMO Leaders

IT PMO groups are under constant pressure to prioritize the “right” projects, balance new incoming demand with their current work load and optimize the use of their resources. Here’s the collection of the greatest hits of 2015 (so far)… I really like these assets because they give IT PMO leaders practical insights, best practices, tips,...

Innovation Management

Why Aligning Your Crowd and Goals = Innovation Success

People are busy. Organizations are busy. There simply isn’t time for activities that waste time. Everything that a company focuses on must have a purpose, and innovation initiatives are no different — they have to drive value or they’re nothing but pleasant distractions. And these days, most pleasant distractions are very hard for organizations to justify...

Work Management for Teams

Has Productivity Software Reached the End of the Road?

Are we reaching the limits for software-driven efficiency measures and project collaboration tools? By combining a new take on task management, user-centric design,  and exploring new business models, there might be more to come in online collaboration and project management. Samuel Cyprian explains more in this interview.  Samuel Cyprian serves as the Vice President of Growth...

Work Management for Teams

Lean Leadership, Culture and Tools

Watch this webinar to learn how Lean leadership, culture and tools form the foundation of lasting change. About This Webinar In this webinar, I’ll explain how without three elements — leadership, culture and tools — our efforts at Lean transformation are little better than building castles in the sand. During this session, I discuss: – The role of...

Work Management for Teams

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...