Planview Blog

Your path to business agility


Work Management for Teams

In today’s project-driven, 24/7 economy, collaborating is a way of life. Typically, modern teams, work with people both inside and outside the company and across the globe to meet deadlines and complete projects on time. Our work collaboration blog category shows you what to look for in a project/work collaboration solution to effectively execute projects and manage teams, tasks, and deadlines. Whether on a team of 5 or 25, learn how to use the best tools when trying to set goals, create a plan, track progress, share documents, and monitor progress. We can help you look for adaptable solutions that are closely related to enterprise social networking platforms.

Work Management for Teams

Lean Manufacturing Concepts and How to Use Them

Lean manufacturing concepts have earned their keep in many organizations, and for good reason. They enable companies to get the most out of their resources, increase productivity, and improve profitability. Sound too good to be true? It’s not. In an IndustryWeek report titled “The Future of Manufacturing: 2020 and Beyond,” business ranked technology investments based...

Virtual Teams, Work Management for Teams

6 Ways to Boost Remote Collaboration

How do you manage a team separated by time zones, cultures, work methods, and personalities? Even professionally trained project managers struggle to foster remote collaboration. Technology is one answer – such as instant messaging, video conferencing, and online planning and scheduling charts – but project managers must reinforce these digital tools with a shared purpose and good management practices.   Project managers who learn to adapt their leadership and organizational skills across these different communication mediums will be more likely to lead strong, productive teams. This...

Work Management for Teams

How to Set up a Project Plan Online in Minutes

Regardless of whether you’re an accidental project manager or a seasoned veteran, building a project plan online takes time. While modern software has made it easier than ever to plan projects, successful planning starts with you––the project manager.   A good project manager is always looking for ways to improve project planning and delivery. There’s a lot of pressure to deliver value while being on time...

Work Management for Teams

How to Improve Workflow

We spend a lot of time thinking about work, but many of us don’t spend enough time thinking about how we do that work. We all want to be more productive and efficient–but in order to do that sustainably, we have to examine the processes we use to get work done. In other words, we...

Virtual Teams, Work Management for Teams

Optimizing Remote Team Productivity

The year 2020 will go down in history for many reasons, but one of the most lasting changes will likely be the rapid transformation that so many companies have made to relying on remote teams. While certain industries and companies had already been primed for this transition, others have been grappling head-on with the challenges...

Work Management for Teams

File Sharing in Project Management: A Quick Guide

A big part of being an effective project manager is being able to streamline file sharing in project management. A file sharing system can go a long way in minimizing bottlenecks and other setbacks. It gives team members and external collaborators access to up-to-date information, while also providing an avenue for management and stakeholders to contribute to the project. In other words, the system keeps everyone on the same page by ensuring...

Vision and Trends, Work Management for Teams

2020: A Turning Point for Agile in Marketing [New Research]

Each year, AgileSherpas surveys hundreds of marketers about the ins and outs of their agility (or lack thereof). This year, the collected data about Agile in marketing is compiled into the 3rd Annual State of Agile Marketing Report.  In previous editions of the report (you can find the 2019 edition here and 2018 edition here),...

Virtual Teams, Work Management for Teams

Online Project Management Software for Remote Teams

With remote work on the rise, choosing the right online project management software is more important than ever.   In the past, remote and distributed work was largely associated with IT and software development. These days, teams across all industries are collaborating remotely.   A staggering 73% of employers are expected to have remote workers on their team by 2028. With the demand for remote...

Work Management for Teams

The Science of Kanban Visualization

Can visualizing your work really make that big of a difference in your productivity? The science of Kanban visualization points to yes.  What is visualization? If you’re trying to be more productive, intentional, or efficient in your work or personal life, you’ve probably heard about visualization. Visualization is a term that simply describes the process...

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...