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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.

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...

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...

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...

Team Tools That Drive Planview’s Remote Workforce

With a growing number of part-time or full-time virtual teams, many managers and team members must address a new concern: How do we collaborate and stay productive when working outside of a traditional office? Effective team tools — along with a few good routines and shared processes — can enable individuals and teams who are working remotely to stay productive, collaborate efficiently, and deliver work fast.   Almost half of Planview’s employees work outside...

Project Collaboration: 5 Strategic Ways to Avoid Silos

The era of digital transformation is requiring organizations to move faster and adapt to changing market and customer demands more quickly. Slowing the pace, however, are organizational silos that discourage effective project collaboration and prevent a company from staying agile and responsive. Organizational silos occur when employees or entire departments don’t want or don’t have...

Leading Remote Teams: 6 Effective Strategies

Remote work has become the new normal for many organizations over the past few years. If you’re a manager who’s used to leading remote teams, then you probably know the usual tips and tricks: Make a schedule. Take breaks. Shower. But working remotely — especially if you’re part of a team — is about more...

Does Your Kanban Board Need a Refresh?

Spring is a time of renewal; a time to clear out the old to make space for new opportunities. If you’re using a Kanban board to manage your team’s work, you probably do some regular maintenance to keep your Kanban board up-to-date. However, just like with the closets in your home, from time to time,...

Work Management for the Virtual Workforce

Across the globe, more and more businesses are rapidly building out their ability to support a virtual workforce with work management solutions. The catalyst for this effort comes from a variety of internal factors, such as when an organization leans on distributed teams as part of their digital transformation or makes remote hires to address talent gaps.   Virtual workforces can also spring up in response to emergencies such as local disasters or out of concern for employee health and wellness, like we have seen this week at Apple, Google, and other large organizations.  ...

Project Planning and Delivery: 6 Steps to Get Work Done Faster

Your customers and team members depend on your project planning acumen to provide work of value—whether that’s a well-attended conference, a timely cybersecurity patch or a benefits package that attracts top personnel. Though planning is essential, what matters most to the customer is getting that promised value faster. In other words, project planning and project...

Agile Project Management: 5 Tips for Starting Your Journey

No transition from milestone-driven work to Agile project management is without its challenges. The Agile methodology is known for empowering teams to work more efficiently and effectively, but these results seldom happen overnight. That’s because making the switch to Agile project management isn’t a one-time action, it’s a journey that requires the support of executives,...