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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.

Work Management for Teams

Careful! We Have Hot Keys

Now, on the options tab, you can enable Hot Keys to make commonly used actions even easier: Try LeanKit Kanban Free for 30 days! Once Hot Keys are enabled, you can use them any time you are viewing an online kanban board: to add new cards, search for cards, or view the backlog and archive. Keep an...

Work Management for Teams

Projectplace – the Mac release and more

Tomorrow we have a release that will bring a lot of positive news for our users, especially our Mac users. This is what we plan to release… Document Manager for Mac Public Beta The internal and private beta has been successful. So now we are inviting the whole world, or at least all interested users,...

Work Management for Teams

Why engage Projectplace Ideas?

You are using a project management software that you like and find useful. But you find that you also use other tools or that you would like to work in a slightly different way or that you have different demands from the stakeholders. You feel certain that a lot of people must have the same need...

Work Management for Teams

10 Kanban Board Examples – LeanKit Style

Earlier today, Mattias Skarin (co-author of the highly-recommended Kanban and Scrum: Making the Most of Both) posted examples on his blog of “10 different kanban boards as used in operations, development, sales and marketing.” We here at LeanKit we pride ourselves on being the most versatile, flexible and powerful tool available for online Kanban, so we wanted to...

Work Management for Teams

Tagging a Kanban Card

Over the Thanksgiving holiday, we deployed a new feature – Tagging. Now you can “tag” a kanban card with any value you wish, or as many as you wish. You can filter the board by tags, including searching for cards that don’t have a given tag (e.g., search for Release 1.2, !deployed). You can filter the analytics and...

Work Management for Teams

External Card ID and Enhanced CFD

Over the weekend we added a couple of new features to LeanKit’s online kanban system, based on requests from our customers. Cumulative Flow Diagram Enhancements We’ve added a couple of nice new features to the Cumulative Flow Diagram. Now you can filter the CFD by Card Type or Class of Service, by clicking on the tabs at...

Work Management for Teams

Seven tips for successful management

I regularly find myself reading the thoughts and opinions of experts on management and how I can be a better manager. I’m never actually surprised by what I read – I think most of it is obvious. At the same time it’s easy to agree with what you’ve read, but difficult to put it into...

Work Management for Teams

Lean Startup Kanban Boards Examples

In a blog post today on agilefocus.com, William Pietri outlines his approach to tracking experimental work through the value stream of a Lean Startup. Being a “Lean Startup” ourselves (though we don’t really think of ourselves as a “startup”…but close enough), I found this line of thought intriguing. So, I decided to take a crack at modeling...

Work Management for Teams

Project Management’s Five Deadly Sins

70% of all IT projects fail Since the mid-1980s, the Standish Group has published the world’s largest study on IT projects – the Chaos Manifesto (formerly called the Chaos Report). Over the years they have examined over 70,000 projects, and what’s startling is the amount of IT-related projects that fail. In the latest poll for...