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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

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...