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Survey Shows Project Managers Are Stretched to the Brink

12 hours 59 min ago
New Workfront research shows project managers are so slammed that they are unable to focus on the most important aspects of their work. According to Workfront’s new Project Management Survey,...

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How Can I Help My Busy, Over-Scheduled Manager?

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 08:00
A reader asks: How do you put order and structure to a boss’s calendar that is out of control with constant meetings and no time to get any work done? Due to downsizing, my manager oversees three...

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A Formal Project Deliverable Sign Off Process Helps Build Trust

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 08:00
Taking the time to do a final confirmation on completed deliverables ensures you and the client are aligned and your project will end in success. I’ll never forget a conversation I had with one of my...

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How to Get Buy-In From Your Team On Tough Decisions

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 08:00
Ever dreaded announcing an unpopular decision to your staff? Here’s how to make it go more smoothly. It would be nice if your staff wholeheartedly supported every decision that you made. In reality,...

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EMPOWER 2015 – QuickBase Partner Trinity Set to Speak

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 07:30
I am excited to announce Trinity will be speaking at EMPOWER 2015 and that we will also be exhibiting as a Platinum sponsor at the inaugural QuickBase user conference in Chicago. Trinity has been a...

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Teams Can Succeed Sooner by Becoming Better at Failing

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:00
Everyone makes mistakes sooner or later, and failure is part of business. But it’s how quickly businesses learn and recover from failure that may determine whether they eventually find success....

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5 Great Reasons to Have Cross-Functional Teams

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:00
A close-knit working environment can positively impact a team and the individuals within. But branching out and building new relationships with other employees and entire departments strengthens them...

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How to Raise Your Team’s Visibility

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 08:00
You know your team does great work. But does the rest of your company know it?  Even teams getting great results can sometimes feel like their work is invisible to the rest of the organization –...

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How Companies are Overcoming SharePoint Limitations

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 07:30
While SharePoint is well-entrenched in most enterprises, usability issues, speed to deployment and adoption, lack of workflow flexibility and project and process management capabilities are raising...

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Are Using Project Management Templates Useful or a Crutch?

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 08:00
There are two schools of thought on using templates to manage projects. Some people love them and find them to be useful tools and others think they are useless crutches that have no place on a...

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Team Productivity – What You Need to Know This Week

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 08:00
Here’s a look at three interesting stories currently in the news that might have ramifications for your team’s productivity. 1. Canceling one-on-one meetings will destroy your productivity Do you...

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Managers: Tapping into Emotions for Greater Team Productivity

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 08:00
Fear, anger and frustration can undermine team performance, but research shows how managers can take steps to ensure team members have more positive emotions that lead to greater productivity. In a...

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Can One Lazy Employee Destroy Your Team?

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 08:00
Peer effects are directly responsible for the work ethic of one team member mirroring that of another. Is your coworker setting a good example, or a bad one? And how is that affecting the...

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4 Time Management Beliefs That Are Hurting You

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 08:00
If you struggle to manage your calendar and find enough time in the day to get everything done, you might wonder if you just haven’t found the right time management technique yet. Maybe you haven’t –...

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How Do I Prepare My Business for Change?

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 08:00
There are a lot of things that can go wrong in a project. Surprises can kill even the best laid plans. Taking the time to conduct a change readiness assessment before you build your project plan can...

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How to Tell Your Team Their Work Isn’t Good Enough

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 08:00
Every manager knows the feeling: Someone turns in a piece of work you assigned, and when you look at it, it’s not the quality you wanted. How do you tell a staff member that work isn’t good enough...

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EMPOWER 2015 – StubHub Works Smarter with QuickBase

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 07:30
As we approach EMPOWER 2015, we’ll be showcasing some of the amazing Intuit QuickBase customers who will be speaking and sharing their ideas at our inaugural customer event. Register today! For...

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Productivity Predictions for 2015 and Beyond

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:00
Companies need a unified collaboration approach rather than more solutions. In 2013, entrepreneur Toni Lopresti and a few IT expert friends founded Intellinote, an enterprise software company based...

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How to Perform Your Best Under Pressure

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 09:00
Want to be the Michael Jordan of your workplace? New research shows how to perform your best under pressure. There is no shortage of inspiring messages about how you must learn to rise above the...

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Using Spreadsheets to Manage Projects? At What Cost?

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 08:30
Contrary to popular belief, spreadsheets are not free. I’ll admit it. I’m not exactly an early adopter of new technology. I may like thinking about future devices, but when it comes to learning how...

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