Collaboration, Posts

5 Mistakes Marketing Teams Make with Collaboration

Marketing teams thrive on two things: coffee and teamwork. The former is the preferred lubricant that wakes teammates from stupor, while the latter is the grease that gets the gears of progress moving. But every now and then, even the most efficient marketing machine breaks down from lack of oil.  If you've ever been in one of these situations where teamwork (and project progress) grinds to a halt, it's painful. But it's always avoidable if you know what to watch out for. Let's look at f...
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New Features, Wrike News

Forget About Downloading: Online Document Editor Now Supports PDF, PNG and JPEG images

Collaborating on documents in Wrike is already a breeze and today it just got better. With Wrike you can simultaneously edit text with your colleagues in real time, track changes, manage file versions, and our handy online document editor lets you edit documents without downloading them - saving you time and space. Now we've added the ability to annotate and edit PDF files and images as well. Reviews just got faster and easier. Say goodbye to version control issues. Watch this short video t...
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Business Tips, Posts

2015's Hottest Industries for Tech Startups

Starting a business takes guts, brains, and dedication. But it also takes some shrewd business savvy to know exactly which markets and industries offer your best opportunity for success. You need to strike while the iron's hot if you want to edge out competitors and launch a healthy startup. Click through our latest Slideshare to learn which 10 tech industries are poised for massive growth in 2015: 10 Hottest Industries for Tech Startups in 2015 Agree or disagree? Let us know in the co...
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Posts, Team Management

Public Accountability: The Secret Ingredient to Productive Remote Work

In one of my past companies, we hired a virtual intern using one of the larger remote work services. She was based in Texas, while we were in the San Francisco Bay Area. This led to coordination via email and phone in order to assign and clarify work. But despite the constant communication and our added ability to "peek over her shoulder" via screenshots of her computer desktop, there always seemed to be a disconnect between the instructions and the final deliverable. Things would fall thr...
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Posts, Productivity

50 Productivity Tips to Boost Your Brainpower (Infographic)

The inevitable has happened. It’s... that time of the day. You've completely run out of steam. It’s impossible to focus. You find yourself staring out the window, poking around the kitchen, or reaching for your phone to check social media and text a friend. Your mile-long to-do list is hanging over your shoulder, but you just can’t muster the motivation to do any of it. Give yourself a kick in the pants with these 50 simple productivity tricks and get your to-do list off your back....
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Posts, Project Management

Why You Need to Record Your Project Management Lessons Learned: Tips & Templates

You've checked off the last few tasks on your to-do list, submitted the final deliverable, and shaken hands with a group of happy stakeholders. Time to congratulate your project team on a job well done and pop the champagne!  Wait, what do you mean the project's not finished? Record lessons learned?? Groan.   It can be tough to make time for any kind of retrospective when you've got a slew of urgent new tasks and projects waiting. And if your team has already moved on to new work, it c...
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