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How the Monterey Bay Aquarium Relies on Wrike to Grow Their...

Monday, 23 January, 2017

  If you've travelled to California, you know the Monterey Bay Aquarium is an environmental gem and crucial to the survival of our oceans. Their efforts have been fundamental in educating students and teachers about the importance of protecting our oceans and wildlife.  . We had a chance to sit down with the team at the Monterey Bay Aquarium to talk about how they're able to juggle so many programs, bringing in roughly 110,000 stude...

Overcoming the Top Challenges of IT Project Management
Tuesday, 17 January, 2017
Project Management

Overcoming the Top Challenges of IT Project Management

Any time your company is developing software, an app, a web-based platform, or deploying a new software system, it is doing the fantastic act of IT project management. What is an IT project, you ask? TechTarget defines IT projects as anything from software development to the installation of hardware systems, from upgrading networks to business analytics & data management projects. In a nutshell, IT project management is managing any project dealing with IT infrastructure, informatio...
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Productivity Playlists Guaranteed To Help You Get More Done
Monday, 16 January, 2017
Productivity

Productivity Playlists Guaranteed To Help You Get More Done

  The classic 1937 Disney film Snow White coined the phrase, "Whistle While You Work" and everyone started whistling along. But were they really on to something? Does music actually improve productivity, or even... make work more enjoyable? . Some might argue that music helps the hours go by faster and keeps you focused, while others argue that music is distracting and makes it harder to concentrate. When considering whether music is more constructive rather than destructive for wo...
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What Gilmore Girls Can Teach You About Project Stakeholder Management
Thursday, 12 January, 2017
Project Management

What Gilmore Girls Can Teach You About Project Stakeholder Management

If you've never heard of Gilmore Girls before, here's the 5-second intro. It's an American TV drama/comedy that started in 2000, lasted seven full seasons, generating 153 episodes, featuring strong female characters (girl power!), and creating stardom for its two main actors Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel. In those seven seasons, the show became well-known for its "walk-and-talks" (scenes where characters exchange important dialogue while walking), the non-stop pop culture references, the...
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What to Look For in an Agency Management Software
Wednesday, 11 January, 2017
Marketing

What to Look For in an Agency Management Software

Whether you're in a marketing agency, advertising agency, or a boutique creative agency, you share the same need as these other groups to [1] collaborate quickly and [2] generate campaigns or creative assets that [3] clients must approve. It's all about speed of execution and efficiency of teamwork — all in the service of the customer. And in order to get things done, you must have the proper agency management software, ideally the best online tools that can bring efficiency to your agency...
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If You're Not Using OKRs for Quarterly Planning, Stop and Read This
Tuesday, 10 January, 2017
Leadership

If You're Not Using OKRs for Quarterly Planning, Stop and Read This

It’s that time of the year: you're capping off a successful 2017 and reflecting on everything you've accomplished in the past twelve months. But it’s not only a time to look back; it’s a time to look ahead. What do you want to accomplish in the coming year, and what’s the best way to go about it?  Many leading companies tout OKRs for successful annual and quarterly planning; in fact Google credits the process with fueling their exponential growth and success. Even if you’ve heard of OKR...
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Get Smart: 7 Simple Ways to Improve Your IQ (Infographic)
Tuesday, 10 January, 2017
Productivity

Get Smart: 7 Simple Ways to Improve Your IQ (Infographic)

Is intelligence innate? Or can you improve your intellect with a little hard work?  Skills that constitute your IQ—like abstract reasoning, language skills, and identifying patterns and relationships—can all be developed with training. Some people may be able to build those skills faster and with less effort, but we all have the ability to improve our basic intelligence. In fact, Online Course Report shows that you can raise your IQ by almost 20 points in just 7 days.  Can going ve...
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Stop Projects from Derailing With Wrike's New Report Templates
Tuesday, 10 January, 2017
News

Stop Projects from Derailing With Wrike's New Report Templates

  Have you ever been blindsided by surprise issues that derail your projects? You’re not alone. According to Wrike's 2015 Work Management Survey, 31% of respondents say that final deadlines often shift due to unexpected changes.   . Unexpected changes are to be expected in projects, which is why it's crucial to plan accordingly. It’s easy to lose track of the big picture and get derailed by an issue you did not anticipate. Trying to prevent these issues can feel like looking for...
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