Business Tips, Posts, Productivity
It's Friday! Time for the weekly Work Management Roundup which pulls together our favorite reads on productivity, working, and strategies to work smarter. Without further ado, here they are:
How to Finally Eliminate Online Distractions: One researcher thinks Inbox Zero is baloney, because the goal should not be to just keep up with all incoming information; rather the goal is to stay focused. This article gives some excellent tips on fighting distraction.
Work Remotely via Robot: At MI...
Posts, Project Management
Product launches are stressful. While success can propel your company to new heights, a botched launch can cripple your business. On top of all that pressure, pulling off the perfect launch is a complicated process, with plenty of room for error. With less than 3% of new consumer goods considered "highly successful" (i.e., exceeding first-year sales of $50 million), what can you do to ensure that everything goes smoothly on launch day — and beyond?
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Technology enthusiasts from 22 countries travelled to Belfast’s Titanic Quarter last week for EnterConf 2015. The new enterprise technology conference, run by the organizers of the popular Web Summit, made its Belfast debut at T13 Hub on June 18-19 and featured talks on cybersecurity, cloud computing, future of SaaS, and big data from 70 renowned speakers including Wrike Chief Revenue Officer Seth Shaw.
Seth joined David Hale, CEO at Gigwalk, and Margaret Canning, business editor at Bel...
Posts, Project Management
The right marketing project management tool means better communication, easy collaboration, and an organized team. But there are thousands of tools designed to help marketing departments with their hectic workloads, and each looks promising on paper. So how do you choose?
Look for these 5 essential capabilities to quickly narrow the field and find the perfect tool for your team:
1. Easy Document Collaboration
No campaign is a one-person show. Between brainstorming, group writing and edi...
Grrrrggglll... Hear that? That's the sound of your stomach grumbling. It's 2pm, and you worked right through your lunch again. The only reason you noticed is because your eye is starting to twitch and your normally perfect grammar is slacking. You rush over to the kitchen and snack on some stale pretzels while you scavenge for something more substantial. Nuts, dried apricots, and seaweed... more pretzels it is! You head back to your desk with a handful of sodium and work through the twitch...
Business Tips, Posts
There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all blueprint for a successful tech startup team. As most founders are well aware, good hiring is a lot more complicated than simply plugging people into a cookie cutter org chart. But blindly guessing which positions you need isn't exactly a stellar hiring strategy, either. Having a general idea of the roles and responsibilities you should cover as you scale can help you build a balanced team with all the talents you need.
Use our new infographic a...