Project Management Lessons Learned from the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
Wednesday, 1 July, 2015
Posts, Project Management

Project Management Lessons Learned from the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

“We can lick gravity, but sometimes paperwork is overwhelming.” —Wernher von Braun, Chief Architect of Apollo's Saturn V  Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins may have been the most visible figures of the 1969 moon landing, but the Apollo 11 team included thousands of people led by a select group of program and project managers at NASA. Tasked with the nearly impossible goal of putting an American on the moon in less than a decade, the Apollo program will always be rem...
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Create Custom Weekly Reports with Custom Fields
Tuesday, 30 June, 2015
Enterprise, Wrike News

Create Custom Weekly Reports with Custom Fields

An important part of a manager's job is communicating the work of their team to stakeholders and executives. Sending a laundry list of everything everyone is working on isn't very helpful, but rolling up and curating individual updates from each team member is very time consuming. What you need is a quick way to filter just the most important updates to provide executives with a high-level overview.  With Wrike, it's as easy as 1-2-3 to let your team curate which updates to include in the...
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Protect Your Account with 2-Step Verification
Tuesday, 30 June, 2015
Enterprise, New Features, Wrike News

Protect Your Account with 2-Step Verification

Today, we're adding 2-Step Verification (also known as two factor authentication) to Wrike. Enabling 2-Step Verification significantly strengthens the security of your account by requiring users to provide a security code after entering username and password. How 2-step verification works in Wrike: 2-Step Verification adds an extra criterion to protect your account. As Google's expert Matt Cutts explains, 2-Step Verification "requires 'something you know' such as password and 'something...
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10 Elements of a Successful Content Marketing "Engine" (Infographic)
Monday, 29 June, 2015
Collaboration, Posts, Team Management

10 Elements of a Successful Content Marketing "Engine" (Infographic)

Content marketing is critical component of many companies' marketing strategies. For those who are trying to build up what I call a "content engine" or for those who are looking to do a tune up, this infographic provides ten areas that need to be addressed. Use the infographic below to understand the areas and to assess your company's situation with regards to content marketing. Which areas need the most attention? You can share this infographic with your team! Share this post, or copy...
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Finally Eliminate Online Distractions & More (Work Management Roundup)
Friday, 26 June, 2015
Business Tips, Posts, Productivity

Finally Eliminate Online Distractions & More (Work Management Roundup)

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...
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10 Fatal Product Launch Mistakes (+New DroneCo Comic)
Thursday, 25 June, 2015
Posts, Project Management

10 Fatal Product Launch Mistakes (+New DroneCo Comic)

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?  Click the strip to tweet it! 10 Mis...
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Wrike CRO Kicks Off European Tour in Belfast with EnterConf 2015 Panel
Wednesday, 24 June, 2015
Wrike News

Wrike CRO Kicks Off European Tour in Belfast with EnterConf 2015 Panel

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...
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