All posts by Emily Bonnie

Product Management 101: How to Become a Product Manager
Wednesday, 15 March, 2017
Project Management

Product Management 101: How to Become a Product Manager

Stop me if you’ve heard this before:  Product managers are technical people, so there’s no need to involve them in business, marketing, or sales decisions. Product managers spend all their time writing requirements. Creating a roadmap is just a matter of sprinkling some features on a timeline and adding a few dates. Product managers are all former engineers. It’s time to debunk some product management myths! What is a product manager, really? What are their responsibilities? Do you ha...
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5 Ways to Save Your Team from Communication Breakdowns
Thursday, 9 March, 2017
Collaboration

5 Ways to Save Your Team from Communication Breakdowns

Part of what makes a team great is the mix of different personalities and perspectives each person brings to the table. But those differences also mean that misunderstandings and miscommunications are bound to happen at some point. And when they do, it can put a real strain on your team, jeopardizing the success of your project—and possibly even your organization.  When team communication starts to unravel, what do you do? And how do you minimize the number of mishaps along the way?  Her...
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An Introduction to Operations Management
Wednesday, 1 March, 2017
Project Management

An Introduction to Operations Management

When it comes to understanding the key aspects of business operations, yo—z;soidfj of;z8srfguhnzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz Oh! Sorry, I just fell asleep on my keyboard. The topic of operations management doesn’t exactly get your adrenaline pumping. After all, who wants to spend their days thinking about production lines and systematic efficiency?  But it turns out this seemingly-dull profession is not only more dynamic than it seems, it's also the key to a successful business—and having mor...
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Anatomy of the Perfect Blog Post (Infographic)
Thursday, 23 February, 2017
Marketing

Anatomy of the Perfect Blog Post (Infographic)

Blogging may seem like one of the easier ways to market your product or your service, but if you’ve ever found yourself staring down a blank page, you know it’s not as simple as it looks. There are many factors that go into a successful post, from length, imagery, subheads, social sharing messages, and much more.  Whether you need help getting started with this special type of content marketing, or just want an easy way to keep track of blogging best practices, iSpionage has the perfect c...
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Marketing Operations: A Primer on the Fastest Growing Role in Business
Wednesday, 22 February, 2017
Marketing

Marketing Operations: A Primer on the Fastest Growing Role in Business

For businesses looking to stretch their marketing dollars, marketing operations is a hot topic. In order to keep up with the current speed of business, organizations need to leverage technology and gain insight into customer needs and business performance.  And while marketing operations has quickly become the fastest-growing role in business, there are still plenty of questions surrounding this relatively new field: What is marketing operations, and why bother with it? How does it fit in...
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Print These Valentine's Day Cards for Your Favorite Coworkers ?
Thursday, 9 February, 2017
Collaboration

Print These Valentine's Day Cards for Your Favorite Coworkers ?

Remember how much fun St. Valentine's day was in grade school, trading cards and candy with classmates? Coffee time may have replaced nap time, but you can still bring some of that innocent Valentine’s Day fun to your office.  If you think it's too late to show your admiration for your colleagues, think again. There's always time to show appreciation for your team. Just print one (or all!) of these PDFs on regular 8.5” x 11” copy paper, fold or cut them out, and give them to your work bud...
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Long Distance Leadership: Successfully Scaling a Remote Team to 50+ Employees
Monday, 6 February, 2017
Leadership

Long Distance Leadership: Successfully Scaling a Remote Team to 50+ Employees

Nic Bryson is the Senior Director of Customer Support at Wrike. Since joining the company in 2009, he’s grown Customer Support from just one person to a remote team of 50+ members, spread across the globe. In the past 10 years, remote work has grown by 103% in the US alone. Fueled by increased worker satisfaction, greater productivity, and an average cost savings of over $11,000 per worker each year, the growing trend of remote work shows no signs of slowing. The ability to effe...
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7 Resolutions All Marketers Should Make for a Successful 2017
Thursday, 2 February, 2017
Marketing

7 Resolutions All Marketers Should Make for a Successful 2017

Time moves fast—but the marketing industry moves even faster. Changing customer needs, new campaign management tools and technologies, and emerging trends make it difficult to keep up and continue serving up fresh campaigns.  Now that 2017 is here, it’s time for marketers everywhere to review their strategies and make some new resolutions. What should you focus your efforts and resources on in the coming year? What ineffective strategies or old habits should you leave behind? Which trends w...
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The Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up Your Agile Workflow in Wrike
Thursday, 26 January, 2017
Wrike Tips

The Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up Your Agile Workflow in Wrike

Agile teams are more productive, more satisfied with how their teams manage work, and can deliver results faster. But just because Agile is flexible, doesn't mean it's a free-for-all. In order to embrace the adaptability and speed of Agile, you need the right processes and an organized framework. And you need a work management tool that will bring structure to your work, while allowing for the kind of customization needed to support your team's chosen Agile approach.  In this article,...
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How Will the Internet of Things Shape the Future of Your Business? (Infographic)
Thursday, 19 January, 2017
Leadership

How Will the Internet of Things Shape the Future of Your Business? (Infographic)

By 2019, the Internet of Things (IoT) industry will be more than double the size of the smartphone, PC, tablet, connected car, and wearable markets—combined. It’s predicted to become the largest device market in the world, adding $1.7 trillion in value to the global economy in the next two years. But what does this up-and-coming industry mean for your organization's future?  Internet of Things technologies will lead to a slew of innovations that will have a significant effect on businesses...
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