How to Build Your First Wrike Request Form
Thursday, 12 May, 2016
Posts, Project Management

How to Build Your First Wrike Request Form

Work requests come in all shapes and sizes: big requests, small requests, requests via email, requests via conference call, and probably one of the most dreaded — the "pop-in" request. We've all had our share of giving and receiving requests in different ways, so it's no surprise that this feature was one of the most-wanted among our users. Wrike's latest feature, Requests, helps you control, manage, prioritize, and track your incoming work all in one place. Here's a step-by-step guide...
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Task Dependencies vs. Custom Workflows: When to Use Each in Wrike
Thursday, 14 April, 2016
Project Management, Wrike News

Task Dependencies vs. Custom Workflows: When to Use Each in Wrike

Wrike is an incredibly flexible tool, offering several ways your team can set up your projects, track your progress, and reach your goals. But have you ever had too many options? Using Wrike can be like walking into an ice cream shop with 20+ flavors and wanting to try all of them. One of the most common choices Wrikers deliberate over is "Should I track project progress using a Custom Workflow, or should I rely on a chain of task dependencies?" We're here with some helpful tips to help...
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What it Means to be a Digital Project Manager
Thursday, 7 April, 2016
Posts, Project Management

What it Means to be a Digital Project Manager

The world has already moved online; has your job moved with it? Gone are the days of managing work using pen and paper, whiteboards and dry erase markers, sticky notes and the four walls of your cubicle. And saving Microsoft Word documents and spreadsheets in a folder on your computer has become a thing of the past. Today's most effective digital project managers have moved their teams and processes online. Using online project management, collaboration software, and cloud file storage sy...
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How Wrike + Salesforce Helps Departments Work Together: Q&A With Axiometrics
Tuesday, 22 March, 2016
Project Management, Wrike News

How Wrike + Salesforce Helps Departments Work Together: Q&A With Axiometrics

Axiometrics is the leader in apartment and student housing market research, providing market intelligence and trends analysis to developers, investors, owners, managers, and others. Founded in 1995, the company has experienced explosive growth in revenue, job creation, and innovation over the past five years.  We spoke to the Analytics team about how they use Wrike to align teams that use Salesforce to manage accounts. See how they are able to archive all their data in one place and preve...
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How to Improve Your Collaborative Project Management
Wednesday, 16 March, 2016
Collaboration, Posts, Project Management

How to Improve Your Collaborative Project Management

There are three main factors that determine the success of a new project or campaign: Excellent top-down and bottom-up communication, so everyone is on the same page with progress, challenges, and achievements; Organized project management to make sure all work is completed on time and within budget; Collaboration between team members and across departments to bring in more ideas and breed innovation. But it's a mistake to think about these factors separately in today's innova...
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5 Project Management Predictions for 2016
Tuesday, 15 March, 2016
Posts, Project Management

5 Project Management Predictions for 2016

Project management has not been immune to technology improvements. It has been intensely impacted, with managers facing changes in teams’ working environment on a yearly, if not quarterly basis. If you still haven't caught onto these growing trends in project management, don't keep pushing it off until you're behind the curve. Read up and adopt best practices on hiring remote project teams, project portfolio management, optimizing internal training, BYOD, and the new reality of all-digit...
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How to Counter the Top 3 Objections to Cloud-Based Project Management
Thursday, 10 March, 2016
Posts, Project Management

How to Counter the Top 3 Objections to Cloud-Based Project Management

While project management tools are crucial for organizations that want to accomplish work efficiently, there is still some resistance to the idea of cloud-based project management. You will still find companies that insist on managing projects via email and spreadsheets (something we highly discourage), or via sticky notes and whiteboards. There are many reasons for the all-too-common resistance to cloud-based project management software. But we think each objection has a real solution on...
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How to Complete Your Student Projects on Time with Wrike's Timeline
Thursday, 3 March, 2016
Gantt Charts, Project Management, Wrike News

How to Complete Your Student Projects on Time with Wrike's Timeline

If you're a university undergraduate or graduate student, you should know that we recently announced our Wrike for Students program. We want to give you a Wrike account to keep track of all of your assignments, group projects, and random to-dos completely free — because you're already spending enough on your education. Student projects, especially group projects, have unique requirements. You have to figure out how to collaborate effectively, which is even harder when you can't meet i...
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