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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Product Launch Success: Using Wrike to Connect Marketers and Developers
Tuesday, 1 March, 2016
Project Management, Wrike News

Product Launch Success: Using Wrike to Connect Marketers and Developers

Launching a new product is a huge undertaking, with the future of the business often riding on its success. You need every team pulling together to coordinate efforts and prevent costly mistakes. Efficient collaboration is essential, especially between two key teams: developers and marketing. Developers to listen to customer feedback and build the ideal solution, and marketers to speak to customer needs and capture their interest. Yet getting these two very different teams on the same pag...
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How to Create a Kanban Board in Wrike Using Custom Statuses & Dashboard Widgets
Thursday, 25 February, 2016
Project Management, Wrike News

How to Create a Kanban Board in Wrike Using Custom Statuses & Dashboard Widgets

If you've ever worked with a task management tool and wanted to customize your workflow in the tool to closely resembles how your team actually works, then you know not every tool out there offers that functionality. Wrike does. Our Custom Statuses are unique features built into Wrike Enterprise that allow the creation of workflows tailor-made for your team. And when you combine them with the power of the Dashboard, you gain visibility into whatever slice of the work pie requires your focus...
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