We've recently talked about the inevitable "Work Dino" in every office — those outdated tools or processes we use that are no longer as effective as they once were. Like using email to manage projects or spreadsheets to track task status, and holding weekly or even daily status meetings to talk about progress face to face.
Don't let them become....
There are so many more efficient ways to manage projects and receive status updates. According to our 2015 Work...
How do you introduce your team to a new software such as Wrike and get them so invested that they take to it like a fish takes to water?
When introducing any new tool to your entire team, the objectives are pretty straightforward: clarify how the new software can improve work, give the team detailed instructions on the process. And if you can provide an easy-to-scan cheat sheet that tells them how to use the tool for their daily work while enumerating the main functionalities of the sof...
"How do I activate those cool new features that I see in the tutorial videos?"
"I wonder if there's a way to turn an existing task into a subtask?"
"How do I search more productively in Wrike?"
If you're new to Wrike, just getting your feet wet using the tool, and are wondering what productivity tricks there are in the software that can make you a more efficient worker, then this post is for you. We've collected 8 of the best tips and tricks (that you might not know about) so you can...
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,...
Learning a new software is always a challenge. It's like starting a new habit or a new workout routine (so they say). You have to learn the lay of the land — what to click on to get what you want — and you have to figure out the most efficient way to get the new tool to accomplish your old routines. Part of that learning process involves asking the right questions.
Here at Wrike, our customer success and implementation teams field questions about our project management software and he...
Back in the day, there used to be books written about propriety, politeness, and manners in any sort of social circumstance. But what about today? Where is the Emily Post of the digital society? And what might she have to say about the etiquette surrounding remote work and digital communication?
If you've started using Wrike and are wondering about "proper manners" when collaborating with remote team members, then allow us to suggest these 11 rules of remote work etiquette (especially...
One of the most common questions we get asked by new users is: how do I set up my folders so I can use Wrike effectively? It's a valid question, because when you first start out in Wrike, you are given a blank slate to organize as you wish. For some, this freedom can be a minor roadblock resulting in questions like, "How do similar companies set up their folders?" or "How do you suggest we organize our Wrike account?" Here's some guidance for setting up your account.
The Goal of Orga...
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...