Top 7 Questions That New Wrike Users Ask
Thursday, 22 December, 2016
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Top 7 Questions That New Wrike Users Ask

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...
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Remote Team Etiquette: 11 Rules
Monday, 19 December, 2016
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Remote Team Etiquette: 11 Rules

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...
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How to Set Up Your Folders in Wrike
Thursday, 5 May, 2016
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How to Set Up Your Folders in Wrike

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...
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Task Dependencies vs. Custom Workflows: When to Use Each in Wrike
Thursday, 14 April, 2016
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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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How Sales Teams Use Wrike: Q&A with Erik Kostelnik, Head of Sales
Wednesday, 9 March, 2016
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How Sales Teams Use Wrike: Q&A with Erik Kostelnik, Head of Sales

Erik Kostelnik is the Senior Director of Global Sales at Wrike. He has 10 years of experience in sales leadership and SaaS software. We spoke with him about his job here, and how our sales organization leverages Wrike to increase visibility and save time.  What’s your role here at Wrike, and what does your day-to-day life look like? I’m in charge of the sales side our revenue operations. If you call Wrike and speak with a sales rep, that person falls under my umbrella. That includes ou...
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The Wrike Playbook: 11 Unique Ways to Use Wrike
Tuesday, 15 December, 2015
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The Wrike Playbook: 11 Unique Ways to Use Wrike

At its core, Wrike is an easy-to-use tool for streamlining the internal project management and collaboration processes between team members, whether they’re in the same office or separated by an ocean. However, even though Wrike began as a project management tool, today it is so multifaceted and flexible that our customers have started using Wrike to solve problems in other areas of work. We want to share some of these unique reasons to use Wrike, in case these stories hit a nerve for your...
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How Wrike Uses Wrike... For Fun!
Wednesday, 12 August, 2015
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How Wrike Uses Wrike... For Fun!

We're not like a regular startup, we're a cool startup. ;) Here's the 411 on work events outside the office: team bonding events are difficult to pull off. They're normally unoriginal or downright boring. At Wrike, we were looking for a way to celebrate a successful end of the quarter with a game that everyone could take part in and be excited about, and we wanted to use a collaborative tool we all know how to use. We decided it was time for... the First Annual Wrike Scavenger Hunt!...
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Does Wrike Use Wrike?
Thursday, 2 July, 2015
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Does Wrike Use Wrike?

One of the most telling questions you can ask a software company is: "How do you use your product internally?" If they quickly throw out several compelling ways they use it, great! But often you hear: "Well, we use it, but we use lots of other tools too" and they can't give specific examples of how they're using their own tool. Why don't companies use their own product? Or why don't they use it well? Is it a question of belief or reliability? To customers and potential buyers, using your...
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