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...
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...
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...
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!...
Does Wrike Use Wrike?
Thursday, 2 July, 2015
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...
For those of you use job numbers to organize your work, we now display a unique identifier for each task that you can use to search for and reference tasks.
Why people are using Wrike job numbers
1. Distinguishing between tasks with the same name
When task titles aren't enough, unique job numbers for every task will help your team stay on the same page. If your team frequently works on tasks with similar names you can refer to tasks by their job numbers to keep the conversation organize...
Wrike's Google Chrome extension allows you to build a bridge between Wrike and any other browser-based tools that you use. When you create a task from a page online, the Extension embeds a hyperlink back to that page in the task. In essence, it's a fast way to bookmark and discuss web content with your team. Here are a few of my favorite ways to use it.
1. Learn together
The web is full of content that can inform your work and drive your creativity. If you stumble upon an article you thi...