Tag: Collaboration

Is it Time to Go Beyond Online Whiteboard Collaboration?
Wednesday, 8 February, 2017
Collaboration

Is it Time to Go Beyond Online Whiteboard Collaboration?

Gathering around a dry-erase board with markers at the ready is a time-honored way of bringing a team together to work out a business problem or learn a new skill. In recent years, though, leaders have been more likely to opt for online whiteboard collaboration as a tool for pulling together everyone's ideas and feedback. Using a free, digital option is a quick way to get some thoughts down and put a project on track. Though there are benefits to a visual whiteboard for training session...
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Attend Our 2017 Dublin Tech Summit Panel: "Collaboration as Competitive Advantage"
Tuesday, 7 February, 2017
News

Attend Our 2017 Dublin Tech Summit Panel: "Collaboration as Competitive Advantage"

  Calling all Dublin Tech Summit attendees! We're excited to announce that Wrike will be attending the 2017 Dublin Tech Summit in Ireland on the 15-16 of February, held at the Convention Centre Dublin. We're thrilled to take part in the first DTS and help promote innovation, technology, and leadership. If you're attending, come see our booth (stand B33), and meet all the experts on our Ireland and UK team.  . Wrike will not only be attending the Tech Summit, but we will also have o...
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5 Tips to Make Collaborative Problem Solving Work for Your Team
Wednesday, 25 January, 2017
Collaboration

5 Tips to Make Collaborative Problem Solving Work for Your Team

For project managers, the art of problem solving lies in getting people together who all have their own areas of expertise and then finding the most effective and efficient way to move forward. This can be a complicated, painstaking process, and it's often easy to lose sight of the big picture along the way. Still, by taking on collaborative problem solving with clear goals, leaders are more likely to discover smart, creative solutions to help the team progress in its mission. Here are...
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How the Monterey Bay Aquarium Uses Wrike to Support The Expansion of Education Programs
Monday, 23 January, 2017
News

How the Monterey Bay Aquarium Uses Wrike to Support The Expansion of Education Programs

  If you've travelled to California, you know the Monterey Bay Aquarium is an environmental gem and crucial to the survival of our oceans. Their efforts have been fundamental in educating students and teachers about the importance of protecting our oceans and wildlife.  . We had a chance to sit down with the team at the Monterey Bay Aquarium to talk about how they're able to juggle so many programs, bringing in roughly 110,000 students, teachers, and adult chaperones every year. Ch...
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Lose the Cubicles: 5 Reasons to Embrace an Open Office
Tuesday, 27 December, 2016
Collaboration

Lose the Cubicles: 5 Reasons to Embrace an Open Office

Open floor plan offices are taking over traditional workspaces, breaking down flimsy cubicle walls and strengthening the camaraderie of your team. At apartment-finding service ABODO, we know how important your space can be. That’s why we recently upgraded to an open-concept office ourselves, with department “neighborhoods,” a work-free theater room, seating spaces, and plenty of private office spaces for meetings and phone calls. Other than that, everyone — CEO and executive team include...
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Remote Team Etiquette: 11 Rules
Monday, 19 December, 2016
Wrike Tips

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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3 Steps to Harness the Power of Cross Team Collaboration
Wednesday, 14 December, 2016
Collaboration

3 Steps to Harness the Power of Cross Team Collaboration

An organization accomplishes the most when employees have the chance to put their talents and efforts together and work toward a common mission. It's always essential to keep the working relationships within particular teams and departments productive. However, it can be just as important to reach across functions, trading ideas and getting bigger projects off the ground. Cross team collaboration takes advantage of the full potential of a business to unleash fresh perspectives and drive am...
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Stress-Free Reporting with Scheduled Report Reminders
Tuesday, 13 December, 2016
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Stress-Free Reporting with Scheduled Report Reminders

It's Friday at 4:00 pm, and you have to deliver your weekly project status report in 30 minutes. You're stressed out waiting on updates from your team. It's a tightrope walk: on one hand, you want the latest info to be included, on the other, you don't want to deliver the report late to executives and clients. Sound familiar? Agile teams approach Reports differently. Instead of creating a parallel process for reporting the progress of sprints, managers design a smooth workflow for t...
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5 Ways to Encourage Effective Teamwork
Tuesday, 13 December, 2016
Collaboration

5 Ways to Encourage Effective Teamwork

Managing a project means relying on the strengths of each person on the team. To get the best results however, a manager needs to know that everyone is working together toward shared goals. With the right strategies, processes, and tools in place, you'll know you can count on your team to get the job done. 1. Establish a Vision of Effective Teamwork Bringing a team together starts with a solid understanding of what you're trying to accomplish and what it's going to take to get there....
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6 Different Team Effectiveness Models to Understand Your Team Better
Tuesday, 6 December, 2016
Collaboration

6 Different Team Effectiveness Models to Understand Your Team Better

What makes a team perform well together? This is a question that thought leaders and psychologists have been trying to figure out for some time. And in order to make sense of it all, they've proposed various models of team effectiveness with each model having its own strengths and weaknesses. Some models focus on how a team is structured and how communication happens, while other models focus more on the talent that individuals bring to the plate, or the company culture that they find them...
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