Reimagining "Office Space": What if Initech Had Work Management Software?
Office Space, that cult-classic comedy that shined a spotlight on cubicle-farm drudgery, turns 19 this year. Whether or not the film stands the test of time could depend on how old you were at the time of the film’s release, but for me and many of my fellow Gen Xers, it rings painfully true. Or at
10 Project Management Knowledge Areas: What You Need to Know
Project management isn’t just about assigning and following up on tasks. But, do you know all the Project Management Knowledge Areas and how they work together?
Whether you’re studying for your Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam, freshening up your knowledge, or just looking to streamline
Simplify to Succeed: 6 Quick Workflow Tips
How many big businesses succeed? It depends on how you define success. And how you define a big business.
According to a Bain & Company survey, only 11% of public companies with more than $500 million in sales become “sustained value creators.” Two-thirds of the companies in this group stagnate,
How to Plan a Project
A project plan, also called a project management plan, defines the scope and objective of a project. Developing a project plan is one of the most important steps in ensuring a project is delivered on-time and on-budget.
It doesn’t matter if the project is a new website or a new building—a project
3 Keys to Surviving in the Age of Digital Transformation
When your product becomes a verb, you know you’ve reached critical mass—with name recognition, at least. It may even mean you’ve achieved market domination. We’ve all watched it happen with Google, Photoshop, Skype, FaceTime, and other brands.
TiVo, it seems, had reached this vaunted status, only
Better than Bonuses: 4 Motivators that Matter More than Money
The Beginners’ Guide to Agile Project Management Methodology
What is agile project management?
Agile project management is a modern, flexible approach to project management. It allows you to break large projects down into more manageable tasks, which are tackled in short iterations or sprints. This enables your team to adapt to change quickly and deliver
How to Create a Work Breakdown Structure
How to Create a Workflow
We all have informal processes for the things we do every day, from getting ready to go to work to deciding which emails to respond to first thing in the morning. Processes help us make sense of the complex things we do, and getting them down on paper helps cement them in our minds and gives us a
Embrace the Suck: How to Make Mundane Tasks More Meaningful
Imagine ranking every task of your working week on a scale from “I do this to pay the bills” to “I do this to make a difference.”
Each end of the scale represents how motivated you feel: from trudging through tedious-but-necessary tasks to challenging work that pushes you to perform at your peak.