Task Management Software: 5 Features You Can’t Do Without

Analog to-do lists can only take your business so far. They may have worked in the pre-digital era, but they are quickly becoming redundant in an increasingly connected world. Even some basic digital task management tools, like spreadsheets, aren’t keeping pace.  If […]

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How Tradespeople Get More Work Done With Automation

Automation and highly skilled manual jobs like plumbing and landscaping don’t seem like a natural fit at first blush.  But we’re not talking about laying people off or replacing someone’s job with a machine. In every trade business, there are repetitive administrative […]

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3 Signs It’s Time to Stop Managing Projects With Spreadsheets

When you first start taking on new projects and new clients, you might rely on Excel or Google Sheets to scope out the work and maybe even collaborate.  This workflow could be enough for smaller projects with just a few team members, […]

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5 Easy Ways to Improve Cross-Departmental Communication in a Digital World

Despite the multitude of improvements that the digital age has brought modern business, communication, especially between groups, remains a challenge. Organizations have attempted to tackle communication issues by implementing the latest and greatest technology-based solutions, such as setting up an intranet, providing […]

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Consultants: The Collaboration Tools You Use Affect Stakeholder Engagement

Your success as a business consultant, among other things, hinges on the level of collaboration you achieve with clients. Getting your team in lockstep with your client, and their various stakeholders, is crucial for the success of any project or engagement. “When […]

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Kanban vs. Scrum: Choosing the Right Approach for Your Team

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Agile, Lean, Scrum, Kanban: these terms are all used to describe very similar project management approaches, and adding to the confusion, they’re often used interchangeably. People refer to Scrum ceremonies as Agile ceremonies, use Kanban boards for Scrum. If you’re new to […]

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