Encouraging Teamwork In the Workplace

Good teamwork doesn’t magically happen. Just like every aspect of an organization, good teamwork often requires a leader to encourage its development within the team. Thus, as a project manager or leader, you need to constantly promote a cooperative and … Continue Reading

Innovation funnels and your customers

What is an innovation funnel? The Innovation Funnel is a highly adaptable and flexible system that allows ideas (from various channels and sources) to be carefully analyzed and asessed for viability through a structured set of filters and gates. The … Continue Reading

Helping Your Team Stay Focused

It’s easy to stay focused when everything is going well. However, things may not always be going well at the office, especially since the need to deliver projects or products faster than ever are bound to lead to chaotic times. … Continue Reading

Creating products during unpredictable times

I got to thinking about our generation, and how content shapes our thoughts and beliefs about products and services these days. More specifically, how quickly we change our focus from one product to the next. We always want the next … Continue Reading

Staying Focused on Projects

You know the drill – you come in to the office in the morning ready to breeze through all your tasks. You sit down at your desk knowing exactly in what order you will work on things. Your day officially … Continue Reading

The shift towards social project management

The emergence of the social project manager As project management, product development and innovation processes evolve from closed silo type of environments to those that are more social, connected and collaborative, so should the roles of the individuals. The role … Continue Reading

Help Desk Best Practices

Using “best practices” is the most efficient way of getting things done, and improving your organization. Employing best practices will give you no choice but to evaluate your company’s current practices and compare them to the ones your competitors use. … Continue Reading

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Avoiding Customer Service Disasters

We’ve said it countless times – the key to staying ahead of your competitors and becoming a leader in the market depends on one thing – superior customer service. 32 per cent of dissatisfied customers will stop doing business with … Continue Reading

Project selection methods: Which should you use?

Project selection methods help guide an organizations decisions and weigh them against alternative projects. As a project manager or owner, you will inevitably have to make decisions regarding which projects to implement. As a team, you will need to carefully … Continue Reading

Creating a Requirements Management Strategy

Having a requirements management system is the key to building the right product efficiently. Requirements management can save your company from going over-budget, losing time, and even embarrassing product recalls. Requirements management is only effective if it is backed up … Continue Reading