CommonPlaces Improves Employee Satisfaction 100% with Mavenlink

CommonPlaces Interactive is an award-winning digital agency specializing in web development, inbound marketing, and online strategy. They began searching for a project management tool when trying to juggle multiple apps. 

The Key to Success for Services: Moving Operations to the Cloud

There are very few industries that can benefit from adopting a cloud-based technology environment like the services industry. The shift to the cloud has occurred across all facets of our economy—but project, rather than product-based organizations, experience a greater cost-benefit from moving operations and data to the cloud. 

The Future of Leadership: The Trends You Can't Ignore

Deloitte University Press has recently released their fifth annual report on Global Human Capital TrendsA few weeks ago we unpacked trend number one, this week we’ll focus on what kinds of leaders are for the future of work. 

The Five Most Motivational TED Talks of All Time

Leaders and employees both struggle to understand the levers that actually drive workplace motivation. When searching for methods to keep yourself, or your team, motivated and excited to work, one of the best places to start is with a list of motivational TEDTalks—especially on a Monday.

The Cloud is Here to Stay: Be Prepared for the Challenges that Come with the Switch

Moving systems and services to the cloud has many known business benefits. However, as relatively new trend, there are understandably still questions and concerns surrounding reliability, availability, and what parts of the business should be hosted in the cloud.

Five Tips for Managing the Remote Workforce Like A Boss

Remote work is becoming the norm rather than just a buzzword in 2017. Many organizations are realizing that as the economy evolves alongside technology, the workforce is experiencing some major shifts as well. 

How the Road to Success is Changing for Professional Services Organizations

Deloitte University Press has recently released their fifth annual report on Global Human Capital Trends. In this article, we summarize key findings from the first of ten emerging trends presented in the Deloitte report. 

Client Success: Paragon Consulting Boosts Profits on 75% of Projects

Paragon Consulting, a Gold Certified Sitecore Partner, specializes in taking client websites to the next level with custom software development. Find out how Mavenlink helped Paragon boost profits on over 75% of their projects. 

How the Rise of the Remote Worker Will Change the Economy Forever

The digital age is driving major transformation in the workplace. These forces are altering nearly every aspect of business, not to mention, a new class of employee has emerged: the remote worker. Who are remote workers and how do they benefit our modern economy?

Step Up Your Collaboration Skills with Video Conferencing

As technology continues to support our collaborative endeavors at the workplace, teams are demanding a myriad of software tools for communication and conferencing across offices. 

Understanding Project Metrics: Total Availability by Month

In services, there is a constant struggle to manage supply vs demand.  A few questions to consider: Do you have the number of resources required to complete your work, and can you successfully handle taking on more work? 

Project Management, The Hollywood Model & Flash Organizations

Project management challenges exist across a number of industries, business models, and circumstances. In today's economy, most business leaders need to be aware of project management best practices— chances are, they will come across a complex project within their own organization that requires PM expertise. 

The Gig Economy, Digital Platforms, and Independent Workers

Independence Day is upon us! In honor of the day that Americans celebrate their freedom, we thought that alongside the red white and blue festivities, there was no better time to recognize the phenomenon that is currently transforming our economy—the independent worker.

10 Influential Quotes on The Service Level Economy

We are in middle of a major transformation that will change how we work forever. We have left behind old business models and have entered into a client driven, Service Level Economy

Understanding the Most Common Process Mistakes in Project Management

The following blog will dive into the challenges and potential solutions associated with process at a project-based organization. These project management mistakes are procedural, and completely avoidable.