Danielle Richards

Danielle Richards is the Content Marketing Manager at Mavenlink. She has spent the last 4 years writing content for B2B SaaS organizations.
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Recent Posts

How to Measure Planned and Actual Utilization Percentages

Project profit is only one part of what drives business. Companies can have profitable projects, and yet still lose money. This is typically from having too few employees working on revenue-creating projects.  

13 Tips & Tricks to Maintain A Healthy Work Life Balance

Today, it is harder today than ever to pull yourself away from work—thanks, in large part, to mobile technology. So, how do we manage to balance work and life today? 

11 Super Simple Productivity Hacks That Will Immediately Change Office Morale

Ever wonder how that one person in the office always manages to get things done without seeming too stressed or completely overwhelmed? This blog will discuss everything from tech gadgets that enhance productivity, to advice for stressed-out employees.

An Introductory, Three-Step Guide to Dealing with Difficult Clients

Clients — we love them. We need them. And sometimes when they ask for so much, we wonder, “Is this still worth it?” It’s important to always consider a client relationship as a partnership, and this implies equal value.

SMITH Automates Operations and Frees Up 400 Billable Hours with Mavenlink

SMITH is the leading agency delivering fully integrated digital commerce solutions. In 2012, they began looking for a solution that would help streamline operations. This was the start of the SMITH and Mavenlink relationship. 

What Collaboration Tool is Best for Your Business?

In reality, collaboration means different things to different organizations and people. The way your employees collaborate entirely depends on your business model. It's time to learn what collaboration tools are best suited for your success.

How to Measure Project Margin at Completion

In our most recent Ebook, The Five Most Critical Project Metrics, we have shared the best practices surrounding how to measure the most important metrics for services businesses. In this blog, we will dive into the first metric, Project Margin at Completion and how to calculate it for your business.

Five Project Management Lessons You Can Learn from Return of the Jedi

The Fourth of May is a day of celebration for Star Wars fans worldwide (#MaytheFourthbewithyou). Here at Mavenlink, we'd like to celebrate by sharing the opening scene of Return of the Jedi, and the five project management lessons you can learn from the failing Death Star project.

An Introduction to the Five Most Critical Metrics for Your Services Organization

In our most recent Ebook, The Five Most Critical Project Metrics, we dig into the most important success measurements for project managers at services organizations. This blog is an introduction to the three most prominent challenges that services face and how metrics and BI can play a major role in success. 

Primitive Spark Improves Utilization and Profit Margins More Than 100% with Mavenlink

Digital marketing agency, Primitive Spark, began their search for one, unified project management tool about two years ago when faced with immense growth. Enter, Mavenlink.

The Third Phase of the Resource Management Lifecycle: Execute

The Execute Phase of The Resource Management Lifecycle begins the moment that the project is won, the resources are scheduled, and a project plan is set into motion.

Vizient Deploys Modern Platform to Support Aggressive Growth with Mavenlink

Vizient, Inc. is one of the major players within the healthcare industry and it's recent growth has driven them to seek out one, unified project management system to streamline operations. Enter, Mavenlink.

The Second Phase of The Resource Management Lifecycle: Plan

In the Resource Management Lifecycle there are five phases that mirror the project delivery lifecycle from inception to analysis: Estimate, Plan, Execute, Analyze and Optimize. This blog will discuss the second phase of the Lifecycle, The Plan Phase. 

Suiteworld 2017 Agenda: The Top Seven Sessions You Can’t Afford To Miss

Mavenlink is excited to announce that we will be attending Suiteworld 2017, being held April 24th-27th in Las Vegas, Nevada. With that said, we are presenting an Agenda for Suiteworld 2017, covering the top seven must-attend sessions you cannot afford to miss this year!

An Introduction To Cloud-Based Collaborative Software

The adoption of collaboration software is one of the biggest trends of the past 12 months. And it’s no surprise. Collaboration can improve business execution, enabling better communication and increasing productivity.