We are in the early stages of a transformation that will change how we work forever. In a recent report, Power Shift: The rise of the consumer-focused enterprise in the digital age, the Kellogg Institute documents how the digital revolution has created a power shift from sellers to buyers.
The women who work at Mavenlink have come from myriad paths to get to the roles in technology they hold today. And they are critical to our company — their contributions shape our business strategy, product development, client success and our code.
The service industry has a unique pain. That is, it's products are it's people. Because of this, there are imperative steps involved in managing a project, and team— a project management checklist is a great way to start.
Are Your Meetings Moving You Forward or Holding You Back? Your one on one meeting is a way to stay connected with your employees. As we move out of the Age of Information and into the Age of the Customer, deep human connections matter more than ever. This is true of our external customers and also our internal customers.
If Mavenlink had a mascot, it would likely be Mike Rizzo. In addition to managing content creation and data through our marketing automation platform HubSpot, Mike’s unofficial job is also Mavenlink advocate. Most Mavens around the office know that Mike is the go-to guy for Maven gear and more. (Stickers? He’s got them. Mavenlink stationary? Done. Pens? Of course.) Having recently celebrated his one year anniversary here, we are excited to feature Mike as May's Maven (a Mayven, if you will).
While we wish every project could go off without a hitch, we are also big believers in pragmatism. Every project is going to run into a few roadblocks, like bugs, client changes, or tickets — all of which can impact scope and timeline.
Mavenlink Co-Founder and CCO Sean Crafts had the chance to sit down and pick the brain of entrepreneur Dharmesh Shah, the co-founder and CTO of HubSpot. Dharmesh’s personal resume is impressive; in addition to his work at HubSpot, he created a blog for software startups (OnStartups); has started and sold two other software companies; is an active member of the Boston entrepreneurial scene; and is an angel investor in over 30 startups.