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Client Success: Navigant Consulting Increases Efficiency to Drive Profitability

Navigant Consulting applies experience, foresight, and industry expertise to pinpoint emerging opportunities to help build, manage, and protect the value of their clients' businesses. Find out how Mavenlink helped Navigant increase efficiency to drive profitability. 

Client Success: Maestro Increases Projects Delivered On Time and On Budget by 100% with Mavenlink

Maestro is not your typical agency. They focus on developing your learning and marketing through strategy, design, and technology.

An Introduction to Rescuing At-Risk Projects

In any given project, there are many interrelated and moving parts—tasks, milestones, dependencies, costs, resources, deliverables—that need to be carefully managed. Adding to that, many times a project manager is concurrently managing many different projects, all with different scopes, priorities, resources, and stakeholders. 

It's no surprise then that projects run into trouble every day. Sometimes, despite your best efforts, things go wrong. While you may know this to be true, when it’s...

[Video] AMP Agency Reaches Billable Utilization Targets with Mavenlink

AMP is a brand ecosystem agency that architects cohesive brand ecosystems and digital products that grow businesses. It was important for AMP to find a tool that provided the leadership team real-time access to the health of client portfolios and the business. Enter, Mavenlink. 

The Beginners Guide to Motivating Your Team: The Top 6 Do's & Don'ts

As a leader, you have no doubt discovered that one of your biggest challenges is not just how to motivate your team, but how to maintain a consistent and ongoing tenor of morale that translates into results.

Three Strategic Types of Clients to Help Your Firm Grow

Healthy margins are the most critical element of a successful services business. Every portfolio, client, and every single project, needs to turn a profit for your firm.

16 Project Metrics You Should Be Tracking

Project managers need to closely monitor and evaluate how well their teams are achieving goals, hitting deadlines and delivering each project on time and on budget.

Master Project Scope Management with Three Simple Steps

It’s inevitable. The most challenging aspect of project management is trying to define the specifications or, the scope of the project. A quality project scope defines all expectations from day one to completion—the deliverables, tasks, deadlines and required resources associated with the lifecycle of a project. Accurately determining scope is the biggest challenge for many organizations and can pose large risks if managed improperly.

Consulting Firm Increases Margins by 45% with Mavenlink

Firm Invests in Mavenlink to Replace Outdated Excel Methods 

Estimating Time Accurately: 4 Tips That Will Make or Break Your Project Budget

Unless a project or task is something that you’ve repeated many times, estimating time can be daunting. Truth is, very few of us are 100 percent correct even with lots of experience. Contingencies change, conditions are altered, and budgets and schedules collide like opposing forces bent on making even the most exacting estimates wrong. Eliminating risk is impossible, but you can mitigate the impact of inaccurate time estimates on your budget by experimenting with these tips.

How to Get a Stalled Project Moving Again — Fast!

We’ve all been there. Despite all of your hard work and planning, a project has stalled and getting it moving again … well, you don’t quite know where to start! These tried and true steps will help you quickly get things back on track.

Marketing Agency Improves On-Budget Delivery by 100%

Firm Replaced Basecamp, ClickTime, and Spreadsheets with Mavenlink.

The Guide to Handling Difficult Clients: Part Two

Continuing to serve a client that has a negative impact on your business is serious and compromises more than team morale. It risks bringing down your business altogether.

The Guide to Handling Difficult Clients: Part One

Clients — we love them. We need them. And sometimes they ask for so much, we wonder, “Is this still worth it?”

Dreamforce 2016: Sessions You Can’t Miss

Are you attending Dreamforce this year? If so, you will be in good company with more than 130,000 like minded professionals registered to attend. Not to mention another 200,000 that will attend virtually. With that turn out, it's no wonder Dreamforce is one of the most influential events in the tech industry. Every year new products are announced, trends set, and new ideas emerge. It’s truly one of the most important events in the industry.