Mavenlink Wins Two Gold Stevie Awards in Product Categories and a Bronze Stevie for Outstanding Customer Service

Mavenlink is proud to announce that it has won the 2019 American Business Awards Gold Stevie Awards for Best Project Management Solution and Best Application Programming Interface. Mavenlink also won a Bronze Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year.

Resource Planning - Art vs. Science

There is an age-old debate within the professional services community about the best way to optimize resource utilization. Specifically, how do you maximize utilization of your existing resources, identify a shortage of specific skills and people, as well as the need to bring on additional people, and smooth out demand when you have peaks and valleys across client projects?

In short, how do you best match supply and demand?

Client Success: Huge Refines Utilization Rates with Mavenlink

Huge is a digital marketing agency that provides strategy, marketing, design, and technology services to Fortune 100 companies. Find out how Mavenlink supported Huge with the means to refine utilization for long-term success.

Why PMOs Need to Invest in Project Manager Skill and Experience

Take this simple test – it will only take a few seconds but will tell you a lot.

Do you believe that all projects are equal?

Do you believe that all project managers are equal?

The answer should be obvious but often isn’t within organisations.

6 Qualities to Look for in Project Management Software

When it comes to project management software, there are hundreds of options available. How do you know which software is right for your organization? More than half of all software implementations are unsuccessful, wasting time and money for the organization. However, choosing the right software plays a huge role in successfully adopting project management software.

7 Best Practices for Successful Project Management Software Adoption

Implementing new project management software can be challenging, especially in a fast-growing company. Team members are accustomed to tracking projects using their own methods or by using simpler tools that no longer fulfill the company’s needs, and may be resistant to change.

Successful adoption of project management software can not only increase team productivity, but can also have a positive impact on revenues and margins.

Service Firm Pressures: Increased Competition

The services industry is experiencing new types of pressures that are changing businesses around the world. In this blog series, we will examine the six major pressures facing services firms today, their causes, and how you can successfully respond.

An Exclusive Look at Mavenlink’s 2019 State of the Services Economy Report

The services industry has experienced unprecedented levels of growth during the last several years and shows no signs of slowing down.

Why It’s Time for Your Business to Go Beyond PSA

Professional Services Automation (PSA) solutions support services organizations and help teams tackle time-consuming tasks with automation, making project management more efficient and accurate. However, in today’s service-level economy, businesses need to go beyond traditional PSAs and leverage the data and insights that a modern solution can provide in order to compete and thrive.

How to Increase the Accuracy of Your Project Estimates

Note: This is an excerpt from our ebook, “The 5 Steps to More Profitable Projects.” Learn more by downloading the full ebook for more insights.

Today, clients expect greater transparency in the services process, wanting to know who is working on their project, how long it will take, and why it costs as much as it does. At the same time, it’s becoming more difficult for services businesses to maintain a healthy project margin. Creating an accurate estimate up front will help balance both...

What the Numbers Say About Mobile’s Place in B2B Marketing

The history of business-to-business (B2B) marketing is a brief but winding one. Beginning as early as the 1920s, companies created targeted advertising in trade publications, urging other companies to purchase their wares. Mail-order catalogs followed these advertisements; and, eventually, enabled by the internet, today’s demand-generation marketing funnels arrived, ready to absorb website traffic and hopefully leave behind business leads.

How to Strengthen the Journey of Project Expectation Management

Imagine a road.

What is the Most Fundamental KPI for Services Businesses?

Today’s services businesses are facing shrinking project margins. In order to deliver each project as efficiently as possible, services firms are utilizing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) more than ever.

Why Should You Connect Your Operational System of Record and General Ledger?

One of the biggest systems opportunities for services organizations today is to build their technology environment around an Operational System of Record (OSR). By bridging core planning, executional, accounting, and analysis systems in a single operating environment, organizations are able to experience dramatically better visibility, predictability, and agility while also gaining greater understanding and control over their finances.

SPI Professional Services Maturity™ Benchmark Insights with Jeanne Urich

Global research and consulting organization Service Performance Insight (SPI) Research recently published their 2019 Professional Services Maturity™ Benchmark, providing services businesses with critical insights and the trends shaping the industry.