4 Steps to Optimize Resource Scheduling for Agencies

Agencies run a tight ship, carefully balancing the need of their clients, the continual cycle of new projects and the resources required to keep everything running smoothly. Oftentimes, even the most successful agencies can be affected by resource management mistakes, creating unnecessary costs and project delays.

Does the Future of Your Business Require a Hybrid In-Office/Remote Work Model?

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, companies around the world have embraced remote work for the health and safety of their teams. However, offices still play a role for many businesses and  provide a central hub. While the future is not set, it’s likely that the changes created by the pandemic will have lasting effects on how teams work, with many surveys showing that a remote work option will be desirable well into the future.

Mavenlink Quarterly Product Release Roundup

As the leader in project and resource management, Mavenlink is always looking for ways to improve our solution while continuing to deliver maximum value and an exceptional experience to each of our clients.  We are pleased to share highlights of a few of the latest additions and improvements to our product.

Online Collaboration in 2021: Evolution or Revolution?

The world of online collaboration and communication has become an increasingly important aspect of every business, driven by the switch to digital files and distributed workforces. Whether you are working completely remote, in a centralized office, or a combination of the two the COVID-19 pandemic has made online collaboration even more critical to the success.

Retooling the Tech Stack: What Does the Pandemic Expose About Your Technology?

The COVID-19 pandemic has created new challenges for businesses around the world, forcing companies to adapt to new work circumstances and revealing processes that no longer work in this new way of doing business. It has also exposed weakness in the technology solutions that companies have depended on for years.

Five Reasons Services Leaders are Switching to Mavenlink

Running a services business today requires modern technology that extends beyond point solutions and actually connects the business. Business leaders need a system that will help them manage every aspect of their business and be with them every step of the way as they grow and adapt to a changing market.

Microskills - Are You Letting Talent Go to Waste?

When a team member is hired, it’s most often to fill an open role or provide specific skills that are necessary for success. Whether in a management position or an individual contributor role, a person’s experience and capabilities are typically far greater than what is required for their role.

Herjavec Group Increases Productivity By 20% With Mavenlink

Herjavec Group is a cybersecurity firm offering comprehensive protection to minimize cyber attacks and threats for companies around the world. Learn how Mavenlink's resource management capabilities helped Herjavec Group increase utilization and productivity across their teams and projects.

The Essential Elements of a Project Timeline

In project management, it’s well known that organization is critical for success. The clear communication of goals, targets, and deadlines establishes the foundation for each team member to accomplish individual tasks in a prompt and productive way while keeping the overall objectives in mind. A project timeline is an essential management tool that chronologically tracks stages, intermediate milestones, and deadlines to keep all team members engaged and aware. When interdependencies and...

How to Create a Project Budget That Works

Every successful services business has a deep understanding of project budgets and what it takes to create an accurate budget and stay on target. While this may seem straightforward there are many complicating factors that must be taken into account regarding a project’s budget and keeping it on track. Success for a company demands a well-rounded knowledge of how to create a project budget that is realistic, achievable, and ultimately in service of healthy profit margins.

How to Build a Remote Sales Strategy to Win Over Prospects and Achieve Your Goals

The shift to remote work across nearly every industry around the globe has fundamentally changed the sales process. From the first engagement with a prospective client to completing the transaction, sales teams must now execute without the many benefits that come from face-to-face in-person interactions.

5 Steps to Measure Your Project Outcomes

Note: This is an excerpt from our ebook, “Outcomes Engineering: Your Winning Formula for Success.” Download the full ebook to learn more.

Do you know the difference between project outputs and outcomes? Outputs are the deliverables of a project or client engagement. Outcomes are the level of performance or achievement that occur as a result of the activity or services your organization provides. Outcomes are changes in behavior or conditions that reflect a positive impact, and are specific...

The Importance of Project Integration Management

Managing projects is more complex than ever. With specialized skills, a wide variety of software solutions, and high client expectations, orchestrating the many different aspects of project processes can feel overwhelming. However, the advent of the project integration management process can help both project managers and the resources they manage stay informed from the beginning to the end of a project.

5 Elements Every Project Proposal Should Include

If you’re working on writing a project proposal for a potential client or customer, you may be wondering what—exactly—your project proposal should include. While your actual project proposal will depend on the type of project, there are several key sections that every project proposal should include.

RSM Improves Client Satisfaction and Global Business Processes with Mavenlink

RSM US LLP is an audit, tax, and consulting firm focused on the middle market in the United States and Canada and is a member of the global accounting network RSM International. Learn how Mavenlink helped RSM improve their business processes and client satisfaction rates on a global scale.