PlainJoe Studios is a multi-discipline, experiential design studio intently focused on spatial, strategic, and digitally immersive storytelling. Learn how Mavenlink gave them critical project insights for continued success.
Effectively utilizing every resource for long-term success takes consistent effort. Sometimes, resource utilization rates can slowly slip, which can negatively affect projects and profitability. Without constant diligence and a resource management solution that reports and helps to improve utilization rates, it’s easy for resources to become underutilized, without either managers or team members themselves noticing.
Stay on the lookout for the following four signs that can alert you to when...
At Mavenlink, we are committed to delivering an exceptional client experience and continually strengthening our solution.
Here’s a roundup of some of our recent product enhancements.
Whether your IT services organization is an internal department working to support a larger business or a standalone company, growth is a consistent goal and a measure of success. But with growth there will inevitably be complications and challenges unique to your business.
RPI Consultants provides expert software consulting and project leadership for enterprise level implementations of products and solutions. Find out how RPI decreased their administrative time by 20% with Mavenlink.
In early March, as the new work-from-home reality set in, our product and engineering teams wanted to help our clients in any way possible. There was no shortage of ideas on how we might build new capabilities in our product to help our clients and users in their WFH environments. Like any good exploration of what’s possible, the ideas leaned toward completely new product capabilities like building voice recognition software to capturing action items in remote meetings to creating a new...
CBI is dedicated to protecting clients’ data, reputations, and brands. Learn how Mavenlink helped CBI's PMO improve interdepartmental alignment and project insights for a 30% increase in billable utilization.
Roger Neel, co-founder and CTO of Mavenlink for over 11 years, is an accomplished web designer, Ruby on Rails engineer, thought leader in agile software development, mentor to startup founders and software developers, and a strong advocate for pair programming.
In the early days of Mavenlink, the company was just three guys in CEO Ray Grainger’s home office. Since founding the company in the midst of a recession, the company has grown immensely. Today, Mavenlink is made up of more than 350 employees globally, many of whom call California’s Orange County home. Without the local tech community to help guide Mavenlink in its early days, it would have been difficult to launch the company onto its current trajectory.
Remote work has been steadily increasing around the world. In the past few weeks, it has exploded. Entire companies are 100% work from home. For some businesses, remote work is a common occurrence, but others may just be getting started.
Employee turnover is a natural part of doing business, but the hectic and demanding nature of agency work can cause higher levels of churn than in other industries. While that may seem like it’s just part of the game, the financial toll associated with turnover is sobering. As detailed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the cost to replace an employee is between six to nine months of that position’s salary.
Each year, the month of March is used to celebrate the important contributions that women have made throughout history. In the tech space we are especially proud of Ada Lovelace and her legacy of being the first person to write a computer program back in 1842. However, despite the massive strides that women have made since Ada’s days the female workforce is still greatly underrepresented in the tech space. Women make up over 50% of the overall workforce, but less than 30% of all tech jobs,...
The first step of writing an effective project proposal is to remember you’re not writing a contract and not writing a summary document; you’re writing a sales document that is meant to persuade the client that you’re the right choice to complete the work.
Note: This is an excerpt from our ebook, “Forecasting and Optimizing Capacity: Why the Future of Your Business Depends On It.” Download the full ebook to learn more.
Most businesses are running systems that naturally generate valuable data. However, it may not be trustworthy unless steps are taken to verify the data.
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.