Introducing Our New Product Tour

Mavenlink is committed to providing a modern solution that helps services organizations unlock their true potential and improve every aspect of their business. To help you better understand how every aspect of Mavenlink supports businesses, we have updated our product tour webpages with new, in-depth information and detailed screenshots.

8 Steps for Practical Program Management Metrics

Program management is about more than just tracking tasks and completion dates; it’s about optimizing the use of resources to get more done faster, better, and more profitably. Here’s how to approach program management metrics to improve the performance of your team.

Why is Managing Resources Important?

If you’ve been around the project management block before, you’ve probably heard the term “resource management.” While the phrase may seem a little ambiguous to outsiders, in most cases it means something very simple: using the right resources at the right times and in the right capacities to achieve a goal.

Client Success: DIGARC Improves Utilization by 20% With Mavenlink

DIGARC is a software company dedicated to solving issues that plague higher education through their solutions. Find out how Mavenlink helped DIGARC improve their business processes, leading to improved utilization rates and increased on-budget project delivery.

Mavenlink Resource Management Summer 2019 Release Brings Exciting Enhancements

As part of a continuing effort to support the services industry through effective resource management, Mavenlink’s Resource Management Summer 2019 release includes several critical enhancements designed to provide businesses with improved governance and control over the resource management process.

Surveys Said: Agencies Need a New Approach to Compete

How marketers can use statistics from both surveys, to examine ways in which marketing services organizations can better position, compete, and gain market share in this increasingly challenging environment, writes, John Reese, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Mavenlink.

Client Success: TribalScale Improves Resource Forecasting with Mavenlink

TribalScale creates digital solutions for web, mobile, and emerging technologies to transform clients into digital-first companies. Learn more about how Mavenlink helped TribalScale refine their processes for a new stage of success.

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?

The Top 6 Pressures Facing Services Firms Blog Series: 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.

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...

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.

What is Performance Management?

Businesses that are able to optimize employee performance through performance management technology often thrive in the services industry. However, it is common to have large distributed workforces engaged in a variety of disparate objectives that can lead to employees losing sight of company goals.

The Three I’s of Utilization - How to Boost Individual Performance

Understanding and consistently optimizing resource utilization throughout an organization is crucial for improving a company’s profitability. However, it can be difficult for both businesses and employees to know where to begin.