Preparing for Gen Z in the Workforce

Generation Z, those with birth years starting in the mid-1990s, has now come of age in the workforce and industries around the world. With them comes a new set of expectations for the work environment and their roles within companies.

Common Spreadsheet Problems (and How They Affect Business)

Spreadsheets, both physical and digital, have long been an integral part of business processes. Today, programs like Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets are used by companies across every industry around the world for resource management, project management, accounting, and much much more.

Retention Strategies for Millennials (& How to Keep Them Happy)

Millennials are not only the future of employment in the services industry, they have slowly become a major force within businesses everywhere. This generation of workers has forever changed the workplace environment and it is critical that companies understand how to meet their cultural expectations in order to retain them.

Is Your Technology Causing More Problems Than It’s Solving?

Note: This is an excerpt from our ebook, “Can Technology Accelerate Your Services Business?” Download the full ebook to learn more.

Even with an abundance of innovative ERP, PSA, and other project management, resource management, collaboration, and productivity tools in place—or perhaps because of these—there are gaps that exist. These gaps are often filled with manual procedures and spreadsheets, creating significant operating challenges.

4 Crucial Steps to Improve Your Utilization Rates

Note: This is an excerpt from our ebook, “The Step-by-Step Guide to Successful Resource Management.” Download the full ebook to learn more.

Utilization rate is a metric used in professional and creative services to reveal your employees’ efficiency and productivity, which is based on the percent of time spent working on productive activities.

How to Build a Sustainable Business

Sustainability is a more important issue for businessesaround the world than ever.

Sustainable resources help eliminate waste and support healthier environments while allowing organizations to continue to provide the services and products that their clients demand. Most often, the term “sustainability” is used in regards to physical goods that have an impact on our ecosystem and preserving the planet.

3 Ways to Build a Project Management Hub

As work becomes increasingly complicated array of moving parts, digital marketers should think of themselves more as project managers. But without a centralized project management hub, this transformation is difficult. However, if marketers consider the following suggestions for creating an all-in-one project management hub, they'll find themselves breathing a little easier amid the chaos of their day-to-day, writes, Jennifer Dodos, Director of Marketing Communications, Mavenlink​​​​​​.

Professional Services Resource Capacity Planning from Mavenlink and TSIA Now Available

The Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) and Mavenlink’s joint whitepaper on Professional Services Resource Capacity Planning is now available. This professional services research is the result of in-depth analysis regarding the need for and effects of capacity planning in the modern services industry.

To Compete, CIOs Must First Build Trust

Most of us grew up with our parents telling us not to get into strangers’ cars. Today, we regularly open ridesharing apps on our phones and willingly ask strangers to drive us places. Ridesharing apps can track where we are during our ride, who our driver is, and even allow us to send our route and estimated time of arrival to friends. This interaction—which essentially amounts to hitchhiking—is made possible because technology facilitated instantaneous trust building within a transaction...

The Top 6 Pressures Facing Services Firms Blog Series: Client Expectations of Expedited Delivery

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.

Read our previous entries about short-term, project-based work, remote teams, increased competition, and greater transparency.

Client Success: Scorch Agency Increases Profit Margins by 20% with Mavenlink

Scorch Agency is an innovative B2B content marketing organization that is changing the way companies curate and strengthen their online presence. Learn how Scorch gained an in-depth understanding of their company that led to new levels of growth and success through Mavenlink.

The 5 Benefits of Adopting Work Coordination Software

Completing a project on time and under budget requires every team member involved to work in sync with one another. But even the most effective managers and well-trained teams can struggle to remain coordinated without the right support.

NOW AVAILABLE: Mavenlink’s State of the Services Economy 2019 Report Webinar

Mavenlink recently published its 2019 State of the Services Economy Report, an annual in-depth analysis of the services industry based on a global survey, including the trends and obstacles shaping businesses around the world.

Now Available: How TeleTracking Found Resource Management Success With Mavenlink

More services organizations than ever are focused on centralizing resource management to better compete in the ever-changing industry. In order to do so, services organizations are using modern technology solutions to enable more effective resource management. However, many businesses are searching for the right implementation strategy to make the most of their new solution.

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.