Projects at Work


A deeper look at technology trends and solutions for practitioners, teams and organization.

Shop Talk: Collaboration Tools

- by Eileen O’Loughlin

What are the top challenges in implementing collaboration software on project teams? A recent survey from Software Advice highlights three and offers some tips to combat them. The survey also identifies some ‘must-have’ features that teams find most useful in a collaboration tool.

Planview Acquires Innotas

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The deal extends Planview's presence into the mid-market for work and resource management solutions, and creates a $180 million company with more than 3,000 customers and 700 employees.

Top Small-Business PM Apps

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A quarterly ranking report from GetApp highlights the top 25 cloud-based project management applications for small businesses based on five factors: user reviews, integration, mobile support, security and popularity.

Top-Rated PM Tools for 2016

- by Emily Sue Tomac

Here are the 10 most highly recommended project management tools on TrustRadius, a business technology research platform that gathered and verified user ratings of 14 features, including team collaboration, mobile access, and support for agile and waterfall methods. Also: three tips for PM software buyers.

Good Tool, Bad Fit

Richard Hayden

Adapting basic project management software for a professional services environment requires two significant additions: versatility to accommodate a host of new metrics, and unity to ensure those metrics are synchronized with the old, accessible to all, and transparent.

Changepoint Acquires barometerIT

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The deal bring barometerIT’s SaaS-based software maps for integrated portfolio planning and analysis to Changepoint’s business execution management platform, including PPM solutions.

Best PM Tools, Per ‘The Crowd’

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A new crowdsourced report names two “leaders” and eight “high performers” among 15 project management software providers, with Wrike earning the highest customer satisfaction score based on user ratings and reviews of more than 100 products.

Tool Shop: Teamwork/Wrike/RedBooth

- by Charles Settles

There is a growing number of solutions designed specifically to help smaller organizations foster collaborative work environments while providing key project management functions such as time tracking and resource planning to teams that don’t have formal processes or training. Here is an overview of three offerings that have built loyal customer bases.

Project Speed

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A student engineering team at Delft University of Technology built the world’s fastest electric car with help from requirements management software that improved collaboration, resulting in faster decision-making and information-sharing. The team met all its initial design goals and delivered the record-setting vehicle on time.

Hilti Finds Help in the Cloud

- by Microsoft Project

A global construction manufacturer turned to the Microsoft Project Online cloud service to streamline the management of multiple, complex projects.




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