New Notes and Files

Posted by Steve Harris on Jul 11, 2019 9:35:09 AM

Check out this short training module in Trailhead on the new Notes and Files functionality.  These tools will be added to your org when you get the "Components" package update in the next few weeks.  

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Topics: Admin Updates, Creative Directors

How To Make The Most of Your Software Demo or Trial

Posted by Steve Harris on Jun 10, 2016 2:39:55 PM

How to Make the Most of Your Software Demo or Trial 

It is critical to do your research when it comes to selecting project management software, but once you've found a few applications that you like, it's even more important to test them out!

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Topics: Creative Directors

8 Metrics You Should Be Measuring

Posted by Steve Harris on Jun 2, 2016 7:30:00 AM

8 Metrics Every Creative Team Should Monitor

Creative teams are busy busy busy.  Most in-house creative teams have hundreds of jobs moving through the department each month.  Well managed teams use metrics to monitor production and provide management with insight.  Do you ever notice that the vibe on your team is off?  Is the team feeling slammed?  Are you about to enter a busy period?  Do you need to bring in a few temps?  Metrics provide you with data to analyze and plan ahead.  

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Topics: Creative Directors

The Value of Tracking Time

Posted by Steve Harris on May 5, 2016 9:13:56 AM

Why Every Team Should Be Tracking Time

Hire a consulting firm to come in and evaluate the workflow in your in-house department and the first thing they will ask is if you are keeping track of time. Without timesheets how can you analyze productivity? The challenge here is that no one wants to enter timesheets. Entering time is an extra task for teams that are already overworked. But that’s

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Topics: Creative Directors

Top Tips For Successful Project Managers

Posted by Steve Harris on Apr 28, 2016 6:00:00 AM

 

Project management is a difficult job that requires you to be able to juggle a lot of moving parts and people. Project managers need to understand the nuances of the project, lead the team, and be the client-facing communicator acting as a bridge between production and delivery to the client.

Project managers are always looking for ways to improve the process. There are always ways to

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Topics: Creative Directors

The Top 5 Ways Project Management Software Can Increase Efficiency

Posted by Steve Harris on Mar 24, 2016 12:35:02 PM

We’ve all been there. You're assigned a huge project and just the thought of it makes you want to run and hide under the covers. But in reality, we’re not running from the work, we’re running from getting started. We don’t know where to begin and can only see the project as one huge overwhelming hole.  A good project management app will help you break a project down into digestible mouth fulls, making it easier to get started.

Now this is easier said than done, but an easy to use project management application makes it easier to get started by making it easier to get organized.

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Topics: Creative Directors