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Top 10 Trello Integrations

Whenever I get asked “what project management application do you like the best” (believe it or not, I have been asked that question), I start to feel a little sheepish. I wish I had some kind of fantastic answer detailing a long list of amazing features; I wish I could name some outrageously complicated and expensive software that automates […]

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Jan 5, 2017 Filed under: Project Management 0

Top 5 Wrike Integrations

In 2017, Wrike, one of the best-reviewed project management applications on the market, turns 10 years old. It’s been a prosperous almost-decade for the company, which began in 2007 as a small outfit offering a real-time Gantt chart solution. In the years that followed, Wrike has grown into a project management powerhouse with over 400 employees […]

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Jan 4, 2017 Filed under: Project Management 0

10 Reasons to Use Smartsheet

Smartsheet, a perennial project management choice, turned 10 this year. This program is one of our favorites here at Merchant Maverick (read our review for more info) and there are all kinds of reasons to want to use this spreadsheet-based software. In honor of the company’s anniversary, though, I am going to highlight the top […]

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Dec 16, 2016 Filed under: Project Management 0

5 Best Basecamp Add-Ons

Basecamp currently exists in 3 iterations. This article is about the most recent edition: Basecamp 3. Products discussed below may or may not be compatible with earlier versions of Basecamp. Earlier this year, the folks over at Basecamp released the third iteration of their flagship product, ingeniously called Basecamp 3. You can read our full […]

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Dec 7, 2016 Filed under: Project Management 0

Implementing New Project Management Software: Four Ways to Engage Your Team

Why is Team Engagement Important? Few things strike more fear into the heart of a business owner or executive than the prospect of implementing a new software system. After all, potential disasters lurk around every corner: security issues, system crashes, client pushback, employee resistance, and numerous other logistical nightmares. Pulling the trigger on a brand […]

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Aug 1, 2016 Filed under: Project Management 0

What is Agile Project Management?

Agile is a specific project management methodology, used most often by engineers and software developers. Unlike more traditional project management techniques, which focus on achieving identifiable milestones using complex scheduling tools like Gantt charts, Agile management is an iterative, incremental process. The Agile methodology is ideally suited to client-initiated projects that involve multiple, concrete deliverables. […]

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Aug 1, 2016 Filed under: Project Management 0
benefits of project management software

The Most Important Function of Project Management Software

There’s no doubt that project management software is a useful commodity. What other tool can you use to simultaneously track the progress of ongoing tasks, monitor employee workload, create complex schedules, budget for projects, and safely store documents and images? Even the fanciest project management program, however, is primarily useful because it performs one, big, […]

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Jul 29, 2016 Filed under: Project Management 0
Choosing project management software

Choosing Project Management Software: 3 Major Considerations

There are literally hundreds of project management software systems currently flooding the market today, and new systems continue to be developed at a steady rate. With such a wide range of available options, it can be difficult to determine the best project management software your business. In general, however, there are a few key factors to […]

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Jul 25, 2016 Filed under: Project Management 2
what is SaaS

What is SaaS?

Definition SaaS stands for Software as a Service, a way to license and operate software entirely in “the cloud.” In short, this means that any software offered ‘as a service’ does not need to be installed on your computer in order to be used. You simply create an account on the software vendor’s website, log in, […]

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Jun 13, 2016 Filed under: CRM, eCommerce, Email Marketing, Inventory Management, Loyalty Rewards, Point of Sale, Project Management, Shipping, Web Development 0
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