Quick Guide: How to Survive in The Consumer-Driven, Service Level Economy

We are in the early stages of a transformation that will change how we work forever. In a recent report, Power Shift: The rise of the consumer-focused enterprise in the digital age, the Kellogg Institute documents how the digital revolution has created a power shift from sellers to buyers.

An Introduction To Cloud-Based Collaborative Software

The adoption of collaboration software is one of the biggest trends of the past 12 months. And it’s no surprise. Collaboration can improve business execution, enabling better communication and increasing productivity.

What is the Definition of A Great SOW?

A well thought-out Statement of Work (SOW) is the first step in setting a positive client relationship. Many individuals, not to mention entire organizations, have a hard time understanding the true definition of a great SOW.

The First Phase of the Resource Management Lifecycle: Estimate

The Resource Management Lifecycle begins with the Estimate Phase and is dedicated to setting your project up for success.  Estimation occurs prior to the start of a project and is intended to ensure that the project is proposed to an organization or team.

The Five Step Guide to Change Management in the Service Level Economy

Gaining team buy-in is critical to implementing a new system or process. Many companies do a great job selecting the system or process that will yield new efficiencies. However, it’s just as important to focus on the people affected by the change. The two ways you do this are through team communication and involvement.

What is The Resource Management Lifecycle?

In our most recent ebook, The Definitive Guide to Resource Management, we have introduced a new, end-to-end framework for dealing with the complexities of resource management that are faced by services organizations today.

How to Reduce Stress at Work to Increase Profits and Productivity

Research over the years has shown a consistent, growing trend between work and stress levels. As the economy and job market become increasingly competitive and fast-paced, stress levels have hit an all-time high.

Happy International Women's Day! Six Women Share Their Most Meaningful Moments in Tech

The women who work at Mavenlink have come from myriad paths to get to the roles in technology they hold today. And they are critical to our company — their contributions shape our business strategy, product development, client success and our code. 

21 Shocking Project Management Statistics That Cost Business Owners Millions Each Year

Project managers deal with a variety of moving parts and challenges during their work with a client. This is especially obvious when you take a look at some of the shocking statistics surrounding project management. This blog introduces 21 statistics that sum up the most common challenges associated with project management. 

Understanding the Four Key Metrics Associated with Project Failure

When each of your projects is successful, your whole portfolio is successful. Yet many professionals struggle to ensure each project turns its highest profit.  To thrive, you have to reduce project failures. This post shows you how to measure project failure/success and how to avoid failure and achieve high performance.