A Happier, More Productive Way to Work: LiquidPlanner @Work Is Almost Here!

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Happiness matters at work—on a number of levels. Study after study links employee well-being to increased productivity, more effective collaborations, higher creativity and quality of work. For example, a recent University of Warwick study found that happiness created a 12% increase in productivity; a Gallop poll discovered that engaged employees were two times more productive than …Continue reading »

3 Project Execution Strategies That Deliver Results

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Anyone familiar with the saying, “The best laid plans of mice and men,” also realizes that no matter how well you prepare, your efforts can easily go off the rails without focused attention and proper follow-up along the way. Organizations and teams need to pay attention to project execution in order to deliver impactful projects. …Continue reading »

LiquidPlanner @Work Is Coming: Take a Peek and Get Your Team Ready

LiquidPlanner @Work

Get ready for LiquidPlanner’s new look! On Saturday, August 8, we’re rolling out one of our biggest updates ever: LiquidPlanner @Work. We’re super excited about this one, and want to tell you a bit about what’s to come and how to prepare your team so they can start realising the benefits from Day 1. Prior …Continue reading »

8 Ways to Stay Motivated When You’re Working on the Never-Ending Project From Hell

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Completion is satisfying. Being able to cross off a to-do list item, mark a task done, or deliver a finished project is a big part of being fulfilled at work. That’s why projects that stretch into a far-off horizon are challenging for even the most seasoned project manager. Whether you’re managing a mammoth IT project …Continue reading »

7 Tools to Gather Better Software Requirements

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Gathering software requirements can be as much fun as trying to count function points or code a webpage using a vi editor. The process usually involves the software team assuming that business customers will communicate everything that their hearts desire as succinctly as possible. Business customers have a tendency to expect software teams to be …Continue reading »

How to Keep Your Team’s Morale Up During Change

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Change is the only constant! Dramatic growth is commonplace. Companies are looking for opportunities to improve margins, accelerate cash flow and cut costs. Only those companies that change will endure. And only those teams that embrace change, and the leaders who engage people around change initiatives will thrive. The others will be left in the …Continue reading »

Why We Hate Change

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We often hear that people don’t like to change. On one hand everyone has a lot of stories about people resisting change and preserving the status quo. And yet, we’re talking about humans—a species that adapts to all sorts of environments: from deserts to subarctic, from remote settlements to gigantic cities, from mines that go …Continue reading »