Dara Fontein

Dara is a writer and content creator based in Vancouver, British Columbia. When not playing around with words, Dara can be found updating her cat's Instagram account, wandering the aisles of home decor stores, and not hiking.
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Slack Productivity: 7 Tips for Teams of All Sizes

Slack, the instant-messaging app of choice for many, can either help or hinder your productivity. Here’s how to stay productive in Slack.

How To Use Data Validation in Google Sheets

Using data validation rules in Google Sheets will keep your spreadsheets clean and free of errors. Here’s how it’s done.

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The 11 Best Zendesk Apps for Customer Support Teams

The best Zendesk apps make your customer support team’s life easier by streamlining their work and automating repetitive tasks. Here’s how.

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What is Project Portfolio Management?

If you’re a project manager who’s constantly juggling multiple projects, stakeholders, team members, and business goals, you know just how easy it is to get wrapped up in the smaller details of your day-to-day work. […]

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How to Effectively Manage Software Development Projects

Managing software development projects brings its own unique challenges. Here’s how project managers can get a handle on them.

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What Is Data Management? How Does It Work?

No matter what industry you’re in, every business engages in at least a little bit of data management. Here’s everything you need to know about this practice.

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7 of the Best Reporting Automation Tools

Some of the best reporting automation tools include Funnel, Tableau, Zoho Analytics, and Swydo. Here’s our breakdown of each one, how much they cost, and who they’re best suited for.

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Sales Reporting: What It Is and How To Do It

Sales teams need reports to know how their initiatives contribute to growing the company’s bottom line. Here’s how you can build the sales reports they need.

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The 7 Best Examples of Product Roadmap Software

Product roadmap software are designed to streamline your product management process. Here are some of the best.

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8 Essential Product Management Tools

The right product management tool can streamline software development, facilitate project management, and more. Here are eight of the best.

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The 8 Best Options for Task Automation Software

Automation is the best way to shrink your to-do list to something you can actually manage. Here are eight options for doing that across all kinds of workflows.