As more and more companies recognize the importance of project managers, the popularity of the PMO — or project management office — is rising. According to research conducted by PM Solutions, the percentage of businesses with designated PMOs rose from 48% to 85% from 2000 to 2016.
At Unito, some of our best insights come from discussions between customer success managers and clients. We needed a way to share those insights with our developers, who have the power to actually act on those client recommendations. Here’s how we streamlined that workflow.
Those stakeholders need their updates, pronto! But how do you manage those requests without spending more time writing reports than doing actual work? Here’s how you can regain control of your project reporting workflow with Unito.
As the projects you manage get bigger and more complex, you’ll start to notice you’re dealing with more and more people on a daily basis. This is where stakeholder management becomes so important.
As a project manager, you’re probably used to throwing around the term deliverables on a daily basis. But do you and your team really understand what they are or how to craft them?
You’ve found the perfect collaborator. It might be a huge new client, a newly-acquired team, or another company in your field. Here’s how you collaborate with them, even when they’re in a different tool.
When it comes to getting projects across the finish line, people usually look to the project managers. They’re the people with the plan and the training, and they’re the last line of defense when something goes wrong. But project managers don’t work alone, and there’s usually a network of people that serve as an in-between for project managers and their teams. That’s where project coordinators come in.
Working across teams is hard. You have to manage different expectations, different ways of doing things, and sometimes completely different tools.. But what if, instead of teams, you’re dealing with completely different companies? The same challenges are often made worse by the fact that you’re not dealing with colleagues — unless you have a really strong cross-company project workflow.