11 common mistakes in project management

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 24-Apr-2017 08:00:00

Mistakes happen in every walk of life. At work, at home, during projects. You wouldn’t be human if you didn’t make them!

As we all know, it’s how you respond to these mishaps that’s important. In fact, one study has suggested that mistakes can make you smarter and that the way you react makes a big difference in whether you learn from them or not.

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Topics: collaboration tools, stakeholder engagement, project management, online collaboration, digital workplace

Mobile working with Kahootz

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 17-Apr-2017 08:00:00

We often get asked if there are mobile apps for accessing Kahootz, and the simple answer is no – there doesn’t need to be.

Kahootz enables mobile working on a wide variety of devices without the need for a special app.

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Topics: collaboration tools, cloud collaboration, online collaboration, digital workplace, hints and tips, remote working

The importance of time management to project success

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 03-Apr-2017 08:00:00

There are many different factors that contribute to the success of a project. Some of which you can control and some which you can’t.

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Topics: collaboration tools, project management, project extranets, online collaboration

How Kahootz solves these 3 challenges of working in a team

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 13-Feb-2017 08:00:00

Anyone who has ever worked on a project will know the importance of teamwork to its successful completion. The good news is, employers are also beginning see the benefits, with 75% of them rating teamwork and collaboration as “very important".

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Topics: stakeholder engagement, project management, online collaboration

The top reasons for project failure and how to avoid it

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 06-Feb-2017 08:30:00

For a project manager, the pressure of ensuring that a project is completed on time has never been higher. With only 40% of projects meeting schedule, budget and quality goals this is also becoming much harder to achieve.

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Topics: stakeholder engagement, project management, online collaboration

A quick guide to dealing with difficult stakeholders

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 30-Jan-2017 08:00:00

In every project, there will be times when managing certain stakeholders will be a challenge. Whether they are failing to engage fully with your project, or are not open to collaboration, it is essential that you keep your stakeholders onside in order for your project to run smoothly.

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Topics: stakeholder engagement, project management, online collaboration

Why finding an online workspace is like choosing the right office

Posted by John Glover on 28-Aug-2015 10:00:00

For anyone with a passing interest in the property market, the publication of another report predicting soaring prices in London is hardly a surprise. However, the latest commercial market survey by RICS did capture my attention for longer than a few minutes.

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Topics: workplace innovation, cloud collaboration, online collaboration

Cloud collaboration: CCGs and the quest for innovation

Posted by John Glover on 14-Aug-2015 10:30:00

Anyone interested in the progress of England's 209 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) will have found it hard to ignore the sheer volume of negative headlines they seem to have generated in recent months. Almost every day brings a fresh report of a CCG that lacks the financial stability or clinical capacity - or both - to serve its local community.

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Topics: online collaboration

How to select an online collaboration tool in 2017 [best practice]

Posted by John Glover on 17-Jul-2015 17:00:00

The average enterprise is now using more than 774 distinct cloud applications at any given time, according to research by Elastica. Furthermore, data sent to file sharing and online collaboration platform now accounts for 63% of all data uploaded to the cloud.

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Topics: cloud collaboration, online collaboration

Online workspaces: 3 simple ways to keep your data secure

Posted by John Glover on 10-Jul-2015 12:50:19

Using an online workspace - and equipping your organisation with all the benefits that brings - involves data (project details, shared documents, conversations between team members) moving into the cloud.

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Topics: security in the cloud, online collaboration