How to Set Up Your Waterfall Workflow

How to Set Up Your Waterfall Workflow Published by Lionel Valdellon on 29 December, 2016 on wrike.com What’s the simplest way to manage your project from start to finish? Sequentially — i.e. Task A must finish before Task B is started. It’s one of the oldest and most logical methods to bring projects from conception to completion. This sequential method is even called the waterfall methodology because when you lay out the individual tasks on a Gantt chart, they look like a series of stair steps leading downward from left to right — just like a waterfall. The Characteristics of a Waterfall Workflow Waterfall is a sequential method. It’s not iterative, meaning you don’t perform work in cycles, constantly improving on the Read More …

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Startup Launch Checklist (Infographic)

Startup Launch Checklist: 22 Steps to Success (Infographic) Published by Emily Bonnie on wrike.com Tuesday, 21 April, 2015 Starting a business is an exciting idea, but pretty daunting when it comes down to logistics. If you’re stumped on where to start when it comes to launching your startup, check out our latest infographic for a step-by-step roadmap on how to go from concept to thriving business. Share this infographic with fellow founders with this embed code: Are you an aspiring entrepreneur?  Check out Wrike’s library of resources for founders and small businesses. Read next:  30 Startup Founders Share Their Entrepreneurship Advice 2015’s Hottest Industries for Tech Startups Dos and Don’ts of the Startup Pitch: Expert Advice from 5 Famous Investors FREE GUIDE Read More …

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How Will the Internet of Things Shape the Future of Your Business? (Infographic)

How Will the Internet of Things Shape the Future of Your Business? (Infographic) Published by Emily Bonnie on  wrike.com on 19 January, 2017 By 2019, the Internet of Things (IoT) industry will be more than double the size of the smartphone, PC, tablet, connected car, and wearable markets—combined. It’s predicted to become the largest device market in the world, adding $1.7 trillion in value to the global economy in the next two years. But what does this up-and-coming industry mean for your organization’s future?  Internet of Things technologies will lead to a slew of innovations that will have a significant effect on businesses of all sizes and industries, including:  Greater efficiency for business operations: Connected devices will enable companies to harness data Read More …

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How to Get Organized in 2017 with Free Excel Calendar Templates

Get Organized in 2017 with Free Excel Calendar Templates Published by Emily Bonnie on 4 January, 2017 on wrike.com You’re back in the office after the new year, and you’ve already got a slew of ambitious new goals to hit. Before you know it, you have a jumble of meetings, appointments, and projects—and your poor calendar starts looking like a Jackson Pollock.  Keeping everything organized takes a lot of work! We’ve gathered this collection of free calendar templates for Excel to help you plan your time wisely, along with tips for effectively scheduling your day, your week, your month… and even your year.  Planning Tips + Free Excel Calendar Templates Tips to Plan Your Day Eat the Frog We all have big Read More …

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Project Management Guide 
by Wrike

Welcome to the Project Management Guide 
by Wrike Project management can be defined as the actual process of creating, organizing, and executing a plan in order to achieve business objectives. It’s actually a vast subject covering a wide variety of topics. Here at Wrike, we’re ardent about project management because it’s what our software was created for. But we recognize that some people may be coming into project management entirely by circumstance and may need assistance with concepts and terminologies. We’ve put together helpful original content to introduce you to project management ideas, terms, and even provide you with strategies and best practices. We’ve also linked to the abundance of articles on the Wrike blog to provide you with further reading, Read More …

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Online Marketing 101 (Infographic)

Online Marketing 101 (Infographic) Published by Emily Bonnie on wrike.com on 8 December, 2014 “Welcome to the team! Have you met John and Rita in SEM & SEO? You’ll be working closely with them. Oh, and make sure you connect with Nancy, she’s in charge of lead scoring and nurturing. The email and mobile marketing teams are in these rooms. How much experience do you have with marketing automation, again?” Woah. Who knew there were so many pieces to the digital marketing puzzle? If you’re new to the world of online marketing, don’t fret. We’re here to help you fit the pieces together — and figure out exactly where you fit in.  Check out our new infographic cheat sheet on the basics Read More …

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How Marketers Get Things Done: The State of Agile Marketing in 2016

New Report Released: How Marketers Get Things Done: The State of Agile Marketing in 2016 Published by Brianna Hansen on Tuesday, 5 April, 2016 on wrike.com Share to Email 1 The old-fashioned way of working is quickly becoming outdated and inefficient. Working set hours, coming into the office everyday, and sitting at standard cubicles has all become obsolete as mobile productivity and remote work continues to spread. With work management evolving, marketers are pushing hard to keep up. Adapting standard methodologies, such as Agile, establishes a process where flexibility and collaboration are key components to executing any project. Project management guide:  What is a Project in Project Management? Today we are excited to announce the release of our latest report, How Marketers Read More …

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