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Great Asana Alternatives for Team Project Management

by Michael Kwan - on Jul 23rd 2015 - No Comments
Get More Done with Asana Alternatives for Project Management

When you are working with multiple teams, juggling multiple projects with multiple components, it can be nearly impossible to keep track of all the balls, let alone keep them all coordinated and in the air. Thankfully, there are multiple team and project management tools available on the Internet, including those that subscribe to agile...

More Online Agile Project Management Tools

by Chris Cairns - on Feb 26th 2015 - No Comments
Agile Project Management

The key fundamental principle behind agile project management is that the larger project as a whole can be understood and approached in an incremental manner. Each of these iterative sections can be approached by the whole team–including both employees and clients–such that feedback received and insight gained can be integrated...

5 Kanban Project Management Tools to Improve Your Team’s Workflow

by Michael Kwan - on Feb 13th 2015 - No Comments
Kanban Board

Working together as a team can be a challenge at the best of times and this is why it is so important to have the right project management tools in place to best manage the workflow of both individual contributors and the team as a whole. One of the more innovative solutions is something call kanban, which literally translates as “signboard”...

5 Windows 10 Features to Help You Work Smarter

by Michael Kwan - on Oct 30th 2014 - No Comments
Windows 10 Start Menu with Live Tiles

For some inexplicable reason or another, Microsoft decided to skip Windows 9 altogether to announce the imminent arrival of the brand new Windows 10 operating system. In many ways, Windows 10 combines several of the key features found in Windows 8, like the Live Tiles, with key features found in Windows 7, like the Start Menu. The result...

Three Time Tracking Apps to Kill Your Procrastination

by Michael Kwan - on Oct 14th 2014 - No Comments
Avoid Procrastinating Online with Time Tracking Apps

Like many of you, I spend hours upon hours each day plopped in front of the computer. I like to think that I’m being as productive as possible while I’m there, but the truth is that YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and the rest of the Internet can be awfully distracting. And it’s really easy to fall down that bottomless...

Gamify Your Life With HabitRPG

by Michael Kwan - on Mar 19th 2013 - No Comments
HabitRPG Custom Avatar

There are tons of great tools out there to boost your productivity. They help you keep track of all the items on your to-do list, prioritizing those tasks to keep you on track. As great as all that information may be, it can still lack in the motivation department. Just because you know you should be doing something doesn’t mean...

9 Website Translation Crowdsourcing Services

by Michael Kwan - on Jul 31st 2012 - No Comments
Online translation concept

As much as we like to think that English is a fairly universal language on the Internet, that’s simply not the case. That’s why it may be important to you to consider crowdsourcing your website translation needs. There are many machine translation tools out there, but they simply don’t work as well as real human beings....

20+ Agile Project Management Tools

by Michael Kwan - on Jun 20th 2012 - 7 Comments
Agile dog jumping over a hurdle

When you have multiple people working on one or more projects all at the same time, good communication is positively critical. Using the right agile project management (APM) tools for the job can mean the difference between monumental success and utter frustration, but perhaps we should discuss idea of APM in the first place. The conceptual...

5 Online PERT Chart Tools

by Michael Kwan - on May 28th 2012 - No Comments
Businessman drawing a PERT chart

Some time back, we shared a number of resources that let you create PERT diagrams. These were all really great tools, but they came with one fault: they all required you to download and install something on your computer. There are all sorts of fantastic web-based tools for just about everything else, from email to document collaboration,...

Drag And Drop Features In Basecamp Next

by Michael Kwan - on Mar 2nd 2012 - No Comments
Finger cursor

The Interweb has changed a lot since the original Basecamp launched in 2004. Not only that, but the way that we’re able to interact with the Internet has changed a lot, too. Not surprisingly, Basecamp Next is implementing some serious upgrades both stylistically and functionally. It’s all going to be pretty slick, and one...