Project Management

teamwork

10 tools you need for remote work

As more and more teams adjust to working remotely, we’ve been relying on technology to help us to keep work going — even when we can’t be in the same physical space. Today, we wanted to share our remote work tech stack: the tools that have been helping us to continue working without interruption behind the scenes. Some of them we’ve been using for years; some of them have been on our radar for a while but we’re only fully utilizing them now.

axosoft

Coronavirus Software Making a Difference

When the harmful effects of the coronavirus pandemic began to accelerate globally, Axosoft wanted to step in and do what we could to help as an organization. While we have always offered GitKraken Pro license free for students, teachers, and nonprofits, we wanted to extend our offerings in these especially trying times. We recently announced the GitKraken Pro for a Cure Program, offering free GitKraken Pro licenses for teams of up to 25 developers working on a COVID-19 related project.

bitrix24

Change the first account administrator

Dear Bitrix24 users, In Bitrix24, a user who has registered a Bitrix24 account, is granted administrative access to the account by default and is considered the first account administrator and account owner. Bitrix24 account administrator has extended rights within the account: to manage other account users, to access account settings and hidden information, and gets system email notifications (subscription prolongation, webinars, promotional emails, etc.).

asana

Find your flow with these work from home playlists

If you’re used to working in a bustling office, you might find the newfound silence of remote work deafening. On the other hand, if you’re sheltering in place with a house full of family or roommates, you might be looking for a little help tuning out. Thankfully there’s a quick and social distancing-approved solution to both scenarios: music! Various studies have shown music’s power to lift your mood and help you maintain focus—two things many of us could use right now.

time doctor

7 Challenges Virtual Teams Face (And How To Tackle Them)

Struggling to manage your virtual team? There are many advantages to hiring remote workers — but only if you’re prepared enough to overcome the challenges of virtual teams. However, with the sudden COVID-19 outbreak, most teams aren’t prepared to deal with virtual work immediately. This is why we’ve decided to cover the 7 biggest challenges of virtual teams and cover how you can deal with them!

bitrix24

Working Remotely During Quarantine: How Not to Lose Your Sanity and Restore Faith in Humanity

A major factor contributing to this neverending buildup of anxiety is the fact that many workers all around the world have been sent to work from home by their companies. In some territories where the virus has hit particularly hard, people were simply told to stay home in an act that’s quite aptly named “self-isolation.” So now, here you are - working from home, self-isolated and probably clueless about what’s going to happen next.

samepage

Porsche, Continuous Improvement & Redesigns

In my previous blog posting (I'm not Steve Jobs, but I did speak to him once), I shared a letter I received from a prospect about our recent product redesign. The first part of my response addressed his thoughts about WWSJD (What would Steve Jobs Do) in my place. In the second part of my response, I shared my thoughts on Porsche, continuous improvement, the Toyota Way, and product redesigns.