Kanban board in Trello
Process Improvement, Team Performance

Get Started with Kanban using Trello Boards

The Kanban Method has been used to improve productivity and optimise processes – with great success since the 1940s. No longer confined to the factory floor where it was first implemented, people now apply Kanban to studying, retail management and software development. Using a Kanban board to visualise your workflow is a key component. Trello is free, simple and easy to use project management tool ideal for getting started with Kanban. What is Kanban Kanban, meaning “signboard” or “billboard” in Japanese,…

Benefits of project status tracking
Project Management, Team Performance

Staying Sharp: 5 Team Benefits of Project Status Tracking

Whether you’re a two-person startup or the director in a Fortune 500 giant, real-time project status tracking is critical. Modern analytical software means that there’s no excuse for losing track of a project, missing a deadline, or running over budget. But there’s more to effective project management. In this article we’ll take a look at 5 ways in which effective project status tracking can keep your team productive, your projects organised, and your deliverables on-schedule.  Project Updates at a Glance…

Improving work processes
Process Improvement, Team Performance

A Smarter Workplace: 5 Ideas for Improving Work Processes

In order for a business to thrive, it needs to consistently meet and exceed its targets: this will result in achieving the best possible results. The key to reaching this level of consistency is in developing a work process, and then refining and improving that process with each subsequent project. We’re going to take a look at some work process improvement ideas that will help you grow your business. No successful company has ever found the perfect work process at…