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Change management in IT: What is it and how does it work?

As Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, "Everything changes and nothing remains still, and you cannot step twice into the same stream." Ironically, change is the only constant — not only in life in general, but also in IT processes. IT teams may need to upgrade their hardware, migrate from on-premise services to the cloud, implement a new security patch, or deal with server breakdowns. How do you handle these changes to ensure minimal to no disruptions to service quality?

The engineer's guide to project management software

As an engineer, you’ve had to master the art of thinking big — and solving small. Engineers have to understand the big picture and see where the ship needs to go. But they also need to build the microscopic parts and pieces of that ship — sometimes while it’s already on the water! It isn’t easy to think big and solve small, but project management software can help you keep both sides of the engineering coin in sharp focus.

My timesheet two ways: Calendar and Sheet view

In an effort to offer multiple ways to easily manage, view, and log time across all projects and tasks, we’re thrilled to share that you now have two ways to view your timesheet. Calendar view and Sheet view will both provide customizable, flexible, and efficient time logging experiences to better match how you choose to log your time.

How architects use project management software (+ 5 top tools)

As a professional in architecture, do you ever feel like you’re spending so much time managing business operations that you don’t have enough time to, you know, architect? It’s frustrating — and frustratingly common. You’re juggling multiple clients and projects (not to mention internal team members and external stakeholders), and someone has to keep everybody focused on the right tasks at the right time.

Introducing Fixed fee budgets: perfect for project-based work on a set fee

As the saying goes, the best things come in threes. Turns out couldn't agree more and we’re thrilled to now offer three different budget types: Time and materials, Retainer … and Fixed fee! Perfect for teams that complete project-based work on a set-fee, our new Fixed fee budget offers financial stability, profit margin tracking, and revenue transparency.

Say hello to the updated Planning Overview

Today, we’re excited to roll out a brand new look and feel to the Planning Overview. It’s the same report you know and love, only we’ve given it a glow-up and boosted functionality to help you report on resourcing data alongside time, capacity, and staffing information. Before we jump in, let’s remind ourselves of why we would use the Planning Overview?

8 types of IT projects and their business impact

If IT is the lifeblood of your business — and it is — then IT projects play a vital role in keeping your organization healthy and thriving. These projects can range from small localized projects (first aid) to systemwide enhancements (blood transfusions) to complete digital transformations (something akin to a heart and brain transplant all in one!). IT projects can be proactive or reactive, small or large, quick or years-long.

8 new IT challenges businesses face in 2024

What’s your gut reaction when you find out about a significant new technology that is likely coming to your business? For some, this news generates excitement as they see the boundless possibilities. Others might feel frustration as they remember the difficulties of the last major upgrade or fear the business disruption that could be headed their way. Both of these responses (and anything in between) are legit.

How to build a scalable IT budget

How much business could your business do without IT? These days, “none” is far and away the most common answer. Yet many organizations struggle with how to approach spending and budgeting related to IT. Information technology may be the backbone of a business, but it usually isn’t front and center in strategic discussions and high-level decision-making. And whatever spending is happening, the budgeting process underneath it often doesn’t scale well.

How businesses overcome digital transformation challenges

Every click, swipe, and digital interaction contributes to business outcomes in the modern age. Most of us do digital work to create a valuable customer experience (which may also be entirely digital) and track digital metrics to show business growth or achievement of business goals — and even the goals and growth may be primarily or entirely digital! As businesses adjust to the realities of a digital environment, many are undertaking digital transformation programs.