How to supercharge Slack with ‘action’ apps

If your office uses Slack on a daily basis, you know how easy it is to lose a good idea in a long list of scrolling messages — or in multiple channels. A simple way to reduce the clutter is by integrating third-party Slack apps that allow you to immediately …

10 Trello power-ups for maximum productivity

So, you’ve figured out what Trello’s all about. You’ve mastered the Trello basics. You’ve made your way through the most advanced Trello tips and tricks. And still, you say, you want more efficiency-enhancing power? Still, you need more organization automation? Still, you want your project management software to seem smarter? …

Asana’s Workload tool aims to prevent worker burnout

Asana has added a tool to help managers monitor their team members’ workloads at a glance. The new feature will grant better visibility into work assignments and help to prevent employee burnout by enabling project leaders to rebalance workloads when necessary, said Alex Hood, head of product at Asana. “It …

27 advanced Trello tips and tricks

Whether you’re collaborating with colleagues or flying solo on a mission, you can’t do much better than Trello when it comes to keeping the pieces of your projects in order. Trello is an Atlassian-owned task-management app that makes it easy to organize practically anything imaginable — images, ideas, links, lists, …

Task management apps: Collaborative project tracking tools for the digital workplace

Keeping projects on track is something many organizations struggle with. A Project Management Institute study last year showed that on average, organizations waste 9.9% of every dollar due to “poor project performance,” while 43% of projects are not completed within budget and nearly half (48%) are not completed on time. …