Tuesday, December 7Digital Marketing Journals

Project Management

Collaborative Task Management with Taskade
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Collaborative Task Management with Taskade

Productivity is a crowded space, with countless apps and services promising to make your life and business easier and more profitable. Of all the apps that make that promise, very few deliver, but we’ve found one that does: Taskade.  Flexible Planning With Taskade Every problem is unique, and part of what defines us as creative professionals is the different ways we approach problems. What suits one person in one situation doesn’t suit another in another. This is where many planning apps fall down: they adopt one singular approach and expect users to fit around the app. Taskade is different. Like the love-child of Trello, Notion, and Slack, Taskade uses a template approach to create a flexible planning system that you can use in whatever way you prefer. When you open up Taskade, you’l...
How to Get a Dysfunctional Team Back on Track – A List Apart
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How to Get a Dysfunctional Team Back on Track – A List Apart

Maybe you’ve been part of a team that you’ve seen slowly slide into a rut. You didn’t notice it happen, but you’re now not shipping anything, no one’s talking to each other, and the management’s Eye of Sauron has cast its gaze upon you. Article Continues BelowMaybe you’ve just joined a team that’s in the doldrums.Maybe the people who used to oil the wheels that kept everyone together have moved on and you’re having to face facts—you all hate each other.However you’ve ended up in this situation, the fact is that you’re now here and it’s up to someone to do something about it. And that person might be you.The first thing to understand is that you’re not the only person to ever encounter problems. Things like this happen all the time at work, but there are si...
Jobs To Be Done – A List Apart
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Jobs To Be Done – A List Apart

In this chapter, you’ll learn about these plays: Article Continues BelowHow to create a jobs-driven roadmapUsing job stories to solve specific design problemsHow to architect the structure of a solutionTesting assumptions directed by JTBDA software company I once worked for held what were called “hackweeks” once a quarter. This was a time for developers to work on “whatever they wanted,” as it was framed. Give engineers time to play around with technology, and they’re bound to find the next innovation, or so the theory went.Hackweek was a big deal for us. Dozens of people organized it, and every developer in the company stopped work to contribute to the effort. It was costly, but we were committed to hackweek. After all, new software offerings come from new develo...
A Framework for Design Conversations – A List Apart
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A Framework for Design Conversations – A List Apart

We’ve all been there. A client or coworker shows us this amazing thing they (and maybe their entire team) have worked on for hours or weeks. They are so proud of it. It’s new or maybe it just looks new. They may or may not ask you what you think—but you’re there to experience it. And your brain quietly screams. Article Continues BelowAs an experienced designer, you often have an intuitive reaction and can quickly spot bad designs; they may be visually incongruent, poorly structured, confusing, lack social awareness, or look like they are trying too hard.If your initial response is so negative that it slips through into your expression or voice or body language, it can completely sabotage any possibility of buy-in. And, far more seriously, it can ruin the relationship ...