Project Management Update

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What's the difference - task, process and project management software

Posted by Jodie Byass on Apr 24, 2019

The tools that marketers use to produce marketing content can differ from brand to brand. Depending on the size of your business and the complexity of your projects, your marketing team may comprise of just a few people or a large number of staff. This is an important distinction because, while there are various solutions that can help streamline the production cycle, you want to select the one that is right for your needs.

There are literally hundreds of marketing management solutions available in the marketplace, but today we’ll be looking at task management, process management and project management software. So how do you know which know the difference between them and know which solution is best for managing your creative projects?

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Topics: Project Management Software

Project Management Hacks #4: The chicken and the egg in collaboration.

Posted by Jodie Byass on Apr 16, 2019

Q: I’m new to my role as a traffic manager in a digital agency where I manage a crazy amount of creative projects. I’ve already discovered a few bad habits while managing approvals. For example, my designer is sometimes cc’d in on email feedback and asked by certain stakeholders to make changes before the approval round is completed. The idea is to “save time” but it has the opposite effect of driving up artwork changes if the feedback is later contradicted. There have also been several instances where a team member has been working on a project only to be told to start on a more urgent one – without my knowledge. I’m continually updating and sending out a progress report to keep my team in the loop. Not confusing at all (yes it is!).

How can I improve collaboration to avoid our projects stalling?

Traffic Jam Manager

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Topics: Project Management Software, Managing Marketing Projects, Managing Resources, Marketing Project Management, Collaboration

Tips to Optimise your MRM Software Investment

Posted by Jodie Byass on Apr 10, 2019

According to the 2017 Global CMO Study, 41% of respondents expected to implement marketing resource management (MRM) software in the near future. And while the benefits of investing in this tool are manifold, as we’ve discussed previously you need to ensure you select the right MRM software for your business. Once the selection process is completed, there are a few things you can do to optimise your investment.

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Topics: Resource Management Software, Managing Resources, MRM, Marketing Resource Management

Meet admation’s new Full Screen Approval feature!

Posted by Jodie Byass on Apr 4, 2019

At admation, we genuinely care about the user experience so we’re always creating new ways for our clients to better manage their creatives projects.

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Topics: Approval Workflow Software, Admation, Managing Marketing Projects, Managing Revisions, marketing approval workflow