Archive: December, 2012

Automatic scheduling

With the new release we’re introducing basic scheduling based on simple time-lines. This awesome feature provides automatic schedules based on a simple task lists. This is the most requested feature that has gone missing in TaskBeat and many competitive products and now is getting implemented the right way. This is a pre-release of the feature […]

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Getting more

When we’ve first started with TaksBeat we had two junior developers on the team. They actually were good developers however we’ve lost them both just after they’ve completed the first year. By all means one year is a long time at the company changing so fast as we had many more developers who have not […]

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Transparency

Delivering great is about transparency. We’ve talked about this over this year at bootcamps, universities and communities across few cities this year. Over and over again the same story that was the universal theme of virtually every public speak I gave this year. Most of the time this was received well and I still believe […]

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Resources in the project

The project manager controls the use of the resources available to the project, ensuring its implementation in accordance with the schedule and achieve their goals.When the information obtained through the informative system functioning well indicate the emergence of a problem or potential deviations from the plan, the project manager decides to take appropriate corrective action. […]

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Work Less

Today’s organizations put extraordinary pressure on their employees to work harder and longer. We very often we pack long hours in order to get more stuff done. Don’t overdo it. It is hardly ever a sensible plan to work until you drop, and if you end up working in irregular and infrequent binges you’ll inevitably […]

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Lean organisation

Lean methodology focuses on only spending money on resources that create value for your customers. Anything which does not ultimately increase value for your customers is considered wasteful and a target for savings. A lean organization understands customer value and focuses its key processes to continuously increase it. The ultimate goal is to provide perfect […]

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Happy workplace

Is your company’s atmosphere helping you succeed or paving the road to failure? Is your company’s atmosphere helping you succeed or paving the road to failure? In these increasingly difficult economic times, an enjoyable office can translate into a competitive advantage for your business. A positive workplace creates much more than a ‘feel good’ factor, […]

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Stages of Project Management

In any organization, only two aspects of work exist—on-going operations and projects. Projects are defined as unique, temporary endeavors with a specific beginning and end. Operations constitute an organization’s on-going, repetitive activities, such as accounting or production. Since all work and/or efforts performed within an organization are characterized as either operations or projects, all of […]

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Value of a good CTO

Every startup has to have a good CTO. This is the role that cannot be underestimated as much of the success will depend on who is going to be running the technology department of your business. You might be tempted to appoint the best technical geek to the role but in fact you should realise […]

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Design evolution

We’ve launched number of designs over the years. The evolution of the TaskBeat website has been progressing alongside with the evolution of the product. The versions of the website improved with our understanding of the product and the market it operates. We’ve been gathering a lot of data alongside the process to improve the idea […]

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