process improvement

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Why Is WIP Management Important?

On this episode of ClearTalk, our Director of Product Management, Tofiq Indawala, is joined by Brad Malone, from Navigate Management Consulting, to discuss that three-letter word WIP. What is it? What does it mean? And why is WIP management important? … Read More

6 Reasons Change Management Initiatives Fail

As we move toward a post-pandemic world, organizations must navigate great change. Consider these barriers to change management initiatives – and how to beat them. Since the advent of the pandemic, ongoing change has touched all aspects of our lives, … Read More

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How to Keep a Project on Course

If all projects are different, what is the best way for integrators to keep a project on course? All integration projects are unique, and there’s no two alike, right? Yes, all projects contain uniqueness and uncertainty. But there is also … Read More

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Presenting the Estimate

A single precise number does not make a valid estimate   In Part 1 of this blog series, we looked at the myth of the perfect estimate and discussed how assumptions and risks factor into an estimate. In Part 2, … Read More

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How Do You Spell WBS?

What is a work breakdown structure? In today’s video, Tofiq Indawala, Director of Product Management, is joined by Brad Malone, from Navigate Management Consulting to discuss the whole concept of a work breakdown structure, and how that impacts project management. … Read More

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How Do You Manage a Remote Workforce?

One consequence of the COVID pandemic is that managers have had to deal with a new, and to many, a daunting challenge: learning how to manage a remote workforce. What are they doing? Are they really working or have they … Read More

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The Importance of Professional Project Managers

Many integration companies that are beginning to mature their business management practices go through a process of determining who to select as their project managers, and how to nurture their competence and capabilities. As someone who has taught more than … Read More

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Q360 Is the Best Workflow Tool for Integrators

What does it mean that Q360 is a business process management and workflow tool? When you look at an integration business in terms of workflows, Q360 helps to organize data so processes can be standardized across the organization. This allows … Read More

What Happens When the Project Estimate Doesn’t Match Reality?

There is widespread belief in the integration industry, that the most important measure for a project manager is to be ‘on time and on budget,’ and that a good project manager will make it so. But this assumes that the … Read More

Customer Success Manager Is One of Solutions360’s Most Innovative Roles

Meet John Lyall, Customer Success Manager at Solutions360. The idea of a Customer Success Manager is a relatively new development, that is rapidly changing and evolving our customer relationships. John meets with Solutions360 customers to understand their needs and help … Read More