How to self-manage and be more productive
Posted the 21/01/2020 by Pola
Not every day at work is a home run. At times we may feel stressed, overwhelmed, or bored with daily tasks. But work needs to get done. Knowing how to self-manage and how to be productive while doing it are crucial job skills. In this article, we’re taking a look at the essentials of self-managing projects.
Tips for remote team building (from our remote-first team)
Posted the 20/12/2019 by Pola
At the time of digital transformation and the rise of distributed teams, keeping your in-house and remote workers connected is crucial to business success. You need to provide them with the right team collaboration tools and facilitate remote team building. Here’s how to do it, based on our experience as a remote-first startup.
The Future of Work webinar [Video]
Posted the 27/09/2019 by Pola
In September 2019, Team Kantree hosted a webinar on The Future of Work, in partnership with the Chicago Association of Direct Marketing. Topics included digital transformation of the workplace, new trends in management, online tools for distributed teams, and how our clients use Kantree for daily operations. Listen to the recording for free.
How to avoid burnout (and work smarter, not harder)
Posted the 01/08/2019 by Pola
Burnout is recognized by the World Health Organization as an “occupational phenomenon.” Symptoms include work-related stress, fatigue, decreased productivity, and detachment from the job. Here’s what you can do to avoid burnout and work smarter, not harder by managing your workload (Kantree is here to help) and well-being.
What is collective intelligence?
Posted the 19/07/2019 by Pola
Collective intelligence is the idea that a group has a greater cognitive power than any individuals within the group. When applied to business, it has the power to unleash creativity, create employee involvement, and lead to a better performance. Here’s a look at the concept, how it’s reflected in Kantree, and what it means for your team.
6 ways to organize your remote workday (and boost productivity)
Posted the 14/06/2019 by Pola
Working from home is still work. It’s therefore important to organize your remote workday well, so that you make the most out of telecommuting. We have put together a list of 6 tips for working remotely, tried-and-tested in-house. Here they are.
5 remote work challenges (and how to deal with them)
Posted the 03/05/2019 by Pola
As the workplace becomes more digital, distributed teams are the new norm. Studies link remote work to happier teams and higher productivity, but it’s not always a smooth ride. Now more than ever, it’s important for managers and employees to recognize remote work challenges and know how to deal with them. As a remote-first team, we have some tips.
The future of work is remote: how to manage distributed teams
Posted the 22/03/2019 by Pola
The workplace is becoming more digital. Formerly static office environments are giving way to flexibility and distributed teams. More than ever in the past, remote teams are the norm. Let’s have a closer look at the trends shaping the future of work and what it means for your business.
Is your workforce ready for the digital future?
Posted the 06/03/2019 by Pola
Digital transformation is here. In order to succeed in the global marketplace, companies need to invest in employee education and intelligent digital tools for their increasingly distributed and diverse teams. Now is the right time to future-proof your business.
What is Kanban ?
Posted the 26/04/2016 by Jérémy
In my first article about well-known methodologies that have emerged from or have been assimilated by the agile movement, I would like to present the Kanban method.
Exploring the 4 values of the Agile Manifesto
Posted the 15/04/2016 by Jérémy
In 2011, several leaders in software development communities decided to meet in Utah to discuss new project management methodologies. From that meeting emerged the Agile Manifesto, a statement of 4 values that capture core ideas shared by the participants. Here's a breakdown of the principles.
Embark on an agile journey: values beyond agile
Posted the 07/04/2016 by Jérémy
When I first heard about agile methodologies, I could feel the difference in terms of team efficiency and software quality. Then I spent a whole year studying the subject. In this series of blog posts, I will cover everything you need to know about agile, starting with reasons to join us on the journey.