Delivering the future: how to run, monitor and measure projects for better results.

  In our introduction to the Sharktower Delivery Map, we discussed how to create a project plan. Now, let’s look at how Sharktower helps you monitor and measure projects for better results. How many times have you been a situation where the plan is approved, everyone rushes into project delivery, then before you know it, you’re pulling all-nighters and dragging in extra...

By Team Sharktower

November 11, 2020

The project data dilemma: six questions answered.

So you want to use data to improve the way your projects are delivered, but do you need more data, or better data (or, most likely, both)? It's a common problem for businesses that want to become more data-driven,  and was a recent topic for discussion at The Project Data Analytics Committee meetup. The meetup was attended by our Director of Customer Success, Lynsey Taylor, and Committee...

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November 2, 2020

Plan A(I): how to create engaging, data-driven project plans

  When you’re trying to deliver the type of continuous and complex change businesses need to succeed and grow, outdated offline project plans are no longer good enough.That’s why we created the Sharktower Delivery Map – a ground-breaking new way for everyone involved in the project to easily visualise all of the moving parts. This collaborative project plan recreates...

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October 22, 2020

How will AI change project management? Five questions answered.

If you follow project management news and experts, you've probably heard or read various opinions regarding the potential impact of AI and machine learning. Even the Association of Project Management's latest report 'The Adaptive Project Professional', suggests that 'learning and understanding new technology' should be a key focus for project professionals. But who and what should you...

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October 6, 2020

How it works: real-time project reporting in Sharktower

Just as every business is different, so is the data you need to make confident, pivotal decisions. That’s why you need flexible reporting and insights that work for everyone – from senior stakeholders to the C-suite and investors.   Get a different view of your data Because Sharktower is truly collaborative (and intuitive to use), it captures and generates data continually: every time...

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September 29, 2020

Sharktower's Jira Cloud Sync add-on

Sharktower’s Jira Cloud Sync add-on allows you to synchronise stories to see the bigger picture and progress in one place, while developers continue to manage detailed workflow in Jira. How it works: Pair your Jira Project with your Sharktower project and our tool will start synchronising your Stories on each platform The synchronisation works both ways, so if the name or...

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September 15, 2020

News: The Analysts choose Sharktower as preferred project delivery partner

'Change with intelligence' is how The Analysts sum up their unique approach. So when the company was looking for a project management platform to add to their range of services, Sharktower's intelligent software made perfect sense. This exciting partnership will enable The Analysts to build on their delivery capability and proposition, with a platform that will support the in-house team...

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September 11, 2020

Five Current Business Challenges The Right Software Can Address

Growing and developing a business has always called for innovation and problem-solving. Staying a step ahead of competitors. Responding to the rise of challengers and start-ups. And now the added pressure created by a global pandemic and resulting economic downturn. But if you’ve helped navigate a business through change before, you’ll know that adversity creates opportunity....

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September 8, 2020

Video: Is your project management fit for the future you're expected to deliver?

If you deliver innovation and change projects, you're delivering the future of your business. But how can you do that successfully if your processes and approach are rooted in the past? It's a problem Sharktower CEO and Co-founder Craig Mackay knows only too well, based on two decades of first-hand experience. Here, in a recorded presentation for FinTech Talents, he outlines the issues...

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September 2, 2020

Unlocking A Data-Driven Delivery Culture To Enable Business Agility

In this article, Sharktower CEO Craig Mackay shares key issues and opportunities around business agility, and how you can develop your organisation's culture to support it.    Craig covers: The need to develop a data-driven culture to respond to change What large organisations can learn from successful start-ups How to leverage data to increase business value   First up, why the...

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September 2, 2020