Chicago, May 1886. In the decades following the Civil War, a rapidly growing labor force, comprising locals and immigrants alike, had flocked to the nation’s hubs of manufacturing for opportunities to work in the brave new world of industry. Workers of German and Bohemian heritage came...

Your business is only as effective as your worst employee. At least that’s what they say – but it’s a sobering thought. How do you ensure your work force is performing optimally and engaged? Motivation. Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but...

This past week, our Wicresoft team met in sunny San Diego at the Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort to refresh and reimagine our vision for 2018 - centered around customer success. With the exciting new solution and service additions coming out, there was a lot to...

Spending decisions in a PMO can foster or impede organizational success. The process is volatile by nature. To allocate budget and resources in a smart way—and to achieve organizational goals—a measurable approach needs to take the following aspects into consideration. Organizational Structure Rethink the motives of the...

Microsoft Project makes Agile easier than ever with the new Agile capabilities in the Project Online Desktop client, which, along with the recently released Planner integration, gives project managers a broad choice of working style when managing their projects – using an agile approach with...

If you are part of a PMO, I'm sure you have often wondered if your PMO is delivering the most value possible to the business. In my experience, there is always room to improve the effectiveness of your PMO function through people, processes, and technology....