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How to Measure Team Utilization

Monitoring the productivity of one employee is simple. Monitoring it for an entire team is another story. But what does that even look like? How can you know that every employees’ workday is actually useful? That’s called Utilization. It turns productivity into actual measurable data — calculating how much that effort is beneficial to an organization. 

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The best time-tracker with pricing per project, not per user

According to the State of Remote Work report by OWL Labs, 52% of employees work remotely at least once per week (data includes 1,097 US-based respondents across all company sizes and industries). Time tracking is the simplest way to account for remote work this days. Companies that support remote work have 25% lower employee turnover than companies that don't.In 2018, there is no need make another time tracker, but the must-have features for teams are:

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What To Tell Your Client When You Screw Up

It has happened to every business owner, especially in the world of consulting. Things are going great at first. You landed a big client, all your work is going smoothly and everyone is impressed with how on top of things you are. And then boom. Just like that, you screw up big time with something you can't just sweep under the rug.Unfortunately, this situation is all too common in the world of consulting. No matter how great your intentions are, how many talents you have and how hard you...

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10 Noteworthy Consulting Firm Acquisitions

Since 2014, there's been increased interest in design firms from large companies seeking to improve the user experience. As a result, there has been a surge in acquisitions of design firms by established entities looking to ensure their ability to innovate and transform in the coming years. Here are 10 examples of design and software development firms, and in at least one case, their leadership, that were scooped up by big-name brands.An analysis on the number of mergers and acquisitions...

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