request a demo
Share your contact info, and we'll arrange a demo of our service for you

blog

Stories and advice for those who manage projects, people and themselves. We tell you how to work in a team, meet deadlines and be better.

Mistakes at work - is it normal?
3 March, 2021
Mistakes at work - is it normal?
Since childhood, we are taught that mistakes are bad. Everywhere: in school, in life, and at work. But is it so scary to make mistakes at work? I figured it out and came to ambiguous conclusions.
Alexander Mashkov
Alexander Mashkov
CMO, WEEEK
2476
WEEEK Week #36: Subscriptions, new duplicate tasks, and boards on Android
WEEEK week
1 March, 2021
WEEEK Week #36: Subscriptions, new duplicate tasks, and boards on Android
The recent WEEEK update brought two important and very long-awaited changes: we finally added the ability to subscribe to tasks (become observers there) and added a powerful feature for duplicating tasks with content.
Alexander Mashkov
Alexander Mashkov
CMO, WEEEK
884
What is Agile: idea, principles, possible problems
agile
8 February, 2021
What is Agile: idea, principles, possible problems
We’ll tell you what the Agile methodology is, what principles it is based on, how it works in practice, and what problems it can provoke.
Alexander Mashkov
Alexander Mashkov
CMO, WEEEK
2778
How to manage your workload
teamwork
17 December, 2020
How to manage your workload
The productivity of a team where everyone plows non-stop, in the end, is slightly higher than where half of them just lie and spit at the ceiling. I will briefly tell you how a properly distributed workload helps make the team work more efficiently.
Alexander Mashkov
Alexander Mashkov
CMO, WEEEK
4715
1
Project management methods
7 December, 2020
Project management methods
Speaking of project management methods, they put everything in one pile: Kanban, Agile, PRINCE2, Six Sigma, and much more. We figured out why you can't do this, and we did it right.
Alexander Mashkov
Alexander Mashkov
CMO, WEEEK
3342
6 tips on how to follow the plan
productivity
26 November, 2020
6 tips on how to follow the plan
A plan is a fragile thing. No matter how cool it is, it's easier to fail it than it looks. I tell you how to stick to the plan in any situation and not deviate from your goals.
Alexander Mashkov
Alexander Mashkov
CMO, WEEEK
5320
How to evaluate employee’s productivity
19 November, 2020
How to evaluate employee’s productivity
Any company exists thanks to the efforts of its employees. And its success directly depends on the quality of their work. If you want to improve the team's results, you should evaluate the productivity of each employee and adjust their daily workload.
Alexander Mashkov
Alexander Mashkov
CMO, WEEEK
2611
Automate it: how to reduce the pain of routine tasks
teamwork
20 October, 2020
Automate it: how to reduce the pain of routine tasks
Automation of work processes will help to solve many issues and save working time, and at the same time - to avoid errors and unplanned delays in work.
Alexander Mashkov
Alexander Mashkov
CMO, WEEEK
12987
No circus: how to conduct meetings with the benefit
teamwork
12 October, 2020
No circus: how to conduct meetings with the benefit
Many still consider work meetings a waste of time, when bosses criticize employees for no reason, and they can't even get a word in about the work. I declare war on stereotypes and tell you how to hold meetings for the benefit of the entire company.
Alexander Mashkov
Alexander Mashkov
CMO, WEEEK
2650
Ashes of the deadline: how not to miss deadlines and what to do if everything is burned out
1 October, 2020
Ashes of the deadline: how not to miss deadlines and what to do if everything is burned out
It is quite possible that while you are reading these lines, the deadline for some task is burning painfully somewhere, and everyone is suffering. Why is this happening? How do I not miss the deadline? And what if all the deadlines have passed long ago?
Alexander Mashkov
Alexander Mashkov
CMO, WEEEK
3624
Clean up your workplace!
24 September, 2020
Clean up your workplace!
No one wants to work if the tea mugs are already covering the monitor, the phone has social networks and YouTube, and because of the abundance of stickers, you can't find the document you need. But there is a way out — to organize the workplace correctly.
Alexander Mashkov
Alexander Mashkov
CMO, WEEEK
3195
Project Management Guide. Part 2. Planning
17 September, 2020
Project Management Guide. Part 2. Planning
The team seems to be working, but there is no progress? The deadline is already coming to an end, but there is still nothing to show? It's time to reconsider your views on the organization of work and make a project plan.
Alexander Mashkov
Alexander Mashkov
CMO, WEEEK
2566
How to work with a remote team
remote work
12 September, 2020
How to work with a remote team
Working remotely is great. An employee can work in their underwear (there is no shame in this), laying on the couch, and the employer saves on the office. But working with a remote team also has some nuances that you should learn about right away.
Alexander Mashkov
Alexander Mashkov
CMO, WEEEK
2599
How to recognize and stop burnout
burnout
3 September, 2020
How to recognize and stop burnout
Emotional burnout is a problem not only for workaholics, but also for almost any person. Many people do not take this problem seriously. We understand why it occurs, how to recognize it and stop it.
Alexander Mashkov
Alexander Mashkov
CMO, WEEEK
3197
6 best books on time management
27 August, 2020
6 best books on time management
There are a lot of books about time management. I have read a lot: some books on time management were completely nonsense, others were more useful. I will tell you about them.
Alexander Mashkov
Alexander Mashkov
CMO, WEEEK
3056
Review of 6 best time trackers
19 August, 2020
Review of 6 best time trackers
There are so many time-tracking apps that choosing something that's really good is quite challenging. I have studied the most popular time trackers and ready to tell you about the best ones.
Александр Машков
Александр Машков
СМО, WEEEK
3500
time to start

tasks, projects, Kanban boards, Gantt, calendars, reminders and notifications in Telega™ - all this is free in the team for you