You’ve reviewed plenty of technology vendors and have narrowed it down to your shortlist. Each can help you achieve your goals, so how do you determine which one best fits your business?
One of the main issues we hear from agencies frustrated with broken workflows and inefficiencies is that they are using multiple platforms to organize their business. Not only does this cause unnecessary stress, it also causes agencies to experience a lack of visibility into their business' operations.
Sometimes when our days are so busy, we focus on keeping things going, flowing from task to task, and prioritizing what seems urgent over what is important in the long-run. Here are 4 obstacles that you may recognize at your agency, and if you can identify with them, it may be time to consider agency project management software as a solution.
Online Project Management Software Case Study
COMPANY: Parcel Design
Background On Parcel Design
Established in 2004, Parcel Design is an award-winning brand strategy and communication design firm. The agency designs in all dimensions — identity systems, print, digital, packaging, new media and story development — and has become known for creating highly integrated, tactile solutions with a strong sense of character.
At Function Point, many of the creative agencies we talk to are searching for a project management software solution to replace the ad-hoc systems they have in place. A comment we often hear is that their workflow processes are becoming too complicated, inconsistent and time-consuming, plus there’s a lack of visibility into what is actually getting done.
Ah, New Year's resolutions. Those goals we’ve promised ourselves – get in shape, get organized, get our agency streamlined – they all start off looking so hopeful, but then it's back to our old ways by the end of January! Let’s face it, willpower alone isn’t going to help you achieve your goals.
If you're currently searching for a project management software you've probably come across several solutions that seem to fit. When choosing a workflow management tool, it's important to investigate the whole picture, and at first glance, there are a couple solutions that offer robust project management software with financial management.
So you’ve wisely selected Function Point as your project management software tool. You’re super clued in as to how the system will let you manage your particular workflow, and handle everything surrounding potential work as well as landed jobs.
The technology setup at a creative agency is far from simple or straightforward. There are huge data requirements to manage, like simultaneous users all accessing assets at the same time, data storage, backups, and computers that can handle the flow. Below are 3 technology obstacles that we commonly see from creative agencies: