Mistake #1: Let team members make updates "if they feel like it."
Instead, hold each person accountable for making frequent updates to their tasks. Let's face it – businesses move forward only when projects get done. Think the CIO will accept having out of date financial information? Not gonna happen. Team productivity is directly proportionate to revenue opportunities. Make sure everyone understands that having reliable project data is critical to running the business. At the same time, offer support and guidance on the fastest and easiest way to make updates.
A major transformation is taking place in how organizations use project management software.
Instead of being the sole province of the project managers, the rise of online project management applications heralds a new era of collaboration across the enterprise.
The challenge, of course, is getting the organization to embrace online project management in the first place, so here are some tips to get you started.