Managing Intervals, with Intervals

John Reeve | February 1st, 2008 | , , ,

We built Intervals for two reasons. First, we need a web-based project management service to track time and tasks, as well as overall workflow. And second, we tried a few of the web-based services and, at the time, found them lacking.

The feedback from our clients was so overwhelming, we had to turn Intervals into a service other small businesses could use. Years of experience went into building Intervals, surely others could benefit from that.

That is when we started using Intervals to manage Intervals. The logic seems dizzy, but it works. Our development team is assigned tasks, prioritized by release date and significance. Our product manager runs reports each week to gauge efforts and tune launch schedules. And we generate financial reports and invoices to quantify how much effort is going into Intervals.

Using Intervals to manage itself added product management expertise — in addition professional services expertise — as a cornerstone. We’ve become pros at managing and tracking our time on every creative component, meeting, and line of code that goes into Intervals.

When you sign up to use Intervals for your small business, you are getting years of experience — task and time tracking, invoicing, reporting — in one web-based and lightweight project management service.

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John is a co-founder, web designer and developer at Pelago. His blog posts are inspired by everyday encounters with designers, developers, creatives and small businesses in general. John is an avid reader and road cyclist.
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Michael is a co-founder and product architect at Pelago. His contributions stem from experiences managing the development process behind web sites and web-based applications such as Intervals. Michael drives a 1990 Volkswagen Carat with a rebuilt 2.4 liter engine from GoWesty.
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