Author Archives: John Reeve

Managing Tasks as a Team when Working Remote

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Getting started with working remote In today’s connected and always online workplace, working remote is becoming the new norm for many. For those who are just getting started working remote, there is an abundance of articles online that will walk you through getting comfortable, ditching distractions, and being efficient. Here are just a few: The […]

Using the Intervals calendar for more than just task management

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The calendar is a great resource for visualizing the work that’s currently scheduled, and for planning out future work. But, it does more than just help you manage your projects, milestones, and tasks. The calendar can be used to post notes to your team, review recently updated tasks, and more.  The video above walks […]

New feature: Bulk edit settings

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One of the great things about Intervals is that it allows you to setup and customize your workflow. Intervals gives you the control over where your time and tasks are categorized and recorded. This control is very powerful and prevents disorganization, but if you decide to change things midstream the process of updating your defaults […]

Introducing new plans and pricing changes

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We’ve been talking to our customers to find out what it is about Intervals that provides the most value. It turns out our customers love the project-based pricing, however, one of the things we also kept hearing is that our price points were too restrictive. First, the lowest plan was too expensive, which prevented smaller […]

Why workflow management and time tracking belong together

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In the 13-plus years since we first launched Intervals, I’ve had countless conversations with customers in which I’ve both taught and learned how our software can best benefit their creative agencies. These last few years I’ve noticed a recurring theme in how these agencies approach workflow management. Many creative agencies are breaking down their workflow […]

Why Time Tracking Matters in Project Management

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The two most important metrics by which a project manager will have her performance gauged is her ability to deliver a project on time and under budget. A project that meets these two goals is a reflection of not only a successful project manager, but also a productive team and a profitable agency. The reality […]

Three Time Tracking Tips for Agencies

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Time tracking is often misunderstood as the bane of the agency. That’s completely understandable considering that most of us creatives, who prefer organic work over the binary, would rather spend our time doing creative work, not tallying up hours and running reports. The truth is that time tracking is easier than we think, and the […]

How to break down a project into milestones and tasks

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Managing a project can be an overwhelming experience, especially a larger project with several moving parts. Deadlines, deliverables, and budgets all need to be harmonized if the project is to be a success. Whether you are using Scrum, or more traditional waterfall project management methods, breaking down a project into manageable milestones and tasks is […]