Empower Your Traffic Manager

  Lisa Schardein, guest blogger Our Traffic Manager is a VIP in our business culture. She keeps all the projects moving toward the finish line and coordinates everyone’s workload. That’s a huge job for a shop of 25 people! All with different work styles and personalities too. Some days I’m not sure how she does […]

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From Babe Ruth to 1s and 0s

This year my grandmother turned 95 years old. Wow, 95 years old.  A lot has changed in the world of advertising, since the day my grandmother was born, in the spring of 1920. “Back in the day,” Babe Ruth was endorsing Red Rock Cola and doctors were huge Camel cigarette fans. According to DuPont, “The best things […]

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It’s 2015.

Where did 2014 go? If you’re like me, you made a list of resolutions, at the end of last year, that you fully intended to stick with throughout 2015. It’s 35 days into the new year and I’m sorry to say that I’ve personally already fallen off “the resolution wagon.” A few have gone by […]

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It’s time to change.

Change is hard. I’ll be the first to admit it. For weeks, months, even years, you grow accustomed to a certain way of doing things, whether at home or work, and then it happens… change. I see a lot of agencies and in-house marketing departments struggle with their existing workflow systems. They realize something needs […]

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It’s 2014… time to get organized!

It’s 2014. Has your agency resolved to “get organized” and do things differently this year?  A critical step when organizing your agency is implementing a project management system. It should be user-friendly and accessible to everyone on your team, including clients and vendors, albeit in a limited capacity. There are several things to consider when choosing the […]

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What’s the objective?

When searching for a workflow management system, be it web-based or hosted, two objectives should be considered — It should accommodate and foster growth within your agency, and make information available, in real-time, to everyone on your team. The checklist below outlines features I believe make it possible to obtain these objectives. I’ve also included important […]

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What’s on tap for CurrentTrack?

As alluded to in my last blog post, we are currently in the development phase of an ambitious redesign of our project management system, CurrentTrack®. Our plan is to emphasize the strengths of CurrentTrack while modernizing the overall look of system. The result will be a more intuitive CurrentTrack. Here’s what we have planned to roll out […]

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CurrentTrack Redesign Update

When the Developware team came together at the end of 2012 to discuss our plans for the coming year, we reached a consensus that an interface refresh should be a top priority. Of course, modernizing the interface of an existing system, with a community of users who are successfully using it, is no small undertaking. […]

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