Celoxis makes resource allocation more effective by interpreting the underlying requirements of project management in an insightful way. Financial accounting and task management information is appropriately detailed, allowing users to interact with it productively.
We are assessing leading collaboration tools against four criteria that we consider critical to the future of this space. The criteria we used to assess Celoxis’ effectiveness as an enterprise tool are:
Source: Celoxis at SoftwareReviews, January 2019
Celoxis meets three of the above four criteria with ease. Celoxis captures the notions of risk in a manner useful to a resource manager and puts powerful monitoring tools at the user’s disposal. However, the Celoxis environment does not invite brainstorming or debate, and so it falls short on the first point.
The criteria we set for measuring the performance of collaboration tools are designed to highlight the shortcomings of software providers that typically interpret collaboration from two main perspectives: project management and communication. Celoxis, developed from a project management perspective, expectedly does not enhance ideation; nevertheless, it thus far best meets all the criteria we have set and is our current favorite.
This note outlines Info-Tech’s Three C’s of Enterprise Collaboration framework to help buyers effectively navigate the collaboration software marketspace.
On February 24-25, 2021, Zoho held its annual ZohoDay – a conference aimed at communicating the state of the business and product roadmaps. The event coincided with Zoho’s 25th year as a company, testament to Zoho’s long-term business approach: grow organically, have zero debt, zero external investments, remain cashflow positive, and plow cashflow back into the business and customers.
On September 4, 2020, Info-Tech briefed with Zoho about current and upcoming features of Zoho Workplace, a global enterprise collaboration platform. Organizations, especially SMBs, that want to look outside of Microsoft’s and Google’s office productivity suite duopoly should consider shortlisting Zoho Workplace as a viable option.
Google has announced several updates to its G-Suite offering, which aims to heavily integrate and better secure its teamwork applications. The move represents a clear attempt by Google to directly compete with Microsoft’s office productivity suite, with several of the G-Suite updates mirroring the logical architecture of Office 365.
Adoption is one of the biggest challenges that organizations deal with when implementing commercial project management tools. Amid a global pandemic, this challenge has only been exasperated with many working from home.
Almost a decade has passed since Marc Andreessen’s article “Why Software Is Eating The World” passionately defended the rise of software and its potential to disrupt every industry. The ensuing decade has proven his thesis to be true.
Product management should not replace project management. They are complementary and are both integral to enabling the frequent delivery of business value.
KeyedIn released version 7.0 of its flagship product, KeyedIn Projects, featuring support for the transition to an increasingly Agile-focused IT shop. Work is assigned to Agile teams when the individual assignment is impractical.
KeyedIn’s Vice President of Marketing, Shawn Dickerson, wrote a piece on product delivery vs. project completion. In it he discusses important project management themes like business value, outcomes, and visibility. Although what he’s proposing makes sense theoretically, it’s difficult to execute realistically.