Stats Life: Introducing our Updated Reports Feature

It’s here! Recently, we’ve been working hard on a number of important updates to the existing statistics and reports feature in MeisterTask, and we’re absolutely delighted with the results. Read on to find out how this powerful upgrade can add a statistics-driven dimension to your task management experience.  We know,…Read More

Become a Lean Machine With These Top 8 Lean Tools (Free Templates)

Studies show that moving towards a leaner business model can improve productivity by up to 25%, increase stock turnover by 33%, and increase on-time delivery by 26%. The recognized benefits of being lean are only accumulating, with more and more studies advocating lean approaches in business for both economical and…Read More

Write a Successful Project Charter With Our Project Charter Template

70% of projects fail, and the cost of this failure is a staggering $50-75 million. Project breakdown can be mitigated via a project charter, and in this article, we at Process Street will show you how. By following our Project Charter Template, you will target project failure from the root.…Read More

Forget batch work. Continuous flow is your ticket to a more efficient way of working

When car magnate Henry Ford famously said ‘you can have any color, so long as it’s black,’ he inadvertently highlighted a big issue with batch manufacturing: You work on a specific thing, or type of thing, until it’s ready, then deliver it to the customer.This may sound efficient, but in…Read More

How to Prevent Project Failure With a Risk Register

What do professional skydivers and successful project managers have in common? They both identify, assess, and plan for risks. Skydivers look at the conditions, equipment, and capabilities before, during, and after they jump out of planes. Project managers look at the conditions, equipment, and capabilities before, during, and after projects.…Read More

How OKRs Can Help Project Teams Get Up to Speed After Lockdown

The COVID-19 pandemic forced organizations to transform their operations during the first six months of 2020, with lockdowns and social distancing rules driving a massive shift from centralized office working to remote working, affecting teams across all departments and putting many projects on hold. Moving into the second half of…Read More

Everything you need to know about heijunka, a Lean Management essential

Every business wants to reduce waste. When it comes to methodologies for achieving this, Japan is something of a trailblazer. Specifically, the iconic car manufacturer, Toyota.Heijunka (pronounced hi-JUNE-kuh) is, roughly translated, the Japanese word for ‘leveling.’ It describes a process designed to help businesses reduce waste while continually meeting demand.…Read More

Business Requirements: How to Create a Business Requirements Document (Free Template)

Tom: “I need a new warm, down jacket for my next trip.” Me: “Great, I would opt for Patagonia or Arcteryx.” Why did I recommend these brands to Tom and these brands only? It is due to brand trust. I know these brands deliver exactly what I want consistently. As…Read More

How Scope Creep Negatively Impacts Project Success (& How to Fix It)

There’s nothing more frustrating to a project manager than witnessing the slow, painful death of a healthy project to the beast known as scope creep. When last minute changes transform their straightforward, A-to-B project plan into a sprawling mess of up-ended sprint plans and gold-plated feature requests, branching out in…Read More

Work Breakdown Structure: How to Cut Stress & Save Time on Important Projects (Free Template!)

The excitement around a new project is intoxicating. After all, it’s an opportunity for your team to collaborate and put their well-honed skills to use. But with important projects, excitement can easily turn into dread. Especially considering that 70% of organizations have failed one or more of their projects in…Read More

ROI for Your Business Software? Employee Productivity Tops the List

Every dollar counts when you’re operating a small business. That’s especially true for expenses like business software. And, one of the biggest returns on investment you can get from adding technology to your workflow is improved employee productivity. Your labor costs are likely your biggest business expense. In fact, labor…Read More