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4 ways to prevent costly offshoring mistakes

Contracting out work to foreign companies can make sense — but offshoring isn’t always a smart idea. Here are four ways to help you make the right choice.

Project Footage helps you manage projects online

Most of us have such complicated, diverse lives that it’s hard to keep track of everything. Project Footage aims to help, with a cloud-based project management service that helps you manage your projects, collaborate with others, and stay on top of everything in your personal and professional life.

Basecamp reboots with bold new interface

The app that first made online project management cool back in 2004 has been entirely reworked to better suit the modern needs of today’s project collaborators.

Demo: Métier mines text to improve a company’s performance

In large companies, it’s all too easy for employees to duplicate work or fall out of sync with the company’s strategy. Métier’s workforward product uses natural language processing (NLP) and semantic matching to help managers find the right employee to work on a project, speed up project planning and ensure that company strategy is actually being executed.

DEMO: ActionFlow takes the pain out of running a business

ActionFlow is one of 70 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Fall 2010 event taking place this week in Silicon Valley. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.

Wrike merges project management with activity streams

Wrike, an online project management tool, today announced the launch of a new collaborative feature – an activity stream. The new feature will help combine the project management software with the benefits of real-time chat and updates.