Martin Lonský, not only about the beginnings of APUtime, in the podcast “VYFÁRÁNO”. Martin Juřík about the situation behind the scenes of APUtime, and about everyday practice, in the podcast “How’s it going?”
“Training a project manager would be extremely costly, because he doesn’t do the job for you, and you train him, and God forbid, if he decides to leave after six months.That’s why we said that we don’t even want to try to go this way. When I project this project manager’s salary, plus some training, minus my time, I’m in the red. APUtime definitely saved us a lot of time” says Jakub from NorthMoravans.
The owner of the company fell ill, and was ill for a long time. His absence dealt a very strong and, above all, unexpected blow to the running of the company. Mrs. Rašková, the owner’s partner, had to immediately take over all the management. Are you wondering how a machine can replace a human?
TV Nova’s marketing department was looking for an automated solution that would help key managers plan tasks for the preparatory phases of the campaign, and thereby clarify all of the ongoing processes of individual projects. After a thorough market analysis, they invited the virtual project assistant APUtime, whose algorithms are controlled by artificial intelligence, to collaborate.
“Endless procrastination poses a permanent problem for this society,” says Hynek Orság, an experienced project manager of PROENVAS company. According to him, what are the biggest problems appearing during the digitalization of villages, towns, but also businesses? Why are external project agencies being hired so often for performing project management? Here is the transcription of webcast in which Hynek was interviewed by Petr Juříček from APUtime.
In December 2020, when we enabled companies to call their virtual assistant by a name of their choice, we had no idea how important this was.
APUtime has only little to do with common applications for project (time) management: it is a software which operates using an Internet browser or a mobile phone app. However, the way it works is already completely different.
What is the difference between a project and a process? How can they be defined, what characterizes them? Let's clarify the differences.
Successful project management can often be a challenge even for an experienced manager. From the initial planning to the final implementation of projects, there are many difficulties that management must be able to cope with. It can be a big problem keeping us up all night or an issue that did not seem to be important at first. However, in most cases, these situations tend to recur.
According to our surveys, in 2020, each employee wasted about one third of their working time per day. It costs companies USD 543 (CZK 11,566) per person every month.
Our society is dealing with very difficult times at this moment, which has forced us to consider and implement necessary and urgent measures to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Likewise, it has also resulted in a significant slump and economic downturn.
Wait, what is it? Have you ever heard about it? Kanban in general is a lean method to manage and improve work across human based systems. But why so many new words? What is the lean method? No worries, we got you. Lean manufacturing or lean production is a systematic method originating in the Japanese manufacturing industry for the minimization of waste within systems without sacrificing productivity.