|By Business Wire||
|February 6, 2013 09:02 AM EST||
Mavenlink, the leading work management solution for small and medium businesses, today announced that the company is the first of its kind to integrate with Microsoft Office 2013. The Mavenlink app for Office extends Mavenlink's award-winning communication and collaboration platform, allowing users to stay connected with team members directly from their Office documents.
“With the new cloud app model, developers can build apps for Office and SharePoint that bring together the best of the web with the powerful capabilities of Office and SharePoint,” said Richard Riley, director of product marketing at Microsoft. “We are excited to have Mavenlink’s app in the Office Store.”
“Mavenlink’s best in class solution provides superior control and visibility to nearly 500,000 project-based business users in more than 190 countries, who require excellence in project management, collaboration, time & expense tracking, budgeting, invoicing and financial reporting,” said Ray Grainger, CEO, Mavenlink. “We are pleased that Microsoft has created an open-standards integration to their Office 2013 Suite which allows us to provide a more comprehensive solution to our diverse customer base, and that Mavenlink users can now collaborate and manage projects directly from any Word document, Excel spreadsheet or PowerPoint presentation.”
Mavenlink is the ideal collaboration application for marketing and IT companies, architecture, engineering and construction firms, as well as all professional services providers. Using Mavenlink’s Office 2013 integration, users can manage tasks, comment on any Office document, post messages to a Mavenlink project, track time spent working on a file or project, and record hours directly to their time sheets, all from Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2013.
Key benefits include:
- The convenience of completing project-related work from within the Office environment
- Easy collaboration with clients, service providers, and colleagues
- Improved project efficiency by embedding the full complement of Mavenlink technology inside their Office workflow
For more information about Mavenlink and its project management tools, visit www.mavenlink.com and follow the company on Twitter at @mavenlink.
In response to a rapidly changing global economy, where companies must compete with a diverse and distributed network of employees and business processes, Mavenlink launched its work management solution in 2010. Mavenlink enables businesses of all types to manage every aspect of their project-based business relationships more efficiently than ever before, including task and project-based relationships including, project & team management, messaging & conversations, file management, time & expense management, invoicing & online payments and financial reporting. Now, companies and their business partners can have real time insight and control over service delivery, workforce productivity, and ultimately their profitability. It is so simple and powerful that it allows businesses of any size to compete globally and effectively. Mavenlinking is the ability to conduct business online with anyone, anywhere and it’s happening now in 190 countries around the world. For more information, go to http://www.mavenlink.com.
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