Starting Off with Kanban.

19 April 2017

In our previous blog post, we told you what Kanban is. Then, Jamie’s Note explained why we included Kanban Boards in Chase. In this post, we’ll discuss how to get started with Kanban. As we said before, Kanban isn’t for everyone, either because of fit or preference. But if you’re managing a continuous flow of […]

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Kanban for Advertising Agencies

5 April 2017

Chase now includes Kanban Boards, a fantastic project management tool that’s also great for boosting agency productivity. But what is Kanban, what are Kanban Boards, and how do they compare with traditional project management? What is Kanban? Kanban is a method of managing work while improving efficiencies. It originated in the motor industry but has […]

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Online Proofing with Chase.

22 March 2017

In our first blog post, we talked about the benefits of online proofing. Our CEO, Jamie, expanded on that idea in our newsletter, discussing the importance of optimised communication. Of course, Chase includes a powerful online proofing tool that takes the pain out of reviewing and approvals. Most of the time, reviewers are in separate locations, […]

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The Productivity Tool Your Agency Has Been Missing

8 March 2017

Advertising agencies are being pushed harder than ever to deliver projects faster on smaller budgets. So there’s an ongoing drive to optimise their processes and run leaner. Yet, so many overlook the outstanding efficiency that can be achieved from online proofing. Here’s a rundown of what online proofing can do for your business: Eliminates paper […]

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Improving Team Performance.

22 February 2017

Chase has always allowed for resource planning, but its latest features take the activity to a whole new level. There’s a  Resource Planner View for the more traditional approach and a Kanban View for those who prefer an Agile methodology. Plus, designations, resource types and a skills suggestion engine will make your life a whole […]

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A Leap Forward in Resource Planning for Advertising Agencies.

8 February 2017

Chase already offers resource planning in its Traffic Whiteboard and when assigning tasks in a Job Bag. However, customer feedback suggested that some usability improvements were needed. We’re proud to announce that the latest features are a quantum leap forward in agency resource planning. Two new methods – Planner View and Kanban View – and […]

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Measuring Your Advertising Agency’s Financial Success.

26 January 2017

At the end of the day, your advertising agency is a business like any other. Awards are great but it’s financial success that determines your continuity. Unlike other businesses, agencies follow a unique set of metrics that are critical to understanding their prosperity. But well defined financial results and ratios are not only useful in […]

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Advertising Agency Cash Flow

11 January 2017

Have you ever got to the end of a profitable month only to discover you’re short on cash? Don’t feel bad. Cash flow is so complex even top agencies sometimes need a temporary increase on their overdraft. There are 2 weapons in your financial arsenal to help you beat the dreaded cash flow slump – […]

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Why Chase for Microsoft Dynamics NAV is good for business

30 November 2016

Chase for Microsoft Dynamics NAV is our enterprise level offering. It’s an add-on for Dynamics NAV that delivers all Chase’s features while exposing NAV’s enterprise management capabilities. Agencies can enjoy Chase’s superior, purpose-built agency management tools, plus a complete range of financial, strategic and operational functionality. The add-on provides full integration between Microsoft Dynamics NAV […]

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Winning New Business

11 November 2016

A major problem for advertising agencies has always been finding new business. That’s especially true in today’s marketplace where budgets are shrinking and competition is growing. Every great salesperson knows the value of nurturing low-probability maybes into concrete actuals. And they’ve developed personal systems to track each one methodically until it bears fruit. So if […]

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