Streamtime Blog

Streamtime is project management software for humans – and the Streamtime Blog is a blog for humans! Whether we’re talking about new product developments, picking the brains of our industry pals or hypothesising about the future of the creative industry, you can rest assured we’ll be thinking big and shooting straight.

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Streamtime caught up with Sons & Co. Founders Matt Arnold and Tim Kelleher to discuss awards, not having a website and why they like to keep it simple. Like this podcast? You can find other insightful episodes on iTunes or at itsabouttime.simplecast.fm Alternatively, if you’d prefer to read Sons & Co’s insights, here is an edited transcript of our …

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Many years ago when InDesign was introduced, I got really excited. What the rep had explained was a skeleton app. Immediately I thought about the lost potential of HyperCard ( a …

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It’s just what we do. We track time. We fuss over Gantt charts. We fret over worked hours versus quoted hours. But we hate it. Because it’s cumbersome, time-consuming and …

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Streamtime caught up with For The People Co Founders Damian Borchok, Jason Little and Andy Wright to discuss working with startups, life without client service managers and bringing your own lunch …

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change through creativity

Luke Kellett, is the Principal and Managing Director from Headjam, an agency that exists to stimulate change through creativity. Streamtime caught up with Luke to talk about Headjam’s creative process, their passions …

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In this episode of Streamtime Radio, we catch up with Flyn Tracy, Industry Program Manager for Tractor, Organiser for CreativeMornings Sydney and Founder and Host of Australian Design Radio. Over a …

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Sex, Drugs & Helvetica has been described as “industry espionage” and “work experience at six studios in one day”. It’s an opportunity to not only be surrounded by other like-minded …

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In this Game of Thrones themed episode of Streamtime Radio, I catch up with Marcus Kenyon and Rachael Exton from Finger Industries. Over drinks and dinner at Grain Store, London we …

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We’re absolutely chuffed to announce that Streamtime Web is a finalist in the 2015 Best Design Awards, an initiative of The Designers Institute of New Zealand. Streamtime Web is project …

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For this episode of It’s About Time we’re in the studio with the impeccably dressed Ross Floate and Josh Kinal from Floate Design Partners. We discuss their approach to solving problems, …

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Providing exceptional support has been a key value from the early days at Streamtime. Making each individual Streamtime user better at their jobs, and helping them become experts as effortlessly …

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Every studio has one, a creative diva, that Eyeore type that grumbles and moans about every task, hates whatever they are doing, yet doesn’t really do anything about it. Why …

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For episode 03 of Streamtime Radio we’re in the studio with the delightful Rhys Gorgol, Creative Director at <strong>Kye:</strong>. We talk about the importance of collaboration, standing behind the value of design and …

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According to The Wow Company’s 2015 Benchpress Review of the UK’s independently-owned agencies, 47% have committed to strategic alliances with other agencies in the coming year. Forming relationships with someone …

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My experience in various studio management roles and later operations taught me it doesn’t matter how big or small your agency is; besides running a profitable studio, you will also …

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For this episode of It’s About Time we’re in the studio with Simon Hipgrave Founder and Creative Director of The Hungry Workshop. We talk about the challenges of starting a business, the …

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The rate you charge your clients is the most important calculation you can make for your business, as it plays a key role in your company’s profitability. At the recent …

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We’ve already shared our tips on pricing and how important that is to your profit. In the second part of our profitability series we are going to share some tips on the tools …

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We’re very excited to announce the arrival of Streamtime Radio, a series of podcasts where we head into the studio with creative agencies to discuss design and inspiration. For our …

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One of the many highlights of the recent Jacky Winter Gives You The Business seminar in Sydney was a session with Bianca Bramham on Managing Client Expectations. Bianca had some great advice on how to …

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Every year our friends at The Wow Company run a survey so creative businesses in the UK can benchmark themselves against their peers. The results for the 2015 survey have been …

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We post about timesheets quite a bit around here, but here’s a slightly different take on timesheets from our friends at Floate. In his article for Dear Design Student, Ross Floate talks about …

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Here at Streamtime, we’re big fans of Wes Anderson, so imagine our delight when we discovered that he has designed a bar. Complete with formica tables, a juke box and a …

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If you’ve ever worked in the creative industry (and if you’re reading this blog then you probably do) get some Agency playing on your iDevice right now! It’s “a satirical …

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Peregrine Church has created a form of Street Art that will only activate when it is wet, or raining. Rainworks is the brainchild of Peregrine’s imagination. He uses a super …

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Like most people I’m looking forward to the return of Mad Men to our screens. It’s been part of my life for the last eight years and with every new season …

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It’s always awesome to see our clients make the most of their Streamtime solution and even better to see them think outside the box with it. Beeldr are a team of …

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We’re well chuffed that Streamtime is officially the leading project management and time tracking solution for UK creative agencies. The Agency 2015 Benchpress Survey was conducted by The Wow Company in February …

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Streamtime is officially the leading project management and time tracking solution for UK creative agencies for the second year running. The Agency 2015 Benchpress Survey is the UK’s biggest survey …

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There are some of us at Streamtime that have a bit of a crush on JR. You see JR is an artist who owns the biggest art gallery in the world. …

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When asked by Irish Distillers, Jameson Irish Whiskey to design their fifth annual limited edition bottle, Dublin based illustrator Steve Simpson jumped at the chance. Steve has been plying his trade …

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Can you remember why you became a designer? That joyous day where you realised you could make an actual living out of being creative, the promise that every new day …

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Getting staff to do timesheets is not always easy. JWT Brazil have an awesome way to reward their employees for completing their timesheets, by having an electronic lock on the beer fridge, that …

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In a powerful campaign for the Salvation Army in South Africa, advertising agency Ireland/Davenport have used the hype surrounding ‘the dress‘ to highlight domestic abuse. For the full story see BuzzFeed News. …

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In 2008, Tina Roth Eisenberg started CreativeMornings, a free breakfast lecture series for the creative community in New York City. Since then the CreativeMorning’s phenomenon has grown to 106 cities worldwide. …

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Need a stock image of a business environment, but your client doesn’t want to pay the fees? Well iStock might have just what you’re looking for. To promote his latest …

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For his latest project Preservation, Blake Little has photographed the human body covered in honey, to produce some truly stunning imagery. The folks at designboom have more on this fascinating work. Image © Blake …

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Every day when I open a new browser I am greeted with a fantastic, unexpected image from a professional photographer I have never heard of. It’s become a little ritual …

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Breathtaking – that’s how I would describe a pair of Chie Mihara shoes. Yes shoes are subject to personal taste, but Chie Mihara doesn’t just create shoes, she creates works of art. …

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Sons & Co. produce stunning work, there’s no question about that. In 2014 they picked up one gold, one silver and five bronze at New Zealand’s Best Awards and three out of four …

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Last year we wrote a piece on talking money with clients and why it can be a difficult conversation to have. If this is something you struggle with then get yourself …

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When Factory Records opened it’s doors in 1978, the music industry had never seen anything like it. Not only did the label’s artists enjoy creative freedom but so did the graphic designers …

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I can’t help but feel like I was meant to be at James Winter‘s talk at CreativeMornings Sydney last Friday. James is co-founder of Brand X, a not for profit arts organisation …

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One for the film fans today: A really nice breakdown of shot composition in the film Drive, put together by Every Frame a Painting’s Tony Zhou. Watch some of Tony’s other …

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Photo: Danielle Wilson It’s not very often that you can play tourist in your own city, which is just what I got to do when I visited The Fashion World of …

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Tobias van Schneider, Product Design Lead at Spotify, chips in nicely with this addition to the ‘agency model is dead’ conversation.

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Art of the Title have chosen their top 10 title sequences of 2014. They not only celebrate title design but also give some insight into the designers and studios behind the …

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We’re big coffee lovers at Streamtime, so it was only a matter of time before we got our own keep cups. To celebrate we’re giving some away. To get your …

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Maths is awesome! These Fibonacci zoetrope sculptures make beautiful life-like movements when spun under a strobe light. In their own words: These are 3-D printed sculptures designed to animate when …

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Last year we brought you the music that inspired us, this year it’s the films we loved. Read on after the break for the movies Team Streamtime enjoyed in 2014.

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