A People-First Approach to Managing Organizational Change
By Jake Wells, Senior Value Engineer at Workfront
You may have heard the oft-repeated statistic that 70% of change initiatives fail. While it is disputed by some, I think we can all attest that it’s a risky proposition to manage any widespread change in an organization, especially when it
6 Steps to Align your Business: Lessons From a 1,000-Mile Bike Tour
By Jessica Leauanae, Learning Program Manager at Workfront | Adapted from the Leap Dallas 2019 Presentation: "Who Do You Serve? How Good Leaders Align Stakeholder Interest"
A year ago I participated in my first-ever bicycle tour — the Tour De Provo Peloton. It was a 90-day race to see how
Got Momentum? 3 Essential Leadership Skills to Help You Execute with Speed
By Jordan Staples, Director of Modern Work Enablement at Workfront
History was made on May 5th, 1973, the 99th running of the Kentucky Derby. Secretariat’s chances of winning were in doubt, coming off a third-place finish two weeks earlier at the Wood Memorial Stakes.
Thirteen horses burst
How to Conquer Work Management on a Global Scale: Rose Hayes VP of Program Management at JLL
We spoke to Rose Hayes, VP of Program Management at JLL, at Leap 2019 — both on stage and behind the scenes. This piece presents key lessons in work management from those conversations.
As VP of Program Management at the real estate company JLL, Rose Hayes has worked all over the world. “I’ve
The 10 Essential Qualities of a Transformational Leader
By Scott Lee, VP of Product Marketing, and Jon Ogden, Senior Manager of Content Marketing
There’s a shift underway in how enterprises operate.
Just look at four basic elements of operations:
- Work execution
In many organizations today, leadership functions
How to Help People Find the Greatest Motivator in the Age of Modern Work
A Message From Alex Shootman, CEO at Workfront — Adapted From His Presentation at Leap.
On August 15, 2013, I received one of my most important lessons on the meaning of work, a lesson learned on a dirt road near Wolaita Sodo in the Southern Ethiopia. It had taken almost three hours to drive
5 Ways to Improve Corporate Culture Using Modern Work Management Tools
By John Schefer, Account Executive at Workfront
“Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” said one of the most influential management consultants of all time, Peter Drucker. Or at least Mark Fields said he said it. This was 2006, before Fields went on to become chief executive of Ford motor
Leap London Highlights: Keynotes from Dame Kelly Holmes, Phill Nosworthy, Alex Shootman, and More
As our global Leap conferences draw to a close for this year with our Leap London event, we have welcomed more than 2,400 work management leaders and hosted more than 250 sessions, led by over 200 presenters including authors, technologists, and of course our customers.
Delegates from enterprise
Leap London: Santander, Merck, JLL, ICON, and Refinitiv Take Home Lion Awards Accenture Interactive and Ethos named Workfront ‘Partners of the Year’
Workfront Recognises Customer and Partner Achievements in Modern Work Management
Today Workfront announced the 2019 Lion Award winners at our Leap user conference in London. During the conference party, Workfront CEO Alex Shootman and Vice President EMEA Simon Griggs presented Lion Awards to
The Future of Work: A Nexus of Strategy and Execution [HBR Survey]
Workfront collaborated with Harvard Business Review to conduct original research about how knowledge workers view the future of work. The result is an in-depth report titled “The Future of Work: A Nexus of Strategy and Execution,” featuring an introductory perspective from Workfront CEO Alex
5 Ways to Take Agile Work Management to the Next Level
By Danielle Howard, Senior Solution Architect at Workfront, and Brent Bird, Director of Campaigns & Content Strategy at Workfront
Just after the turn of the century, in 2001, seventeen software developers met at a resort in Snowbird, Utah, to discuss such emerging concepts as rapid application
Leap London: Industry leaders including Aveva, BT, and JLL among finalists for 2019 Workfront Lion Awards
Additional finalists include ICON, Sky Betting and Gaming, Merck, Beekman Group, Kverneland Group Operations, Bakkavor, Sok Media, Santander UK, and GVC.
The Workfront Lion Awards, now in their third year, were established to recognize those businesses that are pioneering modern work