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3 Steps to Comprehensive, Real-Time Status Updates on Your Team
Status meetings have become a sort of necessary evil in today’s workplace. The project manager needs to know what’s going on and the hope is that teammates will have a chance to collaborate if they keep each other updated on their work. Unfortunately, these meetings are never very effective.
10 Reasons You Need an Operational System of Record
Managing work and the processes that make it happen can be a challenge for any size organization. With a variety of systems in place—from purchasing to project management to proofing to accounting, not to mention home-grown processes for every procedure—the hodgepodge of platforms can be
Reimagining "Office Space": What if Initech Had Work Management Software?
Office Space, that cult-classic comedy that shined a spotlight on cubicle-farm drudgery, turns 19 this year. Whether or not the film stands the test of time could depend on how old you were at the time of the film’s release, but for me and many of my fellow Gen Xers, it rings painfully true. Or at
Simplify to Succeed: 6 Quick Workflow Tips
How many big businesses succeed? It depends on how you define success. And how you define a big business.
According to a Bain & Company survey, only 11% of public companies with more than $500 million in sales become “sustained value creators.” Two-thirds of the companies in this group stagnate
3 Keys to Surviving in the Age of Digital Transformation
When your product becomes a verb, you know you’ve reached critical mass—with name recognition, at least. It may even mean you’ve achieved market domination. We’ve all watched it happen with Google, Photoshop, Skype, FaceTime, and other brands.
TiVo, it seems, had reached this vaunted status, only
Automation in Action: How 4 Global Brands Save Time, Money, & Effort
Companies pay top dollar to marketing directors and app developers for their creative genius. Yet today’s rapid pace of business has increased the day-to-day administrative tasks of these talented professionals, making it harder for them to continually add value without burning out.
6 Tips for Managing a Contingent Workforce
Better than Bonuses: 4 Motivators that Matter More than Money
Embrace the Suck: How to Make Mundane Tasks More Meaningful
Imagine ranking every task of your working week on a scale from “I do this to pay the bills” to “I do this to make a difference.”
Each end of the scale represents how motivated you feel: from trudging through tedious-but-necessary tasks to challenging work that pushes you to perform at your peak
Keeping Connected: 6 Workflow Tips for Remote Teams
4 Ways to Be a Visionary Leader in the Digital Age
It has always been important for leaders to establish vision to inspire their teams and lead them to success. But with the coming age of automation, it’s going to be even more important that leaders win both their team members’ heads and hearts.
Why? Because as mundane, administrative tasks