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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
6 benefits of one-on-one meetings (1-on-1s)
One-on-one meetings are a valuable tactic practiced by successful leaders. When implemented correctly, these brief, weekly check-ins improve employee performance and their results in measurable ways. As a leader, 1-on-1s provide you with the opportunity to get to know your people exceptionally well
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
10 factors to modern performance management
Most managers know that the basics of effective performance management should include goal setting, coaching, development planning, and recognition. While these are the actual pillars of performance management, there are also certain factors that can dictate its success.
As a thought leader in
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
Lessons About the Future of Work from Accenture
When we talk about the digital revolution and the future of work, we often focus on cutting-edge tech companies, software providers, and other organizations that are firmly situated in the realm of “knowledge work.” But as argued in a recent series of articles from global management consulting and
How to improve performance management in 6 steps
If you think that all is well with your current performance management approach, think again: more than half of managers (58%) dislike their own organization’s performance review system and would give it a grade of C or less (source: Sibson Consulting). This data points to a significant issue in the
4 Crucial Strategies for CIOs During a Digital Transformation
We at Workfront engage with chief information officers all the time, and we see firsthand the exciting but challenging role CIOs occupy today as they work to change the world through strategic deployment of technology. As CIO Review has put it: “Information and the interactions around it have become
4 Universal Laws of Leadership Every Leader Needs to Know
By Scott Duehlmeier | Senior Communications Manager
Spread throughout the pages of Alex Shootman’s book Done Right: How Tomorrow's Top Leaders Get Work Done you’ll find a handful of truth bombs he calls “Shootman’s Laws of Leadership.” You’re welcome to gather these nuggets of wisdom by
Set departmental & team objectives, not just individual
OKR goals must be set in a way that works for your organization. They are not intended to be overly complex or forced. Instead, using OKRs is simply a goal-setting methodology to create clarity and alignment by connecting your teams to top company objectives. Each organization has specific needs and