Work Management for Introverts: An Interview with Cameron Masters, Project Manager at Workfront
How Digital Leaders Get the Right Work Done
Companies are spending millions on digital transformation, yet studies find many leaders feel their projects aren’t achieving their objectives. Why? Workfront CEO Alex Shootman says digitization is happening in most companies on a function-by-function basis, leaving teams to work in silos instead of
Help Your Team Overcome Digital Distractions to Be More Innovative
Alexander Graham Bell once noted that “the inventor … looks upon the world and is not contented with things as they are.” I could say the same of most business leaders I’ve met. With rare exception, they’re not satisfied with the status quo and are driven to innovate and change.
And yet that drive
Give Your Team Real-Time Visibility into Work Being Done Across the Entire Organization
When I look back at all the successful people I’ve met in my career, one characteristic stands out: They don’t think of work as a four-letter word. For successful people, hard work is inspiring. Great business leaders understand this and know hard work doesn’t always mean endless hours at the job,
Why Emotional Intelligence Has a Surprising Potential Downside—and How Work Management Helps Compensate for It
By Scott Duehlmeier | Senior Communication Manager
Is EQ more important than IQ when it comes to determining success in the modern workplace? According to psychologist Daniel Goleman’s 1995 book, Emotional Intelligence: Why it Can Matter More than IQ, the answer is a resounding yes. Over the
How to Lead During the Shift from Project Management to Work Management: A Conversation with Greg Stine
Greg Stine, whose career has taken him from companies ranging from Comcast to Equifax, started his career at NASA.
He had studied biomedical engineering in college, but shortly after starting at NASA he realized that as much as he loved the agency, he didn’t love engineering. “I realized I’m just
Workfront Announces Lion Award Finalists
The workplace is evolving. Forward-thinking, innovative people are at the helm of that change, ensuring that enterprises thrive through digital transformation and the ongoing digital work crisis. That’s what the Workfront Lion Awards are all about. These annual awards showcase the groundbreaking
Tech Etiquette: 8 Times it’s Essential to Call Instead of Type
By Heather Hurst | Senior Director of Corporate Communications
I find it ironic that we call these mini super computers we carry in our pockets “phones.” The voice calling feature has long since ceased to be the primary purpose of the device. Just check your screen time data. You likely spend
Why Conflict Is Essential to Good Work (and How to Bring it into the Workplace)
By Jon Ogden | Senior Manager of Content Marketing at Workfront
Business consultant and author Patrick Lencioni once consulted a CEO who constantly discouraged conflict across his company. “As a result,” Lencioni writes in his book The Advantage, “his staff meetings were generally boring and
How to Streamline Processes without Steamrolling Creativity
When taken to extremes, almost any virtue can turn into vice. This is true even for the well-established virtue of streamlining work processes.
Is this a surprising opinion coming from a person who promotes work-management software for a living? It shouldn’t be. After all, the whole point of
9 Insights From Adobe Digital Summit About How We Work
How do the attendees at this year’s Adobe Summit conference feel about work?
Do they feel like their coworkers can effortlessly see their contributions? Do they feel like they have a clear sense for what other departments at their company are doing? Do they feel overwhelmed by the pace of
Intro to Process Management: How to Make Business Decisions with Purpose
You’ve heard the old saying: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But with process management, you may want to throw that saying out the window. In business, things don’t have to be broken in order to benefit from regular and even constant improvement. In fact, constant improvement is often the best