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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
Leap 2019 Second Half Highlights
More than 2,000 work management leaders attended the Workfront Leap 2019 Conference this week in Dallas, TX. The conference celebrates leaders who are transforming their teams, their companies, and even whole industries. Leap 2019 features nearly 200 sessions led by more than 150 presenters, along
Leap 2019 First Half Highlights
More than 2,000 work management leaders are attending the Workfront Leap 2019 Conference this week in Dallas, TX. The conference celebrates leaders who are transforming their teams, their companies, and even whole industries. Leap 2019 features nearly 200 sessions led by more than 150 presenters
Strategic OKR examples to help you drive growth
In this article, we’ll provide strategic OKR examples that when implemented can serve as a launching pad for growth in 2019. Obviously, every company is different, and we won’t pretend to know your specific needs and priorities. But these examples will provide inspiration for the type of goals you
Leaders in Modern Work: How the Workfront Lion Award Finalists Became Finalists
The rules of work management are changing. And Workfront customers are often the ones writing them.
That’s exactly why we created the Lion Awards — to showcase the groundbreaking work that Workfront customers are doing to transform work management within their organization. Winners will be
Advice from a Work Management Expert: Mary Ann Erickson, Workflow Systems Engineer at Allianz Partners
Join us at Leap 2019 in Dallas, Texas to hear Mary Ann Erickson present about best practices for implementing work management. Daniel Pink, author of Drive, and Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone will keynote.
Mary Ann Erickson is the Workflow Systems Engineer for Allianz Partners
Warning: OKR goals are not tasks!
Companies often confuse OKRs with tasks. Those conversations inspired us to write this post because OKR goals (or generally any organizational goals) are completely different than tasks. In fact, managing and tracking goals at an enterprise level has nothing to do with tracking tasks. Understanding
9 Ways You Can Use Workflow Automation to Combat Human Error
“To err is human,” wrote 18th-century English poet Alexander Pope.
Nowhere is this truth more apparent than in the modern enterprise. Despite our capacity for altruism and creativity, we humans also tend to mess things up on a fairly regular basis.
We commit minor foibles like getting
Integrating Empathy at Work: An Interview With Brian Carroll, Founder of Markempa
This post is part of our ongoing interview series with masters of modern work.
Brian Carroll, founder of Markempa, has been interested in empathy since the start of his career.
He was a sales development rep doing cold calls to sales managers, and he was struggling to get appointments