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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
Top 15 benefits of using OKRs
Top 15 benefits of using OKRs:
Align and connect your employees to your corporate goals
Give clear direction to every team and individual
Increase productivity through focus on goals
Track regular progress towards goals
Make more effective and informed
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
OKR examples for CEOs
Because OKRs (objectives and key results) are used to align all teams with an organization’s top goals, your entire company’s OKRs are only as effective as the ones you set at the very top. Therefore, it’s critically important to make sure you’re setting CEO-level goals effectively.
To help set
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
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
A New Way to Think About Digital Asset Management
If you’re like the average knowledge worker, you check email and IM every 6 minutes. An alarming 40.1% of your day is spent multitasking with communication tools, the dangers of which are well established. And you use 56 different apps and websites per day, switching between them nearly 300 times.
Can you use OKRs in performance reviews?
Deloitte research confirms that the majority of managers think that the annual performance review doesn’t serve its intended purpose. Still, some managers may wonder if they can blend modern techniques, such as OKR goal setting, with the annual performance review to make it more effective. Marrying
What Is Control Management and Why Is It Essential?
Tightly controlled management processes don’t happen by accident, and they’re never complete. As NASA heartbreakingly realized in 1986 with the explosion of Space Shuttle Challenger, all processes, major and minor, come together to create the whole. History shows a seemingly straightforward decision
How to Build Mental Toughness at Work: 5 Science-Backed Brain Exercises
By Scott Duehlmeier | Senior Manager of Communications at Workfront
It’s pretty well established that modern digital culture is not great for our brains. Humans have evolved over centuries to be really great at doing one thing at a time. And now, over the course of just a few decades, we