AtTask Summit Gives Project Managers New Ideas and Empowers People

by Adam Baker
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Orem, UT – February 23, 2011 – AtTask, Inc. (, creators of the first true social work management platform and worldwide leader in on-demand project and portfolio management software, is pleased to report the successful conclusion of the company’s third annual user conference and work management summit – WorkOut 2011.

Highlights from WorkOut 2011

“Our goal was to connect with leaders from organizations of all types to share thoughts and insights into how to better manage work,” said Scott Johnson, founder & CEO of AtTask. “WorkOut 2011 gave us and our guests a forum to share great ideas and collaborate on best practices—and of course all of that helps our customers find ways our products and services can help them better understand and organize their work.”

Conference highlights include:

  • Official launch of TeamHome and Stream – the world’s first-ever social work management platform
  • Live TalkingWork podcast hosted by Ty Kiisel and Raechel Logan with interviews featuring Donna Fitzgerald, Vice President, Gartner; Derek Huether, author of Zombie Project Management and creator of The Critical Path Blog; Scott Johnson, Founder and CEO, AtTask
  • Over 300 attendees came to Salt Lake from 8 countries, another 335 people attended the live webcast
  • AtTask customer case studies from ESPN, Nike, REI, Morrison & Foerster, REI, TCi Tires and Electronic Arts
  • Release of advanced APIs – now available to both professional and enterprise clients
  • Live music preformed by The Soulistics, a 10-piece funk/R&B/soul band boasting some of the best musicians in the Intermountain West
  • Flash mob performance from local comedy troupe, The Thrillionaires and breakdancing from a DF Dance Studio

"WorkOut 2011 was nothing short of spectacular," said Huether." From the exceptional venue, to the passionate and approachable people, to the forward thinking product design, I am in awe of what AtTask delivered."

“We think they’re a highly visionary company and they have an absolutely unique perspective on the market,” said Gartner analyst Donna Fitzgerald. “We think they’re reading the tea leaves really well.”

About AtTask

AtTask ( increases workplace harmony by enfranchising workers and informing executives. The company’s social Work Management software gives people at all levels of the organization tools to help them better understand and organize their work. Going social facilitates deeper worker buy-in, and gives executives conversational insights into the work environment. Over 1,000 organizations of all sizes, including Cisco, GE, Key Bank, HBO, Newsweek, Nike, Toyota and Whirlpool have turned to AtTask to manage work of all levels of complexity. Its on-demand work management solution is available in 7 languages.