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[caption id="attachment_8736" align="alignleft" width="300"][]1 Tough Job for the PM. Herding Healthcare Stakeholders.[/caption] If you peruse any work or project management methodology, you’re bound to trip over the term “stakeholder” within the first few paragraphs, just before the intense boredom puts you to sleep. Basically, stakeholder is shorthand for saying “a person or group with a vested interest in a successful project outcome.” It has nothing to do with vampire hunting or your Fourth of July BBQ. In any case, stakeholders are a key constituency in a project manager’s life. These folks are courted, their requirements documented, opinions weighed and their expectations... Read More


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In our Work Management Inefficiencies series, we discussed six main indicators that a team is lacking efficient work management and is probably experiencing work chaos. Without the right work management processes, work chaos causes all sorts of productivity issues. For each of the six indicators of work chaos (misaligned work prioritization, nonstrategic work, inability to justify resources, ineffective resource planning, poor productivity management, and the inability to collaborate meaningfully), the current tactics managers or organizations use to “fix” the inefficiencies are unsuccessful because they: Waste time and money ... Read More


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Enterprise workers are inundated with information. It comes in from a plethora of different sources like email, instant messaging, shared folders, social business sites, and many others. By leveraging Workfront, companies like ATB Financial are reaping the productivity benefits of a single Enterprise Work Management solution. With the social interface in Workfront and ability to store all communication and documents in a single tool, the ATB Financial marketing department—which supports the company's 750,000 customers—can now access everything they need to complete their work, all within a few clicks. After nearly a year of using Workfront, the ATB marketing department was tracking five... Read More


Inefficient Work Management Indicator #6: Inability to Collaborate Meaningfully

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[caption id="attachment_8687" align="alignright" width="235"][]1 Efficient collaboration is a key indicator of good work management practices.[/caption] How many times have you heard it? It's the "Oh, about 80% done" answer in response to your question about the current status of a project or other work items. Probably more times than you can count. How often do you turn to email as your primary source of "collaboration" and information about the work you're doing? And realistically, how much do you trust that arbitrary 80% response—or whatever information your emails and spreadsheets are giving you? A lack of trust and visibility—what's really going on with... Read More


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Visibility into the work that is being done is imperative to improving your workflow. And, the best way to get that is to keep all work, processes, data, and collaboration in a single place. When it is easy for the entire team to collaborate and keep their work in context, enterprises gain efficiency and productivity and have happier employees. Register for today's webinar at 10am PST/1pm EST and discover how to: Integrate social collaboration for improved visibility and transparency Collaborate and keep work in context using social media inspired tools ... Read More


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