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Workfront
Workfront

Execute. “To accomplish or perform in accordance with a plan or design” and “to assassinate or kill.” When it comes to getting work done, the ideal approach is one that combines the two: “to accomplish the planned goals without letting chaos kill your chances of success.” Regardless of planning and coordination, failure to execute properly and efficiently can lay waste to previous efforts. This is the critical juncture at which we begin to leverage processes and resources to get work done. Let’s troubleshoot potential problems with the Execute stage: You’re using too many fragmented tools. It takes... Read More


Workfront
Workfront

Managing software development can seem like an unbeatable level in a video game. There's never-ending feature requests, changing priorities, and cryptic collaboration can leave you feeling like you’re leaping over fireballs while battling mages and warlocks. Never fear … there’s still a way to rescue the princess and get your project back on track. Battle Enterprise Work Chaos Webinar Join us today, December 18, 1 p.m. EST / 11 a.m. MST, as GigaOM Analyst Rich Morrow and Workfront VP of Engineering Jody Bailey explore key strategies to help software teams and the project managers who support them to: Recover from all those... Read More


Workfront
Workfront

Editor's note: Portions of this post were originally published on ITjungle.com and written by Jenny Thomas. Read the full article here. According to an enterprise work management survey conducted by Workfront, a large percentage of workers do compare their job to a living hell. The Workfront survey looked at the underlying reasons that workers miss deadlines, need to work overtime, and/or lose confidence and morale for the companies they work for. The survey also explored a wide range of factors that make work unbearable by increasing stress levels among employees and preventing workers of all types from performing their best work. The big key... Read More


Workfront
Workfront

By nature of its name, work can take a lot of work.  But a new industry survey from Workfront dives deeper into the trends that are making work a living hell for some. While no job is a walk in the park, the new research shows the daily grind of avoidable work issues and interruptions are wearing down a staggering amount of employees, decreasing productivity and overall morale. The enterprise work management survey conducted by Workfront looked at the underlying reasons that workers miss deadlines, need to work overtime and/or lose confidence and morale for the companies they work for. The... Read More


University Hospitals boosts project visibility, collaboration and performance

Editor's note: This article was written by Brian Taylor and appeared in full on TechRepublic.com. **In 2009, Andy Kinnear, Director of the Office of Project Management for University Hospitals in northeast Ohio had a problem. For close to two years he had overseen system implementations for University Hospitals (“UH”) as a senior project manager at CSC. Then UH decided to bring Andy and several of his CSC colleagues in-house. They went from having a “relatively robust” project portfolio management system to not having a budget for a portfolio solution. “And like any good IT group,” says Andy, “we decided we would build one.... Read More


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