Achieving Effective Collaboration in the Age of Dispersed Teams

Achieving Effective Collaboration-in-the Age of Dispersed Teams

Virtual teams are made up of people from different departments, organizations, geographies and time zones – and they are on the rise. According to our recent survey, 38% of participants work with team members across functions and departments; 70% collaborate with people inside and outside their organization; and 28% collaborate with geographically dispersed colleagues. In…

How Structured Collaboration Can End the Chaos

How Structured Collaboration Can End the Chaos

“Transparency” is perhaps one of the more popular buzzwords when it comes to talking about workplace practices. It really is a simple and alluring concept. Employees from different departments and geographical locations are able to work together on projects, share information, and break down silos. Companies that implement transparent working techniques make great strides in increasing…

Collaborate on work effectively using one tool for everything, not more tools

Are inefficient ways of working leaving you drowning

Anyone who has worked as part of a team knows collaboration isn’t always easy. It requires communicating with others and having visibility into what’s happening, all while balancing changing requirements, shifting deadlines and varying execution styles. This becomes even more challenging when you consider that your average person works on more than one project at…

3 key reasons for project failures

 By guest blogger Brad Egeland. Everyone experiences project failures to some degree through their project management careers. It’s interesting when they immediately try to blame a “too short” delivery timeline or a budget that was “utterly impossible” to meet. Yes, those things happen all the time. But whose fault is it? Management for forcing an…