Tag: Collaboration

How the Best Sales Teams Collaborate to Get Better Results
Wednesday, 22 July, 2015
Business Tips, Collaboration, Posts

How the Best Sales Teams Collaborate to Get Better Results

There are sales teams, and then there are world-class sales teams. What sets the highest achievers apart from the average Joe? We looked at research around the web and, of the many factors that help a sales team run like a well-oiled machine, we were most interested in one particular finding: high-performing sales, sales operations, and sales enablement teams are better at collaborating. To create a world-class sales team, your organization must capitalize on collaboration within...
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How to Meet Millennials’ Standards for Collaboration
Thursday, 9 July, 2015
Collaboration, Posts

How to Meet Millennials’ Standards for Collaboration

According to a study by Aon Hewitt, nearly 50% of millennials plan to actively look for a new job in 2015. With 80 million millennials in the U.S. alone, it’s time to start strategizing around how to attract their talent, meet their needs, and keep them engaged. Global research firm Gartner found these interesting facts about the current state of the workplace: Employees are only spending about 40% of their time at their personal workstations Non-group tasks have decreased to...
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10 Elements of a Successful Content Marketing "Engine" (Infographic)
Monday, 29 June, 2015
Collaboration, Posts, Team Management

10 Elements of a Successful Content Marketing "Engine" (Infographic)

Content marketing is critical component of many companies' marketing strategies. For those who are trying to build up what I call a "content engine" or for those who are looking to do a tune up, this infographic provides ten areas that need to be addressed. Use the infographic below to understand the areas and to assess your company's situation with regards to content marketing. Which areas need the most attention? You can share this infographic with your team! Share this post, or copy...
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7 Teamwork Terrors and How to Conquer Them
Tuesday, 9 June, 2015
Collaboration, Posts, Team Management

7 Teamwork Terrors and How to Conquer Them

Since the dawn of man, teamwork and cooperation has been the preferred method of getting things done. From the pyramids of Giza to the Golden Gate Bridge, we rely heavily on teams of engineers and architects to create such majestic masterpieces. However, where there is teamwork, there is work required to be a team. Too many voices and conflicting opinions can lead to a giant headache and bring productivity to a grinding halt. Throw in egos, politics, and laziness and you've got a recipe f...
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3 Wrike Design Improvements That Will Save You Time
Tuesday, 2 June, 2015
New Features, Productivity, Wrike News

3 Wrike Design Improvements That Will Save You Time

We strive to make your day-to-day work in Wrike as efficient as possible. Not only with big feature releases, but also the small improvements to save you time each day.  Here are three enhancements that will make your work faster: 1. Comment field stays at the bottom of the task view In a similar way, the comment field will always stay at the bottom of your screen regardless of which part of the task you're viewing. This should make it easier to comment on many parts of a  long task des...
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How to Convince Your Boss You Need Better Collaboration Tools
Friday, 29 May, 2015
Collaboration, Posts

How to Convince Your Boss You Need Better Collaboration Tools

You're reached that point where email and spreadsheets just don’t cut it anymore — that point when the lost attachments and noisy communication of email, as well as the need for constant manual updates on spreadsheets, have moved from being useful to being inefficient. You’re convinced that your team would benefit from proper collaboration tools, but how do you convince your boss? You need more than a list of cool features that you can’t live without. You need justification for se...
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Why Every Company Needs a Culture of Collaboration
Wednesday, 13 May, 2015
Collaboration, Posts

Why Every Company Needs a Culture of Collaboration

Boiled down to its very essence, collaboration can be defined as a TEAM engaging in TASKS to reach shared TARGETS. It's one of those buzzwords that's been overused, with every software startup spouting it in marketing collateral, pitch decks, and social media channels. But the reason why it's a staple in conversations is because, without it, an organization sabotages its own success. Companies must learn to capitalize on opportunities to collaborate for two reasons: 1. Internal collabora...
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Prevent Unwanted Changes to Your Projects with New Folder Permissions
Friday, 8 May, 2015
Enterprise, New Features, Project Management

Prevent Unwanted Changes to Your Projects with New Folder Permissions

Working on a project together is all about balancing collaboration and control. You want to enable everyone to contribute, but at times you may want to limit who can add others or move the project. For example, if you're working on a confidential new product launch you need the launch team to be able to collaborate, but you want to keep the information on a need-to-know basis. We've added a new level of folder permissions allowing you to control who can move, share, or delete your folders so...
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7 Techniques for More Effective Brainstorming
Wednesday, 1 April, 2015
Business Tips, Collaboration, Posts

7 Techniques for More Effective Brainstorming

“You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” —Walt Disney Does brainstorming ever feel like a total waste of time? You feel it's necessary to get your team's input on a topic, but the session usually just turns into a few people bickering, and the other participants saying nothing at all. This is a classic case of brainstorming gone wrong. Many people forget the key to brainstorming is quantity, not q...
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3 Collaboration Tips for Enhancing Teamwork
Tuesday, 31 March, 2015
Collaboration, Posts, Team Management

3 Collaboration Tips for Enhancing Teamwork

We talk a lot about collaboration here at Wrike. Partly because it's our favorite topic and we wouldn't be able to function as a company without it. But also because trends continue to point toward more remote collaboration in the future. It's part and parcel of everyday work and it will continue to be so.  Which made us think: for the companies that are struggling to implement a culture of collaboration, what are three easy hacks that could make it happen? Here's what we determined:...
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