Global Brand Strengthens Cross-Functional Collaboration and Standardizes Organizational Processes to Drive Efficiencies and Winning Culture
SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 11, 2022 - Wrike, the most powerful work management platform, now part of Citrix, today announced that Walmart Inc. has expanded its Wrike instance outside of Walmart Canada. It now encompasses more than 1,000 new users across international teams, including Global Tax, Product, Walmart Health, and Walmart Realty. With the ability to bring cross-departmental work into a single digital workspace, Wrike is helping Walmart to work as one and giving them additional visibility into and control over projects and resources into workflow processes.
In 2019, Walmart Canada deployed Wrike within their Continuous Improvement team to boost productivity and develop business recommendations for the Transportation department. Following the success of Wrike’s integration, Walmart Canada implemented the work management platform into PMO, Strategy, Transportation, Supply Chain Planning, Logistics Operations, Supply Chain Reinvention/End to End, Marketing, and E-commerce Studio.
“One of the biggest challenges we face at Walmart is the size of the organization and the number of teams that are intertwined,” says Carolyn Lum, Director, Transportation Continuous Improvement, Walmart Canada. “New technologies are helping us improve our processes, which ultimately means more productivity and a simpler associate experience.”
Most recently, Walmart has expanded the use of Wrike internationally from 500 to nearly 1,500 users. This has allowed the organization to customize work management to the individual teams, streamline communication, organize cross-functional projects, and leverage analytics to tie projects to goals.
“Wrike helps us move faster,” says Francis Lalonde, Vice President, Transportation, Walmart Canada. “We’re driving initiatives, momentum, and, ultimately, our culture. Teams are excited to come to project review calls and share successes, which has created a winning culture.”
“We’ve built the Wrike platform on the promise to enable teams and organizations of any size to work as one, break barriers, and scale beyond what they know to be possible,” says Andrew Filev, Senior Vice President and Wrike General Manager, Citrix. “Walmart is an exceptional example of an organization that understands the importance of cross-functional collaboration and is always looking for ways to improve it. By welcoming teams worldwide to Wrike, Walmart is enabling departments to better standardize and optimize processes and streamline communication so they can do their best work together.”
For more information about the Walmart case study, visit: https://www.wrike.com/blog/walmart-delivers-operational-excellence-by-scaling-with-wrike/
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