When you think about it, task management from a manager’s perspective is all about team management. For team members, it’s about getting work done on time and getting it done right. Staying on time, on budget, and delivering a consistent, quality work product means having and executing a task management plan. The best plans have […]
It’s time to stop wasting time… One of the more challenging aspects of our day-to-day work lives is figuring out what to do and when to do it. Workweeks are a blur of meetings, email, and IM and phone conversations. Mixed in is the time we spend completing tasks and planning out and managing upcoming work.
Identifying and prioritizing tasks sent in email can be challenging. Think about it. You receive an email informing you of a key task, with a critical due date, and with multiple attachments. Then you receive another email and then another. Bing, bing, bing… Before you know it, the task is buried in your inbox, mixed
Your organization likely deals with hundreds of documents each day. But it is becoming more and more apparent that most tools are not eﬀective when it comes to document management. It can be diﬃcult to ﬁnd and incorporate into your environment, a tool that allows multi-user editing, like Share-Point from Microsoft which can speed up the editing
Task redundancy can be deﬁned in a few diﬀerent ways. First, task redundancy can refer to a basic task that is not required to achieve the deliverable, not required for the project completion or has no bearing on the completion or outcome of the project. It may also refer to a task that has been
Establishing performance metrics and accountability is helpful, however, it will not work unless everyone is on the same page. In the new post-pandemic paradigm, fewer teams are physically working in the same space, which makes communication between team members even more important. When your workforce isn’t in sync with the overarching goals and plans, the
With performance metrics in place, your team will know what they should be focused on accomplishing. With the addition of a task management system, everyone is on the same screen and can see the progress of a project in front of them, rather than over emails and spreadsheets, which can be easily lost or misplaced.
One of the best ways to keep your team on track is through performance metrics. With the onset of a greatly increased remote workforce, it is more diﬃcult to tell how eﬀective your team is, and performance metrics are important to an organization’s success. Organizations must select their main performance metrics and focus on these
Over time, many organizations add multiple tools to meet diﬀerent needs. With too many tools at your disposal, your team members are more likely to get confused and uncoordinated . Not only will they have to go to various places to get the information they need, but this may also aﬀect scheduled completion dates. Consolidation of tools
Every organization develops unique workflows to help accomplish day-to-day tasks. Solidifying an effective workflow in the first place can be challenging. What works well for one person or department may not be effective for another, and the need exists for adjustments that may end up expending a lot of resources. Workflows can be great tools