Revolutionizing Project Management: One Bad Practice at a Time
Bad practice experience, a shared story by our consultant:
Once, I worked in a company that used Excel for issue tracking. I experienced the following: my team members got assigned to tasks during meetings they didn’t attend in Excel sheets. Then, there were sent out meeting minutes in emails where the responsible persons were just in copy. It was expected from the organization, that everyone read all emails and attachments—of course, time-consuming and not manageable. This led to frustration among my employees.
We changed the issue and open point lists into #smartsheet and run a simple workflow—it’s called “New tasks assigned.” So, if anyone in the organization assigned tasks to a person, he got an instant mail and could approve or reject the assignment. In this way, we reduced email traffic, got more efficient in follow-up, and increased the team’s satisfaction. This is just one example of how Smartsheet can help to improve communication and productivity in a team.
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