Asana’s automation features help reduce busywork by enabling users to create rules for repetitive tasks. This allows staff to dedicate their attention to higher-value tasks, with the potential to increase both productivity and job satisfaction.
Users can use “out of the box” rules or build custom rules to meet the needs of the organization. Asana advertises the following five use cases for rules:
With the ability to either customize rules or select from a library of pre-existing rules, Asana is reaching for better adoption by reducing the administrative burden for users.
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Source: Asana at SoftwareReviews, Accessed November 19, 2019
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Whether your organization is looking to enforce processes or free-up resources, automation can serve as a great addition to a commercial project management (PM) tool. The objective is not to reduce staff on the project team but to keep doing actual project work rather than fiddling with the tool. Successful adoption should result in driving accountability to the necessary individuals.
This note outlines Info-Tech’s Three C’s of Enterprise Collaboration framework to help buyers effectively navigate the collaboration software marketspace.
On February 24-25, 2021, Zoho held its annual ZohoDay – a conference aimed at communicating the state of the business and product roadmaps. The event coincided with Zoho’s 25th year as a company, testament to Zoho’s long-term business approach: grow organically, have zero debt, zero external investments, remain cashflow positive, and plow cashflow back into the business and customers.
On September 4, 2020, Info-Tech briefed with Zoho about current and upcoming features of Zoho Workplace, a global enterprise collaboration platform. Organizations, especially SMBs, that want to look outside of Microsoft’s and Google’s office productivity suite duopoly should consider shortlisting Zoho Workplace as a viable option.
Google has announced several updates to its G-Suite offering, which aims to heavily integrate and better secure its teamwork applications. The move represents a clear attempt by Google to directly compete with Microsoft’s office productivity suite, with several of the G-Suite updates mirroring the logical architecture of Office 365.
Adoption is one of the biggest challenges that organizations deal with when implementing commercial project management tools. Amid a global pandemic, this challenge has only been exasperated with many working from home.
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Product management should not replace project management. They are complementary and are both integral to enabling the frequent delivery of business value.
KeyedIn released version 7.0 of its flagship product, KeyedIn Projects, featuring support for the transition to an increasingly Agile-focused IT shop. Work is assigned to Agile teams when the individual assignment is impractical.
KeyedIn’s Vice President of Marketing, Shawn Dickerson, wrote a piece on product delivery vs. project completion. In it he discusses important project management themes like business value, outcomes, and visibility. Although what he’s proposing makes sense theoretically, it’s difficult to execute realistically.