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.
monday.com is promising that its very visual platform, complete with dancing llamas, can even be used by those who are not tech savvy, resulting in higher adoption. In a briefing, monday’s Senior Partnerships and Business Development Manager, Avital Cohen, said that “companies need a fast tool [because] they can’t implement anything too complex right now.”
She also pointed out the key features and services that clients can leverage during this time:
Source: monday.com at SoftwareReviews, Report Published January 2019
Source: monday.com, Screenshot April 2020
There’s no denying that user adoption has always been a hurdle for vendors in this space, and mass remote-work scenarios with virtual teams are not making it any easier. More than ever, organizations will be looking for simple, easy-to-use solutions so they can continue business as usual.
The impact of COVID-19, as it became a global pandemic in Q1 of 2020, has affected user sentiment toward software during a growing period of fear, uncertainty, and doubt. To analyze the impact, SoftwareReviews compared Satisfaction (willingness to recommend to a peer), ability to deliver Business Value (fair cost to value), and Likeliness to Renew prior to March 10 and post March 10.
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