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Innovation is vital if you want to stay competitive in the market. However, innovation is not just about developing new technology. Engineers need to take ownership of customer experiences and look for ways to make them better. Too often new technology creates a burden on users by forcing them to spend time learning new things, without really helping them be more productive. Here's my take on how to address this challenge.

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Ensuring that retail store management and employees are on the same page regarding promotions and operations compliance can be a challenging process. In this post, I’ll take a closer look at how collaborative work management can significantly reduce store communication process inefficiencies and increase team accountability.

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For IT and business leaders searching for a universal technology to solve the needs of every user involved in cross-functional work, “one-app-to-solve-all-needs” ignores the reality that effective collaboration in a cloud-based world is a multi-faceted endeavor. Instead, the secret to success lies in the social elements involved in cross-functional work, and finding ways to strengthen communication by utilizing systems already in place.

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Change is a constant in any organization looking to stay profitable and competitive today. Managing that change poses a constant challenge for companies of any size. Whether you’re looking to implement new technology, update business processes, improve customer service, or undertake a digital transformation, a consistent change management process can help facilitate change and make the transition easier for your organization. Here are eight steps to take to make your next change initiative more successful.

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With increased pressure to be more productive using fewer resources, information workers worldwide find themselves adopting the latest productivity apps to help them work faster. Although the increased number of apps feels like a benefit to workers, it may in fact be hindering our ability to work efficiently. In a study conducted by the American Psychological Association, they found that the costs associated with switching between apps is tied to lower efficiency and raised risk. This is where a work management platform can help connect the tools that your employees need to be productive, provide a place to manage all forms of work, and improve visibility with consistency and structured reporting. But with all
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