by Andre Ropeta on May 1, 2018
According to the Enterprise Collaboration Report, 97% of organizations use two or more collaboration apps to stay on top of work planning and execution. Yet multiple apps can lead to disparate information and ultimately slow work down.
For teams that work across organizations, these issues are exponentially larger — in part because different workers choose their favorite app and check it often, but only look at the others sporadically, if at all. As a result, a project manager would need to engage stakeholders through different apps or expect significant delays in responses.
That’s why we’re excited to announce Smartsheet for Workplace. Workplace by Facebook is a dedicated and secure space for companies to connect, communicate, and collaborate using familiar Facebook features such as News Feed, groups, messages, and events. Now, with Smartsheet for Workplace, you can choose to receive Smartsheet notifications directly in Workplace.
by Stephen Danos on April 9, 2018
Teams tend to stick together, whether they work for a Fortune 100 company or a 50-person startup. After all, these colleagues often work toward similar goals and team boundaries are sometimes needed to keep things streamlined for meeting deadlines, and for nurturing camaraderie between teammates.
However, the “silo mentality” holds teams back in several ways. Team silos can result in a sense of tribalism and undermine the spirit of collaboration, running the risk of disrupting a company’s ability to innovate and stay aligned. Here are some of the ways silos can hurt your business and what you and your teams can do to avoid them.
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