Ask a project manager about the most painful woe of his job and it is most likely to be accountability. The role of a project manager makes him accountable for how well & when the tasks are completed.
All businesses collaborate in some form or the other. Whether they realise it or not is the issue. To make collaboration contribute towards long term growth, it must do the following: - Solve real business problems. - Must complement the working style & task flow intuitively. - Be in sync with the working culture.
For every small business out there, it is a huge thing to just be and thrive. They have to constantly figure out ways to reach out, thrive and then hope for growth. More-often-than-desired, it puts them in the survival mode.
If we could tap into the conversations over coffee & around the water cooler, we could have a potential storehouse of great ideas, opinions & even hacks. Every employee who works diligently becomes a storehouse of knowledge. But this knowledge is different. This is knowledge which comes from the context of the task, process & business. Often, it gets reflected in formal & casual conversations.
Let’s collaborate and work better. Once an organisation reaches this stage, it usually means that there is a prevailing consciousness about working together and inching together towards better results.
Collaboration. That is the buzzword that led to the evolution of Sigmify and other technology platforms. What is this hype all about? It starts somewhat like this: “We must improve our productivity. How? By creating more results in less time. Really, Is that possible? Yes, with collaboration
Collaboration Tools – Email Vs Whatsapp Vs Sigmify At Sigmify, we love how collaboration empowers business. And discovering the various ways collaboration tools are employed did make an interesting project at Sigmify. We often hear businesses asking about the need for collaboration tools when they are already using email, spreadsheets, google docs and even whatsapp for their daily work. It just seems so commonsensical that when a work can be done in simpler ways, why bother to go and set up a system to do these simple things?
Every sales workflow inadvertently has one common goal – reaching out to the buyer. It all starts with making a lot of calls or contacting a lot of people with a hope that you will meet the perfect buyer – one who truly needs your product and who will appreciate after using it. This perfect buyer has been now identified to a great extent – thanks to all the efforts of the marketing heads. Who is likely to buy is the first place where most organisations start? What will help them buy? More information. This information is almost crafted in detail for the minds of these buyers.
Without learning, there is no growth. Most businesses shifted their focus to learning and development as they realised that only “learning” can pave the path for innovation. And doing is learning half done. What is the other half all about then? The other half is all about what “doing” leads to.
Go to guys. Those nerdy, knowledge hungry guys in every organisation to whom one turns for help or support. Because they can be relied upon to solve any issue. What are the incentives of becoming the go-to-guy? Colleagues & bosses seek their advice because it gets things done. They are indispensable at work because they know what others don’t. They are not sought for their wit or charisma but for the good old fashioned virtue of hard work and taking the initiative to know more.