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Don’t Waste Valuable Time on Ineffective Project Collaboration

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Published By Nikki Glaser
Don’t Waste Valuable Time on Ineffective Project Collaboration

Collaborating across multiple departments, geographies, and time zones can take a toll on productivity. According to resent research, professionals across the U.S. and Europe are wasting weeks a year on ineffective project collaboration.

  • European collaboration study:
    • Project managers admit to wasting an average of 2 hours and 45 minutes a week due to inefficient practices, which equals more than 20 working days a year.
  • North American collaboration study:
    • 55% report time is wasted! On average, respondents believe they waste 7 hours per week because of collaboration hurdles – a total of 350 hours per year – the equivalent of almost 9 weeks!

Vote for 'Project Chaos: How Teams Can Collaborate Better' - SXSW 2016That’s a lot of emails, documents, and spreadsheets. Both continents say the explosion of apps for collaborating has only made it harder to complete projects on time, on budget, and at a high quality. We invite you to read Jason Morio’s blog on Project Lab titled: Where is collaboration more chaotic – Europe or the US?

If you find this topic interesting, Jason has submitted to speak at SXSW Interactive, vote for “Project Chaos: How Teams Can Collaborate Better” to learn more.

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Written by Nikki Glaser

Nikki Glaser is responsible for developing awareness and driving demand for Planview’s project collaboration software, Projectplace. Nikki has been involved in many different roles including marketing programs, events, integrated marketing and demand generation that have helped her develop into the modern marketer she is today. She graduated from Western Michigan University with a BA in Advertising.