Cross-functional collaboration can be tricky for any team. There’s no easy way to merge management styles and differing development methodologies. For tech teams—where traditional processes often clash with engineering workflows—it can be particularly challenging.
If you’ve ever worked on a team that included both designers and engineers, you know they have fundamentally different ways of working. That can be a challenge when you’re in charge of coordinating a project. So how do you keep the working relationship complementary and conflict free? Here are 10 ways to make the process easier.
Voted one of CIO Magazine’s Top 100 UK CIOs in 2016, Mark Evans may be best known as a visionary Head of IT who made Rider Levett Bucknall one of the first companies in the construction industry to implement a zero-infrastructure model.
To stay competitive, you need to provide your customers with memorable experiences. What was once considered “good enough” isn’t anymore. According to Forrester, 72% of businesses say improving the customer experience is their top priority, and many are reworking their approach. But to land that sale with today’s customer, you have to focus on the customer, not the sale itself.
A secure collaborative platform can help your IT team alleviate common pain points by being easy to deploy and effortless to scale, all while working everywhere for everyone. This allows your IT team to spend its time focused on tasks that matter—like researching new tech and updated regulations—rather than troubleshooting and the like.
From kickoff to wrap-up of a construction project, you have a lot of moving parts to coordinate. The back and forth of handling bids and blueprints and managing documents between teams can lead to confusion and mixups. But technology like Dropbox and Fieldwire can help cut through logistical downtime to let your team focus on what they do best.