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.
The key to the longevity of your business is your ability to build projects you’re proud of. But labor shortages and rising production costs have gradually made it harder to run a sustainable construction operation. The question is: how do you do great work without sacrificing profitability? You shouldn’t have to compromise the quality of your work for speed. Smart technology tools can save both man-hours and headaches, from bidding all the way to completion. Here are four ways to make tech work for you.
Stuck in a rut at work? Here are fresh takes on old tricks; things you can do to mix your workday up, that also have their own unique benefits.
At most companies, even small ones, there’s a ton of value to be had in collaboration. Sure, you can probably get big projects done yourself—but should you? A smart professional takes advantage of the talented people around them, and luckily there are tools like Dropbox to help you share ideas and gather feedback. Still, it can be tough to know exactly who to ask for help. So here’s our short list of the team players you should consider hitting up for advice.