Systemation Blog
August 11, 2015
work accountability and visibility

Work Accountability and Visibility Go Hand-in-Hand

It’s one of the most common management gripes: Our employees aren’t accountable. They’re not meeting deadlines. The quality isn’t there. They’re not completing the amount of […]
May 18, 2015
organizational effectiveness all work is not the same

Organizational Effectiveness Rule #1: All Work Isn’t Created the Same

“The squeaky wheel gets the grease.” It’s a well-worn cliché, but that’s because it’s invariably true. Think about what happens in most organizations. Whatever’s making the […]
April 15, 2015
employee engagement

Employee Engagement – The Half Truth

Employee engagement is on everyone’s mind these days. Not only do we continue to see the dismal numbers reported again and again, more studies are revealing […]
February 3, 2015
5 ways to improve company satisfaction

5 Ways to Improve Company Satisfaction

If you’re a part of a business, you realize how imperative customer service is. In addition, every business understands the importance of project management as well. […]
September 19, 2014
project management training goals

7 Steps to Help You Achieve Your Organizational Goals

How do you achieve your organizational goals? Lots of leaders get stuck here. They communicate their goals to their organization at a meeting and think everyone […]
February 7, 2013

Failed Projects: Does Management Really Care?

When projects fail in your organization what happens? Is there a lot of drama and shaming of those involved? Does the project manager’s reputation suffer? Most […]
January 7, 2013

Unfinished Tasks: Do “P”s Just Not Care?

We all have managed or worked with them. That certain type of team member who says they finished a task when the reality is they didn’t. […]
January 4, 2013

Respect The Project’s Natural Life-Cycle

There is a project joke that has been around for years… There are six stages of a project: 1.  Enthusiasm 2.  Disillusionment 3.  Panic 4.  Search […]
August 4, 2010

So, You Can’t Get People to Use the Software Tool

You hear about it all the time. Organizations invest in a software tool and then struggle with its adoption. It could be project management, customer relationship […]
July 15, 2010

The Elusive High Performance Team

In the 80’s high performance teams were the craze. Project management was just coming into its own and teams were getting more and more attention, but […]