Workfront Helps Teams Work Smarter, Not Harder, with New Product Release

March 7, 2018 Shelbi Gomez

Workfront’s new AI resource management, proofing capabilities, and added integrations helps teams to work smarter and produce their best work — together

SILICON SLOPES, UTAH — March 7, 2018 — Workfront®, the leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solutions, today announced the release of new capabilities to help knowledge workers work smarter and produce their best work. The new release enables organizations to avoid running their resources into the ground with new artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled resource management and planning, and move digital work forward faster than ever before with improved proofing functionalities. The new Jira integration eliminates duplicate work by allowing teams to stay in Jira, all while the work they are doing is being captured in Workfront.

“We recently did a study that showed employees only spend 44% of their time performing their primary job duties,” said Steven ZoBell, chief technology and product officer of Workfront. “The majority of their time is spent navigating diverse tools, shifting through data repositories, and trying to gather information from disparate teams. This is not the way modern work should be managed. Workfront modernizes how organizations succeed by empowering teams and departments to work together, and work smarter, in ways not possible before, and thus becoming the operational system of record for the work being completed.”

Some of the highlights from this release include:

Say Yes to the Right Work: Resource Planner

Work smarter across your organization with Workfront’s resource planner when you:

  • Consider a project’s financials before assigning people to work on it.
  • Quickly find the right time for new work based on your team’s availability and planned work.
  • Communicate with quick visual cues indicating when your team can take on more work.

Drive Work Forward: Workfront for Jira

You work in Workfront. Another team works in Jira. Instead of manually updating two systems, automatically sync tasks and updates between Jira and Workfront.  Keep Workfront as your single source of truth and allow other teams to work in Jira without sacrificing visibility, efficiencies, or speed. No copy/paste required or technology barriers standing in your way. Work smarter across departments when you integrate Workfront and Jira to:

  • Create a holistic view of the work your department accomplished.
  • Automate workflows between teams.
  • Save time by eliminating manual data entry and duplication.

Produce Your Best Work: Proofing, Review & Approval

Your digital content matters. The new proofing experience allows organizations to work smarter across collaborative teams and:

  • Instantly see the differences between versions with the new auto compare mode.
  • Quickly find comments with the new search.
  • Work faster with new shortcuts and video buffering.

Visit our website for more information on how Workfront gives teams the ability to work smarter, together at www.workfront.com/release.

About Workfront

Workfront is a cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solution that helps marketing, IT and other enterprise teams conquer the chaos of excessive email, redundant status meetings and disconnected tools. Unlike other tools, Workfront is a centralized, easy-to-adopt solution for managing and collaborating on all types of work through the entire work lifecycle, which improves team productivity and executive visibility. Workfront is trusted by thousands of global enterprises, like Cars.com, Cisco Systems, Comcast, iProspect, Schneider Electric, and Trek. To learn more, visit www.workfront.com or follow us on Twitter @Workfront.

 

About the Author

Shelbi Gomez

Shelbi is an experienced public relations professional with experience in both agency and corporate marketing environments. She currently guides brand awareness, market research, analyst relations, and customer content. She has nearly a decade of BtoB and BtoC experience helping companies tell their stories in the changing media landscape — in traditional media outlets, social media, and now through content marketing.

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