Get this – one study found that managers spend between 35% and 50% of their time in meetings, yet polled execs stated about 67% of meetings are unproductive. Why are so many meetings so awful? I’ve noticed a few common problems, with the core three being: multitasking, a lack of planning and a lack of follow through. Below is a framework on how to save time, while having more productive and enjoyable meetings.
We work with a lot of companies where technology decisions are made without the tactical advantage of a committee dedicated to defining and managing the many aspects of technology and how it impacts the business. I think it is more important than ever to gather the troops and work on business and IT planning as shared components to an overall company strategy.