daPulse helps companies scale without loosing their self managing, high performance startup culture.
When comapnies grow, what used to work as a small team doesn't work anymore and more management overhead is needed to make sure people know what's important, work on the right things and understand the priorities. But adding more managers and hirerchies is not an efficient solution, it slows the organisation, makes it less flexibile and less fun to work for.
Our solution is transparency. Transparency around key activities: letting everyone in the company know what’s important right now and how does it progress.
Once this kind of transparency is introduced, everyone knows where the company is heading and can help drive it there.
Help employees prioritize: have everyone clued in on what the current key activities are, as well as what’s happening with each other. Then employees can understand for themselves how their different activities contribute to the important things going on in the company, and adjust accordingly
Remove roadblocks: with transparency around key activities, roadblocks become apparent to all. As a result, they are being addressed in a collaborative and transparent way
Facilitate collaboration: when work is transparent, everyone sees all the activities on the topics relevant to them. As a result, many more collaboration options arise and sharing and collaborating increase exponentially.
Align processes and systems with company goals: when key activities are transparent and real time feedback is given, any process and system not “aligned with company goals”, is visibly apparent and can be quickly discussed and rectified
Adoption is a challange since the system has to have content in order to bring value to employees, and employees want to see value in order to use the system and contribute content.
First step is for management to set up and execution board that communicates current goals and their status. Second step is to ask key stakeholders to check this board and update on their contribution for each of the goals. Once there is enough seed content on goals and the progress the company made in regard to them, give the entire company access and watch the process expand.
Avishai Abrahami - Co-Founder and CEO of Wix (NASDAQ:WIX).
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