Workboard Rated Highest for Goal Management and User Experience on G2 Crowd, Announces Release of New iPad App

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In the Fall 2016 G2 Crowd Performance Management Grid, Workboard rated highest among goal vendors with stand-out marks in goal management, dashboards, roadmap, quality of service and Net Promoter Score (NPS). To further extend this advantage, Workboard customers can now clarify, align and execute on business plans and goals on Workboard's new iPad app.

Objectives and Results on Workboard's iPad app

Manage business plans and results easily from Workboard's iPad app

"Workboard's new iPad app is an elegant way to manage plans, people, and projects with alignment and transparency."

Workboard Inc., a leading provider of business goal and results management solutions, today announces its Business Velocity Platform received top billing in G2 Crowd’s 2016 Performance Management Grid and is now available as a native iPad app. Workboard rated highest among goal vendors with stand-out marks in goal management, dashboards, roadmap, quality of service and Net Promoter Score (NPS). To further extend this advantage, Workboard customers can now clarify, align and execute on business plans and goals on their iPads.    

Workboard Business Velocity Platform Preferred by Customers in G2 Crowd Results
Based on customer feedback, the G2 Crowd Grid shows Workboard’s product is the most highly rated among vendors with goal management and Objective & Key Results (OKR) solutions. Customers gave Workboard the highest marks for:

  •     NPS: Workboard received 92 compared to BetterWorks 38, Workday 35 and Namely 50
  •     Goal management: Workboard was rated 93, BetterWorks 87, Workday 70 and Namely 92    
  •     Dashboards: Workboard scored 94, which is 10 points or higher than competitors
  •     Ease of use: Customers rated Workboard 88, BetterWorks 77, Workday 82 and Namely 87
  •     Quality of support: Workboard received 99, at least 10 points higher than other providers

Workboard iPad App Brings Full Picture of the Business and Progress to Executives’ Favorite Device
Line of business executives who need to be fast and nimble in dynamic markets use Workboard’s app and OKRs to raise their organizations’ Velocity Quotient (VQ) – a measure of the amount of time and resource needed to achieve business results. As senior executives move to iPad as their primary device, the Workboard iPad app provides a cohesive, current and more portable picture of the business and progress to plan.

“Workboard and the new iPad app are an elegant way to manage plans, people, and projects with alignment and transparency,” says Aimee Allbritton, Chief Learning Officer and Vice President at Memorial Health System of Illinois. With Workboard, everyone has the business plan in their line of site, they spend less time reporting and meeting, and have more capacity and focus on achieving the plan. Bill Berry, a finance executive and manager of rates and planning at Tacoma Power, concurs, “Workboard and the new iPad are a terrific, transparent way to manage OKRs and align work with results.”

The new iPad app syncs with Workboard’s Web app so customers can more easily manage objectives and key results (OKRs) and:

  •     Clarify business goals, plans and metrics and bring them into people’s line of sight
  •     Visibly align people and projects with the business plan and target results
  •     Enable cross-organization workstreams and accelerate joint outcomes
  •     Identify risks to business plans and remove execution roadblocks faster
  •     Use meeting time wisely and simplify prep and follow through

“We are honored by the G2 rankings because they reflect customer perspectives,” says Deidre Paknad, CEO and co-founder of Workboard. “Now customers can use Workboard on iPad for gain velocity and advantage from using less time, capital and people to achieve ambitious business results.”

About Workboard Inc.
Workboard Inc.’s Business Velocity Platform is used by Global 500 companies and start up unicorns alike to clarify, align and execute on business strategies fast and efficiently. Its next-generation app rates highest among customers for goal management and Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), ease of use, executive dashboards, feedback and support quality according to G2 Crowd. Workboard is led by serial entrepreneurs with a diverse team that includes rising-star Millennials and deep enterprise expertise from IBM, Oracle, NetSuite and elsewhere. The company is headquartered in Redwood City, California and backed Opus Capital, Granite Ventures, and Shea Ventures.    For more information, visit Workboard.com. Follow Workboard Inc. on twitter @workboardinc and Workboard’s CEO @day_dree for the latest on leadership and raising VQ.

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