Press & Events

Press Coverage

Gigabit Magazine

How can software drive your company's digital transformation?

APRIL 6, 2018 — Deidre Paknad, Co-founder and CEO of Workboard, discusses how Active Strategy Management software solutions help companies set, execute and manage their strategies effectively.

Forbes

Make Speed Your Company's New Currency

FEBRUARY 5, 2018 — In dynamic markets, velocity is a competitive advantage. Today, an organization's Velocity Quotient (VQ) is as important as its intelligence quotient (IQ). It's not enough to assemble the smartest people; to succeed, teams must learn, respond and deliver strategic outcomes faster than traditional competitors and new disruptive players.

Twitter

Awards

Workboard received top billing in G2 Crowd’s 2016 Performance Management Grid, rating highest among goal vendors with stand-out marks in goal management, dashboards, roadmap, quality of service and Net Promoter Score (NPS). Read More »

Workboard won the Summer 2016 High Performer Award from G2 Crowd.

Workboard won the Highest Rated Awards for Satisfaction: Product Management, Satisfaction: Performance Management, and Support on the G2 Crowd Best of 2015 User's Choice List. Read More »

Workboard was named a High Performer on the G2 Crowd Grid for Performance Management Software for Winter 2016. Read More »

Workboard was named a High Performer on the G2 Crowd Grid for Collaboration & Productivity Software for Fall 2015.

Workboard was awarded the CRN Emerging Vendors award in July 2014. Read More »

Events

Disrupters Unite! FB Live Broadcast with Workboard

4pm Eastern, April 27, 2018
In this episode of "Disrupters Unite" Dr. Patti Fletcher, author of Disrupters: Success Strategies from Women Who Break the Mold, is joined by Workboard founder and CEO Deidre Paknad.

Innolution Valley

November 3-7, 2017
At this startup conference and expo, Workboard CEO and co-founder Deidre Paknad discussed how enterprises and startups can partner together to achieve and iterate on their strategies.

FutureNOW Inspiration Journey

June 21-22, 2017
Workboard CEO and co-founder Deidre Paknad hosted a portion of this 2–Day Inspiration Journey for transformative workplace leaders. FutureNOW's Journeys explore what top businesses are doing to engage their people, cultivate leadership, and light the path to a more innovative, more successful workplace.

Coffee Break with Game Changers Radio Show

March 15, 2017
Workboard CEO and co-founder Deidre Paknad takes part in a panel discussion on how to "Make Digital HR Your Reality — Be a Digital Winner."

UC Berkeley Haas School of Business Boot Camp for Experienced Leaders

November 16, 2016, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business
Workboard CEO and co-founder Deidre Paknad shared insights gleaned from her many years of experience leading teams and working with leaders and managers.

CEO Roundtable Discussion: Operational Excellence

Live Event: Thu, July 11
RocketSpace, 180 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA

Workboard CEO Deidre Paknad led a roundtable discussion on operational excellence — what it is, why it's foundational for success, and how OKRs support excellence.

The Changing Relationship Between CIO & CEO: From Technology Strategy to Business Strategy

Executive Webinar: Thu, February 18, 10am-11am Pacific

CEOs increasingly want CIOs to lead digital transformation beyond IT and across the entire organization. Dr. Stuart Evans, author of Super Flexibility for Knowledge Enterprises, will lead this high impact executive webinar.

East Bay CIO Roundtable

Wed, January 13Walnut Creek, CA
Workboard CEO and Cofounder Deidre Paknad shared her experience on “Managing the Multi-Generational Workforce” at the East Bay CIO Roundtable's 2016 kickoff meeting. These monthly meetings offer an opportunity for executives to discuss current challenges, learn what their peers are doing and hear real-life successes and failures.

Transformational Leadership: How To Change Your World

Webinar : December 10, 2015
A transformational leader is someone who paves the path for change while inspiring and enabling others to lead. The best leaders never get to the finish line alone. Why? Because leaders aren’t leaders without followers. During this high-energy webinar with strategy and transformation guru, Dr. Patti Fletcher, you will tap into transformational leadership.

UC Berkeley Haas School of Business New Manager Bootcamp

December 3, 2015, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business
Workboard CEO and co-founder Deidre Paknad will share insights gleaned from her many years of experience leading teams and working with leaders and managers.

Dynamic Teaming and Leading — The New Normal

Webinar : November 17, 2015
Most managers see functional and organizational boundaries as barriers, yet to thrive in complex markets, organizations need boundary-spanning collaboration, cross-organizational thinking and dynamic rather than functional leadership. Maximize your organization’s agility and velocity by making dynamic teaming and leading its new normal.

Goals & The Art of OKRA

Webinar : October 10, 2015
Bill Berry, Manager - Rates, Planning & Analysis at Tacoma Power, discusses how his team uses "Objective, Key Result and Actions" methodology to maximize goal achievement.

Elegant Execution

Webinar : October 10, 2015
David Lisi, Executive Director at Comcast, explains how he uses a focused execution strategy to keep his team's work aligned to corporate goals.

Achieving Perfect Alignment

Webinar : October 10, 2015
Jason Ellis, Director of Finance and Accounting at Crowdsource, discusses how he raises his team's achievement velocity through alignment of goals, execution and feedback.

Carnegie Mellon University Guest Lecturer, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Webinar : September 30, 2015
With 4 startups, 19 patents, and 2 Smithsonian Innovation awards between them, Workboard co-founders Deidre Paknad and Daryoush Paknad will share insights and lessons learned as guest lecturers in Commercializing IP & Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley.

UC Berkeley Haas School of Business New Manager Bootcamp

UC Berkeley Haas School of Business : September 10, 2015
Using her many years of experience leading teams and working with leaders and managers, Workboard CEO and co-founder Deidre Paknad will share insights to help new managers engage their teams in great achievement.

Strategies for Sustainability with Dave Sena

Webinar : August 27 & 28, 2015
In this two-part course, learn strategic frameworks for fundraising and how to create a fundraising culture that sustains the organization into the future. Learn how to improve succession planning and infrastructure tips that help optimize scarce resources and create long-term organization "memory."

Super Agile Development with Workboard

Webinar : August 8, 2015
Learn how Frontier Communications IT Manager John Henderson and his team leverage Workboard to release twice a month in their super agile development group.

Progress Over Status in Staff Meetings in Workboard

Webinar : June 25, 2015
See how Workboard helps Sr. Director of TV Distribution Technology Nader Kazemi and his team increase weekly staff meeting value, use the time to make important decisions and improve follow through.

Setting Goals & Cascading Execution with Workboard

Webinar : May 25, 2015
HWY 55 Burgers, Shakes and Fries COO Neal Dennis shares how Workboard helps him to set meaningful goals and drive execution across a fast-growing restaurant chain and franchise.

Eliminating Daily Standups & Improving Clarity with Workboard

Webinar : May 25, 2015
Senior Talent Manager James Bishop of Service King shares how Workboard helps to eliminate daily standups and achieve radical clarity for his team.

See Workboard in action.

Start now