The BEST Work Management Show by Appfire

The BEST Work Management Show by Appfire features smart leaders sharing their secrets for optimizing business processes and increasing productivity. Get the goods on how they handle everything from setting up workflows to automating processes. Every episode is 10 minutes or less, packed with insights you can use right away to supercharge your team’s productivity.

What are some leadership tips for enhancing my team’s productivity? [Episode 7]

Katie Robbert, co-founder and CEO at Trust Insights, Inc. shares tips for leading your team to maximize productivity. (And she would know! In a previous role, Katie and her Trust Insights co-founder Christopher Penn doubled headcount and tripled revenue in just 18 months.)

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Episode 6


How do I choose the right key performance indicators for my business team?

Data scientist Christopher Penn joins Kerry O’Shea Gorgone to explain how to select key performance indicators (the kind of metrics that get you promoted or fired). Chris explains how to use data to figure out which metrics matter, and how to test whether or not they truly contribute to your team’s success.

Episode 5


How can the RICE method help me manage features and projects? founder Dmitrii Ilenkov joins Appfire’s Kerry O’Shea Gorgone to talk about RICE, a prioritization method that can help you decide which features or projects your team should focus on.

Episode 4


What is DevOps and why it is so important for organizations today?

Julia Hall explains the challenges organizations face when implementing DevOps, and how value stream mapping can help you identify areas for improvement. She also gives you a sneak peek at what she’ll cover in the Appfire webinar “DevOps: The secret of many organizations.”

Episode 3


How do I set up a leadership team or first line of management as a small team?

Biro Florin, founder and CEO of, shares the story of when he and Nikki Závadská realized they needed to formalize leadership at the company. He explains how they set up direction, established goals, and guided the team to set their KPIs, and offers tips on how you can do the same.

Episode 2


How will Guardrails help to keep my Jira instance running properly?

Appfire’s George Dinkov explains what Jira guardrails are, how they help, and why you need to be doing more. George covers how to optimize the performance of a Jira instance, regardless of its size, and gets into how that optimization fits into an ITSM practice. 

Episode 1


How can scheduling some downtime make my team MORE productive?

In the very first episode of The BEST Work Management Show, Appfire’s own Marta Pastor offers tips for freeing up time in your team’s schedule and making your team more productive at the same time.

Last updated: 2022-11-22

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