Email project managers at large companies are far from happy, judging by an Enterprise Project Management Survey, a study by Sendwithus.
Of 414 managers polled at enterprise companies, 73% want to reduce their dependence on developers, and 28% want more decision-making authority.
In addition, 85% said a top priority is centralizing responsibility for their email security, compliance and brand consistency. Of these respondents, 59% are responsible for marketing emails, 37% for transactional email and 74% for internal email. Respondents could choose all that apply.
The study found that 56% feel that managing time is very or extremely challenging. And 52% say the same about managing budgetary concerns. At the same time, 48% are daunted by the challenge of managing resources, and 44% are challenged by managing people.
Here are the objectives that respondents rated as extremely important:
The study covers companies with 500 employees, including such firms asAT&T, Microsoft , KeyBank, John Deere, Cigna, Farmers Insurance and Ford.
Sendwithus provides Dyspatch, a cloud-based email management platform designed for enterprise organizations.