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WITH WRIKE , WE CAN NOW COLLABORATE WITH TEAMS , INCLUDING THOSE WE NEVER WOULD HAVE INTERACTED WITH BEFORE .
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WITH WRIKE , WE CAN NOW COLLABORATE WITH TEAMS , INCLUDING THOSE WE NEVER WOULD HAVE INTERACTED WITH BEFORE .

to work as one , giving them a level of visibility into and control over projects and resources that they have never had before .
In 2019 , Walmart Canada deployed Wrike within its Continuous Improvement team to boost productivity and develop business recommendations for the transportation department .
Following the success of Wrike ’ s integration , Walmart Canada implemented the work management platform into PMO , Strategy , Transportation , Supply Chain Planning , Logistics Operations , Supply Chain Reinvention / End to End , Marketing and E-commerce Studio . With other areas of the business operating in different ways , however , there was a lack of standard processes across Walmart International . The organization set out to create a structure and foundation that would enable them to come together and take its business to the next level .
Francis Lalonde , Vice President , Transportation , Walmart Canada
“ One of the biggest challenges we face at Walmart is the size of the organization and the number of teams that are intertwined ,” said Carolyn Lum , Director , Transportation Continuous Improvement , Walmart Canada .

Wrike , a work management platform which is part of Citrix , has announced that Walmart has expanded its Wrike instance outside of Walmart Canada .

It now encompasses more than 1,000 new users across international teams , including Global Tax , Product , Walmart Health and Walmart Realty .
With the ability to bring cross-departmental work into a single digital workspace , Wrike is enabling Walmart
“ We used to spend a lot of time navigating through the bureaucracy of the different departments to get everyone aligned and on the same page .
“ With Wrike , we can now collaborate with teams , including those we never would have interacted with before , and implement the same ways of working , which has been remarkable .”
Most recently , Walmart has expanded the use of Wrike internationally from 500 to nearly 1,500 users . This has allowed the organization to customize work management to the individual teams , bring siloed departments together , streamline communication ,
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