Why is social media important? What is a microblog, podcast, vodcast, or a wikis, and why do project managers need to know? Communication is a key aspect of project management. Social media, the latest buzzword in the communications industry, is appealing to large and small business alike. Many companies that initially utilized social media to reach customers and to build their reputations are now expanding its use to internal project management as well. Adapting the use of social media to project management drives efficiencies. Project managers appreciate how the concept of community relates to the overall morale and project success.
Most people use social media on a daily basis for personal reasons but more and more, savvy project managers are incorporating these tools into their projects to collaborate and communicate more efficiently. Social Media for Project Managers goes beyond Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to explore a whole range of collabo ration tools available online like wikis, microblogs and document management tools. It aims to show the practicality of using these collaborative tools to support the project management process and how they are being used in the larger, ever-changing business environment. Want to have more success with engaging your project teams and stakeholders? Read this book and discover the benefits of adopting and using social media to encourage participation on your projects.
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