Social media on projects
Many project managers today are aware of social media. However, many don’t understand the benefits of using social media on projects or how they can enhance their professional careers with it. Social media is definitely not something which is a part of any project management training. As social media is potentially such a powerful tool for project managers, we thought it essential to create this article. Read on to discover what is available and how it can help you!
Other project management tools
Blogs are made up of posts, which are short articles that appear in reverse chronological order on the blog. In the project setting, it is the equivalent to a project notebook. There are a number of ways blogs can be used to enhance the success of a project.
- Project documentation – you can put all the project documentation on a blog.
- Major milestone announcements – blogs are a great way to keep your team informed of the major phases that are coming up, as well as to recognize the good work your team has accomplished as milestones are passed.
- Interesting pictures – keep blogs interesting by posting pictures of a product in various stages, or of people who are making a product.
About the author: Linky van der Merwe is the Founder of Virtual Project Consulting, provider of project management best practices and recommended resources to aspiring and existing project managers.