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Using Blogs for Project Management

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Project blogs integrated into an intranet will, I believe, prove to be one of the most valuable types of corporate blogging.

Cutting Through talks about project blogs as a means of “communicating with the ultimate end-customers of the project”.

They give two examples of project blogs …

“In one situation, the project was in the requirements analysis stage, and workshops were taking place to map out the business processes. The outcomes were posted on a daily basis as and when they happened – so not only did people know what was going on, but there was also the facility for rapid feedback.”

“In another, the blog was used by the ‘project champion’ in each affected area of the business as a way of introducing themselves to the organisation, and talking about what the impact of the project would actually mean. Over the course of several months they were able to explain what was going on in a way that would have been impossible by simply ‘broadcasting’ through email and glossy brochures.”

Fredrik Wacka is the author and founder of the popular CorporateBlogging.Info blog which is a guide to business and corporate blogging.

Visit Fredrik Wacka’s blog: CorporateBlogging.Info.

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  • http://hilogic.net/ hilogic

    it is better that project management is placed in blogs so that people who really doesn’t grasp this understand further how it goes because sometimes it is better explained in blogs rather than in articles

    • http://www.econcinnity.com Animesh Mehra

      Project Management discipline has to fully come online (internet and emails). We are also working towards the same

       

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      • http://www.planningforce.com/ Steve

        Ya, certainly blogs help to explain project management process effectively.

  • Winston Barlow

    Yes, blogs certainly can be useful for project management. I’ve just been reading this useful case study about IT project management, although it doesn’t mention whether they used a blog or not: http://www.impactexecutives.com/for-clients/client-successes/it-project-management.html

  • http://www.pmtrainingonline.com Guest

    great post!!

    Yes Using Blogs for Project Management is great ideal and It will work better.

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