Managing Projects and Tasks
In This Chapter
Sharing progress reports as simple social posts
Using more sophisticated social task management
Comparing approaches to social task management
Central to the promise of social collaboration is changing how we work for the better. Otherwise, social collaboration is just social networking within the organization — truly “Facebook within my business” but nothing more. Thus, one of the most active frontiers in social collaboration is finding better ways to organize tasks and projects through the network.
In this chapter, I discuss several approaches to organizing work in a collaboration network, from relatively loose, social mechanisms to more structured ones that nevertheless take advantage of the social network.
To make this a little more concrete, I examine two specific products:
Podio, a cloud-hosted social platform used by businesses large and small and known for its innovative approach to organizing tasks and information