By Jean Radish
(Also known as: Social Media Comes to Project Management)
When I was a kid, the best part of Halloween was sitting on the living room floor with my older brother and 2 younger sisters, our treasure pile of candy from the evening’s haul spread out in front of each of us, bargaining and trading for our individual favorite candy. Now of course we each had a stash not included in the big trade…oh, wait, maybe I was the only one who did that…well, let’s come back to this in a bit.
Since that time, I’ve grown up, don’t really do the Halloween costume thing, still have (and eat) my favorite candy (sharing most of the time). I’ve become a project manager in an internet marketing agency, and…oh yeah…I am a baby boomer. Barely a baby boomer, but a boomer just the same.
It’s the Halloween season and these memories of Trick or Treat have me thinking about how social media tools are the new treats of project management, and in fact, there’s really nothing to be afraid of. Read the rest of this entry »