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Can you use Slack for project management?

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The short answer is no. At least, not by itself. When used effectively, Slack is a powerful add-on to your project management toolkit. Slack is a collaboration tool for teams. With more and more teams operating in a virtual environment, and stakeholders wanting instant answers, it's a great way ... READ the POST

What are the relevant factors that drive or result from information overload?

Thomas asked this question during the PMI Learning, Education and Development Community of Practice presentation I gave recently about Collaboration Tools for Project Managers. We were talking about using social media tools at work for communication and collaboration, and – of course – the topic of ... READ the POST

What project managers can learn on Twitter: Interview with Robert Kelly of #PMChat

Robert Kelly and Rob Prinzo have started using Twitter to connect project managers in an unusual way. I spoke to Robert about how they are bringing project managers together online (and even better, how you can earn PDUs for hanging about on Twitter!). Robert, you use Twitter to coordinate ... READ the POST

Video Diary: PMI LIM, 21 October 2011

This video shows what happened on my first day at the PMI Leadership Institute Meeting in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. Typically, just when I'm talking about there not being any pedestrians, one walks by. I have also found out about why there are so many Christmas decorations already up: the ... READ the POST

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