Basecamp Training UBC Library – Technical Services September 2011 Shannon Simpson & Danielle Westbrook
Staying Organized and Communicating Effectively Photo Belongs to VFS: http://www.flickr.com/photos/vfsdigitaldesign/5396094193/
What is Basecamp?• Basecamp is cloud-based project management software• Why use it? • It helps keep projects organized and on task. • It helps us keep track of all components of a project, who they are assigned to, when they are completed, and relevant due dates. *Logo belongs to 37Signals and Basecamp (used with permission)
Tutorial Objectives• Familiarize ourselves with Basecamp• Go over the tools included in Basecamp• Learn how to get updates on projects
Uploading Your DocumentsYou can add an optionaldescription for the documenthere.
Personal Settings/“My Info” To edit or add information to your personal setting, click “My info” in the top right-hand corner of your screen.
Basecamp Notifications• Set up notices for each project individually on the right-hand side of the project dashboard page • RSS Feeds – Need to sign in when checking the feed • Email – You must opt-in to receive daily Email digests of activity for each project • Check Basecamp Regularly