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Technolies to enhance communication with blogs wikis and podcasts

Technolies to enhance communication with blogs wikis and podcasts



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  • Author: Judy Beddoni Date: 25 th February 2008 Technologies to Enhance Organisation Communications " JABIT Industries " Presentation for
  • It's time to start a new project. What do you do?
    • Set up a meeting with everyone involved?
    • Start a list of tasks on your personal calendar?
    • Create and email a document assigning specific people to tasks?
  • Typical Project Procedures
  • Communication During a Project
  • Communication During a Project
  • Communication During a Project
  • Communication During a Project
  • Communication During a Project
  • And now,everyone knows little bits and pieces and no one knows everything.
  • Businesses Must Enlist Technologies That will help them stay connected
  • Effective Communication with Blogs, Wikis and Podcasts
  • Blogs “… online journals or websites where users can commentary, links and news on upcoming events and knowledge sharing…”
  • Blogs
    • Enable workers to share their knowledge with others
    • Keep employees or clients informed about new products and strategies
    • Foster cooperation between various departments
    • Available within the network of the company and not publicly accessible
    • A direct line of communication with employees and clients
    • Web-based & easy to use
    • Can have log in access or public for comments
    • Conversational (email-like) format
    • Date and time all entries
    Blogs as an Office Communication Tool
    • Used to facilitate communications and knowledge sharing with services and customers
    • Single point of contact / single source of information
    • Hosting online slide presentations
    • Business networking
    • Media events - stream audio and video
    • Archived & backed up
  • Wikis “… collaborative websites where users can add, edit, or delete content on certain topic, using a web browser…”
  • Wikis
    • Facilitate online teams for project management and collaboration
    • Internal communication, to allow discussion of sensitive information, or external, to foster greater sharing of ideas
    • Staff can use virtual teams to make new connections and help them expand their presence in the organisation
    • A direct line of communication with employees
    • Accessibility of documents and information through a web based browser login
    • Visible to and or editable by all staff (if permissions allow) – no one is left out
    • Archived & backed up
    • History of edits with date and time stamps
    • Ability to link to relevant pages & comments
    Wiki's as an Office Collaboration Tool
    • Avoid duplication and wasted effort
    • Low-cost marketing strategy
    • Improve productivity and project management
    • Project roadmap with milestones and % completion
    • Media events - stream audio and video
    • Organise, promote and share a conference
    • Descriptions / contacts/ Scope / Notes / Reference Material / Deliveries log
  • You could use Wikispaces Private Label
    • A complete private wiki environment
    • Share confidential documents and information with all members of your company
    • Simplicity, security, and reliability
    • Perfect for getting work done
    • Reduce the number of back-and-forth e-mails, upload files
    • Create separate and secure work spaces for all the teams in your organization
  • Podcasts “… audio or video content in a multimedia file can be play on handheld devices (such as an ipod) or a personal computer after being downloaded from blog or wiki…”
  • Podcasts
    • Audio podcasts are produced in the MP3 audio format
    • Video podcasts are very useful when watching is important
    • Make recordings of information and upload to your wiki or blog
    • Provide internal & external communication
    • Audio content on certain topics eg progress reports, upcoming events, newsletters
    • Video content on in house training, social events, marketing services
    • Both can be downloaded and listened to or viewed at employees or customers convienience
    Podcasts as an Office Communication Tool
  • Audacity Tutorial Software - http:// / Its incredibly easy to make a podcast Create Your own Podcasts
  • Communication Collaboration
  • So Compelling It Encourages Participation
  • It Makes Sense for your Organisation
  • Thank You “… for watching this presentation…”