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  1. 1. IT Tools for Project Management Oguzhan Erim KTH International Office
  2. 2. Personal Background Bsc in Management Information Systems and Double BSc in International Trade 2001-2005, Beykent University, Istanbul Msc in Information and Communication Technology Entrepreneurship 2006-2008, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm President of the International Student Service 2008-2009, THS / Student Union at KTH International Administrator for Incoming Students - Since March 2009, KTH International Office
  3. 3. Does technology really bite?
  4. 4. Understanding IT
  5. 5. IT is more than beneficial...
  6. 6. IT Tools
  7. 7. Google Apps & Tools Service from Google for using custom domain names with several Google products. It features several Web applications with similar functionality to traditional office suites, including: Gmail, Google Calendar, Talk, Docs and Sites.
  8. 8. Google Docs Free, Web-based Microsoft Office like tools including word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, and form application offered by Google. It allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real- time with other users. Scenario: You need to prepare an information material which requires involvement of many people and will be published in different languages
  9. 9. Google Forms A webbased flexible form and survey development interface with built-in reporting. Scenario: You want to create an online registration form for “Introduction Seminar for Exchange Studies”
  10. 10. Google Calendar Google Calendar is a free time-management web application offered by Google. While users are not required to have a Gmail account, they are required to have a Google Account in order to use the software. Scenario: You want to share important dates and events between the consortium member universities
  11. 11. Evernote Web service and software application that allows users to collect notes and information by their computers, PDA’s, telephones and share with others. Scenario: You office is attending a Cluster workshop but there are different tracks. So you need to inform your other colleagues about what is happening on your track. You want to share your notes (in a Word document), an interesting figure that is hard to put in Word and an audio-clip of the speech.
  12. 12. EtherPad EtherPad is a web-based collaborative real-time editor, allowing up to eight people to edit a text document at the same time, and see all of the participants' edits in real-time, each in their own color. Participants can permanently save revisions at any time, and it provides a separate chat box in the sidebar. Scenario: There is a need to edit Consortium Aggreement in real time, with people in different geographic locations.
  13. 13. Screen Toaster Free online screen recorder. Capture video of onscreen action and share them instantly. Scenario:You need to prepare a manual to explain complex online application process
  14. 14. Blogs & Edublogs www.edublogsorg A blog is a type of website, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Scenario: You want to share your experience when you are abroad for a fair
  15. 15. Dimdim Web conferencing tool which helps collaborate and share voice, video, slides, whiteboard, even your desktop
  16. 16. Scribd & Slideshare Document-sharing website which allows users to post documents of various formats, and embed them into a web page using its iPaper format. Scribd currently has more than 50 million monthly users and more than 50,000 documents are uploaded daily Scenario: You want to share several presentations and notes which is too many and too big to send with emails. Think also if you don’t have their emails!
  17. 17. URL Shortening Websites URL shortening services are popular because web addresses started to get long and links would break when sent in an email. Scenario: You want to share the link of your presentation on Scribd with 107 character
  18. 18. Explore your own resources Scenario: You need to send customized welcome letters to 300 new admitted students with different name, birth date and adress
  19. 19. Resources Top 100 Tools for Learning 2009 / Wikipedia / Company’s own websites Glasbergen for comics /
  20. 20. Vikings of the Century Illustration by Adam Cadwell from Smashing Magazine,