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3/6/2016Collection – MBA675­T303 Operations & Logistics in the (...1/28CollectionUsers can Collect posts into a printable, sortable format. Collections are a good way to organizeposts for quick reading. A Collection must be created to tag posts.More HelpThread:Question 5: Project Management SoftwareCompanyPost:Question 5: Project Management SoftwareCompanyAuthor:Posted Date:February 24, 2016 10:25 AMStatus:Published5.Search the Internet for project management software.Provide the URL for thisweb site and briefly describe the features of the software.The company that I have heard of in the past and that previous employers haveused for Project Management Software is Basecamp: .This tool was used to help multiple individuals in various area of the companycollaborate easily on large scale projects. having this ensured a smooth flow ofinformation while still making sure that any confidential or restricteddocuments were only sent to the proper individuals and not shared companywide. the following features are the main functions according to the website thathelp individuals properly manage large or small scale projects involvingmultiple individuals:Message boards and comment threads: this allows open communication and a record ofdiscussions for the entire group, similar to what we have for our Group Projects inBlackboard.Real­time chat/pings: I believe these can be saved in the system but this allows forfaster private conversations between the parties without the need to post into themessage board and create a huge thread of text for everyone to read.Automatic check­ins: this was a useful auto reminder that really helped when certainindividuals were involved in multiple projects. Simply getting these reminders made surethat the software was moving the discussion forward and the reminders did not fall onone person to send out.To­do lists: although not every individual organizes their thoughts the same, having acomprehensive check list of items seem to keep people on point and helped withefficiency of projects.Ericka Hunter
3/6/2016Collection – MBA675­T303 Operations & Logistics in the (...2/28(Post is Read)Docs & file storage: this is an invaluable tool an is a little safer than just a shared drive.Items can get lost on drives or can be accessed by people who are not part of theproject. This helps maintain confidentiality of work.A centralized schedule: a shared calendar can be invaluable, just to make sure everyoneis on the same time table.

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