Discuss how collaboration tools can improve team communication
In this assignment, you will create a presentation for your organization to explain how successful collaboration can improve success and provide competitive advantages. Scenario: Your organization has used a variety of collaboration systems developed by some project managers. Some of these systems were successful while others were not. Your organization has one unique challenge—many of your employees are staffed at other locations or work from home (telework). You would like to standardize the collaboration process to improve team communication for all company projects. In your presentation, you should include the elements listed below.
- Explain why collaboration information systems (IS) are important from the organization’s perspective.
- Discuss how collaboration tools can improve team communication.
- Identify three tools that will be used for synchronous communications and three tools that will be used for asynchronous communications. Be sure to explain why you made these choices.
- Describe how project files, such as Microsoft (MS) Word, MS Excel, MS Project, and MS Visio, will be shared with team members. Be sure to explain the rationale behind your choice.
- Explain how the task list for managing tasks will be shared with team members. Be sure to explain the rationale behind your choice.
- Discuss how this new collaboration IS could provide competitive advantages for your organization.