Quick and easy IT productivity wins
Eight ways to help speed progress on critical IT projects and make your department look good
Instead of convening in a conference room, get status updates via email or chat, run slide presentations and demos remotely using services like GoToMeeting or WebEx so people can view them without leaving their desks, and replace some in-person face time with video chat. That will save the time you waste schlepping to the conference room and waiting for laggards to roll in.
Visual information communicates so much more than voice-only, your meetings will move more fluidly,” adds Aaron Charles Sylvan, president of Sylvan Social Technology, which helps small businesses develop viral websites. “Also, since it compels both parties to pay attention, calls are brief and to the point — instead of one person rambling while the other starts checking their email.”