With so many options for which we can communicate with our team, it can be hard to know which tool to use when. When is best to use Yammer? Should I use email instead? Or perhaps it would be best to instant message the person. This video will explore some of the considerations you and your team should make when determining the most efficient ways to communicate with one another.
- [Voiceover] Often, people on teams will be paralyzed…with the number of options available…when collaborating with one another.…This phenomenon is often referred to as Which Tool When.…However, I like to think of it as Which Tool Now.…It's best to start by investigating what the needs are…for the team for a specific initiative or project,…and then find the tool, or tools,…that best fit your needs today.…When evaluating platform options,…what things should you consider…and how do you adapt to the changing landscape?…As tools change, and the needs of the team change,…how can you stay dynamic and make sure…you're operating as efficiently as possible,…while adapting to the needs and the opportunities presented?…We recommend an approach where you consider the options…available to you today, but with an understanding…that your needs, or those of your team,…will evolve, as will the technology to support you.…
Think about the evolution of communication tools.…Our first bit of technology, the telephone,…changed how we worked as teams.…
Next, learn which methods—email, phone, Skype, or face-to-face discussions—are most effective for communicating, and explore how to best plan and run effective meetings. By the end of the course, you'll be able to build a personal productivity strategy that works for you and your team.
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