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Posts Tagged ‘project management’

Beegit Brings Content And Project Management Together With New Platform

BEEGITFINALCollaborative writing is hard to do. Former journalist Mike Cottrill understands that. Which is why he, along with co-founders JD Eaton and Kris Ciccarello, created Beegit (BEE-GET), a web based editor that’s also a project management platform. There are a lot of really great web editors and a lot of really great project management tools. But they never seem to work together. Says Cottrill:

The thing that messes up most projects ad deadlines is getting the content down. So we said, we can actually create a project management tool that has the content management system in it. Otherwise, you have to write in Google Docs, or god forbid, you write in word and track changes. So what is the project management tool doing for you?

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How News Organizations Can Cut Down On The Email Overload

If your newsroom is anything like mine or others that I’ve seen — you get emails, and lots of them. When I first started working at a newspaper, I opened my email account to find a few thousand waiting for me. Since then, it’s been a constant stream, and it’s no wonder; there’s lots of communication that needs to happen to put a paper out every day and a website out every second.

Email is easy — everyone can access it and hopefully by now everyone knows how to use it, but from an efficiency standpoint, email is a drag. There are better tools out there that can help take you document and communicate better. Read more