I found an article this morning about howÂ social media is evolving in organisations to become more than just a marketing tool.Â Social media is now becoming a part of many departments in big organisations from HR right through to project management. And even smaller companies are jumping on board. So that got me thinking, what are some of the ways you could use social media to manage your projects?
On a project, documents can be approved, changed, updated and reapproved all the time, often being sent back and forth between multiple people working on a Job. Itâ€™s no wonder then that itâ€™s easy to lose track of where a document is at, and who is holding up its progress.
Many construction companies can often be mistaken in thinking they donâ€™t need a CRM system to help manage their projects â€“ after all they are in the business of managing projects, not customers. However with developments in CRM technology in recent years, CRM tools are no longer just about contact lists and sales leads. Thatâ€™s why Iâ€™ve put together the following reasons why project managers should be using a CRM tool as well as a project management tool to help manage their projects: