Managing Virtual Teams is All About Communication
It is a challenge for a company when virtual team members are thousands of miles apart, so to ensure the consistency and quality of any product or deliverable, it is imperative that teams are able to communicate throughout a project – especially when teams include non-employees.
In her article, Saving Money with Virtual Teams and Working at a Distance Without Travel, Barbara Stuhlemmer, identifies some of the tools she has used to bring contractors, writers, and clients on projects together, including tools for:
She provides insight on how various tools in each of these categories can help in managing project communications.
Read Saving Money with Virtual Teams and Working at a Distance Without Travel and then leave a comment here with your thoughts. Are you using some of these tools in your company? Have you found others that have been effective for you in managing virtual teams?