The Twitter-Lympics

With the 2012 Summer Olympics already well under way in London, many of us are setting our DVR to record events, checking results online, and getting into the spirit to cheer on our favorite athletes. But did you know just how much these Olympics have changed the social media game versus four or even two …

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Social Media & Tragedy: Informing and Unraveling the Eyewitness Perspective

In the wake of the tragic shootings in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater early Friday mornings, news is pouring in about the sad event – and much of it is coming not from traditional media, but from the witnesses, family, and friends who are closest to the tragedy. Twitter pages, YouTube videos taken on cellphones …

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Cover Your Butt: Were Your Passwords Compromised?

After Yahoo’s affirmation on Thursday that passwords and usernames were indeed compromised, you may be wondering if you’re information is safe. And you should be concerned, not only if you have a Yahoo account, but also if you use any services provided by Gmail, MSN, Hotmail, Comcast, or AOL. Yahoo’s contributor network Yahoo! Voices was …

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Critical Success Factors For Project Managers (Part 1)

Recently, I introduced a research exercise to my Project Management Implementation class called critical success factor category (CSFC) analysis. We used the basic tenets of this technique as a method for brainstorming activities that lead to the success of a project from the perspective of the project manager. While there are other categories typically associated with …

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