Event Management and the Challenge of Team Collaboration

Stressing day at the officeEvent Management is a lot of work. No big surprise there.

Getting your entire team on the same page can be a challenge and depending on your technology, it can be a really big headache.

Fortunately, there are many ways to have your team connect with each other and keep everyone on task and coordinated.

The term for this, of course is collaboration.

Whether you want to track status and deliverables, or simply want to share documents and spreadsheets with multiple members of your team, there are many fantastic solutions out there. Many are free, which is a nice bonus!

However, experienced meeting planners know there are several crucial aspects to team collaboration:

  • Document Sharing
  • Communications
  • Task Management and Scheduling

Each of these items is crucial on its own, but combined, can cause you a lot of stress if you don’t have a structured approach to each element. For the technically minded event manager, much of this can be done for virtually no cost at all, if you are willing to put in some work to keep everything organized and on track.

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