Basecamp for Beginners: Managing Projects and Keeping Track of Details [NOOK Book]

Overview

In today's busy workplace, staying on top of large projects, particularly those involving a number of team members, can be a challenge. While web-based project-management products have been around for a while, few have captured the enthusiasm and loyalty that Basecamp enjoys--and for good reason. Basecamp is a simple, powerful, and popular tool for online work collaboration that is used successfully by millions worldwide to stay organized and to reduce the typical insanity and chaos that sprawling projects can ...
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Basecamp for Beginners: Managing Projects and Keeping Track of Details

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Overview

In today's busy workplace, staying on top of large projects, particularly those involving a number of team members, can be a challenge. While web-based project-management products have been around for a while, few have captured the enthusiasm and loyalty that Basecamp enjoys--and for good reason. Basecamp is a simple, powerful, and popular tool for online work collaboration that is used successfully by millions worldwide to stay organized and to reduce the typical insanity and chaos that sprawling projects can cause. If it's time for you and your team to get organized, BASECAMP FOR BEGINNERS will show you how. Starting with the basics, the book proceeds step-by-step to uncover all the essentials of using Basecamp, including setting up an account, managing conversations and collaborators, setting milestones, handling multiple projects, time tracking, and more. Get your work and your team on track with BASECAMP FOR BEGINNERS.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781285171333
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/1/2013
  • Sold by: CENGAGE LEARNING
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • File size: 22 MB
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Meet the Author

Todd Kelsey, Ph.D., is a Chicago-based tech professional, author, and educator. He has appeared on television as a featured expert and has authored books on topics such as social networking, Facebook advertising, and Google AdWords. He has taught at Chicago area institutions including National Louis University, Westwood College, College of DuPage, and Wheaton College, and he has worked at companies such as McDonald's Corporation and United Airlines, in addition to nonprofit organizations such as La Leche League and the Cradle Foundation. He is the author of Drupal 7 Primer and Getting Started with WordPress. Recently he gave a TEDx presentation on ideas for a stock exchange for non-profit organizations, which can be viewed at tinyurl.com/npoexvid. Learn more about Todd and his current projects at www.toddkelsey.com.

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Table of Contents

1. Why Bother? How Keeping Track of Details Will Make Your Life Easier. 2. Introduction to Basecamp: Features and Advantages. 3. Simple Alternatives to Basecamp. 4. Creating a New Basecamp Account. 5. Super Basic Project Management with Basecamp To-Dos. 6. Managing People: Inviting Collaborators. 7. Managing Conversations. 8. Time Travel with Basecamp: Using Dates and the Calendar. 9. Working with Text Documents. 10. Working with Files. 11. Advanced Project Tasks. 12. Extra Fun. 13. Going Mobile. 14. Connecting Basecamp to a Calendar.

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