Ten Tips for Leveraging Blogs and Wikis in Your Consulting Practice

Thu, Feb 15 2007, 7:00 pm              Ten Tips for Leveraging Blogs and Wikis in Your Consulting Practice 1

Blogs and wikis are two “new” social software technologies that have been deployed in production use now for more than a decade. Learn at least ten tips about the practical benefits of adding a blog to your website, using blogs for project communication, and wikis for project coordination and collaboration. If you, your prospects or your clients are relying on an email inbox as the primary filing system for keeping a project organized (e.g., “who has the most current version of a this project document?”), this talk will provide insight on new ways to get your proposals accepted and your final work signed off for payment.

Does your client keep revisiting the same decisions? This talk will offer tips on how blogs and wikis can cut the time needed to reach consensus on project deliverables when a deadline looms. You will leave with a practical understanding of usage models that leverage the distinct strengths of these tools for both landing new projects and collaborating with your customers and partners to create project deliverables.

Ten Tips for Leveraging Blogs and Wikis in Your Consulting Practice 2About the speaker,  Sean K. Murphy, SKMurphy, Inc.

Sean Murphy has taken an entrepreneurial approach to life since he could drive. He has served as an advisor to dozens of startups, helping them explore new options and bring their businesses to new levels. His firm, SKMurphy, Inc., focuses on early customers and early revenue for software startups, helping engineers to understand business development.

Prior to SKMurphy, Sean worked in a variety of areas including software engineering, engineering management, application engineering, business development, product marketing and customer support. His clients include Cisco Systems, 3Com, AMD, MMC Networks, Escalade and VLSI Technology. Sean holds a BS in Mathematical Sciences and an MS in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford University.

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