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Social Media Collaboration in Software Project Management

Version 1 : Received: 3 December 2019 / Approved: 4 December 2019 / Online: 4 December 2019 (12:37:54 CET)

How to cite: Imran, S.; Mehboob, F.; Sirshar, M. Social Media Collaboration in Software Project Management. Preprints 2019, 2019120054 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201912.0054.v1). Imran, S.; Mehboob, F.; Sirshar, M. Social Media Collaboration in Software Project Management. Preprints 2019, 2019120054 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201912.0054.v1).

Abstract

Social media has become part and parcel of the world of today. These days, it’s still the most talked about thing. It cannot be overlooked because it plays a key role in our business functions such as marketing and advertising. Social Media is all about collaboration on files, ideas and projects that help users and stakeholders to successfully complete the project. It influences how people communicate, develop relationship, build trust, increase transparency and provide cultural context. The fundamental aim of this research is to investigate the capacity for project management in social media. This paper explains how social media is used for project management knowledge areas and process groups. Also this research aims to identify SM tools that can be suitable for project management processes. Two studies Delphi Study of three rounds and structured case study interview are used to investigate the impact on the performance of the project team and process robustness. These studies support social media use by accessing the contribution to relationship building, trusts, coordination and cohesion.

Subject Areas

Social Media; PMBOK knowledge areas; Delphi Study; Structured Case Study; Team effectiveness

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