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As more project teams rely on e-mail and the Internet to communicate and collaborate, more project managers are looking for innovative Web-based tools to facilitate project implementation. This article evaluates three software tools for using blogs to enhance communication among project team members. In doing so, it explains the difference between blogs and wikis and recommends blogs--instead of wikis--as the tool for sharing vital project documents and solicitingproject team responses. It then discusses the performance of three blogging programs: Google's Blogger, SixApart's TypePad Pro, and Automattic's WordPress.
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