Pipl, Do YouTube,Twitter or ChaCha? - Social Networking and How to Effectively Use It in Business
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  Corinna Martinez   Corinna M Martinez
Sr. Technical Project Manager
State of California - DFG


Thursday, April 9, 2009
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Level:  Business

Location:  19

Facebook membership represents what would be the sixth largest country with over 175 million worldwide users. This group is poised to play a meaningful role in crafting governing policies in a technodemocracy being lived out online.

Are you still operating solely in 20th century technologies – phone and email – therefore limiting your outreach and contacts? We will review some of the tools and their effectiveness as well as some of the emerging tools set to revolutionize social networking bringing new meaning to the phrase “reach out and touch someone.”

There will also be coverage on the privacy pitfalls, such as the recent episode with the Ketchum Exec posting on Twitter and it jeopardizing his relationship with FedEx.

Corinna M. Martinez is a Senior Technical Project Manager with the State of California. She uses social networking for her professional and non-profit organizations to arrange speakers, make contact with colleagues, find new resources, poll groups, answer questions and seek out gurus. She is a Sacramento Valley chapter member and past officer of Project Management Institute (PMI) and Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) as well as DAMA. A former dance instructor to civil engineers, Corinna can also teach anyone to dance the cha-cha in 10 minutes or less.

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