Monster mash

January 2007
Network World;1/8/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p29
Trade Publication
The article offers information about Monster Inc., an online job search and career development company which uses instant messaging session in terms corporate communications. The company uses instant messaging (IM) such as Windows Live Messenger and Yahoo Messenger to bring contextual links across. According to chief technical officer Mark Conway of Monster, the company has adopted IM heavily because of its efficacy. Conway explains that IM session is much more valuable than using video over IM due to language barrier between Czech and Boston staff. The Monster uses videoconferencing combined with application sharing and whiteboarding for large-scale reviews and brainstorming.


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