Imagine that you are a team of communication consultantsassigned with the task of helping a company executive make histeam-oriented projects more efficient and effective. The currentteams are working but have inefficiencies and they are not aseffective as they could be. The teams are usually given 1- to2-week deadlines on projects and each member must contributeequally. Each team member often has other projects he or she needsto complete individually as well. This is an e-commerce companyand the team members are usually located in differentgeographically locations.The company executive is aware that several competitors have beenimplementing new methods of communication within their teams andhave been producing high quality output in less time. The executiveis eager to do the same but wants to understand how communicationstechnologies may help their teams issues.