Plogs versus Blogs

Some definitions:

Blog is the slang term for a weblog. More definitions on

A blog or weblog, for the uninitiated, is a popular and fairly personal content form on the Internet. A person’s weblog is almost like an open diary - but not quite. It chronicles what a person wants to share with the world on an daily or more - basis. The quality of a blog depends largely on the editor's personal qualities and on the ineteractive chraracter of it's (web) design.

More definitions of Blogs: Define: Blogs

Plog stands for Project log. It is a Blog (or WIKI-) based project-management tool.
The already aged term Plog was a bit of a buzzword. As a new concept, the term has been linked to creative processes. Mark Zorro comments that a Plog seems to mimic life in supporting project management activities, just as a 'continuous storyboard' would. 


1. A Web-based tool used by colleagues to keep tabs on group projects.
2. An Amazon trademark, which will presumably be used to sell more books.

Now that we're all familiar with blogs, along comes a new new thing: the plog. Though there are a variety of definitions for the term (which Amazon has trademarked), the most relevant concept for business owners is using blog software to create a password-protected project log -- or plog for short.

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December 22, 2004 in Management | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)