Central Desktop Adds Social Networking

Pasadena-based Central Desktop, a provider of on-demand project management and collaboration software, has rolled out new social networking features on its site. According to Central Desktop, it has released new abilities for its customers to share their stories and best practices, through online discussion forums, social networking communities, and links to social sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Delicious, and Flickr. Central Desktop said the idea is to "deepen customer-to-customer" engagement within its platform. Central Desktop provides project collaboration tools for teams, including sharing documents, tracking tasks, calendars, and other elements of project management. The firm has been targeting its project management tools toward the mid-market, as well as to small businesses and departments of larger organizations.