Sunday, February 16, 2014

Collaborative Tools

The Best Collaboration Tools for Small Groups and Teams (Alan Henry) 
Below are some of the best tools you can use to do anything from collaborating with classmates, projects and priorities, organizing a renovation, planning a vacation, or organizing a sports team.


  • free for up to 15 users, you only have to pay if you use more than 15, click here for more information on pricing
  • very helpful when you work with other users--and you can start sharing projects, workspaces, and other ideas with people to get their feedback and support
  • you can easily assign specific tasks/to-dos to other people, keep track of everyone's progress, add and manage tasks on the go, add comments, and have conversations about specific tasks on those tasks


  • free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily--never email yourself a file again!
  • put your stuff in Dropbox and get it from your computers, phones, or tablets. Edit docs, automatically add photos, and show off videos from anywhere
  • share photos with friends, work with your team like your using a single computer--everything is automatically private, so you control who sees what
  • your files are backed up through several providers


  • Teambox is rebranding as Redbooth, and simultaneously releasing a new version of its collaboration and communication platform
  • the new version includes enhances tasks (with simple sub-tasks), better reporting capabilities, improved HD video conferencing, and new releases of mobile apps


  • apps and products that allow modern life manageable by letting you easily collect and find everything that matters


  • collaborative app for iPhone only, designed to help people keep tabs on where their docs and workflows are going
  • similar to Dropbox and Basecamp, but this app is available on your mobile devices, giving you a constantly updating dashboard of updates and notifications when someone opens a doc that your working on, edits them, posts comments/updates, and sends relevant messages to you


  • simple project management tool that allows people to vote on items, attach docs from Google, Skydrive, Dropbox, and more


  • free website (and app) that helps you manage the chaos of family life with a shared calendars, shopping lists, to-do lists, and more


  • web-based application that allows you to track project progress, post calendars, invite collaborators, etc.

**Click on the link for even more collaborative tools, such as SmartSheetCrowdbase, and Wrike **

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