The majority of workers spend an average of 60 minutes per day toggling between business apps.3 Using tools for collaboration that support real-time team communication and project management can cut down on the amount of time spent switching between apps, thereby helping teams stay productive.
Team collaboration tools can help streamline workflows across departments to finish projects faster and on time. The right solution allows teams to track progress, and keep track of the project’s stakeholders.
The best team collaboration software is intuitive and user-friendly. The software that is difficult to use causes more headaches than it solves, so search for a tool with an intuitive interface and focuses on the features your team wants.
Document sharing video, virtual voice conferences and document sharing are all great tools for team collaboration. Some include a whiteboard virtual to brainstorm and plan. Some have the ability to send notifications and reminders about due dates, allowing team members to manage their work better and meet deadlines.
Document management systems are integrated in a few collaboration tools. They allow you to upload files, share and edit them from the same location. You can also manage access and permissions for various users, allowing you to control who can access what. Some applications allow you to add comments to documents, which can create a collaborative space that can help prevent the possibility of miscommunication.
Jira is a very popular app that offers features for task management, communication, and reporting. It has a visual board that allows users to collaborate on projects’ tasks and milestones as well as the creation of tasks using checklists and subtasks. It provides a variety of workflow templates and an advanced feature set that is especially beneficial for teams of software developers.