10 Collaborative Tools to Improve Your Coworking Experience
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The rise in remote and hybrid work in recent years has led to a consistent search for ways to improve productivity among remote workers. One of the best ways to do this is by using a collaborative tool that helps you manage communication, documentation, project management, and tracking with you and your team.
We know how important it is to keep in touch with your team members and clients.
Monday.com is a collaborative tool that combines project management and communication. You can customize your workspace to suit your team and integrate other tools such as Slack, Gmail, Zoom, etc. so that it works best for your team.
You can also create automation for repetitive tasks so that you can focus on the most important jobs. You can stay in sync with your entire team and track your progress from wherever you are.
Slack is a smart tool that allows you to send direct messages to your team members. With slack, you can send messages individually or as a group. You can arrange your conversations into channels based on the project you are working on and give access to only specific people. One of the great things about slack is that you can integrate with other apps for the best experience.
Trello is an online project management tool that allows you to create cards, lists, and boards that you can use to track your work. You can assign and share your board with team members to collaborate and track your progress. Trello sends deadline reminders and Gmail notifications on tasks to improve productivity.
Imagine a world where you can avoid all the repetitive tasks that slow down your work. Welcome to a world with Zapier! Zapier is a tool that performs automation based on certain logic. You can connect two or more apps to automate repetitive tasks without coding or relying on developers to build the integration. With Zapier’s integration, you can collaborate with your team members on different platforms easily.
Favro is one of the best activity-tracking apps. Favro’s flexibility makes it easy to juggle multiple active projects easily. It also makes it easier for you to track and see updates made in real-time. Just like Trello, tasks can be shared across team members using boards and cards. Also, like a lot of other collaborative tools, Favro comes with automation and integrations that increases productivity and reduces time.
Unlike most of the tools on this list, Teamwork is mainly used to manage your clients’ work. This makes Teamwork best for Freelancers. You can manage your client access, time tracking, and invoices with Teamwork.
Teamwork lets you get a bird’s eye view of every project, from milestones to capacity planning, budgeting and time tracking, and more, and gives you the tools you need to maximize your resources and never miss a billable minute.
Skype is a more popular collaboration tool. Skype is an online communication tool that allows users to communicate for free through messaging, voice, video conferencing, and screen sharing. You can use Skype to collaborate internationally if you work for international companies or clients.
Google offers some of the best collaborative tools out there. What’s great about Google is how connected all of their tools are. For documentation, Google has docs, Sheets, Slides, etc. Google meet and Gmail can be used for video conferencing and messaging respectively. To save notes, checklists, and images, Google offers Google keep.
With Google Suite, you have an impressive list of tools to pick from to maintain productivity.
Finally, a collaborative tool for developers. GitHub allows developers to work and collaborate on the same projects simultaneously. Changes can be made to projects and easily reviewed by your team from anywhere in the world. With GitHub, changes made to projects can be easily tracked with the gist feature.
MindMeister is the best collaborative tool for teams that enjoy brainstorming and planning together. Subtopics can be created on it to explore your thoughts including color coding for clarity. Users on MindMeister can share their mind maps directly with others in real-time or make the mind maps public for everyone to see instead. You can share ideas with team members and brainstorm on those ideas from the comfort of your coworking space.
Every tool works independently of the other but can provide the best results when combined based on your job and team. In order to get the best experience out of your remote job and enjoy your Coworking Space, you need the best collaborative tool to keep up with productivity.