The number of people working in a virtual office space has increased in recent years. Why? Because it’s easier than ever to work from home and use software to collaborate online and keep your team focused, organized, and on task. We bring you the best online tools your team can use to communicate and collaborate efficiently on projects.
Peter Coppinger went from an idea of creating a project management tool to a company with 20+ employees and more than 1 million customers in nearly every country around the globe. What started as a tool to compete with the likes of Basecamp has evolved into a full suite of products including time management tracking, chat, help desk and more. He began coding the first version of the software on his sister’s sofa and hasn’t looked back since. The business has evolved, re-branded and experienced explosive growth with no plans of stopping anytime soon. Learn more about Peter’s background, find out what’s in store for the future of Teamwork (our #1 pick for the best project management software) and get some advice from this Irish businessman who rocks the web.
Do you depend on Google Drive, Microsoft Word and other individual services for your team’s organization? Wouldn’t it be nice if there was one service that housed all this functionality and more in one place, so you and your team could seamlessly work together, manage projects and timelines, and reach goals? Teamwork Projects claims to do all this – you can assign tasks, collaborate, communicate, mark things off your to-do lists and more, all in real-time. Read our review to see if they back up the hype, with pros, cons and pricing.
Need to better manage your team’s projects, tasks, hours and more? There are some extremely user-friendly tools on the market to help you streamline these cumbersome management issues and not break your budget. Basecamp and Teamwork Projects are two of the best project and task management tools on the market. Which one is best for your team? Check out our Basecamp vs Teamwork comparison to find out which software tool comes out on top.
Find yourself struggling to stay on top of the never-ending to-do list? Or maybe you’re having a difficult time tackling projects? Thanks to Basecamp you can delegate, manage and never miss another deadline. In 1999, a software development company called 37Signals created Basecamp for internal project management for their programmers, including co-founder Jason Fried—they found it so useful themselves, they offered the service to others. After its rapid success and several products later, in 2014 they officially re-named the company “Basecamp” and have been solely focused on it ever since. Learn more about the basics of Basecamp, why people love it so much and how you can get started (for free).
Many teams need the ability to collaborate on a variety of documents across multiple devices, especially with people who work remotely or travel a lot for work. SharePoint is a document management and storage solution that lets employees using Microsoft Office do just this. But with many similar tools out there, is SharePoint worthy of consideration for your company, and which version would be the best fit for your budget and needs?