What Collaboration Tools Your Business Needs to Thrive During the Pandemic

COVID-19 marches onward through the world, wreaking havoc with business. It’s likely social distancing inside and outside the workplace, and remote working is here to stay for several months. Online collaboration is a necessary component to keep business running.

Let’s take a look at some of the most recommended online collaboration software in depth. All the software on this list offers a free trial to kick the tires before purchase.

Asana receives high marks in project and process management, especially in ease of use. It’s not only web-based but installable on MAC or Windows. A long list of features includes bug tracking, business process management, forms automation, and product management. Specialty features include advertising agency and marketing planning.

Podio ranks right up there with Asana in project management. It’s web-based, usable on Android and iPad or iPhone. Podio’s features are not as comprehensive as Asana or Trello. They include project management, task management, and team management.

Slack remains one of the most well-known and highly rated communications and collaboration software. It’s web-based and installable on Mac or Windows. Slack features unified connection, with robust team communication.

Trello rounds out the list of one of the most recommended project management and remote work software. Trello uses boards as an organizing tool for projects. Trello offers a robust list of features, including project management, product management, business management, project tracking, and workflow management. It’s more specialized features include advertising agency, marketing planning, and OKR.

Author: Kris Keppeler, a writer who finds technology fascinating and loves humor. She writes for Crossing Genres on Medium.com and Does This Happen to You? on Channillo. Award-winning podcast producer who enjoys telling stories. Follow her @KrisKKAria on Twitter or on LinkedIn.

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