Due to the high volume of virtual employees, freelancers and temp workers, companies have started introducing online collaboration tools in order for their teams to stay organized. Whether you’re a forty person team, or a ten person team, it helps having a central platform to make sure everyone is on the same page. Here are a few of our favorites.
If you’re looking for something user-friendly, easy to search on, and an emphasis on communication, opt for Basecamp. Created by a business that needed a non-confusing project management software, Basecamp offers an inside perspective as to what employees desire internally to quickly and efficiently complete tasks.
Pricing: $24.00-$149.00 monthly depending on the number of projects
Slack is an inexpensive solution capable of supporting anything from a small business to an enterprise. It offers a real-time dashboard with a direct messaging center and a straightforward task manager. Slack allows you to break up into teams, in order to streamline projects and ensure overall organization as projects transition into different departments.
Pricing:$0-$15.00 per user monthly
Asana was created by the co-founder of Facebook, who clearly knows a thing or two about the nature of a startup. It ranks as one of our favorites because of its customizability. Asana offers the ability to assign tasks to co-workers, set goals, create deadlines, and organize the structure of a project in a way that makes the most sense to everyone involved.
Pricing (Premium): $21.00-$834.00 per month paid annually