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Dictamus - Dictate & Send. Dropbox. Evernote. Cloud seminar delegates 8 November 2012.xls. Shared notebook: Cloud taster seminar. Dropbox. Dropbox: What you need to know. Collaboration and client portals are all the rage and the Dropbox online storage service is proving to be a popular choice.

Dropbox: What you need to know

Among the service's 50m users are increasing numbers of UK accountancy firms, judging from contributions to a recent Any Answers debate on the pros and cons of Dropbox. The thread was sparked by a question from jaybee661. Having started practising from home, jaybee wanted a way to make the same files accessible from the firm’s new office: “Is something like Dropbox the answer so I can ‘see’ the files (and, more importantly, make changes to them) wherever I am?”

Nearly 70 comments were posted in response. GoToMeeting™ United Kingdom. Join.me – Free Screen Sharing and Online Meetings. Free Skype internet calls and cheap calls to phones online. Catch up in a hangout - Google+ One touch to see the whole family With one touch, you can start a video call with one friend or a whole bunch.

Catch up in a hangout - Google+

Video calls ring everywhere your friends have Hangouts. Hangouts_On_Air_Technical_Guide.pdf. Cow-orking in the UK. It’s now three months since our UK business went legit so to speak and moved into a physical office in Milton Keynes, about 30 minutes north of London.

Cow-orking in the UK

Among other things, I’m pleased to report that I wasted zero time in executing against our strategic growth strategy, starting with branding up our own version of the famous Milton Keynes Concrete Cow. I digress. Apart from a short-lived rental agreement on a cupboard in London that Xero co-founder Hamish Edwards used in 2008, our UK business ran virtually for the best part of three and a half years. Today, twelve weeks in to our new home, I have to say that I hardly recognise our UK business. Virtual Cabinet Portal - secure cloud document management & distribution for the accountant, insurer, ifa & more. DocSAFE- Secure online office for sharing and storing large files. Electronic Signature Solution - Online Digital Signatures.

Yammer. Project management software, online collaboration: Basecamp. Online Gantt Chart.