10 Collaborative Web Tools for Business
This is a blog post by Drea Knufken. Desktop software may soon be a thing of the past. This is especially true in collaboration applications–the kind project managers and work groups use. * Secure, remote access from anywhere with an Internet connection * Lower software costs * Little to no setup costs * No need for technicians to setup * No long-term commitments * Centralization * Compatible with any operating system * No updating * No patching * No backing up * Add new users instantly * No computer dependence What are My Options? Ready to try a web-based approach? 10. Features: * Microblogging * Group creation * Company social network * File attaching * Email integration * RSS feeds Pros: * Creative setup process * Clean, simple interface * Very easy to use * Well-executed microblogging * Desktop, mobile clients * API Cons: * Extremely limited functionality * Not much business use * Could be less productive to use * No outsider integration Overview: I follow a link to my network via email.
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