6 Useful Apps For Better Team Collaboration

by CXOtoday News Desk    Aug 04, 2016


The key to any successful business is team collaboration. The old adage: “Two heads are better than one” holds true especially in today’s business environment that requires managers to collaborate with their team even from remote locations. Many times, lack of coordination and communication could lead to adverse effects on business growth. However, one need not worry too much in the modern app-centric world, where there are hundreds of apps in the market claiming to increase productivity and thereby, optimize company workflow. The challenge here is choosing the right app to suit your business needs.

We have picked up a list of some interesting apps that make team collaboration more enjoyable and meaningful in your organization.

Flock: An enterprise messaging and collaboration app that helps simplifying communication, Flock also helps to increase your personal efficiency and accomplish. Packed with incredibly powerful features and a slick, easy to use interface, Flock is the ideal tool for synchronous communication. There are some interesting chat-bots to make your life easy. Ask the to-do bot to add a quick to-do for your team and the reminder bot can remind you about anything, and when the time comes, the bot will send you the reminder. Flock also takes all your most used apps and services at work, like Twitter, Google docs, and allows you to integrate them into a single platform to make you more efficient with your organizational tasks.

Workflow: Workflow’s connect apps and actions together to automate things you do on your device. To build a workflow, just drag and drop together a series of actions. Workflow includes actions that utilize the content on your device and interact with your favorite apps. For example, you can call an Uber in advance of your next calendar event or create a button to give your mother a quick call.

Call Recorder ACR: Another Call Recorder is a free call recorder application. It comes bundled with a number features like password protection of recordings, different recording formats along with ability to start delayed recordings. It offers various interesting features as well like search, share, grouping recordings by date, auto email (Pro), auto delete old recordings, marking recordings as important so they don’t get auto deleted, multi select, delete, send, displaying contact name and photo, excluded numbers, auto or manual call recording, password protection of recordings, lots of recording formats, ability start delayed recording, different recording modes by number, contact, non-contact or just selected contacts, dropbox integration (Pro), google drive integration (Pro), WebDAV integration (Pro) and many more.

LifeTick: This goal-tracking app asks you to begin by establishing your core values, asks you to follow the S.M.A.R.T (specific, measurable, assignable, realistic, time-specific) goal-setting method and create tasks or steps that are required to achieve your goal. Check off achievements and review them in a date-sequenced journal of all of your goal-related activities. It allows you to invite others to view your progress. Your personal cheering squad can view your progress and add comments to keep you motivated along the way. There’s also a LifeTick for business so you can set team goals, assign tasks and track each individual’s progress.

Scanner Pro: Scanner Pro allows you to scan paper documents into PDFs that look clean and professional. It is time to replace huge hardware scanners with mobile technology. Paper documents, receipts, checks, agreements, rentals, dashboards - Scanner Pro does a great job scanning all sorts of papers and digitizing them. It just takes a few taps so that you have a good-looking PDF file in seconds. You can even scan agreements and books into multi-page PDFs.

Market on Mobile: Moneycontrol’s Markets on Mobile is one of India’s leading finance apps. It enables the users to track the latest updates on Indian and global financial markets whilst covering assets from different exchanges, so you can track Indices, stocks, futures, options, mutual funds, commodities and currencies with ease.

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