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Apps To Stay Connected to Your Team

Anokhi DIY Business & Technology Apr 05, 2014

 

The popularity of staying connected to your work team via an online social network is increasing as is the number of websites to use.

Feeling overwhelmed with all the options? Don't fret, we've made it easy for you to choose the right one for your business by showcasing some of the best options to stay connected.

Google Hangouts 

Google Hangouts is an instant messaging and video chat platform developed by Google. Hangouts allow users to hold conversations between two or more users.

The service can be accessed through Gmail, Google+ websites or through mobile apps available for Android and iOS. Users can perform a group video chat with up to 10 users at a time, making this the perfect site to stay connected and have group meetings.

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Yammer

Yammer is a private social networking site that brings people, conversations, content and business data all together in one location for easy access. With this site, it is easy to stay connected to coworkers and information, collaborate with team members and make an impact at work. Yammer can be easily accessed through a web browser or mobile device.

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15Five

15Five is a simple idea where each employee spends 15 minutes a week writing a report that takes their managers no more than 5 minutes to read. The reports then can be turned into conversations, making it easy for the managers to discuss the most important problems, insights, ideas and success stories.

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Chatter

Chatter is a leading enterprise social network that allows teams to take action and sync up. The site is built on a Salesforce1 platform, which allows you to create custom actions and deploy instantly to every desktop and device, as well as access any app from a fast, easy-to-use social feed.

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Jive

Jive is the communication and collaboration platform for the modern, mobile business. Jive lets you instantly gather everything you need including steak holders, key assets, and live information from external systems into one collaborative workspace.

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MangoApps

MangoApps is a platform that combines company intranet, team collaboration tools, and employee social networking into one seamless product. This platform is used for the collaboration of projects and to manage tasks, communicate with private and instant messaging, file sharing, and staying connected between computer, smartphones and tablets.

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Campfire

Campfire is a web based group chat tool, which lets you set up password protected chat rooms in seconds. Campfire is a free and easy private group chat that you can use with your phone or browser. It lets you share photos and files, as well as keep a transcript.

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Each one of these sites provide great services to keep you and your business connected throughout the day for maximum efficiency. 

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