5 Remote Collaboration Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Dumb Little Man

To have a better look into the matter, let’s talk about the team collaboration challenges SaaS environments have to face: Top 5 Remote Collaboration Challenges. Conducts effective virtual meetings using an online collaboration tool.

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How Google Classroom is Reshaping Learning

Dumb Little Man

What is Google classroom? Google Classroom allows students and teachers to chat and collaborate with features similar to Slack and other workplace software. Does Google Classroom actually help? Google Learning LMS

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Productivity Multiplier: Google Cloud Connect Now a Reality

Productivity Bits

W e all know about Google as the search engine mogul and most know about Google Docs — an online version of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentations software. It took me less than a minute to install Google Cloud Connect and now I have a new toolbar in my Microsoft products.

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5 Collaborative Tech Apps Every Business Should Know about

Small Business CEO

With that in mind, here are 5 collaborative tech apps that every corporation should be using. Google Drive (Safely store and share your documents). … Management Collaboration Apps Collaboration Tools Communication Tools Tech Apps

Top Five Reasons Websites Lose Google Index Ranking | Internet.

Andrea Kalli

Search engine optimization is important in promoting a website, but making the wrong choices can land you in Google’s blacklisted category. Depending on the severity, Google may even delist a website, leaving an extreme loss in revenue for the company.

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Collaborative Workspaces are more than it’s Quirky, Creative Designs

Small Business CEO

Google’s office has an indoor slide for their employees and it’s exciting. But there’s one thing that this tech giant wishes to tell us—there’s nothing wrong with injecting a little fun in the collaborative office environment.

Google, Amazon - Whisple?

BioTeams

One of the most interesting collaborative business networks to emerge recently is a group of ambitious Northern Irish technology companies who have founded Whisple and are now open for members who want to work together in the high-growth global cloud-services market.

5 Ways To Use Google+ For Business

Small Business CEO

Google Plus is not only for social communication but has proven to be an effective tool for business. Whether it is used in cost reduction efforts or to save time, Google Plus has numerous features designed to improve business productivity and efficiency.

Google drops Wave

BioTeams

BBC News reports that Google is dropping Google wave due to lack of users. Wave combined e-mail, instant messaging and the ability to collaborate on documents in real-time and was described as "how e-mail would look if it were invented today".

Tips for Getting Virtual Teams to Collaborate More

45 Things

Vint Cerf is a long-time innovator known for his natty three-piece suits, his work as Google’s chief internet evangelist and as one of the fathers of the Internet. This ensures that collaborative efforts in the future “are reinforced by these personal experiences,” he says.

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New in Google Docs: Spreadsheets Form Summary

Denise Aday

I love how Google quietly and consistently adds new tools – and new capabilities to existing ones. A favorite tool of mine is Google Docs – spreadsheets in particular. This questionnaire is a Google spreadsheet that has been turned into an online form that can be conveniently completed in a browser. How do you use Google Docs? Image via CrunchBase. I use it for clients as well as myself.

How Introverts Can Harness Social Collaboration

45 Things

Open concept floor plans, collaboration areas and even a coffee shop smack dab in the middle of the office generates lots of noise, commotion, interactions and all the other stuff that wears down an introvert and plays havoc with concentration. But there is a way that introverts can harness the new workplace to their advantage so that they can still work in a way that plays to their need for more quiet and introspection, but still meets the demand for constant collaboration.

Meggin McIntosh on How to Back Up Google Docs

Denise Aday

Here at Aday VA we and most of our clients are heavy Google Docs users. It makes collaboration a breeze and suits our mobile work-styles to a tee. How to Back Up Google Documents (Google Docs). Google Documents (GoogleDocs) is a great application to use, but just like files you have on your hard drive, the files you create in Google should be backed up. Backing up Google Documents.

Today’s Admin Needs to Become a Mobile Office Pro

Office Dynamics

An added benefit is the ability to share and collaborate on files of various types with others. Microsoft’s paid version is OneDrive for Business, which contains more features for collaboration. Google Drive. Share and collaborate on files.

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3 Tech Tools to Improve Your Organization’s Efficiency

Office Dynamics

Make your everyday operations more efficient: Google Docs. Part of the Google App suite, Google Docs is one of the best shared online document programs out there. Improve Your Organization’s Efficiency.

2016 138

PhatWare releases Retina-optimized version of PhatPad for the iPad

Ian's Messy Desk

Yesterday, PhatWare Corporation announced the immediate availability of a Retina-optimized version of its PhatPad note-taking and collaboration app for iPad.

2012 158

Tools to Help Your Employees Work from Home

Dumb Little Man

Google Online Suite. If your employees use Microsoft Office for many of their tasks, Google Online Suite is what your business needs. It’s Office’s online version, and it has Google Drive, Forms, Sheets, Calendar, Docs, Hangouts (now Google Meet), Slides, and Gmail.

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Asana Comes to Android

Productivityist

Collaborate in real-time with Mobile Inbox. Apps Android asana Google Google Play Handhelds iOS project management Task Management tasks workspace

2014 52

How to Successfully Manage Remote Employees

Office Dynamics

For up to ten people, Google Hangouts or Skype work great. Here are a few examples of daily, weekly, monthly and yearly activities that can create a collaborative culture, enhance communication and encourage accountability among team members.

2015 130

Recommended Resource>> EchoSign: Electronic Signature Solution - Online Digital Signatures

Denise Aday

Recommended Resource>> EchoSign: Electronic Signature Solution - Online Digital Signatures : Just signed a new client contract using EchoSign (trusted affiliate) via Google Apps integration. collaboration resources virtual assistant author assistant affiliatesEasy peasy — and verified legal documentation.

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How Your Small Businesses Can Compete With Big Companies

Small Business CEO

Build a professional website and use professional SEO services to help get your website as high up as possible in Google searches.… … Management business collaboration business competition strategic partnership

2017 59

Misconceptions of the Open Plan Office

The Small Business Blog

Small businesses everywhere have been following in Google, Facebook and eBay’s footsteps, knocking down the dividers and grouping people together in a desperate bid to save space, encourage collaboration, and increase teamwork.

2015 207

The Genre of Productivity: The Next Big Thing On The Web

Productivityist

Then I thought how not too long ago everyone seemed to be talking about (and using) 37Signals’s Basecamp for collaborative project management. We are seeing huge growth in notetaking apps, highly-advanced collaborative tools, todo lists with reminders and Dropbox support to back them all up.

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Looking to Boost Productivity? Install These 6 Chrome Extensions

Productivityist

Personally, I’ve always been Google Chrome fanatic. Google Chrome has tons of extensions that are built purely to make your day-to-day life easier. You can use it in pretty much any context – personally, professionally, and even collaboratively. Apps Workflow extensions Google Chrome Lastpass momentum pocket stay focusd todoistEden Fried is a freelance web designer and blogger.

2016 63

Reinventing the Office Experience: How Office Design Has Changed

Dumb Little Man

However, despite initial intentions to create a workspace that promotes collaboration and exchange of ideas, these office spaces only served to fit as many employees possible. It was flexible enough for collaboration.

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It's Not Just Cloud Price Wars Driving Usage

Small Business Labs

The cloud storage price wars being waged by Google, Amazon, Microsoft have been getting a lot of press this summer.   And Google is telling everyone to expect price declines to continue.

2014 185

Social Learning as a Way to Foster Productivity in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Humans, by nature, are more comfortable to learn through observation and collaboration. have facilitated collaboration and interaction among people. Social learning is helpful in improving collaboration among employees.

2020 224

Eco-Friendly Mobile Web Tools

Eco-Office Gals

Google Docs . Another mobile Web tool that can help the environment is Google Docs. Employees in your business can collaborate with one another, without having to print out a document to share it.

2012 205

Gmail + GTD + Inbox Zero = Profitable Productivity

Denise Aday

Gmail’s mobility and collaborative benefits will far outweigh your initial discomfort. How I use a combination of Gmail, GTD (Getting Things Done) and Inbox Zero : (Note that these are all things you can do in both free and paid versions of Gmail, although I use and recommend Google Apps for Business. Gmail is a WONDERFUL thing. The common outcry is that email is evil.

2010 63

Creating Your Personalized Productivity Tool Kit: Top 10 Tools to Consider

Dumb Little Man

These tools offer outstanding features that aid in creating tasks, setting timelines & reminders, performance tracking, time tracking, creating reports, team collaboration, file sharing, etc. An intuitive dashboard helps in managing and organizing project-related tasks, tracking progress, collaborating with the team, delegating tasks, and creating reports. Google Drive. All Google account holders get 15 Gb storage space for free.

2020 156

Another Reason to Love Dropbox. Paper!

Tips From T. Marie

Until recently, I really hadn’t given much thought to an online collaboration tool. Until they introduced their online collaboration tool, Paper. . Recently, after searching through a particularly long email chain I decided it was probably time I found an online collaboration tool. Online Collaboration Tool Features. The list includes YouTube, Spotify, Google Docs, Facebook, Slideshare and Instagram. Adding Collaborators and Assigning Tasks.

Teambuilding 2.0

BioTeams

Teams meet in the real world to collaborate and discuss strategy around a game that takes place virtually. For a young company GCO have some impressive clients including the likes of Google and Vivendi - heres a case study from their website if you want to find out more.

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Coworking at a Growth Inflection Point

Small Business Labs

Coworking facilities - shared, collaborative workspaces - are rapidly gaining traction as a work location option.    This is illustrated by several clear signals. Web traffic and activity related to coworking continues to surge. 

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13 Ways You Should be Using Your Smartphone for Business

Tips From T. Marie

We all know about texting, calling and emailing from our phones, but are you collaborating from it as well? With a plethora of collaboration tools online, it’s as simple as finding one with an awesome phone app that works for your business. My favorite editing app is Aviary , but there are lots more out there like Adobe Photoshop Express and Google Snapseed. Try Keynote , Microsoft PowerPoint , Google Slides or even Canva to create a powerful presentation on the go.

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10 Tips for Planning a Successful Event

Jen Lawrence

Establish a Collaboration Tool and Knowledge Base. Whether you have an internal share folder or use Google Drive, declare a location to track all information and save important files. Planning an event for your company or business can be an insanely overwhelming.

2019 70

Tracking the Digital Nomad Trend

Small Business Labs

The number of citations has accelerated since, with Google reporting more hits on this term this month (January 2015) than all of 2010.

2015 199

Technology of the week: Join.me

Practically Perfect PA

also features a scheduling feature which integrates with iCal and Google Calendar. The app also allows users to collaborate using a virtual whiteboard. Today’s Technology of the week : Join.me. Here are all the details…. What is Join.me. Join.me

2017 168

Dealing with confidential electronic documents

Practically Perfect PA

When using collaborative tools such as Trello or Google Docs again make sure that only those authorised to see the documents can access them. A few years ago I wrote a really detailed blog about dealing with confidential electronic documents and paperwork.

2017 208

The Secret Is Out!

Office Dynamics

Collaborative effort. The cool thing when you collaborate with others, ideas come to life that you had not planned. That is one of the differences between teamwork and collaboration. Who do you need to collaborate with at work? Google it. The secret is out!

2018 167

Taking Home Learning To The Next Level

Dumb Little Man

Allowing them to share and collaborate can help keep the same dynamic, improving their productivity and focus. Students can find free texts that are no longer copyrighted on Google Books and LibriVox , and loan their books on Amazon Kindle and Nook.

2020 200

Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

Try to think about your organisation’s brand in a more creative way – if for example the company colour is green do a Google search for ‘green’ and see what images appear and then use them for your slide backgrounds. Google Slides.

2017 207

Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

Try to think about your organisation’s brand in a more creative way – if for example the company colour is green do a Google search for ‘green’ and see what images appear and then use them for your slide backgrounds. Google Slides.

2017 207

Top 13 Tools For Efficiently Running Your Online Business

Dumb Little Man

Google Apps Google Apps is a package of popular Google tools like Gmail, Google Docs and all, allotted specifically for your domain. Skype Any list that talks about tools for collaboration and conducting business can’t be complete without Skype.

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