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Team Collaboration Tools

Using the right collaboration tools is necessary for almost any task, especially in more complex projects with several stakeholders. Allowing the team to communicate on one platform makes it possible to cut down on long meetings and those never-ending email threads.

Here we have gathered the most popular collaboration software available – everything rated and reviewed by our users. Think about what features you need: A messaging app, workflow-management features, opportunity to share files and screenshots or perhaps something completely different. Whatever communication and collaboration needs your team has, chances are that the solutions are found in our list of apps.

  1. You should have full control over your data. We help you achieve that: a safe home for all your data. Secure, under your control and developed in an open, transparent and trustworthy way. We are Nextcloud.

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    Simple and powerful file sync & share
  2. Element is a secure collaboration and messaging app based on the Matrix protocol. It’s decentralised to deliver digital sovereignty, and based on an open standard for easy connections and interoperability. It is end-to-end encrypted by default.

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    Video calls for desktop and mobile


  3. With so many tools, it's hard to keep everyone on the same page. Notion is a new tool that unifies them all.

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  4. Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing.

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  5. Infinitely flexible. Incredibly easy to use. Great mobile apps. It's free. Trello keeps track of everything, from the big picture to the minute details.

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    Regular board in Trello.
  6. ONLYOFFICE is an open-source online collaborative office combining editors for documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and forms. It is compatible with all popular formats and features maximum support for MS Office files.

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  7. Matrix defines a set of open APIs for decentralised communication, suitable for securely publishing, persisting and subscribing to data over a global open federation of servers with no single point of control.

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  8. Google Docs is an online word processor, part of Google Drive, that lets you create and format text documents and collaborate with other people in real time. Here's what you can do with Google Docs:

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  9. Slack is a unified communication platform built with an optimized workflow to keep modern teams focused and productive. A familiar chat interface facilitates discussions while advanced features are easily exposed based on context.

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    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Google Chrome
    • Microsoft Office Outlook
    • Android Wear
    • Safari
    • Gmail
    • Firefox

    To-do list and task manager.

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  11. Keybase is a new and free security app for mobile phones and computers. For the geeks among us: it's open source and powered by public-key cryptography.

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  12. Whether you’re between meetings or in line for a latte, use Asana to quickly capture tasks, to-dos, reminders, and ideas. Get updates from coworkers, organize tasks and projects for work, or manage your to-do list for the day.

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  13. An award-winning cloud-based Project Management software aims to help collaborative teams organize and manage from small enterprise projects to large-scale initiatives.

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  14. CryptPad is a private-by-design alternative to popular office tools and cloud services. All the content stored on CryptPad is encrypted before being sent, which means nobody can access your data unless you give them the keys.

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  15. Mattermost is a secure, open source platform for communication, collaboration, and workflow orchestration across tools and teams.

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