Monday, January 19, 2015

Great Project Management Apps -- And How Your Business Can Use Them

Well-functioning organizations consist of any number of effective cogs, and one factor that often defines them as a whole is a coordinated workflow. Team members communicate regularly and projects are completed successfully. When this symbiosis exists, it is possible to achieve even the loftiest of goals. A coordinated work effort does not appear by happenstance. Instead, it is the result of thoughtful planning, ongoing team-wide commitment, and oftentimes, the use of some great project management apps

Of course, new apps are developed and released on what seems like a daily basis, which can make it hard to know which software packages or apps to use. Here are a few examples of great project management apps, some that I have used with my Varsity Tutors team, as well as what we have learned about how to best use them:

Google Docs (and other online office suites)

Google offers a number of apps that are ideally suited to project management, including Calendar and Docs. Google Docs is especially powerful with tools that enable you to create presentation slides, spreadsheets, and text documents – and Docs retains many of the functionalities that you find in Microsoft Office.

One of the best features of in-the-cloud suites like Google Docs, OpenOffice, and Zoho is the ability to edit and share files from any location with an Internet connection. With cloud-based software, you can collaboratively revise files with your team, as well as access any document from almost anywhere in the world. You no longer need to remember which computer that file is on or where you left that USB drive...

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