In large enterprises with workers scattered around the globe, enabling collaboration via technology is hardly new. But new software has made this type of collaboration accessible to small businesses and independent contractors who can use these tools to enhance client and contracting relationships.
For bootstrapping businesses, buying software can be prohibitively expensive and so can adding office space to accommodate head count. Inexpensive, collaboration technology enables you to work with people in any location, any time zone, any time you like. That’s powerful and more importantly it’s scaleable.
Alex Iskold’s posting at Read/Write Web looks at “Software for Virtual Teams,” taking the time to review specific offerings and compare the benefits. The review divides collaboration software into seven categories:
- Communication Tools
- Project Management
- Code Repositories
Jumpstart your use of collaboration technology with this review and assess how some of these applications can aid your business objectives.