The current pandemic situation has forced companies worldwide to adapt to the work from home culture.
This transition has certainly been difficult. Working from home is not a seamless process. Well, remote working tools help you out in facilitating a structured process for work. When you are working remotely with a team, several questions might arise:
How do you work out a uniform way of communication for the team?
What would you do to conduct meetings?
How should you give/get project updates?
Thankfully, there are various tools out there that come to our rescue. Using these tools makes it easier for managers and employees to work more efficiently.
In order to encourage more companies to work remotely, many tech providers have also made significant price changes to their offerings.
This Office 365 collaboration tool helps you keep chats, meetings, files and apps at one place while working remotely.
Along with the availability of the free version, You can now access the paid version of the tool for free for a time period of 6 months.It includes features such as:
This remote working tool offers a cloud based phone system on mobile and web applications. It also enables teams to choose from virtual international numbers. This tool enables companies to set up a complete business phone system in 3 minutes.The features include:
This platform has gained immense popularity during the pandemic. Zoom is a quite popular remote working tool that facilitates video meetings and web chat services.The paid version of zoom includes features such as:
It is a web performance and web security tool. The tool provides content delivery network services, internet security and domain name server services. Cloudflare for teams to small businesses is now being offered for free until September 1, 2020.The performance and security features include:
This collaboration tool helps remote workers communicate and collaborate easily. It provides integration with remote tools like Slack, GitHub and Time Doctor.
The following features are great for efficient team management:
Loom facilitates screen and video recording for Mac, Windows and Chromebook.Responding to the pandemic situation, Loom Pro has been made free for all students and teachers. They have also removed the recording limit on the free plan and are offering a 50% discount for Loom Pro subscribers.The features include:
Box is a remote working tool with a cloud content management and file sharing platform for businesses. They are currently offering free access to the file sharing and collaboration platform for three months.The platform lets you:
A Gantt chart based project planning tool which lets you manage and collaborate easily on projects. Gantt Pro has currently offered free accounts for hospitals and healthcare organizations till 15 August,2020.The features include:
While working remotely, it becomes more essential to keep a track of your team’s workflow and progress. Time Doctor is a tool that ensures productivity of your team. This time management tool is also used by corporations such as Apple and Verizon.The features include:
It is a fully integrated Saas platform for law firms. This tool is mainly a remote working tool for law firms and helps them to operate in the best efficient manner possible with features such as:
As you try to cope with the pandemic situation, try out the above listed remote working tools for better and efficient management of your work. These tools will help you work more productively as you stay safe while working remotely.