Remember the days when internal communication meant walking down the hall and talking to whatever
That’s why today, we’re happy for our friends at Yarra Web with you the five hottest internal communication apps on the market right now. To be clear, these are just the tip of the iceberg for us. There are exponentially more tools available to you, depending on what market that you’re
In their own words, “Slack unifies your entire team’s communications, making your workflow, well, flow a lot better.” It’s a one-stop shop, where you can store your calls, your files, your messages and get to know everyone that you work
HipChat is gaining popularity as a go-to tool across multiple industries. It takes the standard one-on-one messaging model to the next level, building rooms for different teams and organizations of all sizes. Its API has received extremely positive responses from different users in its affinity to automate tasks. HipChat has become especially popular with startups and has a bot that sends out gifs at any given time. Developed by Atlassian, who already have a vast amount of success with such products. Its features include video calling, inline-image viewing capabilities, and cloud-based file storage. You can run it on a variety of platforms including those of Mac, Windows, Android, Lux, and even tablets.
Remember when sticky notes used to litter your office and (try to) help organize your thoughts and work? Those sticky notes go digital with Trello as a solution. Trello is a great way to map out the different bodies of work in flight and also check things off of the to-do list. It offers push notifications to email so that you’re alerted when that colleague finally finishes their task. It has
Basecamp is excellent for project-based work as well as companies that work in a variety of different locations. Its’ one of the older apps available on the Web, founded in 1999, but it’s had staying power for a reason. To quote its site, “Basecamp organizes your communication, projects, and client work together, so you have a central source of truth.” It’s ideal for task management with tabs like “my assignments,” “my schedule,” “my recent activity” and even “my applause” for kudos from your colleagues.
As mentioned, each of these can satisfy different needs of your company’s strategies, regardless of the size of your teams.
Patrick O’Doherty is founder and Managing Director at Yarra Web, a digital agency who has proudly been supporting digital and bricks and mortar businesses since 2008. Find out more at Yarra Web.