Best Team Communication Tools To Use Working Remotely

03-04-2020 | The Blog Series

Team communication tools for the COVID-19 Home Office

Roughly 80% of today’s companies use some kind of social collaboration tool to streamline communication both inside and outside of the office.

Due to the current outbreak of the Coronavirus, a steep increase in professionals working from outside of the office is noticeable. We decided to share 10 of the best team communication tools.

1. Slack

Slack is a well-known team & group communication platform offering instant messaging, message search and file transfers. One of the key benefits of Slack is a large number of integrations, with over 800 at the moment.

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2. Google Hangouts

Google Hangouts is an easy to use communication tool that allows users to message contacts, host (video) calls, and share screens, one-to-one or groups.

3. Flowdock

Flowdock is a group and private chat platform. Its most interesting feature is its team inbox which aggregates notifications from other channels, like Twitter, Asana and customer support tools.

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4. GoToMeeting

GoToMeeting is an online video conferencing software that allows users to schedule meetings and share screens. It’s one of the most popular video tools with millions of users.

5. WebEx

Cisco’s WebEx provides personalized video meeting rooms where users can to host and join meetings. People can use WebEx for team collaboration, webinars, training and customer support.

6. Microsoft Teams

The cloud-based application developed for business communications that helps manage chat, meet, file sharing, and more

7. Speakap

An award-winning secure team communication platform enabling engagement with your non-desk employees. Sharing campaigns, best practices and results across locations.

8. Zello

Zello is the leading push-to-talk voice messaging app for teams and businesses worldwide, turning iOS, Android, and Windows devices into walkie-talkies that also record messages, track location, and send emergency alerts.

9. Flock

Flock is a messaging app that supports group chat, video and audio calls, screen sharing and more. You also get polls and to-do lists.

10. Glip

Glip is a team chat app launched by the company RingCentral. Glip wants to improve the way teams collaborate by combining instant messaging, video calls, task management and team calendars in one application. 

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