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Navigating Working from Home: Home

Navigating Working from Hone

Resources to Stay in Touch with Co-Workers
Link to Slack website.

Slack is a collaboration hub that can replace email. Slack is an excellent and powerful team messaging app with a rich collection of settings and options.

Link to Zoom website

Zoom provides remote conferencing services that combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration.

Link to Microsoft Teams website

Part of MicroOffice365, Teams provides a communication and collaboration platform that combines chat, video meetings, including collaboration on files.

Link to Cahtwork webite

Messaging app that gives you all the standard team messaging features you expect plus a team to-do list.

Link to Brosix website

App lets team swap secure messages, share files and screens plus voice and video support.

Link to Flock website

Flock organizes all your team’s conversations, apps and tools in one place. Turn conversations into actions with tools like to-dos, reminders, and polls.

Link to flowdock website

FlowDock contains everything you'd expect in a chat app, such as group chat, threaded conversations, direct messaging, file-sharing, custom emoji and bots.

Links to Hangout chat by Google website

Tightly integrated with G suite. You can upload files from other G Suite apps, to collaborate on them, and get notification when someone edits your files.

Link to Glip website

Glip lets your team collaborate on documents together and share to-do lists.  It has video calls, as well a digital whiteboard that you can use in real time.

Link to Mattermost website

Mattermost is a self-hosted team messaging app. What separates Mattermost from Slack really comes down to security details.

Link to Riot.im website

Riot.im is an open-source team chat app that lets you message with people who use other team chat apps. Chat, share files and make video/voice calls.

 

Link to Ryver website

Ryver covers all the bases, offering group chat, direct messaging, video calls and screen-sharing. You can turn any message into an item on a to-do list. 

Link to Semphor website

Semphor takes a mobile-first approach and end-to-end encryption with private blockchain technology protects company communication and file work.

Link to Symphony website

A team messaging app for people who work in finance. Send messages, share files, automate trade flows and meet in real time.

Link to Twist website

Good for teams who are spread over many time zones. Your inbox collects all the messages you've missed while you've been offline in order that they were received.

Link to Wrinki website

Wrinkl takes the idea of team chat and tries to make it more productive.  Wrinkl has tools designed to steer conversations back to the point of getting work done. 

Link to Zoho Cliq website

Zoho Cliq allows you to have direct chat and messaging with another user, or with several users/members in a chat room or channel.

Additional Resources
Checkout Our Library Collection
Link to Work from Home Hacks by Aja Frost in the catalog
Link to Working from Home by Tara Powers in the catalog.
HBR Guide to Remote Work in the catalog.
Link to Remote Work Revolution by Tsedal Neeley in the catalog
Link to Long-Distance Teammate by Kevin Eikenberry in the catalog
Link to The Remote Facilitator's Pocket Guide by Kirsten Clacey in the catalog
Link to Leading from Anywhere by David Burkus in the catalog
Link to Rituals for Virtual Meetings by Kursat Ozenc in the catalog
Link to Great Pajama Jobs by Kerry Hannon in the catalog