Messaging & Collaboration
The Office Collaboration & Messaging channel at BrightHub.com is designed to help any size business work from virtually anywhere. Find the latest technology information and tips for creating a virtual office. Exchange calendars, spreadsheets, presentations, and project management tasks among multiple locations, employees, contractors and clients.Read in-depth and honest virtual office software reviews and tips on using messaging and other office collaboration tools. Managing editor Michele McDonough and her team of professional writers and business men and women offer advice and tips designed to bring your office productivity to new heights, even if your office is in your own living room.
Wikis OR Portals? No! Wikis AND Portals
Many companies have a portal or a wiki, but not both. Why not? What scenarios are portals better than wikis for? When are wikis better to use than portal? This article aims to help show you how portals and wikis can co-exist in an organization and are both useful tools in their own right.
Drive Collaboration with a Company Portal
While digital culture has become increasingly important for businesses, those same organizations understand the importance of ensuring employees feel like part of a larger team. Those connections empower people to do their best work. Here are some tips on employing a company portal in your business.
Screen Sharing 101: Tips, Tricks and Tools for Remotely Sharing Your Screen
Sharing your screen with others over the Internet can have a lot of advantages, such as showing people how to complete a task in a specific program or showcasing slides within programs like PowerPoint. Check out this collection of screen sharing tips that will simplify the process in no time.
Internet History Quiz - How Much Do You Know?
The Internet is a superhighway now, taking us to a truly amazing variety of locations. It started small, but has a fairly well documented life.
Quick Quiz: Find Out Your Historical Collaboration Quotient
Collaborations have had an impact on history that would not have happened without joint efforts. Collaborations take place on many levels - between multiple people, companies, countries - and the world. What do you know about these historical collaborations? Take our quick quiz and see.
Helpful Templates and Forms for Collaborative Teams
Collaboration is difficult and time consuming, so finding spare time where you can is important. Check out these helpful templates and forms for collaborative teams to provide a healthy support and infrastructure for good communication practices in order to save time and energy!
Your Ultimate Guide in Using Thunderbird E-mail Program
You will find several Thunderbird tips, tools and tutorials on the Internet, but this guide will help you find not only a catalog of tips – you’ll also find solutions on how to fix problems in using the free e-mail client by Mozilla.
Guide to Conference Calls and Video Conferences: What Options Are Right for You?
If you’re looking to keep in touch with telecommuting employees, you’ve probably looked into the possibility of either holding conference calls or video conferences. Both of these options have merits and faults, and we’re here to help you decide which work great for you!
Test Your Knowledge of Email History
So you can process a hundred different emails into specific folders, ensuring each is responded to in a timely manner – but can you answer a few fun questions about how the process of communications over the Internet began and how it became so sophisticated?
Are You a Wi-Fi Wiz? Test Your Knowledge of Wi-Fi Terminology in This Quiz
Are you a WiFi expert? Do you know all the latest WiFi terms? What’s the best wireless encryption method? What’s the difference between 802.11a, 802.11g and 802.11n? Take this quiz and show how much you know!