In the COVID-19 era, try these 11 virtual collaboration tools

More and more organizations are having their people work remotely, but meetings aren’t going away, and communication remains essential for projects’ success. Consider these online options.

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Consistent, cohesive collaboration is one of the most underrated keys to business success.

Especially in volatile, uncertain times such as these, it’s crucial for businesses to maintain communication continuity and streamlined teamwork. With teams scattered all over the world, that’s no easy task.

The good news is that there are plenty of online tools that can make working together with a breeze—no matter where in the world your colleagues are located. Try these 11 tools to maximize your productivity—even in this era of coronavirus chaos:

1. G Suite

Whether you’re using the free version or the paid G Suite option, this is arguably the best collaboration tool available. You can communicate with everyone via email, Hangouts or Duo. You can collaborate on Docs, Slides or Presentations. Also, you can share your calendars so that you can quickly see when people are away or available.

As if that weren’t enough, everyone can exchange their ideas with Keep. There’s even a virtual whiteboard called Jamboard for brainstorming sessions.

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