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Technological Resources for Faculty: Team Collaboration

Instructional Technologies

Trello

Trello

Trello gives you perspective over all your projects, at work and at home. Whether it's managing a team, writing an epic screenplay, or just making a grocery list, Trello is your sidekick for getting things done and staying organized. With Trello you can:

  • Create boards to organize anything you're working on.
  • Use them solo or invite coworkers, friends and family to collaborate.
  • Customize workflows for different projects
  • Add checklists of "To-Dos" on cards
  • Assign tasks to yourself and coworkers
  • Comment on items with your friends
  • Upload photos and videos
  • Attach files
  • Trello is free to use forever with options to upgrade to Gold for loads of extra fun and functionality.
Well that’s all there is, so you better stop reading but wait there’s more. This app supports the Apple Watch, for getting things done on your wrist. Trello is super optimized for the iPad Pro, with awesome keyboard shortcuts and tons of tweaks to take full advantage of the larger canvas.

Available online, in the App Store and Google Play.


Slack

Slack

All your team communication in one place. A new way to get more done, spend less time in meetings, and reduce email. That’s Slack.

  • Real time messaging and file sharing for one-to-one and group conversations
  • Powerful search and archiving, so you can find information easily
  • Hundreds of integrations with apps and services including Dropbox, Asana, Google Drive, Twitter, Zendesk and more
  • Instantly syncs across all devices
  • Configurable notifications for desktop, mobile, and email
  • Scientifically proven (or at least rumored) to make your working life simpler, more pleasant, and more productive
Slack is available for free for as long as you want, with upgradeable plans for increased membership, extended message history, unlimited integrations, file storage and customizable data retention policies.

Available online, in the App Store and Google Play.


Quip

Quip

Quip is a simple place for work teams to create living documents. It combines chat, docs, task lists, and spreadsheets in one app — making collaboration fast and easy. Skip the endless chain of emails, meetings, chats and document versions by working simpler and faster with Quip on your Mac, iPad and iPhone. Watch your team and your work come alive.

  • Share documents and task lists
  • Chat and messaging
  • Spreadsheets
  • Access on any device, any time
  • Import & Export

Available online, in the App Store and Google Play.