Working from Home? Here are Collaborative Online Tools for Better Work Productivity

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At a time when all of us are encouraged to work from home and maintain social distancing to stop the spread of Covid19 virus, we at Siri AB have helped compile a list of online tools to help with your work productivity. We hope you find this list useful. ‘This too shall pass’ and we are sure that together we shall prevail this uncertain times and kick back to normal programming in full earnest. Until then, stay strong and we wish you well.


ZOOM Cloud Meetings is a platform with dedicated workspaces offering video & audio meetings, collaboration & chat. A host can hold online meetings, training & technical support, video webinars; build collaboration-enabled conference rooms.

The tool also offers an enterprise phone system, cross-platform messaging and file sharing.


Trello is a task management tool, you can create task boards with columns, align them as per your priority and mark your progress by updating the status of each task.

You can streamline project management with Trello cards, you can add details by adding comments, attachments, and due dates to each task and Butler (robot) would automate the workflow. You can also integrate the apps your team already uses.

JIRA Service Desk

JIRA Service Desk by Atlassian can be used to track and resolve requests from your clients. Clients can send requests via email and the tool organizes and prioritizes these requests in a single place, and your team ca track these requests and work on them accordingly.


Slack is an instant messaging platform often referred to as an alternative for emails. The tool offers channels (chat rooms) are organized by topic, private groups, and direct messaging.

Dedicated spaces such as channels instead of one cluttered inbox, searchable archive, and the option to prioritize conversations are the tool’s attractive features.

Chorus Call

Chorus Call is a teleconferencing service provider that offers audio & video conferencing, collaboration tools such as a shared computer space on which participants can stay connected from anywhere, webcasting, and a room rental service.

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a unified chat-based workplace platform that enables collaboration for a team to work towards a common end-goal.

The tool offers file storage & collaboration on files, application integration, workplace chat, and video meetings. As the tool is a part of Office 365, it integrates with other services offered in the suite.

A team can collaborate through a specific URL or invitation sent by the team administrator. Team members can set up Channels to communicate on a topic. Meetings can be scheduled or created and users visiting a channel can also see a meeting currently in progress. Microsoft Teams is available for Desktop and Mobile including iOS, Android and Windows.

Google Suite Apps

The flock of Google Suite Apps used during business as usual, is still as productive. Features such as cloud computing, productivity, and collaboration tools are also effective while working remotely.

Docs used for real-time collaborations, Keep for saving notes, Hangouts for direct chats and all other productivity apps hit a home run.


Lark is an all-in-one collaborative platform with features such as in-app document creation, connected calendar, integrated messenger and productive conferences.

Have you found any other tools that are useful? We would love to hear from you. Leave them in the comments below.

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