Online tools let you get going fast and pay as you go, two factors that appeal especially to SMBs. From productivity to analytics, these 10 apps deserve your attention.
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The mobility boom has enabled growing, bootstrapped SMBs to take an anywhere, anytime approach to their operations. If the best people for the team are spread across the country--or the globe--that's an opportunity, not a problem. But online project management and collaboration tools are a must--especially for disparate, virtual teams. Basecamp from 37 Signals is an easy-to-use platform for project planning, file sharing, communication, and other needs. Prices start at $49 per month. 37 Signals makes the API available, and developers have created a large menu of add-ons for things like billing and reporting. The company's increasing attention to HTML5 development should appeal to teams operating with a hodge-podge of mobile devices and operating systems.
. We've got a management crisis right now, and we've also got an engagement crisis. Could the two be linked? Tune in for the next installment of IT Life Radio, Wednesday May 20th at 3PM ET to find out.