As workplaces are increasingly becoming distributed, sometimes globally, a growing number of employees are relying on digital communication tools to stay connected with their teams. It doesn't look like the trend is slowing down.
It's more than likely you'll encounter a situation when you'll have to chat with your colleagues digitally rather than in person. Even groups that normally meet in person will occasionally have a member travel for business.
Sometimes the need for robust digital communication tools is more permanent, rather than a temporary solution to accommodate traveling workers. Many teams collaborate from offices across the country or around the world, and they rely on digital tools to share ideas, manage projects, and drive their businesses forward.
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Whether it's a short-term solution or a daily productivity need, digital collaboration tools have become core applications for modern companies. While many workers rely on Web and desktop tools to stay connected, more have begun to use mobile apps as the workforce becomes increasingly mobile.
Fortunately, the Apple App Store and Google Play offer several nifty tools to help your team share ideas, files, and projects from wherever you choose to work. With these apps, employees no longer need to be in the same office in order to be productive.
Here, we put the spotlight on 10 mobile apps designed to keep teams connected and help them work more efficiently and effectively. Does your business use one of these mobile apps? Are there any tools missing from this list?