Bitrix24 is a versatile platform with excellent collaboration and communication facilities. The vast majority of them are free and unlimited. Plus, Bitrix24 has flexible access rights and gradation of access. All things listed below users can have in private or as a group and make it ‘public’, where intranet and extranet users can access it. Good for generic agenda and common understanding of what’s going on, while teams and individuals work on their tasks safe and sound.
If you run a project, you need:
In Bitrix24 you can nail planning with Gantt, progress with Kanban, deadlines with calendars and deadline view. Create tasks to outline what you need to do and when. Then create checklists, subtasks, task sequences and dependencies, choose responsible people, set dates. There are even tools to track time and exclude holidays/weekends if you employees per hour.
When you finish your outline, you get a schedule of what you need to do today, this week, this month. As you do it, move things along with customizable Kanban boards. Calendars can help with event management, deadline planning and time management. You can synchronize your mobile (Mac or Android) calendars and have your schedule on your hands. Getting planned events from mobile calendars is also possible.
If you work on a project, you definitely need to communicate. But several messengers, simultaneous random emails with different people, messy zooms calls are not an option. You are not an octopus. Bitrix24 has all communication formats integrated into the platform. Users can have chats (private, public, group ones), calls and video conferences with up to 48 people. You can even add external users, like customers or partners, freelancers or outsourcers. They will be able to participate in discussions and company groups.
Bitrix24 is shaped as a social network, so users can create project and groups, collecting knowledge and results, sharing opinions and emotions in comments, attach files. In the newsfeed, users get only news that are related to them by group membership or mentions. In addition, there are browser access, desktop and mobile apps with secure two-step logging. Communicate freely, wherever you go.
We already discussed a bit, that users can work in chats and groups and share results. However, they need to produce results first, and Bitrix24 can help here too. There is online file management. Secure and easy to manage, with version history and simple access rights configuration. Edit your documents, spreadsheets and presentations within a safe intranet, no more dangerous link laying around in people’s emails.
There are also a knowledge base, task and project management, calendars with event management, business processes with document approval. HR tools are ingrained in our online group calendar software and can help with your team's management, performance, efficiency and productivity issues. Check availability, get reports and clocking hours.
And Bitrix24 also has facilities for boosting sales, running marketing campaigns, communicating with clients, creating websites! And it is also free to use!
Have you ever seen free online group calendar software that can do all that?
* Please note that the information may have changed since the publication. For current prices and features please visit Bitrix24 pricing page.