Due to concerns for coronavirus (COVID-19) many cities have been locked down or curfew has been implemented and the employees have to shift to the home office. That is quite a trouble for some as the companies rolled out mandatory work-from-home policies.
Some of the newbies will be working from home for the first time as they are not very much aware of how to stay on task while at home. There are so many apps to help them work from home to stay productive without going crazy from setting up a new workstation at home to the way they communicate with your team. We have listed quite a few popular apps so that you can work efficiently.
Zoom is a video conferencing tool to allow people to meet and work together face to face even when meeting in person is not possible during the lockdown. This makes it easier for employees to work from home while staying connected. During the ongoing crisis, the company has also added 2.22 million active users this year.
Zoom s a cloud-based video conferencing platform that can be used for video conferencing meetings, audio conferencing, webinars, meeting recordings, and live chat. A “Zoom Meeting” simply refers to a meeting that’s hosted using Zoom, and attendees can join the meeting in-person, via webcam or video conferencing camera, or via phone. Zoom offers four different pricing tiers for your business subscription such as Zoom free, Pro, Business, Enterprise. You can choose the right plan for your team as per your needs.
Slack allows you to communicate with multiple people as well as organise your conversations according to topics or projects.
You can create different channels for team projects, office locations, or anything else that’s relevant to your organisation. Also, you can create private channels for conversations that shouldn’t be open to all members.
You can also use shared channels to collaborate with the other organisations to send messages or share files in public channels, information flows transparently throughout Slack. It can also be used to make video or voice calls with any other members of your workspace
Trello is a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards. It can tell what’s being worked on, who’s working on what, and where something is in a process. It is a list-making application to create task boards with several columns and move the tasks between them.
The columns include tasks such as task boards with several columns and move the tasks between them. This tool can be used both for personal as well as business. It is best suitable for real estate management, software project management, school bulletin boards, lesson planning, accounting, web design, gaming, and law office case management.
Chrome remote desktop
It is a remote desktop software tool developed by Google. It allows its users to remotely control another computer through Chromoting. Chrome Remote Desktop is available on the web on your computer. You will need to download the Chrome Remote Desktop app to use your mobile device for remote access. You can also set up remote access to your Mac, Windows, or Linux computer. Follow the steps to set up remote access
- On your computer, open Chrome.
- In the address bar, type remotedesktop.google.com/access.
- Under “Set up Remote Access,” click Download.
- Follow the on-screen directions to download and install Chrome Remote Desktop.
You may have to enter your computer password to give Chrome Remote Desktop access. You may also be prompted to change security settings in Preferences.
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