Are you looking out for a free online collaboration and projeect management tool to keep your office connected ? Making your employees more interested towards work by changing the entire corporate portal of your company ? that too for free ? An impressive online collaboration and project management tool from Ascensio Systems in the form of social networking sites named as “TeamLab” is all what you need for your company’s corporate portal.
Teamlab is a free, web-based system that allows you to manage projects and communicate with other employees using a simple, well-designed interface. TeamLab allows you to create projects, set milestones, assign tasks and generate reports. Team members are notified by email whenever a task has been assigned. With the integrated IM system that lets you to chat in real-time with others.
The easy to use interface and dashboard kind of feature makes it more customizable. You can schedule meetings, events, setup forms, wiki, blogs for employees and allow photo sharing and many more. What are the major things that TeamLab offer users ?
Project Management : Set task, track team activity, generate reports
Business Collaboration : Express ideas, blogs, wiki, photo sharing, polls, news etc.
Document Editing : Create, edit, store and share documents with colleagues.
Instant Messaging : Chat with your team members
CRM : Manage, track and enhance your customer relations*
Email : Send, receive and organize email messages right on your corporate portal*
TeamLab is free of cost and available as 3 deployment solutions :
SaaS version : Ready-to-use service. You can quickly start your corporate portal.
Open source : TeamLab business collaboration platform is an open-source software. Listed on SourceForge and available for everyone to download and deploy on own servers. You can develop and improve the code.
TeamLab AMI : Offered within Amazon EC2 service and allows to run a personal virtual server with pre-installed TeamLab platform.
As I have mentioned above, the main features of Teamlab is project management where it allows you to create new and managing existing projects, building project teams, leading discussions, tracking the latest activity across all projects. You can also assingn employees the created tasks and get e-mail notifications on team members activities. You can generate time-tracking reports and reports on project issues and unsolved tasks.
With Business collaboration feature, you can create blogs and forums, share ideas with teammates, discussing important issues by submitting threads and replies. You can also create latest company’s news and announcements, creating polls to collect and process employee opinions. It also allows you to create corporate event albums, exchanging photos with colleagues.
You can also directly edit documents inside Teamlab with the use of virtualized Open Office. You can also import current documents base from Google Docs, Zoho, Box.net to TeamLab Docs. Finally with the in-built chat application, you can exchange messages and information instantly with your team members.
TeamLab – Create your own Corporate portal for free
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