Questions tagged [collaboration]

Where teams work together at one task, e.g. the same document or code, the piece of software used must be able handling that. Use this tag if that's a requirement to the software you're looking for.

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A collaborative drawing app for Android and iOS

I have an Android and I'd like to draw together with someone who has iOS and who is on the other side of the globe. i.e. I want us to have a blank page where we could both draw freely in color, ...
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Whiteboard software with video conferencing, no sign-up

Need a very simple collaborative draw/ whiteboard software with audio-video conferencing feature.
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Online rich text editor that allows collaborative commenting and track changes of markdown files

I want to be able to modify a markdown document locally, while my collaborators can work on it in a rich text editor online via file sharing (e.g. powered by GitHub or Dropbox). The rich text version ...
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screen/image sharing with pointer

I'm doing language exchange online. We are sharing our screens in Google Meet and show an image/photo. We discuss things in the picture so being able to see the mouse pointer is great. The problem in ...
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App for collaborative shopping list (alternative to Out of Milk)

We are three user who want to cooperate regarding to the shopping list. We want to use an app that acts as a shopping list. What app can you recommend us to use? Criteria: We use Android and iOS (...
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Workflow and tools to augment screenshots with custom arrows, numbers, boxes etc

I am looking for a workflow and tools to achieve the following: Create a screenshot (from a specific region of the screen) Add custom-made icons to the screenshots (such as arrows, numbers, boxes etc....
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PDF Collaboration, Centralization, Tracking - Solution?

Context: I have a PDF for auditing that I will be providing to my team annually. Members of my team must be able to fill out the PDF and then submit it to me for review. We operate mostly within the ...
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Application for visual collaboration (e.g. story mapping, sticky notes) installed on private server

I'm looking for an application good for building story maps but I need it to be installed on my private server. I know there are multiple great apps available in the public Internet. It does not ...
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Collaborative brainstorming tool

In the good old days, when you could meet with a group of people, we would often brainstorm using large sheets of paper and post-it or sticky notes. Seeing meetings these days are mostly limited to MS ...
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JavaScript library to allow user collaboration or TogetherJS alternatives

I'm making a Trello clone, i.e a project management web app, and would like to add collaboration functionality so that a user can invite another user and they can work on the same "board"(as ...
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Self hosted image collaboration / proof system

Are there any free/open source projects for self-hosted image collaboration / proofing? I work with many clients and I need a system that will allow for each client to have their own account where ...
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collaboration way with team members

I recently joined a new design group as a project manager. I found this group worked in a pretty low-effective way while we all work from home because of Covid-19. So beside me and developers, there ...
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Commercially supported alternatives to Microsoft Exchange

I'm looking for a fully collaborative alternative to Microsoft Exchange that will allow for Outlook functionality (shared Calendars, Contacts, Note, Public Folders) and mobile device active sync style ...
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Text debating and co-writing software

As part of advising an NGO, I am looking for web-based software to help them write texts, debate on them, amend them, and decide on them. There are many web applications that are very close to what ...
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Create collaborative feedback

Do you know if there's a website that allows us to create a collaborative form with a commenting and vote/like system (just as you can see here, on facebook or reddit) ? I end up here after searching ...
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Open-Source alternative for Adobe Connect

I wish to run a server and a service for holding some webinars and remote class. But for many reasons I prefer to just you open-source software or online services. The features I am looking for are: ...
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Many user remote desktop / screen share solution?

We currently use teamviewer / join.me for many remote users to share their screens in a collaborative teaching environment. Usually, one instructor monitors half a dozen to a dozen students. We've ...
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On Premise alternative to zeplin.io

In my company I am partially responsible for the Corporate Identity and one of my favorite tools (zeplin.io) won't work because it is subscription payment only, so now I am looking for alternatives to ...
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What is an open-source alternative to the Atlassian suite of products (Confluence, JIRA, etc.)?

I've periodically searched for an open-source alternative to the awesome suite of Atlassian products and always come up nearly empty. This time, the only option that seemed to exist is Tiki Wiki CMS ...
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Gantt tool to collaborate on with costumors without them having to sign up/create an account

I am planning a project with a customer that will span across one year. So far, I've created a simple Gantt chart in Excel where I added timespans for tasks with shapes or text fields (see picture). ...
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Gantt tool to collaborate on with customers without them having to sign up/create an account

I am planning a project with a customer that will span across one year. So far, I've created a simple Gantt chart in Excel where I added timespans for tasks with shapes or text fields (see picture). ...
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What project management platforms have instant messaging and document sorting/storing/sharing too?

I have a SaaS company and use jira for bug tracking. Now I'm looking for a collaboration platform that can do the following: Instant messaging Document sorting storage and management with permissions ...
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Headless CMS for collaborative working on user manual

The Headless CMS I am looking for will be used by approx. 5 developers, creating a user manual. This manual will contain images, rich text, links, tables and lists. The target audience are mostly Non-...
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Tools for collaboration between units

I am the first point of contact for customer support, i need to forward the customers' feedback to any of three other units (Production, Marketing and Finance) depending on the type of feedback. These ...
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Using GIS to store any type of file

I work for an engineering company where we use a large range of software's and file types, including but not limited to, GIS and CAD based software. We are aware of the broad trend to BIM and are ...
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Add help tips for my coworkers to 3rd-party web apps

We have several old inventory-management websites with tons of pages of poorly-documented user settings. The knowledge of how to use these settings and tools is scattered among several people at my ...
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need W10 install-free screen sharing

I want to share my desktop and collaborate with someone outside my org. Normally I would install teamviewer or anydesk, but that won't work. My W10 computer is locked down by the infrastructure ...
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Freeware-Tool/Plugin for live coding with collaborators

With tmux multiple users can connect to a window and see what people type even before execution of the command. apt install tmux tmux new -s mywindow tmux attach -t mywindow I've started using ...
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Online collaborative text editing with auto scroll down option

I'm looking for something like Google Docs, but with an additional option: if someone typed a new word in the document, the app should scroll down there automatically. Most we apps I've found ...
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Any online collaborative drawing/diagramming/brainstorming tools that support freehand drawing as well as shapes?

I have looked at several tools - draw.io, gliffy, lucidcharts. None support freehand drawing. I know there are several online whiteboards, but I'm looking for something more sophisticated. should ...
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Is there a service that allows real-time (google docs-style) collaboration while filling forms?

I am looking to create a simple form with ~5 pages, each of which shows students an instructional video with a question at the end and presents them a text box to answer that question. I would like to ...
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Gantt software that is free and simple

I'm looking for a gantt software to use when I'm planning my design projects. Most I've found are expensive once the free trial runs out. Does anyone know what the industry standard is? What does most ...
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Discussion forum that allows discussions in private channels

I am looking for a discussion forum web application with these features: People can register themselves and maintain a very simple profile The webapp basically consists of a set of discussion ...
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Real time interactive whiteboard for tutoring math

I ran this for a month on Math Educators, with no good answers. I'm now reposting here. I'm looking for a web app for tutoring math remotely to high school and junior high kids that ideally has the ...
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Collaborative, media intensive long document

I'm planning to create a long document (book) with a lot of images. Usually I'd use some LaTeX flavour and git. However, there are two big disadvantages: Co-worker can only handle "user friendly" ...
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Online Collaboration Tool

I am looking for a cloud-based, off-premise solution to housing files (that are currently Excel spreadsheets) to allow: Real-time editing of data with multiple connections; Reporting functionality, ...
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Concurrent document collaboration on local servers

Does a concurrent office document collaboration service exist that does not rely on 3rd party servers? By "collaboration" I mean changes made to a document are quickly visible to others that have the ...
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HIPAA compliant project management for research groups

We are a 501c3 developing strategies for implementing social genomic medicine in clinics in several countries. We have several work groups each developing their own projects for their clinics which ...
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Alternative to RhodeCode for hosting Git repositories [duplicate]

Up to now we have been using an old open source version of RhodeCode. We use it to manage our git repos. The new version of RhodeCode has a new license, which is ... I don't know what to call it. It ...
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Collaboratively annotate an image

I'm looking for a service that would allow me to upload a large map and allow several people to mark certain locations on it. Would be nice if I could categorize the markers and only view certain ...
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Offline collaborative whiteboard/sketchboard

I'm looking for an offline/self-host collaborative whiteboard/sketchboard software to use on my company. We have a need for it to be off the internet since we do some fun excursions sometimes. ...
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Trainable Predictive Typing with Phrase suggestions for Business

I would like to find a program that suggests phrases that are commonly used by our business as the user starts typing them, similar to Gmail's "Smart Compose" feature. This could be an ...
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Multi-user e-mail client, with shared tags/replies/footer, for a single email account

I need a e-mail client even if it is paid, that allow multiple people work on a single account. For example: when user A tag some e-mail with "process this later", all other users will see that tag ...
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Writing tool for documents with multiple authors

I'm looking for a tool for teachers. They write assessments for their pupils. So each teacher writes one per pupil. The software should collect all single assessments and create one large document out ...
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Best solution for a cross-platform (open-source) shared calendar

Today, almost nobody is only using one device actively. I for example, use a CentOS workstation, Ubuntu Notebook, Win 7 Gaming PC, Win 10 remote desktop and an iOS Phone. Therefore, I am looking for ...
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real time collaborative python IDE, like google docs

I'm sorry, I'm unfamiliar with this website, so this might have already been asked (and I may have misused some of the tags). Some friends and I are going to be coding a small program for a 24 hour ...
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Software to collaboratively build organizational structure of 10 million entities, with diagram

I need some help for a project to stop Climate Change. If everything goes well, I will have a lot of activists pouring into an organization shortly. The rate will be too much for central planning, so ...
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Friend and myself need software to work on a project in live time

A friend and I are looking to work on a web application together. However, we require a program that will allow both of us to work on the application in real time and with independent control. I ...
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Stack Exchange-like open-source platform where questions are suggestions and answers are input, never solutions

I want a platform for my site where users can make suggestions on how our organization can improve. This is because good ideas are sometimes lost because the holders of the ideas don't want attention ...
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Portable, real-time collaborative, multimarkdown editor, with live preview and version control integration

I'm looking for a tool, collection of tools and/or plugins, or even works-in-progress in this general direction, for this quite demanding (and possibly conflicting) set of requirements: user ...