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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What is the best way to work on web development collaboratively?

What is the best way for a small team (2-3 people) to work on developing a website together? I mostly do solo work, but I'm putting together a simple WordPress site for a university lab. Until I can ...
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Collaboration platform

I am working, with my team, for designing and publishing a magazine. I tried googling for collaboration platforms, but I cannot find what I need. I am looking for an online collaboration platform to ...
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LAN file storage systems which are Google Drive Realtime API compatible for realtime mulltiuser app collaboration?

Some browse and mobile apps such as Mindmup use the Google Drive Realtime API for realtime multiuser collaboration. Are there any LAN based alternatives which support the Google Drive Realtime API ...
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Free distributed wiki software with full-text search, working even offline

I'm looking for a way to organize knowledge in my company. Since we have to work disconnected from the company net many times, a server-client solution alone won't suffice. The requirements are: ...
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Format and Software for Self-Hosted Web Based Genealogy Website

I used to host a webpage for my family history / genealogy efforts and it is still there but in very basic form and I am debating about resurrecting it but am torn on the format of what is 'effective' ...
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Collaborative installable IDE

I am looking for a collaborative real-time writing IDE that can be installed in my own server machine. The machine is an Ubuntu 14.04 server, any dependencies that might be needed will be installed. ...
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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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Super automatic real-time collaboration framework for browser-based applications? (See specifications in question body)

I have a non-collaborative web app, and I've been researching frameworks for real-time collaboration web apps. There are a ton of them out there and many are not very well documented, so I feel like I'...
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Track changes in a shared project folder

I frequently work together with colleagues on projects. To make it easy we create project folders (network drives) which contain all kind of information to the project. Often these are new product ...
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Availability Calendar for Finding Weekly Timeslot

I have a relatively simple need but have been unable to find any software that can fill it. I am attempting to setup a system that will allow a group of people to each enter their personal ...
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Online white-boarding tool for diagrams and software design sessions

I used to work with Dabbleboard as a white-boarding tool across teams. It was a great tool, but was taken down for some reason. Is anyone hosting anything like it? I found Dabbleboard really easy to ...
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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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Looking for a collaborative whiteboard app

I would like to share my situation with you: I want to a teach geographically-distanced person some mathematics. I've been trying to explain things over the phone, but I feel that visual explanations ...
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Web-based text annotation

Let's say I post a text document on my website. Users can create accounts, log-in, and post annotations to sentences in the text. Each piece of text can have multiple, unlimited annotations. It's ...
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Is there a collaborative anti-spam software for multiple clients sharing training data without server access except IMAP?

I'm using an email account together with other people (on different machines, locations and OS, currently all using Thunderbird >= 31.x). We only have control with IMAP, i.e. no sieve, no managesieve, ...
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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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CMS with real-time collaboration/co-authoring (like Google Docs)?

Is there any CMS with real-time collaboration tools like Google Docs? I mean it's very convenient when authors can simultaneously open the same article (text, maybe HTML) and edit it, then publish it ...
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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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Intraweb document collaborative editing

I am a big fan of Google Docs, but my workplace likes to keep internal documents internal. Is there a good real-time collaborative editing tool to work with .doc, .doc, .odt, or similar document ...
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App for collaborative shopping list

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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CMS with many out-of-the-box modules and friendly learning curve

I'm asked to recommend and possibly set up a CMS (or similar system) for a small community. We have typical Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP shared hosting where this should run. With the exception of perhaps a ...
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Self-hosted crowdsourced translation software

I'm looking for a self-hosted collaborative translation software, preferably written in PHP. I liked Crowdin but it's not free for private projects and my budget is zero. Please help me, I've ...
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Web platform for collaborative authoring of an ebook

We (a group of scientists) plan to co-author an open, online book. The idea is to collaboratively write an ebook hosted on a website, which is open for the public to read and comment. We are now ...
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Looking for a Cloud Storage Provider with Content Indexing Capabilities

I work for a small company (less than 25 employees) where most employees work from home. We currently uses JungleDisk as a way to provide shared storage to our users. It works great for most things ...
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Payment Gateway Solution for Mobile Payments

I am looking for a company who has the skills to implement the following solution for a Government/National carrier deployment: The carrier has the infrastructure to move the transactions and they ...
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Real-time code collaboration

I work from both at home and at school with my friends. At school, all ports except port 80 and port 443 (HTTP/HTTPS) are blocked, so it's hard to set up a collaborative "workspace". I'm looking for ...
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Literature (PDF) management for institutes

My institute is looking for a system to collaboratively manage literature on a server. In the first place, we want to organize our electronic literature archive. These are almost exclusively PDF ...
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Does it exist a free version such as GoogleDocs or similar, but with LaTex syntax included in the editor?

I am looking for something similar to GoogleDocs or ShareLaTex, but so far the former does not provide LaTex syntax and the later has a licensing model I believe. Any advice is greatly appreciated.
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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 ...
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Multi user task management software

I'm looking for a software which can replace my Excel solution I'm using now. I create tasks in an Excel file, people concerned can take it from a share folder, see if any work needs to be done, if so ...
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Chat environment that can interpret programming code

I am looking for a simple chat environment, were users can talk to each other, but at the same time write code in a programming language (maybe Python or Ruby or Bash, whatever). Is there any way I ...
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Glossary Web application

I need to create a collaborative glossary for a project of mine, and was wondering whether there was already a ready-to-use lightweight glossary / dictionary web application that I can put on my web ...
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Receipt OCR & Personal Finance Management app for Android?

Is there and app (preferably for Android or Linux) that would support receipt OCR, so I could just take photos of receipts after shopping? (preferably with option to collaborate with other people, ...
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Is there a good way to tie a stack trace to a known solutions log?

For years now I've quietly kept notes on how to react to the more arcane exceptions our in-house developed system throws at us as we develop under it. I've discovered that other developers are doing ...
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Web Based Story Organization Software for Fiction Writing and Worldbuilding

I'm working on a writing project and I want to know if there is a tool that I can use to organize the work. I need the following features: manage story text and link it with character sheets, ...
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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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Free software to collaborate on a film/story idea

I'm looking for software that allows me and another person to privately collaborate on a film/story idea. It should support the following content types: Text Images Short videos Groupzap is an ...
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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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Translation collaboration software for writing articles

We are interested in translating articles (meaning long paragraphed text) from our language to a few of the more widely used languages in Europe. To that end, I was looking for a way to do the ...
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Tool to spread the moderation workload of a Google Group

I have a Google Groups with a dozen posts per day, and 5 volunteer moderators. Most threads are users asking questions, but others post thanks messages, tips, etc. Some threads need an answer, some ...
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Github-like collaboration platform [duplicate]

The place I do volunteer work for would like to switch from svn to git, and we really love the collaboration features of github. Unfortunately the $300/year cost for a private organisation account is ...
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Revision based plain text collaboration apps

I'm looking for a web app for small collaboration with close to plain text documents. My requirements: I don't want real-time collaboration; that messes with my workflow (the textareas are heavily ...
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Any collaborative tool/website to localize an Android app?

My open source (GNU-GPLv3) Android application has internationalization done the Android way, with strings.xml files. The community has many people from many countries, and they are willing to ...
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Collaborative pricing tool

I'm looking for a web-based collaborative solution for managing the pricing (sales and purchases) of many product references. I couldn't find any existing solution matching my company's needs as they ...
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OS X client for Google Docs/Drive, incorporating the real-time collaboration feature?

I have several documents that are collaboratively edited in Google Drive. I'd prefer to use a more responsive, easier-to-open desktop client to edit these documents. It must: Be able to see all my ...
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Looking for a scale-able full featured ECM or Collaboration Suite

I am looking for an ECM (Enterprise Content Management) or Collaboration suite (tend to be used synonymously) solution to manage the following: Scalable: Start with 10 users, scale up to 1000+. ...
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Real-time collaborative HTML source code editor, with real-time preview

I want my team to collaboratively edit an HTML page. Imperative requirements: Everyone must see other people's changes in real-time (like Google Docs). It makes it so much easier to avoid conflicts. ...
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Self-hosted collaborative real-time editor

I'm looking for a quick text outline tool that I can host on my own server supporting real-time editing for multiple users and change-history.