Collaboration Tool Checklist: 13 Questions to Ask Before Making a Decision

1 November 2017
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Collaborative work is about people working together to achieve a common goal. This is facilitated by the development of new technologies. In recent years, the number of online collaborative tools has increased. Here’s a list of 13 questions to ask yourself before purchasing an online collaboration tool:

  1. Can projects be managed collaboratively?

  2. Can multiple people work on a same document?

  3. Are there any solutions to organize online videoconferences?

  4. Can I receive notifications when a project milestone is met?

  5. Can I hide some information from my shared calendar?

  6. Is it possible to share my presentation with my collaborators in an online meeting?

  7. Are shared documents saved or archived?

  8. Is it possible to manage a project if the offices are located in different countries?

  9. Can we publish our training materials online so that the entire company can access it?

  10. Can I receive customized notifications?

  11. Is training required?

  12. Can the intranet be replaced by a corporate social network?

  13. Are data transfers subject to specific regulations and laws?

Need help? For a complete guide on project collaboration, check out our Beginner’s guide to Project Collaboration. (Download the full PDF here).

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