Finding, hiring and managing freelancers and contractors is a juggling act, especially if you’re a startup or small business. From waking up at 2 a.m. to jump on Skype, to coordinating an idea from start to finish, project outrourcing takes up a lot of time. This week’s Must Have App, Ziptask, offers a cloud-based web app designed specifically for outsourcing projects, so businesses don’t have to manage it.
Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint—they’re household names. But there’s one Microsoft app that many businesses are just now beginning to discover. An app that increases productivity by fostering team communication and by helping users organize, share, and track documents across their organization:
Being a Project Manager, I schedule a lot of meetings with members all across our company. Before the new “Group Scheduling” feature, I would have to type in each member’s email address in order to add them to the invite list. This is fine for a handful of people, but when you are consistently inviting 10+ members to meetings, it can really feel like a waste of time.