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Freshdesk online customer support software and helpdesk solution is helping tens of thousands of businesses and organizations around the world provide great customer service. Their mission is to make it simple for brands to reach out to their customers and also for users to easily get in touch with businesses. In three years, they have introduced and released enhancements one after another to achieve this, and in this last months of 2014, they have included improved Twitter and Drive integrations along with a redesigned Mobihelp for iOS.
Improved Twitter Integration
Freshdesk recognizes the power of tweets to affect brands and businesses positively or negatively. In fact, many companies are trying to understand and take advantage of how Twitter can help build and expand their businesses. New positions, processes, and strategies have been created for this. Read the Complete Article
JIRA work planning and project tracking software for teams has made available the newest release of JIRA Agile. Version 6.6 continues to provide teams of all sizes and discipline the power of agile with much ease. Agile teams can easily create and estimate stories, manage their backlogs and sprints, and monitor their velocity and progress, all with a highly visual tool. The latest release includes a most requested feature to configure displayed cards and to better assign work for optimization.
Configure Agile Cards to show Rich Data
JIRA Agile 6.6 now includes a feature that many users have requested. They wanted to be able to configure the cards displayed on the rapid board. It is basically a request to make cards more customizable to enable users display rich data on the cards in an agile context. Read the Complete Article
Redbooth is a communication and collaboration platform which aims to improve company productivity by providing a single place for project teams and departments. Users from small businesses to large global enterprises can manage tasks, share files and communicate in real-time. It provides integration with email and third-party applications, high-def video conferencing, project management tools, and mobile accessibility. With more than 650,000 users and thousands of major paying organizations, the online collaboration software has evolved from offering simple team-oriented tools to becoming a broad collaboration platform for global teams and large enterprises.
Features, Benefits, Product Strengths
- Easy to use, as simple as email – Redbooth allows for the easy creation and management of tasks. Users can organize teams and projects for better visibility and accountability. Nothing falls into cracks.
LeanKit visual project management and workflow mapping application has made available exciting functionality in its latest release for its Portfolio Edition accounts. It has three product editions, namely the Basic, Team, and Portfolio. The Portfolio Edition is ideal for organizations that use Kanban across multiple teams, projects, and locations. With the new Connections feature, visibility, collaboration and tracking are greatly improved, providing the right level of details, with the ability to see potential problems across multiple boards.
Enhanced Drill-Throughs Now Called Connections
Even before, LeanKit has provided so-called drill-through relationships that allow users to establish between a parent card on one board and one or multiple child cards on another board. This same drill-through has been renamed as Connections but with several important enhancements. A new Connections tab is now available to easily create, remove, and manage relationships between cards. Read the Complete Article
LiquidPlanner rolled out its October Release with exciting changes and new features. Committed to service, quality and reliability, the LP development team continues to deliver enhancements in improving a simple but effective online project management software. The latest release includes a redesigned Home tab that combines the features of the My Work and Home pages, and the ability to use Tags in a number of ways.
The New Home Tab
The October Release of LiquidPlanner has streamlined the workspace for better user experience. The result is the new Home tab that joined the most used function and features of My Work and Home. From this one starting point, users are able to access comments and conversations, view the most recent activity, focus on the most critical to-do, track time and review timesheets. Read the Complete Article
It is a universally acknowledged truth that meetings are vital when it comes to the successful running of a company. Individuals within teams need to know what everyone else is doing so that their tasks do not overlap and so that they can strengthen work and personal bonds, and company-wide meetings ensure that everyone is on the same page with regard to the direction the company is heading in.
In addition, meetings allow for face-to-face communication in a world where business is increasingly conducted over the internet or telephone. Body language and tone does not come through electronically (though of course emails and phone calls are still vital when it comes to keeping in touch) so a meeting allows the participants to really get on the same page rather than agreeing to something they don’t think is right because they want to get off the phone. Read the Complete Article
AceProject project management software released its latest enhancements early this month. Although the September release provided a great number of new features and improvements, this latest release contains a number of treats and tweaks as well. The AceProject team continues to add features that make the project collaboration and time tracking application efficient, reliable and easy to use. Enhancements include a new way to create tasks via forwarded email, a larger and more reliable document storage facility, and more opportunities to optimize API usage.
Forward Email to Create Task
AceProject has intuitive user interface that has been refined over time to bring a great user experience. However, there are times that users may have to work on other applications such as email. With email integration, users even before have been able to create tasks on the PM software by composing a new email and entering details. Read the Complete Article
Wrike for Android, a revolutionary and versatile Project Management application known for its efficient team and project management functionality has been updated. The app which currently runs on Android 2.3 and later versions features a new update that brings with it a couple of intriguing features. Among them, the user interface now includes two new and optimized swipe functions in your workspace for easier and faster task editing.
New Swipe Gestures in Task List
Wrike’s task list now been updated with two swipe based gestures to enable users to edit, delete as well as reschedule tasks with ease. In the workspace, users can now swipe to the left to reschedule tasks with due dates or add them to other folders. Similarly, swiping to the right marks your tasks as complete. Read the Complete Article
WP Project Manager Pro is a premium WordPress plugin that allows the content management system software to become a primary project management tool. It has the needed features such as task management, resource assignment, schedules, and more, all within WordPress. People who know and like using WordPress do not need another separate PM tool to start, execute, monitor and close projects. Now, they can all organize and manage their work with just one application.
Features, Benefits, Product Strengths
- Work on and within WordPress – WP Project Manager Pro works as a plugin to WordPress, a popular, free and open source CMS used by millions of people in millions of websites. It is a user-friendly system whose functionality can easily be extended by numerous plugins for different purposes. This project management plugin has been downloaded almost 31,000 times with a rating of 4.1 out of 5 by users.
What is an API?
An API (Application Programming Interface) is a powerful tool that is provided by most online PM web applications. It allows you to connect to your account database and features through published functions and interact with it in unique and different ways. In the most basic of uses, it “gets” and “posts” data through function calls. Developers are able to use this mechanism to connect business systems together and to automate and/or streamline operations. It also makes them able to create features and connect external 3rd party applications drawing from the data within the app directly.
Examples of Add-Ons
Create a light mobile application interface, add an invoicing system onto an application that only tracks tasks/time, provide a client web portal to submit project requests, extract data automatically each week to generate a specialized report, etc. Read the Complete Article