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DropTask: Visual task manager gives clearer picture of projects

Circular-themed dashboard offers drag-and-drop simplicity and a host of information at a glance.

Box Notes brings streamlined document collaboration to Box

Box introduced Box Notes—a new service that lets users create, share, and collaborate on documents directly from within Box.

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Collaboration apps will cross platforms soon, Gartner says

Most collaboration applications will be equally available on desktops, mobile phones, tablets and browsers by 2016, reports Gartner.

Six alternative tools for small business collaboration

Pack up Basecamp and put a sock in Yammer. These off-the-beaten-path cloud services offer more, and frequently at a fraction of the cost.

Ballmer outlines the road ahead for Microsoft Office, Skype, 'Bing Now'

Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer outlines how Microsoft plans to reinvent the future of documents, collaboration, anticipatory data, and gaming.

Smacking SharePoint into shape

More than half of all SharePoint shops have had to add functionality to the core software, which came as a surprise to a number of them. Here's what they're doing.

Flickr co-founder once again bounces from games to business

Flickr rose from the ashes of Game Neverending. Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield's new business software, inspired by the behind-the-scenes work of his company Tiny Speck, took the forefront when he shuttered his more recent MMO, Glitch.

Collaboration in Microsoft Office: Painful but not impossible

New tools in Microsoft Office let you coedit documents in real time, but you must be prepared to jump through hoops.

Listen for the next big thing on Twitter: #TwitterChats

Twitter chats invite anyone with the right hashtag to join your conversation. It's a great tool for businesses looking to start a dialogue.

Google Keep vs. OneNote vs. Evernote: We name the note-app winner

Which note-taking tool stands above the rest? We pit Google's upstart software against the heavyweights from Microsoft and Evernote.