Mar 20, 2015
Technology is at the heart of the work revolution. We
wouldn't be talking so much about virtual teams if we couldn't
easily access many, many tools to help us work with others many
miles away. But, there are so many collaboration tools out there:
how do you choose one for you and your team? Lisette and Pilar hope this episode will help you make
For the full show notes, visit www.virtualnotdistant.com/tools
00:35 Pilar's very short introduction.
03:30 Lisette and I were quite chatty this week. We talked about:
Happy Melly’s dance party and Muse cubes.
07:45 Hired an online personal trainer through FitOrbit.
11:30 Pilar got a nice message from one of her connections – podcasting with integrity.
13:45 Pilar is now listening to the Fizzle Show. Lisette enjoyed the Adam Corolla show, Entrepreneur on Fire, This American Life: Serial , Start Up
17:20 We finally get down to talking about collaboration
How the tool LIsette was using went bust overnight, a cautionary tale….
We start talking about tools, which Lisette divides into six categories.
22:50 Visualising and Brainstorming –
28:45 Project Management
36:40 Task Management
37:50 Knowledge-based Tools
44:20 File Storage
47:50 Informal Communication and Meetings
54:45 Best practices when using collaboration tools with your virtual team:
01:02:30 Pilar's afterthoughts