Plan events

http://www.google.com/apps/

Google Apps

4.125

With Google Apps, you can access your emails, calendar and documents from anywhere as long as there’s an internet connection. You can also use Google forms for surveys, Google chat for instant messaging and Google Hangouts for video conferencing.

 
Everyone is feeling the pinch at the moment and Blackpool Wyre & Fylde Council for Voluntary Service is no different. Project Manager Kim Wood decided to see what he could do to make savings and started to research tools that might help. He came across Google apps which had made a real impact on the way he and his team work.
http://www.wrike.com

Wrike

4.333335

Project management software to get your work organized and boost your team’s productivity and collaboration effectively.

https://onedrive.live.com/about/en-gb/

Microsoft OneDrive

4.5
OneDrive is a cloud storage facility, similar to Dropbox, iCloud, etc. letting you store files that can be accessed from any computer in the world with internet connection.
 
Cloud computing with SkyDrive
Elizabeth Richmond of Oasis Training in Plymouth discusses how she has encouraged her clients to use SkyDrive to store, access and send their CVs, as well as other documents, safely and effectively.
http://www.podio.com

Podio

4.333335

A great website that can be used to manage projects, contacts, issues and much more. Add up to 5 members of your team for free, and the tool becomes a great networked project management suite.

http://www.spiderscribe.net/

SpiderScribe

4

A free mind mapping tool to help you organise your ideas.

http://www.mindmeister.com

MindMeister

4.333335

Superb online collaborative mind mapping

https://join.me/

join.me

3.5

If you have ever wanted to show a colleague in another organisation something on your computer screen or help a friend with a technical question then this is the screen sharing tool for you.

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/mindgenius-for-ipad/id524347923?mt=8&affId=19773...

MindGenius

3.5

This mindmapping tool allows you to graphically put down how your project has evolved over a period of time - use on a PC or use the app for iPad

http://www.glasscubes.com

Glasscubes

4

Share, collaborate, & communicate online. Organize your day to day work, project manage, information, people and files securely.

http://www.strikebase.com/

Strikebase

3.5

This project management software allows you to plan & execute tasks, recurring tasks, track time and manage deadlines with your team on a virtu

http://www.mindjet.com/uk/

Mindjet

3.666665

Mindjet is collaborative work management software for brainstorming ideas, organising information and managing projects and tasks

 
 
Rahima Begum, Community Regeneration Officer for Southern Housing Group, discusses how she uses Mindjet to help brainstorm, plan and track ideas and meetings, as well as collaborating in The Cloud.
http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/

Eventbrite

4
Eventbrite gives you all the online tools you need to plan an event, promote it via social media, and sell your tickets.
 
Jacqui Thompson, Community Learning Officer for Gateshead Libraries, explains how they used Eventbrite to organise and run a very successful 'e-Day' event. So successful that everyone is now asking when the next one will be!
http://www.groupspaces.com

Groupspaces

3

A collaboration tool for community groups, with email groups, document storage, website, wiki pages and more.

http://do.com

Do

3

Simple tool for organising projects and tasks in secure groups. Ideal for anyone working on multiple projects at one time

http://evernote.com/

Evernote

4

Evernote helps you capture, remember and manage your ideas and notes.

http://www.slideshare.net

Slideshare

3

This tool is a great website to search out inspiring and informative presentations and documents. Browse content uploaded by others or upload your own files to your free Slideshare account for others to view.

https://www.yammer.com/

Yammer

3

Yammer brings the power of social networking to your company. Yammer is as easy to use as great consumer software like Facebook and Twitter, but is designed for company collaboration, file sharing, knowledge exchange and team efficiency.

 
Rachel Verney, Manager of Central Services, talks about how she has used Yammer as a tool for the Kingston CAB’s Pro Bono legal advice project.
http://www.teamviewer.com/en/download/windows.aspx

Team viewer

3.5

Use TeamViewer for online team meetings and presentations.

https://trello.com/

Trello

4.2

Trello is a free management tool that organises your projects around a digital board. Collaborate ideas in a simple, visual and interactive way.

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/simplemind+-mind-mapping/id305727658?mt=8

SimpleMind+

3

This free mindmapping app is very usable - the phrase that comes to mind is "a picture means a thousand words" which certainly is very true if you