I’m curious what all y’all are using to coordinate teams during WFH.
Zoom for multi person meetings. We meet with our mentors about once a week, and have a Monday morning team meeting every week to talk about general direction.
Slack for instant messaging and one on one. We can ping each other with messages or if it’s a bit more in depth I can call them for an instant video call.
Redmine, which is a ticketing system. Projects get put in with tasks, then users update it with status updates and or questions.
The combination is working well, thoughtheteam is small.
The company my daughter works for uses sococo. Its an image of an island with a building. The building has a foyer and reception area, meeting rooms, and offices. If you want to talk to someone, you can see if they are in the office and knock on the door. If they accept it opens a zoom. You can put yourself in a meeting room which opens zoom for everyone in the meeting room. And visitors go to the reception where you can greet them which takes them to a zoom and shows them meeting with you in your office.
I love the concept.
Teams. Heck, I think the powers-that-be are looking into whether we can at least partially get rid of direct-dial-from-outside phone extensions to save money, given how much we and many of our vendors are using Teams for voice/video communications, and the emerged hassles of routing phone numbers.
Teams for meetings and for all file storage. I don’t see or hear from my real boss 1-1 unless something is on fire, and even then, there’s usually someone else on the call. He asked for weekly progress updates from the whole team once, but I’ve never bothered (he doesn’t read emails anyway).
At least for me, “files” in Teams is just an interface to SharePoint and OneDrive. I like the idea of SharePoint; I just find most of the implementations of it in my experience to be lousy.
Granted, I don’t think that interface is particularly wonderful. Teams has plug-ins/interfaces to many other tools; I appreciate what they’re trying to do to facilitate collaboration, but the implementation leaves quite a bit to be desired.