Here is a list of top 11 team collaboration tools that will enable your team members to generate more productivity by promoting a bonding between the team members.
1. Asana – Make more time for work that matters
It is a cloud-based platform where all the members of your testing team can log in from anywhere, as long as they have a working internet connection. The dashboard has three panels which give you access to all the data related to your project.
If you are the stakeholder or the owner of the product or business, Asana will provide you with the data regarding all the projects that are ongoing at your organization along with individual data like pending tasks and the person to whom the task is assigned.
LambdaTest offers integration with Asana.
2. Wrike – Leading Work Management Solution
Wrike will help you to break your task into smaller fragments. Thus, the test lead can easily track each member’s work progress and team contribution.
The data provided is very easily readable and also provides you with financial details so that you can check that the project is within the budget limit. This team collaboration tool is very useful for service-based organizations.
This is a packaged tool that allows the user to create a task and assign them to the members of a testing team based on its priority. It has been widely popular among various organizations because of features like customizable scrum board, reports that show the work progress of both Kanban and Agile team and also a backlog grooming, that helps project managers to design strategies and track work.
LambdaTest offers integration with JIRA.
4. Scoro: Bring Structure To Your Work
This team collaboration tool is not free, but with its cost, it comes with a lot of facilities, which can be easily customized to fit in the workflow.
It enables individual members to share files internally within the team. The user can create unlimited projects and team members can be given joint access to multiple projects if required. Apart from tracking the team’s progress, the user can also create invoices using templates.
5. Slack – Where Work Happens
Apart from being widely used as an instant messenger, Slack is also an effective team collaboration tool.
It allows users to segregate discussions into different categories based on the purpose or department. Provides opportunities like file sharing and searching for information. Users can customize the tool or set preferences based on whatever solution they require. LambdaTest offers integration with Slack.
6. WebEx: Work Where You Are
This is an IM and chats service that enables your team members to create chat rooms and share files both in the room as well as one-on-one. Not only that, but it also provides facilities like screen sharing, video calling, log in as a guest as well as unlimited storage.
7. BitBucket – Built for Professional Teams
Developed by Atlassian, the company that owns Hipchat and JIRA, Bitbucket is an efficient team collaboration tool. It offers an unlimited number of private repositories to its users. However, unlike Github, it does not focus on open source. Rather, its purpose is to help developers and testers within an organization to collaborate in projects.
LambdaTest offers integration with Bitbucket.
8. Igloo – Digital Workplace Solutions
Now, team cohesion becomes much stronger with the help of this team collaboration tool that gives you the opportunity to create a customizable project. The access to that project can be made public or private. You can also restrict or give additional access to your team members.
9. Trello – lets you work more collaboratively and get more done
It is a cloud-based platform that allows the user to organize their projects using cards that are displayed on the dashboard. You can write on the cards, move them around and remove them whenever you want. The columns in the card show different phases of the project. As progress is made on each project, the card is moved along the board. You can thus see the status of all the projects your team is working on.
LambdaTest offers integration with Trello.
10. Yammer – Connect and engage across your organization
Yammer is a corporate social network that helps employees to collaborate effectively from different locations as well as departments. It is entirely focused on business and to join, members need to have a working email id registered under the company domain. Your testing team can create a separate group with restricted access where they can connect and share their idea and knowledge.
11. Microsoft VSTS / Azure DevOps
Visual Studio Team Services, now rather known as Azure DevOps provides a collaboration for different teams in a project, with special tools for testers, architects, developers etc. Each member of the project can do their assigned work along with connecting the other members of the team for discussion and knowledge sharing.
LambdaTest offers integration with Microsoft VSTS/ Azure DevOps.