Team work has been an underlying foundation for the success of an organization in challenging times. Getting along with team members and forging a strong relationship has been a key factor for successful teams. Another important factor for truly top notch teams is the use of collaboration tools like Instant messengers to communicate, share files and get work done with team members scattered across the world. Group chat features in an IM can be really useful for teams handling small to medium size projects on strict guidelines.
Powerful group chat features in an IM has a lot of benefits over doing conference voice/video calls, where team members often overlap in their talks, there’s no record of what was discussed, and you surely can’t share files over the call. There are lots of IMs that have great one-on-one chatting features, but that doesn’t always make the cut for companies having teams spanned across continents. Business group chat features are specifically designed and tailor made to improve collaboration between team members and increase efficiency.
You can set up group chat rooms between different departments like marketing, sales and development. Add all the required members to the group and start discussing your project requirements with all the members. You can share files and send links to everyone at one go and even ask for suggestions from individual team members so other members can improvise on the suggestion and come out with the best solution. Virtual group chat truly enhances the brainstorming process which is essential for any competitive organization today.
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