The market is full of options, but which one is the best fit for your business?
In the modern business world collaboration is everything.
With the increasing demand for digital transformation projects, open source, and the influx of devices that let staff work from any location, never has the need to effectively communicate with staff been more important.
The importance of collaboration is somewhat reflected in the vast array of collaboration software solutions that are available in the market. A quick Google search will throw up more results than could be easily digested.
To help your business make the right choice CBR highlights five of the best solutions on the market.
This one is more for the programmers, but given their importance at the heart of what businesses are doing it is important to provide them with the tools that will help them do their jobs better.
Founded in 2008, GitHub is a web-based Git repository hosting service, a version control system used for software development that offers source code management.
Essentially it is a huge library of open source software projects that allows programmers to commit code and is basically a large social networking site for programmers.
With more than 15 million users and over 38 million repositories it is the largest host of source code in the world.
One major piece of functionality is “forking” which allows for the copying of a repository from one user’s account to another. The point of this is so that a user can take a project and modify it in your own account, any changes can be published and the original owner will be notified. The original owner can then merge the changes made into the original repository.
It is a worldwide collaboration effort to develop various pieces of software. Currently the leading contributing organisations are Google and Facebook.