Remote Tools

BEST PRACTICES

REMOTE WORK FROM HOME START GUIDE

This is the high-level process for jumping into remote work to maintain your operations quickly and completely.

FORMAL TELEWORK POLICY TEMPLATE

This is a template intended for employers building company-wide formal telework program. However, you’ll find within it many elements that we recommend you incorporate (at minimum) into a remote work for continuity policy. You may find that having a policy in place at-large is valuable to your organization now and moving forward.

DOS/DON’TS FOR TELEMANAGERS AND TELEWORKERS

ACCOUNTING

QUICKBOOKS ONLINE– $12-75

Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption

GUSTO– $6-12/PER USER

Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption

ALL-INCLUSIVE

GOOGLE SUITE/HANGOUTS– $6-25/PER USER*

Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Audio/Phone | Instant Messaging | Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption
*In response to COVID-19 through July 1:  free access to our advanced Hangouts Meet video-conferencing capabilities to all G Suite and G Suite for Education customers globally including larger meetings, for up to 250 participants per call, live streaming for up to 100,000 viewers within a domain, and the ability to record meetings and save them to Google Drive

OFFICE 365/TEAMS– $0-12.50/PER USER*

Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Instant Messaging | Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption
*In response to COVID-19: Beginning March 10, Microsoft is rolling out updates to the free version of Teams that will lift restrictions on user limits.

COMMUNICATION

ZOOM– $0-19.99*

Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar | Security/Encryption
In response to COVID-19: free for educators to move toward virtual learning

ZOOM PHONE – $14.99

Services Provided: Audio/Phone | Security/Encryption

SLACK – $0-12.50

Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Instant Messaging | Information Storage/Sharing | Security/Encryption

LOOM – $0-5/PER USER*

Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar |Instant Messaging
*In response to COVID-19 through July 1: free for educators, recording limit removed on the free plan, free trial extended to 30 days, Loom Pro price adjusted to $5/month

RING CENTRAL – $24.99-49.99 PER USER*

Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar | Audio/Phone | Instant Messaging
*In response to COVID-19: Three months free RingCentral Office for K12 educators, health providers and non-profits

GOTOMEETING – $12-16/PER USER*

Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar | Audio/Phone | Instant Messaging
*In response to COVID-19: some organizations may be eligible for access to free emergency remote work toolkit. Can register here.

BlueJeans

CRM

LIVEAGENT– $0-39/PER USER

Services Provided: Project Management

INFORMATION SERVICES

DROPBOX BUSINESS – $12.50-20/PER USER*

Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing | Security/Encryption
*In response to COVID-19: Free Dropbox Business subscriptions for a three-month period to nonprofits and NGOs that are focused on fighting COVID-19

GENIUS SCAN – $0

Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing
Phone app for scanning/sending documents

TINY SCANNER – $0

Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing
Phone app for scanning/sending documents

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

TRELLO – $0-20.83/PER USER

Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption

ASANA PROJECT MANAGEMENT – $0-24.99/PER USER

Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management

SCHEDULING

ACUITY – $0-50

Services Provided: Project Management

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