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7 Tools That Improve Team Communication

When it comes to business communication tools, we all know about Teams, Slack, Zoom, Google Workspace and a handful of other usual suspects. But there are lots of alternatives out there that also do a great job of keeping your team connected and productive. Here are seven to consider:


With a host of built-in features that include formal and informal meetings, digital whiteboards, embedded apps, screen sharing, direct messaging and lots more, Teamflow is an all-in-one virtual workspace that promotes frictionless communication and provides everything your team needs to be optimally creative and productive. 


Flowdock integrates a host of communications and workflow features on one dashboard. You can share files and information with teammates, search for content, get alerts, read email, hold private and team chat sessions and lots more — at your desk or on the go with mobile. 


Billed as a single hub for neatly organized tasks, conversations, pinned messages, and all the other content you share, Chanty keeps you and your co-workers in touch, on point and more productive. There’s also a Kanban integration, a “discuss tasks” function and a way to prioritize tasks that are due so you never miss deadlines. 



Proofhub is a central source for collaboration and project management that features a host of integrated apps, customized workflows, a Gantt chart function for planning and visualizing projects, workload reports, timesheets and more. There’s also a host of accessibility features, a slew of different view formats and numerous options for admin control.   

Troop Messenger

Troop Messenger has everything you need to collaborate effectively: Remote screen sharing, file sharing, audio and video calling, group chat and instant messaging. To suit a variety of needs, service models include SaaS, On-Premise, Chat API and Custom App. And everything is secured by end-to-end encryption, so you can work with peace of mind.


Fleep is all about collaborating through conversations that facilitate workflow and productivity. You can add or subtract people — internal and external — from any conversation at any time. There’s also a Pinboard for highlighting important insights and creating a plan to complete tasks, easy file sharing, lots of app integrations and Fleep Teams for better organizing communication between multiple teams.


Packed with functionality, including an array of different templates for software development and IT, Confluence is where knowledge management and project execution come together. Harness team knowledge, create one source of truth, facilitate workflow and strengthen team culture with features that enhance collaboration, communication and participation.