Working in the Cloud: Using Web-Based Applications and Tools to Collaborate Online

Working in the Cloud: Using Web-Based Applications and Tools to Collaborate Online

By: Jason R. Rich (author)Paperback

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A new generation of cloud-based collaboration and productivity tools promise to help companies work together more effectively, while driving down costs. But wide-ranging choices and enormous hype make it difficult to choose the best solutions for your company. In Working in the Cloud, Jason R. Rich demystifies your options, introduces each top collaboration tool, reviews their pros and cons, and offers tips for using them more successfully. Rich covers all these tools: Box, Cisco WebEx, DocuSign, Dropbox, Dropbox Paper, Evernote, Google Docs, Google Drive, Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Office 365,, Skype for Business, Slack, and Trello. Throughout, he offers practical guidance on adjusting workflows and processes to make the most of these tools. You'll learn how to enforce security in the cloud, manage small group collaborations, customize your tools to your organization's unique needs, and achieve real-time collaboration with employees, partners, and customers across virtually all devices: PCs, Macs, tablets, and smartphones. If you're ready to take full advantage of the cloud but don't know how, get Working in the Cloud: it's all you'll need to know.

About Author

Jason R. Rich ( is an accomplished author, journalist, and photographer. Some of his recently published books include iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks, 7th Edition (Que), My Digital Entertainment for Seniors (Que), Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business (Entrepreneur Press), How to Do Everything iCloud, 2nd Edition (McGraw-Hill), and The Crowd Funding Services Handbook (Wiley). Through his work as an enrichment lecturer, he often offers technology-related workshops and classes aboard cruise ships operated by Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises Lines, Norwegian Cruise Lines, and Celebrity Cruise Lines, as well as through Adult Education programs in the New England area. Please follow Jason R. Rich on Twitter (@JasonRich7), LinkedIn (, and Instagram (@JasonRich7).


1. Introduction to Cloud-Based Computing and Collaborating in the 21st Century 2. Determine if Your Needs Can Be Met By Cloud-Based Collaboration Solutions 3. Become a More Efficient Collaborator 4. Cloud-Based Security Concerns and How to Address Them 5. Introduction to Box as a Collaboration Tool 6. Cisco WebEx Offers Collaboration and Communication Solutions to Large Groups and Organizations 7. Use DocuSign to Review, Edit, Sign, and Share Documents 8. Manage Online File Sharing and Collaboration with Dropbox and Dropbox Paper 9. Evernote Offers Notetaking and Information Organization Tools to Collaborators 10. Google Docs and Google Drive Provides Easy Online Collaboration Solutions 11. How Larger Businesses Can Benefit from Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint 12. Microsoft Office 365 Provides Online Collaboration and File Sharing Tools for Everyone 13. Use Salesforce for Sales Team Collaboration and Communication 14. Skype for Business Streamlines Communication 15. Discover the Online Collaboration Tools Offered by Slack 16. Trello Makes Online Collaboration with a Group More Efficient 17. Avoid Common Cloud-Based Collaboration Pitfalls 18. Adapt to Quickly Evolving Technologies without Compromising Productivity

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780789759023
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780789759023
  • weight: 510
  • ISBN10: 0789759020

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