Take teamwork to the next level with Jira and Flock

From simple task management to elaborate sprint planning, developer teams use Jira for a variety of purposes. Atlassian Jira helps teams collaborate on..

How to deal with (way) too much email

125 - that's how many emails an average employee processes each day. Most are received rather than sent, and many don’t require a response. But that is..

Flock faster with /slash commands

Slasher films? Slash, the guitar player? Slash-ay, shantay? What’s all this slash business about?

You may have seen /slash commands used in different..

Spend less time on email with Inbox Zero

“Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated!” —Mark Twain

Legend has it that Mark Twain was on his deathbed back in 1897. He wasn’t. The above..

Trello in Flock organizes your organization tools

As a Trello user, you probably use the task management tool to organize every bit of your life. From agile product roadmapping to content strategy to ..

Asana, meet Flock: Integrate your boards with a team messenger for an easier workflow

So you’re an Asana user—that means you value organization above all else. Your teams are set up, your tasks are on board, and you know your timeline...

3 surefire ways to hold your team accountable in the workplace

Effective communication is the first step towards taking accountability at work

Talking Teams Assemble: A guide to effective team collaboration

Share ideas and skills using collaboration tools to bolster teamwork and boost productivity

Why leaders should walk the talk on work-life balance

A boss that preaches punctuality, but walks in late to a meeting. Or one who criticizes employees for checking personal email during business hours,..

Why workplace collaboration matters and how to do it right

Get the most out of your team with these six best practices 

Five lessons I’ve learned in my first three months at a startup

I recently joined Flock, a collaboration and communication software company, based in Mumbai, Bangalore, and Boston. Flock is my first experience at a..

Find the best business collaboration software for your company

7 types of tools that accelerate productivity and fast-track results

Do you text employees after hours? Should you?

“Don’t take your work home with you!” — said no one ever. But it’s nice to hear, isn’t it?

The pros and cons of open-plan offices

Open-plan offices are everywhere. Startups love them, and open-floor layouts are so cost-effective, small and medium businesses are happy to get on..

Worried now that PHONESlips is shutting down? Use Flock to communicate!

Bad news: PHONESlips, a long-running communication tool for phone messages, memos, e-mail, contacts and schedules, is closing down. On December 31,..

How to find, hire, manage, and pay independent contractors

In today’s gig economy, hiring independent contractors is serious business

The 7 best free collaboration apps for small businesses

Collaboration apps are a dime a dozen. Probably not the right choice of words, but there are so many that it’s hard to choose the right one for your..

The employee’s pocket guide to informal workplace communication

When being too comfortable at work becomes uncomfortable

6 tips for proper webcam lighting for virtual meetings

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a… shadowy figure on your webcam screen?

Video conferencing can be tough to get right, especially if you’re taking part..