Social & Collaboration Platforms and Spaces

Last updated: June 14, 2016 at 11:15 am

Platforms used to create social and collaboration spaces for workteams, groups, communities and networks. For the enterprise or education. Listed in alphabetical order.


Actionmint
Actionmint is a fresh new platform to help you get work done!
Cost: Free and premium plans  |  Available: Hosted


Active Collab
Active Collab helps your team stay organized when you outgrow email.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Advanseez
Collaborative web application dedicated to business owners and managers to design, implement and track businesses strategy, keeping them focused on goals.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted


Asana
Easy way for teams to track their work—and get results.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted


Basecamp
Basecamp is a web-based tool that lets you manage and track projects (or simply ideas) and quickly create client/project extranets.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted


Beesy
Improve your team productivity at work. Plan and coordinate actions, share files and rich media, updates in real time to get the most from your team.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted


Binfire
Binfire makes it easy for your team to plan, organize, collaborate and be more productive.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Bloomfire
Bloomfire helps to organize company knowledge & expertise,and make it accessible & shareable with the people that need it most.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


BrainKeeper
Enterprise wiki software provides essential collaboration features for business.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


BuddyPress
Build a social  platform that you can use to set up  a social network for your company, school, sports team or niche community – all based on the power and flexibility of WordPress.
Cost: Free. Open Source  |  Available: Download


CoMind Work
The most powerful work productivity platform for your entire organization.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Confluence
Confluence is where you create, organize and discuss work with your team.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


DeskAway
DeskAway is a smart web-based project collaboration software that provides teams a central place to organize, manage & track work.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Dolphin
Dolphin.Pro is the best all-in-one Social CMS + mobile apps package for your own custom community site.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Easy Projects
Replace the mess of spreadsheets, emails and whiteboards with a simple workspace for everyone to collaborate together.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Elgg
Elgg is an award-winning social networking engine, delivering the building blocks that enable businesses, schools, universities and associations to create their own fully-featured social networks and applications.
Cost: Free. Open source  |  Available: Download


EditMe
The simplest wiki solution for your business! Share content and files, capture knowledge and manage processes with your entire team.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


eRoom Hosting
Share documents. Discuss issues. Conduct surveys. Manage calendars. Plan projects.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Foswiki
Foswiki is a wiki, so you and your team members can collaborate and edit pages directly in the web browser.
Cost:  Free  |  Available: Download


GlassCubes
Glasscubes is a user-friendly online collaboration platform for businesses. It increases productivity by improving the way teams share files, manage projects and communicate with each other.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


award-128Google Apps
Google Apps (for Work, Government & Education) is a service from Google providing independently customizable versions of several Google products under a custom domain name.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015: 59  See more a http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/google-apps/


Google Groups
Google Groups is a place to set up a group space that lets you discuss online or over email, create rich, custom pages and customise your look and feel.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


Google Spaces
App for small groups.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download/Hosted


Groupsite
Where social networking and collaboration meet.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


hiTask
Using hiTask as your task manager, shared calendar, you can handle your to-do list, manage a team task list.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Huddle
Secure Workspaces for File Sharing, Project Management & Collaboration for teams in the Cloud.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


HyperOffice
All your team tools in the cloud.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


iGroops
Your own social website within minutes.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


iMeet Central
Work together in ways you never imagined possible.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Jive
Social intranet software and collaboration tools.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Kerika
Kerika is work management for distributed and agile teams.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted


Liferay Social Office
Liferay Social Office is a social collaboration solution for the enterprise that streamlines communication, saves time, builds group cohesion and raises productivity.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Liquid Planner
Get the best project management tool for technology teams.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


LiveHive
LiveHive drives team productivity.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Lumoflow
Engage employees to collaborate. A private social network with group work tools.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Mzinga
Make social work for your business to increase productivity, lower costs and grow your business.
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Installed


Ning
Ning’s scalable hosted platform gives you the tools and expertise you need to publish and connect with your community – all in one place.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Nozbe
Busy people and effective teams get tasks and projects done thanks to Nozbe system and apps for the Mac, Windows, Linux, Android, iPad and iPhone.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


OneHub Workspaces
Customizable workspaces for online collaboration.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


OnePlace
Easy-to-use web-based software to connect your team, lead your business and grow your revenue.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


OnlyOffice
Online collaboration space for your team.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted


PBworks
PBWorks (previously PBwiki) is a hosted collaboration solution suitable for businesses and education. Capture knowledge, share files, and manage projects within a secure, reliable environment.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


PlanZone
Collaborate. Get it done. Better tools to stay on target.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


ProjectForum
Using familiar wiki technology, your entire team can collaborate to create, capture, correct and continuously improve its work processes, activities and results.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download/Hosted


ProjectPlace
Empower your teams to create plans, organize their work, and track personal tasks. In one place.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted


Redbooth
Collaborate and manage projects like never before. Redbooth is project management reinvented.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Rizzoma
Online collaboration tool for education and research.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


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SharePoint is an integrated suite of products from Microsoft to create a social intranet and collaboration portal.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015: 45  See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/sharepoint/


Sharetronix
A Private Social Network… for You or Your Business.
Cost: Free and premium plans  |  Available: Hosted


award-128Slack
Slack is a team collaboration tool, for real time messaging and file sharing.
Cost: Free and premuium plans  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015: 83  See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/slack/


Slyng
Slyng is a free mobile app that allows you to share meaningful content and make it accessible to the people around.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download app


Smartsheet
The work collaboration tool for businesses of all sizes.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Socialcast
Unlock the collective power of your organisation Enterprise social network.
Cost: Free and premium plans  |  Available: Hosted


Social Engine
Social Engine is one way to create your own social website or online community.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


SocialGo
Everything you need to create an exceptional social network for your community
Cost: Commercia. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Social Site Creator
Creating your own social network is no longer a dream. Whether you are a beginner or web developer, you can create your social network in minutes!
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Hosted


SocialText
Transform your business with social software from SocialText.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Sosius
Sosius is a leading online collaboration and team workspace platform for SMEs and large enterprises.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Spruz
Create and grow your free social network.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Swabr
The Social Network for Your Company.
Cost: Commercial |  Available: Hosted


Team Management
Task Management software for teams.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted


Teamwork
Every task involving your business in one place. The most powerful and simple way to collaborate with your team to get work done.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


ThoughtFarmer
ThoughtFarmer provides social intranet software.
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Hosted


TikiWiki
Tiki is the Free / Libre / Open Source Web Application Platform with the most built-in features.
Cost: Free. Open source  |  Available: Download


award-128Trello
Trello is a fast and easy way organise anything – from your day-to-day work, to a personal project. It is available for both personal and collaborative use.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015: 82  See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/trello/


TikiWiki
Tiki is the Free / Libre / Open Source Web Application Platform with the most built-in features.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted

Totara Social
The enterprise social network designed to foster collaboration, communication and knowledge sharing across your organisation
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Installed/Hosted


TWiki
TWiki® is a flexible, powerful, and easy to use enterprise wiki, enterprise collaboration platform, and web application platform.
Cost: Free. Open source  |  Available: Download


Webasyst
Manage your site and collaborate with your team. In one place.
Cost/Available: Free .Open Source to download. Commercial plans for hosting


Wiggio
Wiggio is the easiest way to work in groups.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


WikiDot
Wikidot is a place to build wiki-based websites. Use it to publish content, share your documents, collaborate with friends or coworkers, create a place for your community!
Cost:  Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted


Wikispaces
Wikispaces is a wiki hosting platform providing community wiki spaces, visual page editing, and discussion areas – for collaborative working and learning.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted


XWiki
First generation wikis are used to collaborate on content. Second generation wikis can be used to create collaborative web applications. XWiki can be used either as a first generation wiki or a second generation one.
Cost:  Free. Open source  |  Available: Download


Yahoo Groups
Yahoo Groups is a site where you can create a group space.  Here can can access a shared message archive, group event, calendars, members polls and shared links.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


award-128Yammer
Microsoft’s Enterprise Social Networking platform has become a popular social collaboration and knowledge sharing platform both in businesses and education.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015: 28  See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/yammer/


YooLink Pro
YoolinkPro is a customizable communication platform that enables you to create a corporate social network, to easily manage external communities or to boost your team productivity.
Cost: CommercialFree trial  |  Available: Hosted


Zimbra Collaboration
Increase productivity with a complete set of collaboration tools while maintaining total control over your company’s security and privacy.
Cost: CommercialFree trial  |  Available: Hosted