Social & Collaboration Platforms and Spaces

Last updated: November 12, 2016 at 19:25 pm

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


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Confluence is where you create, organize and discuss work with your team.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016: 102  See more a http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/confluence/


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


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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 200 Tools for Learning 2016: 40  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


NoddlePod
Noddlepod is a community-based learning tool that provides a safe and private environment for social learning, knowledge sharing and mutual support
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


SessionLab
A tool designed for facilitators for workshop and training agenda planning: SessionLab is the dynamic way to design your workshop and collaborate with your co-facilitators
Cost: Free and Premium versions |  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 200 Tools for Learning 2065: 38  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


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Slack is a team collaboration tool, for real time messaging and file sharing.
Cost: Free and premuium plans  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2015: 20  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


SpeakUp
SpeakUp is all about structured collaboration. Share great Ideas, highlight Problems or ask Questions. Input from the team is automatically sorted based on votes. Decisions from management are made transparently.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  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


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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 200 Tools for Learning 2016: 43  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


 

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


UnTapMe
social learning and collaboration platform for the workplace. It encourages users to learn and collaborate with their peers through a system of badges.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


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


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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 200 Tools for Learning 2016 12  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