There are a lot of project management tools on the market. Some are good, some are bad, but none of them allow teams to converse as conveniently as CloudApp. Why? Because CloudApp utilizes visual communication techniques that boost productivity and promote crystal clear conversations between coworkers.
In order to complete projects on time and on budget, teams have to communicate effectively. If they don't, important details slip through the cracks, mistakes are made, and it becomes nearly impossible to meet deadlines without spending additional funds.
CloudApp's revolutionary screen and webcam recording, GIF creation, and image annotation features ensure this doesn't happen. Keep reading to learn more about how our ground-breaking solution can assist your project management efforts.
We all manage projects every day, even if "project manager" isn't our official title. Everything from writing company blog posts to cooking dinner at home could be considered a project that needs to be managed.
So before we go on, we want to define what we mean by project management:
Project management is the act of brainstorming, planning, executing, and delivering a collection of tasks in order to achieve a specific goal or goals for a company.
Interest in project management as a business practice has exploded. In the last 10 years, the Project Management Institute has seen its member-base grow from 25,000 folks to over a quarter million. That's a 10-fold increase in a single decade!
It's not surprising when you understand how beneficial project management can be. Effective project management leads to:
Now that we know what project management is and why it's crucial to business success, let's look at how CloudApp assists project management processes.
If you're not familiar with our software, CloudApp is a visual communication tool that brings screen and webcam recording, GIF creation, and image annotation features to the cloud. Our solution is incredibly powerful but also easy to use. That's why big-name brands like Uber, Salesforce, and Adobe are loyal customers.
In the next few sections, we'll dissect the most prominent CloudApp features and explain why they can be advantageous to project managers and their teams.
Here's the truth: visuals allow teams to communicate more effectively than plain text alone. As we've already established, communication is key to project management success. Here's how CloudApp's visual communication features can benefit your projects:
Here's how to use CloudApp's visual communication features:
And that's it! You now know how to use CloudApp's visual communication features to improve your project management processes.
What do you do with your screen grabs and webcam recordings once they've been shot? The answer is: you edit them to perfection. CloudApp makes it easy to crop images, cut down recordings, and even pixelate private information. But it doesn't stop there…
CloudApp includes powerful annotation features that allow users to add text, arrows, shapes, emojis, and more to their CloudApp content. You can even upload videos and images from outside sources and then annotate them using our solution.
The best part is, it's super easy to use this feature. All you have to do it:
Annotated videos and images are a great way to convey information fast. For example, if a colleague sends you a graphic and asks for feedback, you could write them a long email containing your thoughts. Or, you could take a screenshot of the graphic and then annotate it, quickly showing them what to change using arrows and text. How cool is that?
The amazing content you create with CloudApp won't benefit your project management efforts if you don't have a convenient way to share it with your colleagues. Fortunately, CloudApp makes content distribution extremely easy in the form of secure links and convenient call-to-action buttons. Here's how file-sharing works inside CloudApp:
As you can see, sharing your CloudApp creations couldn't be simpler. When managing projects, you'll save a boatload of time by first crafting your content with CloudApp and then using our platform to distribute it to your colleagues.
CloudApp is a powerful tool. But to really kick your project management efforts into high-gear, we recommend integrating it with one of our partners. The process is quick and easy and will give you complete control over your projects. Here are a few of the integrations available in regards to project management:
While the above integrations are the most popular for project management purposes, CloudApp also seamlessly connects with a host of other tools. Check out our integrations page for details.
CloudApp will help you become a better project manager. Our solution's screen and webcam recording, GIF creation, and image annotations features make communication a breeze. And when you communicate effectively with your team, everything else falls into place.
But fortunately for you and your career, CloudApp won't cost you an arm and a leg to use. You can get started today for free! If you decide you want access to some of our high-end features like enhanced editing options, calls-to-action, and integrations, simply upgrade. Paid plans start at just $8 a month per user.
Give yourself an unfair project management advantage and sign up for CloudApp. You won't regret it!