Do.com helps users manage the tasks that need to be completed for a project or other activity. When more than one person is responsible for activities for a process or project, an easy way to manage all the tasks and coordinate activities is required. This is where Do.com can help. It is a social tool that can be used to increase productivity while connecting all project or activity participants together. Users can share notes and get updates that will be received immediately by collaborators. Such real-time efforts and easy communication can make a difference and determine if a project or activity is successful or is a failure. With Do.com, individuals and teams do not need to be in the same place all the time and can still communicate by using Do.com to send information about tasks that have been completed and the tasks that still need to be accomplished.
Do.com began in March 2011 and is located San Francisco. It is available online and also on mobile devices such as the iPhone. In 2011, it was also given honor of being one of the Top 10 Consumer Web Apps of 2011 by ReadWriteWeb Products. The goal of Do.com is to make groups of people more productive, share related tasks and remain informed about group task activities. This helps to make the application popular. Getting work done efficiently is a major objective of Do.com.
There are many features that Do.com has which separate it from other applications. While other applications collaborate by working in known spaces such as getting people in one dimension, Do.com engages the participants of a project by ensuring that everyone is aware of all the various activities and their status through different media. Users working on the same project or activity can receive instant notifications by various means including by phone and other mobile devices such as tablets. Team members can also use the browser to keep track of activities.
The application looks easy to use and navigate. Tasks are assigned and it is clear who the tasks are assigned to. Similarly, when a task is completed, it is also easy to send a message to the team indicating the completion of the task. There is transparency of activities and this helps to keep the project and activities on track.
To use Do.com, users need to sign up for an account by providing a name, email address and password. Once an account has been created, users are able to begin creating projects and organizing team members or collaborators.
There is no cost for using Do.com. It will be free forever. No credit cards are needed to use the application. However, there is an indication from Do.com about a future premium version of the application that will have additional featufres.
For those who want to work collaboratively with others on projects, tasks or activities, Do.com can be appropriate and provide many benefits including the ability to collaborate with others who are far away, work on shared tasks or work on tasks that are private. Users can receive alerts and notifications too. The Do.com application is also useful for those who are mobile or on the road quite often. It is a way of staying in touch and receiving updates about work being done. It is also possible to link doocuments to tasks.