Deskaway Launches Social Project Management & Collaboration Features

DeskAway, a web-based project collaboration service that provides teams a central location to easily organize, manage & track their projects has launched several personalization & social features.
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* Project Management
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* Web 2 0
* Saas

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* Open source

* Mumbai - Maharashtra - India

Dec. 10, 2008 - PRLog -- These features are available for free as well as paid plans.

My Account & Profile : The “Services” link is renamed to “My Account”. You will be able to update your profile, upload a profile photo and talk a little about yourself. After all, if you are working in a team, it would be cool to let others know a little about yourself, what skills you possess and what have you done in the past.

Personalization - Profile Photo : Personalize your DeskAway experience by uploading a 50px image of yourself. Anytime you want, you can remove the picture. Your profile information will also be shown to your project members from the Project Overview page. In addition, your profile picture will be displayed next to all your comments. When working in distributed teams, its always good to see who you are replying and commenting to.

Twitter-style 'What are you working on?' : Why not let your project members know what you are doing? e.g. “Taking a break, going for a quick lunch” or “Working on Ajax development, anyone have open source scripts ready?”. You can set your message from the “What you are working on” link at the top of the page or from the Project Overview page. Everyone in your project team will be allowed to see your message. Future developments of this feature will allow team members to reply to updates and even subscribe to a RSS feed.

There are more social features planned for the coming months. "At DeskAway, we are striving to create an online service that is not only simple and powerful to use but also facilitates social collaboration." said Sahil Parikh, Founder & CEO of DeskAway.

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Synage is one of the very first Software As A Service (SaaS) companies from India. DeskAway, its flagship service, is a monthly, subscription-based online project management 2.0 service that helps individuals, small businesses, and teams within larger organizations to organize, manage and track their projects from a central location with their partners, employees and clients.

With the growing number of small businesses/ distributed teams, increased broadband penetration, and 24x7 mobile work culture, DeskAway is rightly poised to give teams an accurate view of how their projects are doing and help eliminate common problems that occur when multiple people are collaborating: email spam, multiple file versions, lost files, task accountability issues, lack of reporting & work transparency.

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Synage is a Web company delivering software as a service (SaaS) over the Internet to the global audience. Our flagship product, DeskAway, is a web-based project collaboration service that provides teams a central location to easily organize, manage and track their projects.
Tags:Project Management, Collaboration, Web 2 0, Saas
Industry:Software, Open source
Location:Mumbai - Maharashtra - India
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