Zoho socialises Projects 2.0

Summary:After a teaser campaign that mentioned integrated Zoho web-based services and a 'popular Microsoft product', Zoho has unveiled Zoho Projects 2.0, which brings together Microsoft Project and a collection of Zoho's online collaboration services.

After a teaser campaign that mentioned integrated Zoho web-based services and a 'popular Microsoft product', Zoho has unveiled Zoho Projects 2.0, which brings together Microsoft Project and a collection of Zoho's online collaboration services.

Billed as 'the social way to get things done', Zoho Projects claims to go beyond traditional project management by allowing teams to plan projects in Microsoft's application and use Zoho's services to manage them. Among the Zoho elements are a centralised file store, a project calendar, a wiki, chat rooms and forums, and the ability to create a project-based intranet.

If you want to try the system (and we'll be reporting further on it), you get one free project with unlimited users when you sign up.

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