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Virtual collaboration tools landing page launches

New resource puts information about the preferred virtual collaboration tools for School of Medicine users, at your fingertips.

Virtual collaboration tools are online products that enable you and your colleagues to work together from anywhere, as long as you have an internet connection.

From instant messaging to file sharing to video conferencing, there's an array of great virtual collaboration tools available to you—most at no cost.  But with so many choices, you may wonder what tools align best with how you and your team work.

To help you decide, there’s a new webpage that brings information on the School of Medicine’s preferred virtual collaboration tools into one place. IRT’s virtual collaboration tools webpage puts resources for Slack, Zoom, Jabber, Medicine Box, Google Drive, and other popular tools at your fingertips, with downloading instructions and user guides for each tool along with helpful articles developed by both IRT and University IT. 

Do you have a question about a virtual collaboration tool? IRT’s IT support staff are available to answer questions and help you select the tools you need. If you have questions, give them a call at 650-725-8000, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.