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A popular notetaking application from Evernote Corporation, Redwood City, CA ( that lets users create notes that are synchronized on all their computers and mobile devices. Introduced in 2008, Web pages, photos and attached files can also be stored in the user's computer or in the Evernote cloud.

Evernote Business provides a sharable notetaking system for managing projects, and the Spaces feature keeps team members up-to-date. Evernote Business maintains continuity as teams evolve and also restores previous versions of notes. In addition, integration with Slack is provided. See Slack.


A popular workplace collaboration application from Slack Technologies ( Introduced in 2013 and originally developed as a tool for its own video game development, Slack lets people organize chat "channels" for projects, departments, groups of users, etc., all of which reside in a sidebar. Messages can also be made private, and files can be shared by dropping them into a channel.

Documents can be searched, and social media, cloud storage and other services can be plugged in to keep all communications in one place. Available as a freemium product, the paid versions offer many more features, including tech support, usage statistics and unlimited searching and service integration. See collaborative software.

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