The rapid spread of COVID-19 across the globe has brought upon the increased need to adhere to ‘social distancing’ and ‘work from home’ norms. Companies and businesses are adapting technology to make ‘work from home’ a much more efficient and viable solution until the pandemic comes under control. Apps like Slack, Zoom, Skype, etc. are becoming the most used tools for exchanging of ideas and data amongst company employees.
While giants like Microsoft and Google are offering many tools for ‘work from home’ employees, some Korean startups have developed very efficient tools that can enhance productivity even when operating under the remote working scenario.
Koreatechdesk.com lists three tools for those who want to ensure smoother remote work operations.
JANDI is termed as Asian Version of popular US team chat tool ‘Slack.’
The group-oriented messaging tool combines messaging and file-sharing systems onto a single platform. The app offers file archiving and searching function, just like G Drive or Dropbox. JANDI supports English, Korean, Japanese, and simplified Chinese. The Asian interface of the app. has details like unread messages, chat-room settings, design features, etc., giving it a chat platform feel. Established in 2014, JANDI is now used across companies in South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and Singapore. It can be a very useful and business focus communication tool for remote workers.
BeeCanvas is a virtual whiteboard with diverse tools to create a sharing space for collaborations and presentations. This Cloud-based service developed by Korean startup Osiris Systems is a cloud-based software that offers real-time collaboration opportunities. The user can easily express thoughts, share ideas, and communicate with their team through the virtual canvas. BeeCanvas can upload from any type of media device. Whether it is a video, text script, pictures, music pieces, or storyboard sketches, the user can quickly put it all on the whiteboard and share it with others. BeeCanvas also includes video conferencing, version control, and canvas encryption. This allows the user to work from any space at any time and express their ideas efficiently.
Sending files can be done easily with this tool developed by Korean startup Estmob. Send Anywhere allows users to easily share files of any size and shape with any devices or platforms, with no degradation in the quality. Send Anywhere can send files to any platform – iOS, Android, Web, macOS, Windows. It has free features, and with a reasonable fee of $5.99/month, the user can get an ad-free Pro version. The Pro Version offers 1 TB of storage space, where files till 50GB size can be transferred to any of the devices the user wants to.