A new service called Bitrix24 provides small companies an easy access to a corporate intranet by a comprehensive cloud- based intranet platform. Companies comprising of 12 or fewer employees can basically gain of the free basic package while larger companies can purchase the standard or premium packages for $99 and $199 respectively. The social intranet is already built- in and set up which means that you just need to download it minus the useless hours of deploying it.
This service has a number of similarities with Facebook. Comparably, Bitrix24 allows users the access to a wall or activity stream. Not only is that, a corporate instant messaging service as well as a photo gallery available in the service.
Bitrix24 also offers a very important module which is the Customer Relationship Module. This features a prospect and a client database that can easily be categorized by events like meeting or phone call. This is followed by the sales funnels which enable you to divide clients into some easily manageable groups. What’s interesting to note is that the setup is customizable and can be adapted to fit the needs of the company.
In addition to that, Bitrix24 also offer document management. This module allows you to keep, edit, and collaborate on various documents with other employees in the company. You can also limit the access to the documents by making them private or shared. What’s more is that Bitrix24 can track the version history so you can revert to previous versions of documents if you need to.
Finally, a useful planning and task/ project management modules are also offered by Bitrix24. It features work reports, time management tools, calendar, meeting scheduler, customizable to- do lists, absences charts, and Gantt charts to monitor project progress. Bitrix24.com can also be accessed on the go through Android, iPad and iPhone.