Efficient scheduling is a key indicator of a successful team. With these calendar platforms, not only can you schedule meetings and due dates but you can also create to-do lists and manage projects.
Google calendar is a very valuable part of the G-suite offering. Due to its integration with Google, events can easily be added to your calendar through Gmail. Additionally, Google calendar can be used on every device as it backs up your information automatically. Google calendar for business makes it easy to schedule meetings because you can overlap your calendar with employees’ calendars, share calendars and manage meeting invitees.
Features: Integrated with G-Suite, Incorporate images and maps, Calendar sharing
Much like Google calendar, Microsoft outlooks calendar is a valuable aspect of the Microsoft teams product. It integrates with other Microsoft products allowing for events to easily be added through Outlook email and for easy scheduling of video calls through Microsoft Teams.
Features: Integrated with Office 365, Schedule video calls
Asana is a very powerful calendar and scheduling tool designed specifically for project management. Administrators can create multiple calendars for employees or groups and assign them to different individuals. To-do’s and assignments can easily be added and tracked through the calendar as well. Administrators also have the option to overlap multiple calendars to see when their employees have free time for meetings, or extra projects.
Features: Integrates with various platforms, To-dos and assignments, Multiple calendars
Similarly to Asana, Teamup is a calendar built for managing your team. One master calendar can be created to keep track of everything going on within your team as well as many sub calendars which can be assigned to individuals or groups. Teamup makes it very easy manage your teams busy schedules
Features: Master calendar, Shared calendars, Email integration
Apple calendar is the most convenient option for people who use Apple products because it is built into the software and allows for easy use on all Apple devices. However, it lacks the features of the other calendars when it comes to managing a team.
Features: Built into Mac iOS, Integrates with other calendar platforms, Access on all Apple devices