Box allows you to share and collaborate on documents and other files online. With a UR Box account, you can collaborate with individuals both internal and external to the University.
DocuSign allows you to quickly and securely make every agreement and approval digital, from almost anywhere in the world, on practically any device. It’s simple to use and implement, so even complex workflows can be quickly automated, keeping your business moving forward, faster.
Each faculty and staff member is typically provided with a home share on a file server (sometimes called a network drive) to store their files. Departments or groups may also use file servers to store and share files that they are working on collaboratively.
Microsoft 365 Groups and Connectors
Groups enable Microsoft 365 users to collaborate online by establishing a single team identity with a shared inbox, calendar, notebook, and files. Connectors allow you to bring content from popular apps and services (like social media and project management tools) into a group's shared inbox that is relevant to the team's needs and interests.
Microsoft 365 Mailbox, Webmail and Calendar
Microsoft 365 is a suite of collaboration tools that includes Exchange-hosted email and calendar service. It offers a seamless workflow with Microsoft Office and other programs. Each mailbox includes 50GB of storage.
Microsoft 365 OneDrive for Business
OneDrive for Business provides a place in the cloud where you can store and sync your work files. Update and share your files from any device and work collaboratively with others on Office documents.
Microsoft Teams is a chat-centered workspace in Office 365. It brings people, conversations, files, and tools into one place, so everyone has instant access to everything they need.
The Qualtrics XM is a user-friendly, feature rich, web-based survey tool available to University of Rochester Faculty, Staff and Students at no cost. Similar to Survey Monkey, this collaboration tool allows users to build, distribute, and analyze online surveys, collaborate in real-time, and export data in multiple formats.
SharePoint is a web-based tool that enables teams to collaborate using team sites, document publishing, blogs, wikis, and forums. It provides a secure place to store, organize, share, and access information from almost any device and all major web browsers.
Smartsheet is a cloud-based application offering lightweight project and task management features for individuals and small groups. Smartsheet uses a spreadsheet-based interface to capture and display action items, budgets, inventory, and more, with a variety of reporting and display features.
Teleconferencing services are available for faculty and staff conducting University business. Conference calls can be initiated using the University's telephone system or arranged by University IT through GlobalMeet.
Zoom Video and Web Conferencing
Zoom video and web conferencing allows up to 300 participants to simultaneously collaborate over the Internet. You can attend video or audio meetings, share presentations, hold training seminars, and more from any location with a computer and Internet connection.