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[Mac OS X] xTeamView lets you access team member schedules from xTeam [iPhone, iPad]
Posted By Tucker On April 19, 2013 @ 3:52 AM In Mac OS X | No Comments
When you’re working as part of a collaborative team, one of the hardest things to accomplish is finding blocks of time where everyone can get together and meet. One great tool for building your schedule (or reviewing the schedules of other team members) is xTeamView, an app that is part of the xTeam family.
What is it and what does it do
xTeamView is Mac app (with corresponding iPhone and iPad apps.) xTeamView is used to view schedules created with the xTeam app for Mac. Use it to share information and schedules, and coordinate work on shared projects.
If you’re not totally familiar with xTeam, here’s a quick primer. xTeam (currently on its third iteration) is a Mac tool used for assigning workers to certain time periods of work on given projects.
It is also used to sync team member schedules, generate reports on how time is spent, and keep all location tasks in a single area. xTeam also tracks worker absences and days off.
xTeamView, made by the same team that brought you xTeam, is the Mac App and iOS app that allows you to access these schedules remotely. Provide the relevant schedule, user, and password info, and you’re good to go.
There’s no in-app tutorial, which is kind of a downside for people who tend to be visual learners. However, there is a “demo account” mode that can help users get oriented with a hands-on approach.
I do really wish that there was more in terms of customization options, the better to compare schedules and make the app feel unique to each user. In particular, I felt that the “year” and “month” views were so cramped that they became slightly unhelpful. That being said, xTeamView is a solid app and a good way to access your xTeam schedules remotely.
If you’re stymied for ways to better sync your schedules with your colleagues, xTeamView and xTeam can be used in combination to great effect. This suite of apps for both Mac and iOS devices can help to eliminate scheduling snafus, boost productivity, and ensure that everyone always has remote access to important scheduling information. Your schedule is your map for your working life: get it organized and synced with these helpful apps.
Version reviewed: 3.5
Requires OS X 10.6 or later, 64-bit processor , xTeam 3
Download size: 2.6 MB
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