Short Takes: Clarizen V6 updates, Glip adds Dropbox and Google Drive, GoTogether now Convoi

Clarizen has announced new updates to Clarizen V6, available immediately, including new chart views, better time reporting, enhanced search and filters in the news feed and discussion groups, new controls on project settings, and multiple parallel project exports to Microsoft Project.

For more information see the press release.

Glip, the work management tool, announced full integrations with Google Drive and Dropbox. user simply select the ‘share files’ option when creating a message in the tool, and then — after authenticating with the service chosen — they can attach files from the services.

Here’s a screen shot:

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I am still waiting for Glip to provide help documents and comment threads, but this is a major step forward.

GoTogether, the Citrix group chat and text app that was launched in December (see Citrix launches GoTogether, a mobile team communications app) and then pulled from the iOS app store for performance reasons, has been relaunched as Convoi. The company has pushed hard to resolve the earlier audio issues, saying they’ve

  • Dramatically improved the audio quality
  • Added a real-time audio quality connection icon so you can always know if you and your team members are fully connected or experiencing poor quality
  • Added another way to create teams via your contact list from your phone’s address book

I really liked the look of the app, and I am glad I can give it another try. Here’s a shot showing a voice call with two other members of the team.