With the surge in internet penetration, mobile usage in India is much deeper as compared to (Personal Computer) PC and in coming years this surge is expected to increase dramatically. This indicates that people using mobile as the primary device for conducting business will be much more than PC users.
With various mobile application coming into force, today entrepreneurs use WhatsApp, messaging apps very innovatively to conduct their day to day business. But WhatsApp and other messaging application are simple chat apps, which are not very effective for Business. And here Kaizala, a mobile app specifically designed for Indians by Microsoft India comes into the picture.
Kaizala comes as a much-expected solution in mobile productivity and collaboration App space. It’s like WhatsApp for Business.“Kaizala offers some great features like unlimited group members, groups within groups, like and comments, checklists, surveys, polls, Kaizala Action Cards, jobs for task assignment and management, appointment management using “Let’s Meet”, location sharing and live location sharing.
“Kaizala offers some great features like unlimited group members, groups within groups, like and comments, checklists, surveys, polls, Kaizala Action Cards, jobs for task assignment and management, appointment management using “Let’s Meet”, location sharing and live location sharing. Kaizala also has Pro version which is paid and comes attached to Office 365 Account,” says Limesh parekh, CEO at Enjay IT Solutions.
Kaizala can help Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and startups to be more efficient and more connected on mobile phones. There are many tasks of SMEs and startups which can be very efficiently managed on Kaizala. This can save a lot of money and also increase efficiency.
While interacting with IndianWeb2, Limesh parekh, CEO at Enjay IT Solutions shared how SMEs and startups can use a free variant of Kaizala for their Businesses.
How SMEs And Startups Can Benefit From Kaizala
Internal Chat and Discussions
Keeping in touch. Internal team communication is the most important aspect of Kaizala App. The best part is that since the chats allow users to like and comment, it can be used to create threaded conversations.
Send any text to initiate a chat and Just click on like button below the chat or click on comment and write the comment.
Managing tasks between Teams
There can be a lot of internal tasks and jobs assignment between team members. Jobs action is what Kaizala helps to accomplish efficiently. Unfortunately, there is no way to list all the pending tasks. Ability to send reminders for pending tasks is a great feature.
Just create a Job and assign it to one or more person.
Kaizala allows using Groups inside Groups that is very useful for a large organisation. Create smaller groups for teams first and then create an organization wide group and include all other groups in that main group.
Just create smaller groups first and then create the larger group for the organisation. When you post anything select which group you want to post to.
Sending Bills / Vouchers.
Kaizala has a very useful feature where bills/vouchers can be submitted to other management team members. Even smaller vendors/contractors can send their invoices (Image) along with other details.
Just click on actions and select Submit Bill.
Tracking locations of Employees.
Many startups have field employees who are always on the move. They are not required to come to office daily. “Share Location”, “Live Location” and “Photo with Location” is a great way to track employees and their location.
Just create an action of any of above type and share it.
Tracking locations of delivery staff
Do you like the way Ola and Uber share the cab’s location with you, in real time? With Kaizala you can do exactly same with your customers. Suppose you are sending some team member for delivering some product or service to your client place. That Team member can share live location with the client, which enables him to see where the service person has reached.
Just create a “Share Live Location” with the person or a group.
Inviting team members or even customers for any meetings and events can be efficiently handled using “Let’s Meet” function of Kaizala.
Create an Action called Let’s Meet and share it in the group.
Reminders / Announcements / News
Announcement feature in Kaizala is very useful feature, with Title, Description and ability to add Documents, Images and even an Audio file to it.
Just create an announcement, give proper title, description, add any document/image or audio as an attachment and send it to the group.
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