This is another great article on some free tools to use for collaborating with others.
Lifehack.org does too and wrote a great article called “5 Alternatives to Time-Wasting Meetings” you should check out.
Did they miss one? Leave a comment and say what your favorite is.
If you have ever wondered how much time you spend in different applications, give RescueTime.com a try. It runs in the background of your computer and records what applications you use throughout the day (for free). I spent 11 hours and 38 minutes in Outlook last week.