One of the distinguishing features of a MARYLINK platform is its rich palette of functions, which, when combined, create new possibilities. In other words, the whole becomes greater than the sum of its parts.
It is precisely this mechanism that enables MARYLINK to replace several distinct tools, offering greater simplicity and potential. However, to fully understand this concept, it is important to emphasize which tool categories MARYLINK is able to substitute.
Here is a list of tools that MARYLINK can replace:
They can be classified into different categories:
Communication tools play a crucial role in facilitating internal and external collaboration within a digital platform. The applications of instant messaging as Slack and Microsoft Teams offer chat-based communication, file sharing and integrations with other productivity tools. Videoconferencing tools such as Zoom, Webex and Google Meet allow face-to-face virtual meetings, presentations and screen sharing, enhancing remote collaboration.
💡MARYLINK offers fairly advanced and comprehensive communications features. These include: integrated instant messaging, interpersonal videoconferencing (option audio and video calls) or in collaborative groupsan administrator blog and/or multiblogs for users, sending of newslettersand file-sharing functionalities and conversational spaces.
Website design and content management
Website builders and content management tools are essential for creating and managing digital content. These tools offer intuitive interfaces and drag-and-drop functionality, enabling administrators to design and build web pages without programming knowledge. This is essential for promoting the platform organizer's activities. Examples include builders such as Wix and Squarespace. They offer customizable templates, multimedia libraries and content organization features.
💡MARYLINK offers an optional module for designing web pages without programming. See Page Builder.
These tools are designed to support the entire innovation process, from idea generation to implementation. These platforms provide a centralized space for collecting, evaluating and developing innovative ideas. They often include features such as idea submission forms, collaborative brainstorming spaces and evaluation mechanisms for prioritizing ideas. Examples of innovation management tools include Brightidea and IdeaScale, Qmarkets.
💡MARYLINK offers an advanced solution for managing ideas in simple or complex ideation. timed challenges which enables ideas to be collected, evaluated and developed. For example, you can estimate the economic impact of ideas (economic estimates), collect the experts' reviews and user opinions, create publication teams and more. See for example. IdeasHub Smart space and Internal Hackathon Smart space.
Knowledge management tools are used to capture, organize, store and share knowledge within an organization. These tools enable employees to create and access information, knowledge and tools. documents and valuable resources. Confluence is a popular knowledge management tool that enables teams to create and collaborate on documents, wikis and knowledge bases. Notion is another versatile tool that combines note-taking, task management and knowledge sharing. These tools offer search, tagging and permission management capabilities, making it easy to find and access relevant information.
💡MARYLINK offers a complete solution for knowledge management within your organization. Users can easily share documents videos and other resources, for seamless content sharing. You can define permissions to control internal and external users' access to the space via permissions, and enable them to contribute to publications. In addition, users can interact by liking and leaving comments. public comments and private comments on resources, thus encouraging feedback and discussion. See for example: Resources Smart space.
Task management tools help individuals and teams to organize, track and complete tasks efficiently. These tools offer features for creating task lists, assigning responsibilities, setting deadlines and monitoring progress. Todoist is a popular task management tool that offers a simple, intuitive interface for managing personal and team tasks. Monday.com is a more comprehensive work management platform that combines task management with project planning, collaboration and reporting functionalities. These tools optimize workflows, improve productivity and ensure accountability within teams.
💡MARYLINK also includes task management tools for organizing and tracking individual and team tasks. See e.g. Taskhub Smart space.
Social networks and communities
Social networking and community tools facilitate collaboration, knowledge sharing and networking between individuals or groups with common interests or goals. These platforms enable users to connect, participate in discussions, share resources and develop professional relationships. Examples of social networking and community tools include LinkedIn groups, Facebook and Slack communities. These platforms offer features such as group discussions, file sharing, event organization and member directories. They encourage collaboration, learning and the exchange of ideas within communities of professionals or like-minded individuals.
💡MARYLINK offers both full social functionality and collaborative groups, member listsactivity thread, events, questions & answers, invitations from non-registered members. See for example Resource sharing spaces.
Relationship management with startups and partners
Startup and partner relationship management tools help organizations manage their interactions and relationships with startup companies and partners. These tools offer functionalities for tracking communications, managing contact information, monitoring steps projects and analyze the performance of partnerships. Platforms such as HubSpot, Salesforce and Zoho offer modules or functionalities dedicated to managing relationships with startups and partners. They enable companies to centralize partner-related information, track leads and opportunities, collaborate with partners and measure partnership success. These tools foster collaboration and enable effective management of the external relationships essential to an organization's growth and success.
💡When it comes to managing relationships with startups and partners, MARYLINK offers fairly comprehensive features for sorting and tracking interactions (CRM), as well as management of contact information, including member profiles : External organizations, internal organizations and individuals (Internal members, External members).
We've compiled a non-exhaustive list of these tools above. Of course, we offer fewer features than platforms such as Slack or Zoom in their respective fields. We've opted for a straightforward approach to most of these tools, to make things simpler and more efficient.
Our choice was based on fluidity, efficiency and usefulness. In short, we focus on agility. In our view, that's what really counts.