Basecamp Announced Hey! Improvements for Android App

BasecampBasecamp solves many business communication problems by keeping everyone on the same page. The online software has helped thousands of companies get a better handle on their business. Projects get off the ground faster when teams are collaborating more and communicating efficiently. It has web and desktop versions, but also works on mobile devices. A couple of months ago, it announced screen improvements on Hey!, the go-to screen for all communication and notifications, on its Android app. For a great reporting and exporting tool for Basecamp, we recommend you use our own tool Bridge24 for Basecamp.

New Hey! Screen in Basecamp 3 for Android

A new Hey! screen design became available starting with Basecamp 3 for Android v3.9.1 last May. The goal of the design was to help users catch up easily using their Android devices. The web and desktop versions are already very good, so people on the go should have a similar experience. Since Hey! is the tool that helps them prioritize, it is only logical […]

By |2018-08-13T22:12:20+00:00August 13th, 2018|

New Features in Basecamp 3.9 for iOS

BasecampBasecamp online software for project management and team communication helps people work in one organized place. Although work nowadays is not necessarily confined in one room or office, users can still keep everyone on the same page with the help of its native apps on mobile devices. The PM software is ready whenever and wherever they are. In fact, the latest release 3.9 for iOS devices is providing improved usability features, especially for team members on the go. For a great reporting and exporting tool for Basecamp, we recommend you use our own tool Bridge24 for Basecamp.

Improved Find tab

Basecamp 3.9 for iOS includes improvements on the Find tab. When users open the Find tab, they can jump back to anything they have recently viewed. They quickly see their most recently visited pages. Thus, they can get back to what they were viewing. They do not even have to type a word. When they do type something, the tool immediately starts searching for it in their account. […]

By |2018-08-13T21:09:58+00:00August 13th, 2018|

Basecamp 3 Launched New Way To Work With Clients

BasecampBasecamp is a web-based application for managing projects and organizing team communications. In its latest version, Basecamp 3 included Clientside, a feature especially for client services firms. It is a separate space with its own tools and interface for managing all client-facing communications. It worked well for some, but many found it not collaborative enough. So, the Basecamp team went on working to find a better solution. After a couple of months, they launched the new feature called Clients. For a great reporting and exporting tool for Basecamp, we recommend you use our own tool Bridge24 for Basecamp.

New Feature – Clients

Clients is the new and better way to work with customers and other external partners. Aside from being able to send messages to them, users can also assign to-dos, share files and folders, schedule events and meetings, chat in Campfire, and ask automatic check-in questions. In short, whatever tools one use with their team they can also use with their clients. Moreover, there is no separate […]

By |2018-08-02T22:35:11+00:00August 2nd, 2018|

Basecamp 3 Brings The Pings Menu Back

Basecamp project management and team communication software helps its users organize their project tasks, documents, and communications in a central workspace. Most customers report of having a better handle on their business after bringing their work in Basecamp. Other benefits from having a centrally organized project management application are increased project visibility and team accountability. Also, teams can launch their projects faster, but with fewer meetings. For a great extension to Basecamp, we recommend you use our own tool Bridge24 for Basecamp.

A Unified Hey! Inbox

Last mid-December 2017, the company announced a visual refresh to make the application easier to use. One of the first major changes centered on the simplification of the navigation bar. From 7 items on the menu, it was reduced to 4, namely: Home, Hey!, Activity, and Find. Under the Hey! menu, users will also find their Pings direct messages and Campfires chat rooms. And as previously, users can find their posts, comments, assignments, check-ins and @mentions there also.

By |2018-01-11T10:55:30+00:00January 10th, 2018|

Basecamp 3 – Phase #1 Redesign Goes Live

Basecamp started in 1999, and since then went through a few transformations. Today, it is on its version 3, and it continues to provide users all the tools that their teams need for project management and collaboration. Recently, the Basecamp team announced that they will be rolling out some visual refinements over the next few months. Their aim is to minimize the complexities that have build up over time. They believe they can add power and clarity while making the app feel simpler and more approachable to users. In fact, Phase 1 redesign is now live. For a great extension to Basecamp, we recommend you use our own tool Bridge24 for Basecamp.

New Simplified Navigation

The first visual refresh in Basecamp 3 is centered around a simplified global navigation at the top of the screen. Now, there are only 5 menu items on top: Home, Pings, Hey!, Activity, and Find. On the initial launch, the Pings menu was consolidated into and fell under Hey! However, they brought […]

By |2017-12-20T20:28:49+00:00December 18th, 2017|

Basecamp 3 Announces New To-do Groups

Basecamp is a business solution that allows growing companies to organize everything in one workspace. It is an online project management and team communication software that gets everyone on the same page. With every team member and stakeholder knowing exactly what is going on, they are able to get projects off the ground faster. It is also an application that sets out to provide useful features regularly, like its new To-do Groups. For a great extension to Basecamp, we recommend you use our own tool Bridge24 for Basecamp.

Introducing To-do Groups

Basecamp 3 introduces To-do Groups in its latest release. Basically, a group is a sublist on a list. It has a header, and to-dos grouped together below. It provides structure and organization on a single flat list. A To-do Group is a movable item. It can be isolated, reviewed or discussed on its own. Users can archive it or ungroup it. Before the launch of To-do Groups, Basecamp users get creative and try to use arbitrary styles. […]

By |2017-12-20T20:10:30+00:00December 12th, 2017|

New Features In Latest Basecamp for iOS 3.5.1 Release

Basecamp project management and team communication software is making it easier for businesses and organizations to be more organized. With all the important features and functions in a centrally located application, teams can focus on important work. Since work today goes beyond the office premises, Basecamp is continuously updating its native mobile apps to be relevant to the needs of its customers. The latest Basecamp for iOS release includes time-saving enhancements and new features. For a great extension to Basecamp, we recommend you use our own tool Bridge24 for Basecamp.

Swipe Left for the Next Unread

Basecamp for iOS version 3.5.1’s release was in late June. This 64.4MB update requires iOS9 or higher. In a previous release, users are now able to locate or start a new Ping on a row of avatars on top of Hey! When users have a number of unread messages on Hey!, the usual action is to tap the unread message, go over it, then go back, and tap the next one. […]

By |2017-07-25T06:30:20+00:00July 25th, 2017|

Jason Fried, CEO of Basecamp

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Introducing Jason Fried

Jason Fried received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance at the University of Arizona. However, he was already writing and selling software during his student days. One of the first ones he wrote was a music collection organizer in FileMaker Pro on a Macintosh computer. He wrote it mainly for his own use, but then decided to upload it in case others would buy it. And others did. Basically, that is how his software business started, which led him to starting Basecamp.

The Basecamp Software

basecamp-logo_600Basecamp is a web-based project management tool created by a web design company based in Chicago originally called 37signals. The PM tool initially was for their own use and the co-founder Jason Fried decided to make it available commercially when their customers and other people expressed their interest to use it, too. In 2014, the company renamed itself Basecamp after its flagship product, with a focus on maintaining and improving its project […]

By |2017-06-27T10:39:27+00:00June 16th, 2017|

Basecamp Launched Message Types, List View for Projects and Teams

logo-basecampBasecamp is helping teams and companies become more organized in managing their projects and in communicating with everyone else. With a centralized online workspace, users go to just one application where everyone gets informed of what to do, knows where their projects stand, and finds what they need to get work done. The development team also continuously observes and studies how customers use their application and create innovations in order to turn them to full-fledged features. Recently, they launched Message Types and List View as the latest features available in Basecamp 3. For a great extension to Basecamp, we recommend you use our own tool Bridge24 for Basecamp.

Previous Workaround, Now A Feature for All

The latest innovation-turned-feature was a workaround that users in Basecamp themselves have been doing. In order to emphasize the purpose of a post, users have been prefixing the subjects of their posts with different types of emojis. For instance, they put a loudspeaker emoji in front of announcements. Similarly, they put a […]

By |2017-06-27T10:39:27+00:00June 13th, 2017|

New Basecamp for Android and iOS Apps Features

logo-basecampBasecamp project management software is a work platform that helps businesses get their projects off the ground faster. It is a complete system that keeps everything organized and everyone on the same page, whether in their office with their desktops, or on the go with their mobile devices. In the past weeks, the mobile development teams of Basecamp were usually hard at work to present the latest update to both the Android and iOS apps. If you need a great extension to Basecamp, we recommend you use our own tool Bridge24 for Basecamp.

Latest Basecamp 3 for Android Feature – Catch Up

Basecamp 3 for Android 3.5 is now available with some exciting features. First and foremost, the new Catch Up feature will make it easy for any user to get current and up-to-date with whatever is happening to their projects and teams. Previously, it can be quite challenging for a team member to open each Hey! item individually. Apparently, this process can take a while and […]

By |2017-06-27T10:39:27+00:00June 7th, 2017|