Some recent posts at the 37signals Product Blog:

New Highrise feature: Public tasks
Now you’ll find a checkbox when creating/editing a task that says “Let everyone see this task.” Checking this box makes the task visible to everyone in your Highrise account. So if you have a task to get done, and it’s not private in nature, you may want to check the “Let everyone see this task” so everyone else can see what’s on your plate. It’s entirely up to you.

public tasks

Kayels offers ideas on how to use Backpack
“What do I use Backpack for? What don’t I use Backpack for? I’m going to go scan my list of pages and give you some examples.”

Layer Tennis uses Campfire as back-channel during matches
The participants use Campfire as a back-channel to discuss the match while it’s going on. Chris Glass, one of the players in a recent match, gave a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to “play” and praised Campfire as a better alternative to IM for group chat.

Basecamp is “a great tool for virtual project teams”
“Collaborating with other team members — or our mutual client — used to be a challenge before we discovered Basecamp from 37Signals. Basecamp offers a safe, secure, inexpensive hosted service to coordinate our activities. It’s lightweight, easy to use, and works well for both Windows and Mac OS X users across a range of browsers.”

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