The Structure of Podio

Podio is structured through Items, Apps, Workspaces, and Organizations. 

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An Item could be a project, a sales lead, a meeting, or anything you choose. Think of items like living, social documents.

Apps create items and organize them to give you an overview of your work. The structure of an app will determine the structure of the items you create within it. For example, a Projects app enables you to create project items.

Workspaces contain apps and bring together a specific group of people to collaborate within them. Activity streams display the progress of work done in the apps and enable teams to communicate transparently. Workspace members have access to all the apps and app items in that workspace. You can also share individual app items with people outside the workspace. This enables you to share specific items without giving someone access to your entire workspace.

An Organization contains all your company's workspaces and connects all employees in an Employee Network. There is no limit to the number of organizations you can join or create, so you can use Podio with several different companies if needed.

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