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Draft, collaborate, control

Draft across teams & organisations,
without the chaos.

Collaboration and version control for important documents.

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Collaborate internally and externally

Organise collaborators into teams for internal checking before securely sharing with other teams or organisations.

Draft in private, share when ready.

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A focussed document editor tailored with your templates, and no other distractions. No one can see your edits until you’re ready.

Automated merging and comment handling

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Instantly merge copies between collaborators and teams. Always work with the latest changes and keep confidential comments private.

Total version control and audit trail

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A single master copy, that no-one can edit directly. Always know the status of your document and access the full history of changes.

Painless co-authoring, no matter how many people are involved

Built from the ground-up to support professionals to efficiently work together how they want to.

Forget the frustrations of tools that aren’t up to the job. Automatically merge versions and manage comment privacy.

Collaborate with any number of people whilst also reducing the admin.

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Quality assurance baked into the drafting workflow

Manage reviews, approvals and deadlines from the same interface as authoring.

Keep a full audit trail of contributions and changes without spreadsheets and disconnected tools.

Progressive assurance and continuous maintenance of documentation so that content is accurate and up to date.

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Agile document drafting and maintenance

Ensure your documentation is kept up to date through continuous development and publication.

Invite feedback and contributions directly from users without affecting the published version.

Adopt more agile and iterative approaches to your document maintenance.

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Benefits of Barbal

  • Work efficiently with others without exposing your thought process.
  • Draft in private, share and merge when ready.
  • Collaborate across teams without the email tennis, never sacrificing privacy or control.
  • Track and justify changes from idea to approval.
  • Free teams from document admin.
  • Get business-critical documents signed-off faster.

Works with all modern web-browsers

  • MS Edge
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • IE11*

* Essential fuctionality only