Our Top 5 Project Management Tools

Top 5 Project Management Tools

What Are The Top 5 Project Management Tools?

In this short but sweet article, we are going to provide you with the Top 5 Project Management Tools that we have tried and tested over the past six months. They are not in any particular order so you can pick the one that best suits your requirements.

Why You Should Be Using Project Management Tools.

Gone are the days, or they should be, of filing cabinets with folders overflowing with sketches on post-it notes and beer mats. This should be a thing of the past. If it’s not for you then please choose a management tool from this list and change your life for the better!

Project Management Tools Are Confusing and Expensive.

This is so far from the truth. All of the tools below offer free trials so you can see for yourself how easy they are to use, FOR FREE! These tools are cutting edge, amazing pieces of software that will not only make your life a lot easier but they will also save you so much time and stress you would be happy to pay double or even triple the subscription fee.

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Wrike

Wrike is an industry-leading project management tool that really sets the bar in this arena. It’s easy-to-use interface and amazing features makes it hard to see past. It truly is an end-to-end solution for all your project management needs.

What we like about it:

  • It’s FREE for up to 5 users which is great if you’re just starting out.
  • Real-time editing makes sure that your team is on the same page.
  • Highly scalable. This software will grow with your business.

What we disliked about it:

  • It lacks integration with some other popular solutions such as BaseCRM and Xero.
  • There’s no built-in chat function.

 

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Monday.Com

Monday.com is another great piece of kit to keep your projects on track. Formerly known as Dapulse it’s an industry-leading collaboration platform with all the bells and whistles you’d expect from such a well-rounded platform.

What we like about it:

  • You can edit the unique style ‘boards’ to suit your needs.
  • Easy access from all platforms.
  • Top notch integrations such as Dropbox, Zapier, Google Drive, and similar sharing and management tools

What we disliked about it:

  • Can get expensive. The Enterprise Plan is $118 per month.
  • It’s quite ‘high level’ meaning it might not suit all projects.

 

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Asana

Asana is an old hand in the project management space, but don’t let that fool you. The guys at Asana are always on the case to improve their software and they do a very good job of that.

What we like about it:

  • It’s tried and tested, been around the block, ever evolving.
  • Suitable for small and very large projects alike.
  • Perfect for managing workflow.

What we disliked about it:

  • Can be a bit of a learning curve to get used to.
  • The reporting function is quite basic.

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ProjectManager.Com

ProjectManager.com has won awards for its efforts in the project management arena and with good reason, it’s a dedication to making project management that wee bit easier is second to none! The list of features this software has is, as far as we can see, unrivalled.

What we like about it:

  • More features than any other platforms.
  • ‘All you need’ integrations
  • Real-time timesheet updates.

What we disliked about it:

  • There are no customisable templates which can help with workflow.
  • Can be a little overwhelming with all the features.

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Basecamp

Basecamp is a lot like Asana whereas it’s been around forever and is still going strong. If your looking for an easy-to-use, trusted old friend then Basecamp is your man.

What we like about it:

  • Simple and easy to use.
  • Excellent client portal.
  • Great for entry level projects and more complex ones too.

What we disliked about it:

  • Can be slightly limiting/ limited in it’s functionality.

 

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