5 software tools all project managers need to know about.

5 software tools all project managers need to know about

Project managers need to be savvy with their time in order to effectively oversee multiple tasks at one occasion and to ensure everything runs smoothly. Luckily, software tools have never been more innovative and they are streamlining our work lives. However, for every really great software tool there’s two mediocre ones. So if you’re looking for the low down keep reading: Here’s 5 software tools all project managers need to know about.

 

1.Scoro.

Scoro is a comprehensive solution that merges a multitude of features that one might need in order to multi manage. If you need anything from a task feature, content management, team collaboration or reporting then this tool has you covered.

Key features include:

  • Projects with sub-tasks/deadlines.
  • Real time KPI’s dashboard.
  • Shared team calendar.
  • Contact management.
  • Billing features.

What’s great about Scoro is that these combined features allow you to store a lot of information in one tidy place.

Pricing: From $26 a month. Click here to learn more.

 

2. Workzone.

Workzone is a software tool that you might have already heard of. They are self described as a ‘more robust tool than basecamp but less complicated than Microsoft projects’.

Key features include:

  • Knowing where everything is because projects are visually trackable.
  • Secure collaboration with teams.
  • Measurement of results across departments.
  • To-do lists and automatic email reminders.
  • The beauty about workzone is that it’s a really comprehensive tool but its also easy enough for the whole team to use.

Pricing: $22-44 per month. Click here to learn more.

 

3.Trello.

Trello is a tool that lets you work more collaboratively. The tool’s boards, lists, and cards allow you to organise and prioritize your projects in a fun and flexible way.

Key features include:

  • Simple task management on a cardboard.
  • Create unlimited task lists.
  • Image and file sharing.
  • List organisation by dates and priority.

It has to be said that Trello is one of the best visual tools for team collaboration on any project!

Pricing: $9.99 per month. Click here to learn more.

 

4.Zoho.

Zoho projects is one of the best known tools for simple but effective project management. It was always going to make the list because it’s pretty great at simplifying a hectic workflow.

Key features include:

  • Manage and create projects.
  • Make notes and comments under all tasks.
  • Have video conversations.
  • Have password protection for all projects.

Pricing: $25-99 month depending on the package. Click here to learn more.

 

5.Cage.

Cage is all about improving the collaboration of creative teams. While it helps you to manage your projects it also allows you to have active discussions.

Key features include:

  • Manage and create projects.
  • Make notes and comment under tasks.
  • Have video conversations.
  • Have password protection for all projects.

Pricing: $8-14 dollars per month. For more information click here.

For more software tools that will help streamline all your aspects of project management click here. Or for more related articles of this nature, check out more on Talent Cloud.

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