Top 10 Project Management Tools!
By Vinod Kalathiya    |     20 Apr 2021   |    Project Management    |    Views 128

“As it is said that Good project management leaves absolute success”

Small scale project is pretty simple to manage, but when it comes to bigger projects where more people are involved in a project, things become challenging.

As we all know that a project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result. Now the project manager is responsible to improve the efficiency of the project. For easy and systematic project management nowadays project management tools are being heavily used in a market irrespective of the size or the type of the project these tools act as an aid to an individual as well as a team.

Project management tools are specifically designed to increase the success chances of your project. It helps you perform and monitor all of the different tasks and processes that you have to perform, to make your project a definite success. So, Today I am Vinod on behalf of sensussoft will be discussing the top 10 project management tools that are preferred by many project managers worldwide.

CURATED LIST OF TOP 10 PROJECT MANAGEMENT TOOLS

Well, finding the right project management tool that suits your project best is hard. Even it’s harder than deciding which Netflix series you’ll watch next. But don’t worry! Just continue reading and at the end of the blog, you will be able to choose the best project management tool which suits your project.

• Asana

It’s simple and easy to use. Asana’s intuitive user interface gives the project manager peace of mind.

Few features of asana make it best from the rest

Timeline:

Map out your project plan, share with everyone, Modify plans as work changes, and Import your CSV files directly into Asana to create actionable Timelines that will help you hit your deadlines.

Asana Forms:

When a team is juggling multiple projects you can smartly manage project work by using Asana forms. Create custom workflows so that your team members and clients save time by only answering relevant questions. It reduces the time and effort it takes to manage incoming requests.

One platform with 100+ integrations

• Pros:

1. Asana offers a free plan to its users and other plans are also budget-friendly.

2. Prioritization. It is one of the strongest points of Asana because it allows users to label each task with the name and deadline for its progress to be tracked.

3. It offers amazing collaboration. Asana allows people to invite other people to a workspace where they can collaborate on a project. Even the manager can assign the task to follow or members can voluntarily follow a task to complete.

• Cons:

1. Not too friendly for new users. The learning curve for the asana is steep which means it is too challenging for newbies.

2. Asana offers too many features. No doubt it is very useful however for a basic project it is not convenient to use them all and eventually it consumes too much time.

3. Asana proved excellent for project tracking but when it comes to time tracking, it has the drawback of not providing support for the billable project; In this case, we need to use third-party time tracking software.

• Pricing:

Basic plan: free forever (US $0)

Premium plan: US $13.49 billed monthly per user

Business plan: US $30.49 billed monthly per user

Wrike

Wrike was awarded as the best project management software in 2016.

If you are looking to implement agile at your organization, Wrike can help you choose the framework that works best for your team. Wrike Increase your team’s productivity and efficiency at every level, for every task and project.

• Few features of  Wrike make it best from the rest Advanced Analytics

- It offers 15 different ways to visually represent your data. Exp; in a form of charts like pie, bar, line, polar, column, etc.

- It allows you to build dedicated dashboards for advanced reporting, with as many analytical widgets as you like. Also, you can choose a template to quickly build an analytics dashboard by applying filters based on the project, folder, time log, and task attributes — including custom fields.

- With the use of burndown charts, you can get detailed insights into how all the projects in your portfolio are progressing on a single dashboard.

Time tracking

- Increase accountability

- Streamline your forecasting

- Simplify reports and invoices

• Pros:

1. Ease of use, intuitive UI, Easy collaboration, Robust and fast search engine, security

2. Keeps our campaigns organized and Speeds up the approval process

• Cons:

1. Trouble with uploading a large file.

2. When a task is overdue, it's not as visible.

3. Export/share features are not as clean as other competitors.

• Pricing:

Free: 5 users, a simple, shared task list for small teams ($0 user/Month)

Professional plan: 5–200 users, Full project planning & collaboration ($9.80 user/Month)

Business plan: 5–200 users, Robust work management with customization & exec reporting ($24.80 user / Month)

ClickUp

ClickUp has loads of features as compared to any other project management tool. Even its free version has tons of features that paid version offers. But I think limited storage is the only reason one should use its unlimited or business plan. It is the best productivity Project management tool. It has a lot of templates, Views, dashboards. It’s well structured. Spaces have folders, folders have listed, lists have tasks, and tasks have subtasks. We can create either public or private space. Add app integrations at a time of space creation.

• Few features of ClickUp make it best from the rest

Custom Dashboards:

- Custom Dashboards allow you to build and customize boarding. You can add widgets. A custom chart includes pie, bar, line, battery, portfolio, calculation, etc.

- Sprints like Burndown, Burnup, cumulative flow, velocity chart, etc.

Loads of App integrations:

- Time tracking integrations: Chrome, Harvest, Timely, Toggl, Timeneye, timelamp; etc

- Cloud Storage integrations: Drive, Dropbox, Onedrive; etc

- Developers’ integrations: Jira, Github, zapier, API ClickUp, Webhooks, Bitbucket; etc

- Calendar integrations: Outlook, Calendly, Google Calendar; etc and many more other integrations