Essential Project Management Tools Which Every Business Must Consider On Using

Project-Management

Just like any other tool, the world of web is full of hundreds of useful project management tools. Among which some aims only for counted as just general tools while other being made and develop as for important purposes. A role of project management tool is not only limited to managing projects but it is more than that.

Earlier, last year back in year 2013, I did one similar article for mine other blog name JustWP.org, while the article names “Best Project Management and Collaboration Tools for WordPress Development” and can be found at the following link. But, not since moving a year ahead from that, there comes a great time that the list needs to be updated with inclusion of more such great tools while not missing the one which are already in the list.

#1 Springloops

Springloops is everything you need for web development and lightning-quick deployments. It offers number of plans available, both paid and free. The free plan includes 100MB of space and 1 repository while business plan starts with $50 and comes 12GB of space and 50 repositories. [Explore]

#2 Lighthouse

Lighthouse will simplify your workflow so you can do the job you were hired to do, then no matter whether if you are a team of five or a huge studio, it comes as a complete solution in a single pack for you. [Explore]

#3 Jumpchart

Jumpchart gets all of your website development project’s stakeholders onto the same page. It takes the pain out of website planning. Content, mockups, attachments, architecture and notes all in one place, letting you turned every project is easier once you have a plan. [Explore]

#4 Basecamp

Claimed to have helped over 285,000 companies finishing over 2,000,000 projects on its website, Basecamp offers to-do lists, wiki-style web-based text documents, milestone management, file sharing, time tracking, and a messaging system. [Explore]

#5 Trac Project

Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects. It uses a minimalistic approach to web-based software project management. [Explore]

#6 GitHub

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. It offers powerful collaboration, code review, and code management for open source and private projects. Although it comes as free but if in case you need a private repository, then it comes at a cost of $7 per month. [Explore]

#8 16Bugs

16bugs lets you manage your bugs from a simple and productive interface. From a single account you’ll be able to track your activity on the whole 16bugs network: companies you own, bugs assigned to you and bugs you sent. [Explore]

#9 activeCollab

Manage projects of any size, collaborate with a global team, track time and expenses, issue invoices, and more — all with one easy-to-use tool, says the company. It allows you to have unlimited projects, organized into groups for easy management. [Explore]

#10 Vyew

Continuous meeting rooms for real-time & anytime visual collaboration. Vyew allows you to meet and share content in real-time or anytime. It will let you upload images, files, documents and videos into a room. Moreover, users can access and contribute at anytime. [Explore]

#11 fourteenDayz

fourteenDayz is a time-tracking program which offers day-by-day time sheets, exportable reports, drag-and-drop categories and no user limit. [Explore]

#12 Trello

Trello is the fastest, easiest way to organize anything, from your day-to-day work, to a favorite side project, to your greatest life plans. [Explore]

#13 Workflowy

WorkFlowy is an organizational tool that makes life easier. It can help you organize personal to-dos, collaborate on large team projects, take notes, write research papers, keep a journal, plan a wedding, and much more. [Explore]

#14 BitBucket

Bitbucket is a free code DVCS hosting site for Git and Mercurial which lets you manage your development with a hosted wiki, issue tracker and source code. [Explore]

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KARAN CHOPRA

Karan is an internet enthusiast, who loves to explore every second thing in both technology and business.

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  • Albert pinto

    Awesome tools! Thanks for sharing. I want to suggest one more tool that offers more features in less price called Proofhub. You can also include this in your list.

    • Thanks for the share Albert. I will definitely consider this tool and if it is good, will surely add up in the list. 🙂

  • Hi Karan,

    Amazing list!

    I’d suggest you take a look at a couple of apps:

    http://casual.pm – visual project management tool with an interesting approach based on workflows.

    https://asana.com – super simple task management app, is free and popular among small businesses.

    • Hello Nick,

      Thanks for the share. I will definitely look onto the apps you share and if I found them good, will surely add it up in the list above. 🙂

      Best,
      Karan