Good lightweight project management solutions for small teams?

What is a good project management tool for a team of 3-5, working remotely on product.
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    Trello

    Organize anything, together

    Can't beat trello. Super easy to use / anyone can pick it up quickly and get started. Integrates with everything. I always go with this when working with a small team. Trello + Slack. :)
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    Amaël Sikel4Android developer · Written
    Will cover everything you need as long as you remain small. I'd go with Jira (Atlassian) when getting big
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    • Nick AllenHead of Marketing at FileInvite | Kiwi

      Brilliant for managing all your project backlogs in a Kanban fashion. Including a list for the DIY tasks around the house.

      As a Marketer I use this daily to manage workflow, sort ideas around future content and prioritize my activities. My team collaborate and report using handy integrations with Google and we use it as a Customer service and Sales script repository to store links to docs and how-to videos.

    • chuchuDeveloper, Andela

      Trello has helped me organize my projects for a while now. Since I work as a software engineer. An example of my boards is sort of where I create tasks then I classify them according to their current position on the sprint. For example I have tasks in different cards such as Icebox, Backlog, Current Iteration and Done. I have set deadlines all ranging from 2 weeks to someday :(. Overall a great product!

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    Asana

    The task management tool, completely redesigned

    David SpinksCEO, CMX Media · Written
    We use Asana at CMX. Simple and affordable. Love using it with Instagantt to visually map out our projects. Between this and Slack, we've basically eliminated internal email. Asana also offers a Trello-like interface now, though it falls pretty far short of the full Trello offering.
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    • Rita VianaGraphic Designer

      I recommend Asana to everyone who is trying to get a more organized life.

      It's good to everything, it's free (until 15 members) and you can choose from 2 different styles: list or board. You can create unlimited projects, you can share tasks between projects with a click, there are chat boxes in every task, it's user friendly and their help forum is ultra helpful even if you never payed a penny to them.

      I can't live without Asana. Just the most amazing thing ever.

    • VeronikaInbound Marketing Manager

      I've used a few project management tools in the past and Asana is the only one that makes me genuinely happy and more productive (at work and with my side hustles).

      I can't recommend this tool enough for its ease of use, features and user experience. As a cherry on top, Asana's vision to help teams collaborate and do their best work is one that I can personally identify with!

  3. This is an excellent self-hosted solution that covers most small business' needs with no monthly or per-user fees.
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  4. Nandini SharmaMarketing Engineer · Written
    It is generally observed that teams use one tool for communication, another one for making reports, another one for tracking time, and another one proofing files and sharing feedback and more. So, technology which was supposed to make your work life easy becomes the biggest roadblock in your productivity. But with ProofHub you can do all these things in one centralized place. The tool comes with all the powerful features your team is ever going to need at work. There is an in-built chat tool to communicate. There is an amazing proofing tool that helps you collaborate over files and documents to review and share your feedback. Everything you are ever going to need for a better work life, is available in ProofHub at one place.
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