Jerry BeckerAll Around Good Guy

What's your favourite tool for task/project management?

Looking for a simple tool my team of 5 can use that captures the most up-to-date status on all our tasks
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  1. 4
    Airtable

    Realtime spreadsheet-database hybrid

    Anthony Da MotaI upvote things that matter. · Written
    No question asked. Airtable is the best! This is Excel with super powers :)
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  2. 3
    Trello

    Organize anything, together

    Aishwarya Hariharan3Marketing at Freshworks · Written
    How do I love thee Trello? Let me count the ways. I love thee for your kanban style approach to task management I love thee for your simple UI I love thee for your great content and I love thee for Taco (who can resist such an adorable dog)
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  3. 2
    Slack

    Be less busy. Real-time messaging, archiving & search.

    Jonathan JamesAlways Reaching. · Edited
    If all you need is a tool that keeps up with status by tracking todo items then I would just start a free @Slack ; Add all 5 members to it, and then add the /todo command (https://slack.com/apps/A0HBTUUPK...) to all the channels. As soon as anyone finishes a todo item everyone in the channel is instantly notified. In addition to this you can attach any type of file directly to the @Slack channel and even maintain the content of text-based files within channels too. Management tools greatly differ based on what types of tasks you need to manage, and what kind of content is required, and how it needs to be shared and consumed across your team, however... ...You have not provided a very clear picture of what you're managing at all, is it code? Is it graphics? Is it a more complex product/service testing/support/update system? Certain tools will likely provide better task management than others, some are much more complex in their offerings, and others are much simpler. Each tool mentioned so far is better suited for managing certain groups based on what they're actually doing, however, @Slack has so many integrations that you can most likely adjust it to perfectly manage what you're doing. Beyond this, it's quite simple (within a week or less) to create a BOT in @Slack that will actually work autonomously making your task of task management itself simpler and more streamlined/automated.
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    My Desk

    A smart task manager for freelancers

    Couldn't think of a better app to use to help me manage my daily tasks and workflow. The tool simpy creates tasks for you based on your project, contract terms and deadlines all in the app. It's simple and intuitive to use and really helps your mind de-clutter and stay organized.
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  5. 1
    Asana

    The task management tool, completely redesigned

  6. Gaurav Agrawal18Coder, Thinker, Curious observer · Written
    I used it everyday , its awesome .
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    Clubhouse

    Project management tools you’ll actually enjoy using.

    ChetData Engineer · Written
    Far faster than Asana, more powerful than Trello. Tends to be oriented more towards software projects.
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    Strime

    Project management platform for video producers

    Romain Biard made this product
    If you are managing video project, I think that you may be interested by @Strime. It has a very sleek interface, it's free to use and available in english, french and spanish. You can keep track of all the changes required by your clients on your productions in one single place, and work on them like on a todo list.
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  9. Maxim AnanovDistraction Dimmer • HazeOver.com · Written
    I've been using this one for years. I'm still on some grandfathered free plan, though. In addition to this I recently started using a whiteboard with sticky notes. It's more exciting to use and persistent unlike any app.
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  10. 1
    Omnifocus 2 for Mac

    Put your life in perspective and get things done

    Not the cheapest solution around but the one that works the best for me. Give it a shot!
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  11. Leo BassamFounder, CEO at Plutio.com · Written
    Plutio is incredibly incredibly intuitive and visual designed for freelancers and small teams to track projects, tasks and even invoices.
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  12. My favorite task management tool is ViduPM. This tool is my favorite because it has lots of features which end my need of purchasing other tools
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    Flock

    Real-time team messenger tool

    Not a task management tool per se, but comes with a really cool feature for managing tasks. You can create tasks, assign them and also set due-dates. I primarily use it for communicating it with the team. There's direct and group chat, video calls and all that stuff you'd need for collaboration. In my opinion, a task management tool should provide for communication needs as well. With seamless communication features, managing tasks is a lot more effective. By the way, it's free to use... :)
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  14. Genius ProjectMarketing Director, Genius Project · Written
    Cerri lets you plan projects and collaborate on tasks right from your inbox, or in their native family of apps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5sef9GXBSA
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    TMetric

    User-friendly timetracker for freelancers and teams

    Katya SklyarovaMarketing Manager · Written
    TMetric + Redmine is the best solution for me. Besides, TMetric has its own task manager that can be used for creating your personal to-do list, assign tasks to team members, etc.
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