Other than Asana and Trello, what do people use to plan / track projects?

We have a number of large projects that require multiple parties to be involved. What do people use to best manage and track projects involving external members of the team πŸ‘Œ
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    Azendoo Task Pilot

    Task collaboration for teams πŸš€

    Gregory Lefort made this product
    Best way to share tasks and sync with your team. For teams who are looking to manage their projects faster and easier.
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    Chiadi OnyikeFaculty, Johns Hopkins SOM Β· Written
    Excellent for managing my team and projects, also does the messaging and file sharing very well... The new time management tools have made it even better!
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  2. 12
    Zenkit

    The project management tool that grows with you

    Jessi Lu8Change the future. Β· Written
    Check out Zenkit. ItΒ΄s a flexible online project management tool that offers many different data views like for example mind-map, spreadsheet, list, calendar and kanban board. These can be switched between anytime. Also Zenkit offers great collaboration features. Disclaimer: I work for Zenkit
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    • Using Zenkit for a few months now and can't see myself going back to my old tool. The team has done a phenominal job of building an application that addresses the need of power users, light users, and everything in between.

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    • Edited my review to reflect the awesome response time to problem I encountered. Incredible, hard working team and their app reflects the care and dedication they have put into Zenkit. Keep up the great work, Zenkit!

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  3. Ihor VorotnovCode Wrangler at Nodo.Agency Β· Written
    At first, it looks too complex if you're not familiar with SCRUM, Agile etc. But it's totally worth the effort to familiarize yourself with Jira. Highly configurable and easy to use in the end.
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    Sam ClarvitProject Manager Β· Written
    It has all of the Kanban features you want, but is immensely powerful for more than just agile development. I learn something new in this tool everyday and I have been using it for years!
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  4. GenieBelt πŸ— made this product
    GenieBelt probably would be the easiest option to track construction, engineering, architecture projects. Basically - it's an advanced Gantt chart software, with developed communication, overviews, documents modules. Compared to other platforms, GenieBelt is extremely easy to use - you can just start right away, without specific construction management knowledge. And of course, GenieBelt is very convenient on mobile (iOS & Android) and is cloud-based. GenieBelt works well both for small & medium-sized businesses & large enterprises.
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  5. 5
    Basecamp

    Keeps people on the same page

    Dhruv AgrawalCo-founder, Shipsy Β· Written
    It's a wonderful tool for small-medium size startups. It's simple and interactive.
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    • Great and helpful app! I use Basecamp integration with TMetric in all my projects, for me this is the most convenient way to track my time for any activity in Basecamp

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    • Agustin EsperonCo-Founder & Head of UX/Design at Wideo

      I'm a big fan not only of BaseCamp, but also their founders' books (Rework, Remote, Getting Real) and blog posts. Their work philosophy is amazing and it's reflected on the clean and concrete software.

      I really enjoy managing all aspects of my company with BaseCamp

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  6. Carsten JakschFrontend Developer Β· Written
    MeisterTask is enough for my small business, I can use it for private tasks and projects too, it has some nice advantages over Trello like automatic task actions, task relations and integrated time tracking. And it comes from Germany. Ps.: MeisterTask works well with MindMeister.
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    R A I Z A🍝 Product Manager | Spaghetti Aficionado · Written
    I used Basecamp when I worked on a team of 5. It was remarkably easy, intuitive, and had ways for us to schedule tasks related to projects and assign them to each other. Also a small chat feature built in that we used as a whiteboard of sorts.
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    Product Roadmap Builder by ProdPad

    Make gorgeous drag & drop visual roadmaps

    Shantanu RaghavProduct Guy @Mobiefit Β· Written
    This is great tool to plan and create roadmaps, gives you visual representations like ghant charts. You can create categories for your user stories, set priorities and integrate with other tools like JIRA
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    KanbanFlow

    Lean project management, simplified

    James Welch5CEO @ innovationcompany.co.uk Β· Written
    I was a trello user for 2+ years, but now prefer kanbanflow - I would say because it feels less bloated and is really suited to my current scenario of 3 users.
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    • EthanπŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»πŸ‘¨β€πŸŽ€ Making KanbanMail & Code The Web

      I would definitely recommend this over Trello. It has a smaller user base and therefore less support, but it is still worth the switch. While the free plan is amazing and I used it for over a year, the paid plan is even more awesome and is a very fair price for what it offers.

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    • Michael IrvineFounder, Joiner

      I've used KanbanFlow for two years (maybe more) to track personal tasks, work stuff, projects, and more. I highly recommend it!

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    Airtable

    Realtime spreadsheet-database hybrid

    Stefan Theofilos8Product Designer, Entrepreneur Β· Written
    People that I know who use Airtable have said nothing but great things about it.
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    • Matt BettiolDo what you love!

      This app is simply amazing! I have been using this as my replacement to Google Spreadsheets. The features inside of this amazing service are endless. If you have lots of data and want to organize it efficiently, this is the app for you :)

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    • Danielle A. VincentGeneral Enthusiast, Rouser of Rabble

      We started using Airtable to manage our content projects at work. After using it for a month, I decided I liked it so much that I signed up for Zapier and Airtable to manage my personal projects as well. It has completely changed everything.

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  10. Mark B.Product Manager, CJ Affiliate Β· Written
    Free option. Great UI/UX. Robust API. Still my favorite.
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  11. 4
    Roadmap

    Customer Feedback & Product Roadmaps

    tampajohnCTO, Bringhub Β· Written
    I was introduced to Roadmap the other month and to be honest, I'm really impressed with how well it's coming along. It takes the approach of leveraging user/stakeholder feedback to generate ideas and user stories, but in the end it works very well (and integrates with github right out of the box).
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    Brittany FullerTinkering & typing @ Resume.io Β· Written
    Brittany Fuller made this product
    Thanks for the feedback, John! We built Roadmap, but we also use Roadmap to plan weekly releases since we launched (here on PH last October). I love how Roadmap keeps us focused on development people care about and how it helps us create beta groups and do more effective product research. Engagements from our public roadmap keep us motivated and help us communicate with customers. You can check it out here --> https://roadmap.space/public-roa...
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    • Sam RyeFounder

      I only found Roadmap in the last week, but I've instantly seen it's potential, and have really enjoyed getting set up and starting to build out a backlog.

      I could see this being used for a variety of things, not just technology product management. I'm setting up a new impact studio, and we often take a participatory approach to developing ideas, so this could work as a really neat solution for us to centralise research and ideas.

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    Zoho Projects 6

    A tool to help you manage projects successfully

    RamonStartup Enthusiast Β· Written
    Beautiful UI, Reliable, comprehensive features and powerful automation. Editor's choice by Pcmag
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  13. 1
    Pipefy

    Workflows & process management for startups

    Halsey HuthVenture Investor at Hodl Ventures Β· Written
    Awesome tool that you can apply to many types of projects. Integrates well with Zapier connections making it pretty powerful.
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    • James FutheyProduct Design Consultant

      Wonderful product. Was one of my favorites, even though it had tons of bugs in it's first year, was happy to pay.

      Then one of those bugs broke my account. Customer support is unresponsive / slow / sometimes just closes your ticket and doesn't bother responding to basic problems like "I can't update my payment details".

      Then they lost all my data. So, yeah. Wonderful product, until I had to deal with Pipefy's support team, and they lost all my data.

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    • charles leeCo-Founder, CoderSchool

      I went back to Trello because of interface snappiness, but I do find myself missing some of the features of Pipefy.

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  14. 1
    GermIO

    Get from Idea to Execution

    Abhilash Jain5Product Marketing / Growth Β· Written
    I personally use this more than Trello. It just works and its super easy to use and manage. Another good thing I like about this is that it is super flexible, you can jot down multiple ideas on a section. Anyone looking at your plan gets the flexibility to either get a jist of what it is at the same time also allows flexibility to deep dive into sections which I feel is super powerful.
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  15. 1
    Taskworld

    Visual task management with chat and performance analytics.

    Shiv SharmaContent Manager at Taskworld Β· Written
    Shiv Sharma made this product
    Taskworld is one of the fastest growing task/project management apps in the market. It combines visual boards, team messaging and project analytics into one easy app. It started out as Task Management System (TMS) in 2006 and after years of fine tuning, opened for subscription in 2016. In just under a year, it's being used by thousands of companies worldwide including market leaders like Accor, AT&T, Accenture, E&Y, Capgemini, Amazon, Hugo Boss and Kodak.
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    • Tobias MeixnerCTO & Co-Founder @ Brikl

      We have been using Taskworld to organise our Sales activities and marketing efforts. The beautiful UI and pleasant user experience convinced everyone in the team to use Taskworld and we have never looked back.

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  16. sam3Assistant Principal. Father of twins. Β· Written
    Project management with Google apps. Add tasks, files, members. Gnatt chart to track progress. Its free.
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  17. Bitrix24 is great. It's free, like Trello and Asana, but has client management, Gantt, quotes and invoices that none of the free PM solutions offer. You can create 'extranet' workgroups for external use access. Collaboration via email is supported as well. See https://www.bitrix24.com/feature...
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  18. Leo BassamFounder, CEO at Plutio.com Β· Written
    Plutio combines Trello and Slack into one truly intuitive platform. It brings all your projects, their tasks, files and conversations to one place, so you won't have to jump between apps anymore.
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    TMetric

    User-friendly timetracker for freelancers and teams

    Katya SklyarovaMarketing Manager Β· Written
    TMetric is an easy and user-friendly app that helps you to be more productive and stop wasting your time. TMetric can be integrated with Asana, Redmine, Jira and other project management apps.
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    • I have tried many time trackers before I started to use TMetric, but each of them has its own cons. TMetric combines user-frinedly interface and a wide range of useful functions and integrations. Integration with Asana was one of the essential points for me. Also I like that Tmetric has a mobile time tracking app, so you can keep tracking of your activity out of office too.

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    • I use Redmine + TMetric to manage my working activity and keep tracking of working hours and I am fully satisfied with these tools. TMetric helps me to stay productive and reduce the waste of time. Tmetric provides me with detailed time and tasks reports

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    Hygger

    The All-in-one Product Management Platform

    Kate KrivosheinaMarketing Lead at Atlaz.io Β· Written
    Kate Krivosheina made this product
    Great tool to see the panoramic view of large and complex projects. It is easy as Trello, but with a complex of additional features that can meet needs of any Agile and Scrum team.
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    • Yarikloliful.io | yaraslav.com

      Nice tool. Was amazed how easy it is to migrate from existing Trello/Jira board.

      Imported everything correctly, so the transition can be really smooth and painful.

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    • Beth FiedlerHappy Entrepreneur w a PH product πŸ™Œ

      This tool will definitely work well for PM and non-PM team members. Easy to follow and very cool!

      Would be great if I could still sign up for a free plan up to 10 members .. please πŸ™πŸ™

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