Having used Asana, Trello and everything in between, I am looking for an easier to use project management tool for team of 5 people.
- Slite is one of the top 3 tabs that pop up when we start the day. It became our team's knowledge base. Each and every process, how-to's, marketing plan, standup notes and much more go there. Its UI is easy on the eyes and the UX is brilliant! They're just about to launch a mobile app which will make our lives easier. I still use Trello to 'move cards around', but the core is all in Slite now. Truly recommend it!
- Peter Oehler made this productIn the office, we have tried almost all the PM tools available but simply weren´t happy with any of them. So, we decided to develop Zenkit. Zenkit is a project management solution that allows you to view your data and work on it through different data views like eg. mind map, kanban board, spreadsheet, to do list and calendar. The best thing is, that you can switch between different data views with a single mouse click and also continue working on your data all in one tool. Also, Zenkit is free for up to 5 people!Zenkit is really great! To expand what Peter said about the different views, you have items (think card in Trello) and they can have unlimited propertied (think Priority, Who it's assigned to, time estimate, due date, product area, whatever). With a click you can have the columns in your Trello/Kanban board be Priority, with vertical sorting by time estimate (for example). Another click and the cards will be reshuffled so each column is a team member and the Priority is the vertical sort. I mostly live in the Kanban boards, but I like being able to play with a Mind Map or Calendar when I need a different type of visualization to plan. Oh, you can also filter in any view!
- I find workflowy to be the simplest form of project/day management. It's simple and straightforward - nothing fancy at all.I use it for about 6 years. I love that developers have the same old good design and add new features very rarely, so I don`t have to learn how to use it every other year. It is very simple and not evernoted (overflowed with features)Workflowy is my favorite for small teams. It really allows you to focus your attention on what is going on now. It is stable and not too many integrations which means that the cognitive load on the team is minimal. Just focuses the team on getting work done. I love being able to say "great idea, let's put it on the roadmap list and get back into this week's tasks".
- Using it for 2 weeks, this is exactly what I need since I had the same issue to find a good middle ground between all the "regular" tools.Everything you find in other apps, in one place. I haven't tried it in more than a team of a few people though, but I suggest to try it.I think it depends a lot on what the small team is doing - product development is different from something like commercial production. But I do like Notion for getting everyone on the same page and establishing objectives. Also it's simple to get started. For creative services I've found a lot of PM tools to be too static in terms of team composition, which is why we started building Zig. Use case matters.
- A great app for project management and making transparent team environment.I find Slack to be way too intrusive and actually causes a lack of productivity as opposed to a cohesive way to communicate. That's why Basecamp is a better option. I think without much struggle to could easily operate the vast majority of your online business via Basecamp. DHH and Jason Fried manage their own business with it, so there's no reason you can't too!
- With ProofHub, your teams, clients and all the project communication stays in one place. There's no need of investing in too many different tools to run your business. Our project management software makes it easy to create plans, collaborate with teams and clients, keep things organized and deliver projects on time.
- Don't go on the name. This is not just an app for your grocery shopping. I have been using it to keep track of my goals, milestones, and activities - which I treat as my personal mini projects. You have to be little creative work through it, but it has almost every feature required for a small project like sharing the task with someone, setting due dates. It should be perfect for a starter.
- Simple and easy to use with enough tools to make it more useful than Trello and GitHub Projects. Good integrations. Overall a good UX. It's perhaps most ideal for small teams now as they do not support per-project permissions. Not ideal in a situation where you want to add a contractor to a specific project. They do however have a workaround where you can create multiple Organizations. All around we've been enjoying it for the past couple months.
- A great simple tool for keeping shared content organized within a small to medium-sized team. Think of it as a really easy to set up company wiki that you can control who can access and edit it. I have been using it to create visually pleasing internal pages to collect useful reference information and links to important documents, apps, tools, photos, videos, and pretty much anything I can think of organized in one reasonably customizable place. And it's already included in G-suite. The new version of Google Sites is pretty limited right now, but it's much more aesthetically pleasing than its predecessor and is quite suitable for basic use cases.