What is the best software for team management?

What is the best software for team or project management? Like team members contact or chatting or video messaging?
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  1. 174

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

    Ellen Kruijzen
    Ellen KruijzenNightlife Evangelist at Loop · Written
    With our startup, we're a team of 3 people who often remote from home. Some tips that have helped us as a team: - Always set a status (at home, sick, commuting) so you know where everyone is + it also helps to know if they're able to answer quickly. - Make sure to use different channels (we use marketing, website, fulfilment, product, ...) - Work with mentions if you need the attention of your co-workers (type: @+name) - Use threads to respond: simply click the 'add reaction'. This way you won't clutter Slack and it will be easier to find conversations in the future - Create a fun channel to share off topic stuff. Great for team bonding! - GIF's are also fun, you can add Giphy to Slack. Typing /giphy + any word will add a fun gif to your conversation and you'll never know what you're gonna get
    Maybe the obvious answer. But I think Slack's the best option here. For small projects I like it in coordination with Trello. Makes communication/keeping on the same page very easy.
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    Suhas Moudgalya
    Suhas MoudgalyaProduct Engineer at EdgeVerve Systems · Written
    This is the software which you are looking for !!!
    • Amrith Shanbhag
      Amrith ShanbhagCommunity + Social at Product Hunt

      I'm a part of a ton of Slack communities but I'm active in only a handful.

      Slack works to its fullest only when it is implemented in a team and everyone's supposed to use it for communication. Slack could/should improve on making the communities on it better by adding relevant features.

    • João Oliveira Simões
      João Oliveira SimõesDesign Lead, 44 Studio

      As a remote designer, this is a must have. I'm always contactable and available. Super easy way to also have quick calls and communicate with other team members on different teams.

  2. 120

    Organize anything, together

    Suhas Moudgalya
    Suhas MoudgalyaProduct Engineer at EdgeVerve Systems · Written
    Also you can take a look at this apart from slack !!!👍
    • Nick Allen
      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.

    • Johnathan Holland
      Johnathan HollandI truly obsess over helping others..

      If you aren't an organized person Trello allows for easy to see visuals that help keep projects on track. The team at Curexe has specifically used it to organize our bugs, new features, staging and production stages of our development.

  3. 63

    If Trello and Slack had a baby - new team collaboration app

    Ola Rybacka
    Ola RybackaSocial media freak, blogger, PhD Student · Written
    Why? Because it combines Slack and Trello features and it's available for FREE!
    • It's a great collaboration tool. We use it to improve processes at our company and it works well. And it's free.

      It has many useful features and the design is fancy.

    • Matt Pliszka
      Matt PliszkaCEO & co-founder @ pickSaaS.com

      The concept of connecting Trello and Slack looks awesome, most of us switch between Slack & project management app. Messages' search is my favourite Slack's feature so looking forward to seeing this option here, as well :)

  4. 31

    The project management tool that grows with you

    Zenkit has many different data views, that can be switched between with one click. Also, Zenkit offers team collaboration features like commenting and delegating.
    • 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!

  5. 9
    Nifty: Project Management 2.0

    All-in-One Project Management Workspace

    Illia Strikhar
    Illia StrikharProduct Designer · Written
    Illia Strikhar made this product
    I use it daily to manage all of my projects. I don’t have to use Trello or Slack or Google Docs anymore — it’s all here and it’s all connected. Recently Nifty unrolled a new set of features that let me see who’s working on what in a team across all my projects, as well as see the roadmaps of all my projects in one screen. ❤️
    • Rim N. Kay
      Rim N. KaySoftware Engineer at Tech Rim Corporatio

      The Interface is very beautiful and one can manage very efficiently.

      The trial helps to understand and get familiar with the tabs and options that are available to use.

    • Vasyl Lagutin
      Vasyl LagutinDelivering great products on time!

      A fully functional trial is available for free even without providing credit card details!

  6. 9

    Keeps people on the same page

    All tools in one. Great design and no per-user fee. Very decent price even for small teams.
    • Agustin Esperon
      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

    • 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

  7. Rethika Rao
    Rethika Rao4Digital Marketing Evangelist · Written
    Hello, An optimal project management would include seamless integration with your sales and marketing team. A CRM software like Agile CRM would facilitate you with streamlined drag-and-drop project management tools, which would make integration with sales and marketing teams a cake walk with different options to check and track the status of your projects. Agile CRM's project management tool would allow you to move your tasks between different sections, edit or delete tasks, and mark them as complete and also lets you sort tasks based on Priority, Due Date, Owner or Status. This software helps you cut through the clutter of all the tasks of your team members and reach your task list directly. Hence, you can save lots of time and efforts and concentrate on whats important. You can also maintain a constant contact with your team members and assign tasks according to there field of expertise. You can also chat and video call your team members for better coordination and organized workflow. Apart from team management, Agile CRM is an all-in-one CRM which enables you to automate your sales, marketing, and service facilities to your customers for an all-in-one CRM experience. It is a very affordable software, especially for small and medium-size businesses. You can try it for free for up to 10 users before making an actual purchase: https://www.agilecrm.com/project...
    Aysha Ayub
    Aysha AyubDigital Marketing Analyst · Written
    Hello, Mainul Co-ordination and communication amongst the team members is a preliminary factor for better results in a business. This can be well managed and executed with the help of a project management software. Monitoring the tasks in the hierarchy line, communication by chatting, video messages, emails etc are the primary objectives of a project management software. Monitoring the employers and their tasks are made easy with the project management tool for Agile CRM. Have a quick overlook of the tasks and their status as overdue, completed etc. Use the drag-drop interface to create and assign tasks for a fellow teammate or employee. View the tasks as per your convenience by setting filters for only your task, pending tasks, ongoing tasks etc. Make notes about the tasks and status to always be updated about the situation. Agile CRM also offers video messaging and live chats for better communication and interaction among the team members. Agile CRM is an All-in-One CRM with Sales, Marketing, and Service automation. You can always check out their features with a free account! Here, is the link for Project Management: https://www.agilecrm.com/project...
  8. 7

    A virtual office for connecting with your remote co-workers

    Sammy Schuckert
    Sammy Schuckert5Co-Founder & CEO @ thangs · Written
    Sammy Schuckert made this product
    Remote work is tough, we all know that. Lito helps my team to bring back these water cooler conversation, overcome loneliness, and inefficient communication as a remote team. Changing our habit of how we communicate drastically reduced the number of chat messages and helped us really talk more with each other again.
    • John Caffier
      John Caffier❤️Digital & people. 🎓Psychology.

      I really appreciate the platform and I’m using it with my remote peers constantly. It kinda reminds me of Ventrilo or Teamspeak but for business, and everybody can enter with just one link, which is a really cool thing! :)

    • Ondrej Homola
      Ondrej HomolaUX Designer | IBM Design

      I found it better than teamspeak, skype or appearin. Very simple to use and it felt very stable. All the little details and graphics are spot on :)

  9. 5
    Notion 2.0

    The all-in-one workspace - notes, tasks, wikis, & databases

    Arjun Tuli
    Arjun TuliFounder, Knowledge Maps · Written
    - Calendar - Task allocation - Notes - Content collection
    • Rees Vinsen
      Rees VinsenCEO of Adduco


      We're huge advocates of Trello, power-users of Slack, data-hungry Google Sheet/Doc fanatics and unloyal downloaders of many productivity, Wiki, task management and organisation apps. With my CTO I often mused the idea of building an all-in-one workspace for internal use that sat as our Pandora's box of goodies ranging from development wiki's, onboarding information and branding resources all the way to task management, meeting notes and even time tracking - lo and behold I stumbled across this gem of an app.

      We decided to run Notion for a week in tandem with Trello (for our highly-granular level project management) starting by spending an hour in the evening porting over info to populate a few spreadsheets, wikis etc. I also went ahead and threw personal pages up to trial it on an individual level. 📝Note: if you have a super high turnover of to-do's and an active team you won't find switching over from another app to be a lengthy process. After 6 years of managing a creative agency I reckon I have seen enough task management and organisation apps to last a lifetime, so take my thoughts here with that consideration.


      After a week we drew the following conclusions:

      ⏱ We worked faster with Notion than we did with Trello, Evernote or even a physical whiteboard.

      📦 Today I solely used Notion for the entire workday. This time last week I would have used Trello, Slack (sending meeting notes and memos), Google Sheets, Google Docs, the native OSX notes app and GithubWiki just to get my day ORGANISED!

      📚 Managing client editorials, project budgets, to-do lists and even basic memos and planning has been a breeze. It's great as a lightweight CRM too.

      🛠 We were more organised than ever before. It's great to have a knowledge base for our products, plans and company sitting right amongst our task management tools.


      We have also been left wanting for nothing (👏🏼 Congrats, Notion team) but dreaming of a few things:

      💵 Beefier finance organisation/support. Integrations with Quickbooks, Xero maybe? Make it easier to build budgets and organise our money plans!

      🗣 Room to annotate and collaborate on images/PDF's etc.

      🔐 Function to lock pages so you can't edit, and the little hover tooltip to edit doesn't show up.

      🎨 Integration with design apps - Sketch, UXPin, etc. Many many many creatives will use this app and be left wanting in this area. Think: a creative agency collabs, annotates, refines, develops and more...keep them in Notion.


      The TLDR: Notion 2.0 kicks a** and we'll be using it for a long long time in place of a myriad of other productivity apps and tools. You should too.

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    • I want to move from Evernote (I am a premium subscriber) to Notion, I really do but I don't think Notion wants me to. Whatever I am about to say, I say it with nothing but respect for Notion and in the hopes that it will continue to improve at the same pace.

      First, the good - Notion has the best note editing interface I've ever used. A close second might be OneNote (it's a high bar, mind you) and Bear. It combines the simplicity of Evernote or Markdown with the power of OneNote although, it is missing the ability to use handwriting and doesn't support iPad with Pencil just yet. When it does, it will be perfect. I also like that I can save code snippets. Why is this so hard for Evernote?

      Notion 2's tables, boards and other updates are huge. While I'm sure the in-built kanban board is not as feature complete as Trello, it should be more than enough for most projects. Same for tables. Airtable has a bunch of really cool advanced features but for most use cases, tables within Notion are just fine. Notion is on the right path and I am sure these features will only improve.

      Now for what I don't like - The price is definitely my number one complaint. I will happily pay for Notion when it can do everything that other apps can. Until then, why not let me stay connected to the product with a cheaper paid plan or a better free tier? I pay for Evernote but if I were to consider switching, I can't do so purely because Notion doesn't do a bunch of things that Evernote can (even though it does a lot of things that Evernote doesn't) - Chrome extension to clip articles, emails, images etc., powerful mobile app with business card and document scanning, iPad support etc.

      At $8 a month, it is more expensive than G Suite on a per-user basis. Why not give me 100 - 200 free blocks per month? Let me grow to love it. Let me build a workflow around it. Give me some incentive to tell my friends about it. When you have the features I want (I'm sure you're working on it), let me pay for it.

      Price aside, I would also like to see how Notion fairs for quick note-taking, It's designed to be a wiki-style product and I get that but I'm sure a LOT of people are using it for personal notes. I use Evernote to save one-line notes - phone numbers, quotes, URLs etc. Notion's wiki-style UX is too heavy duty for that kind of use. It would be really cool if there was a "scratchpad" or "quick notes" feature that was not as heavy duty. For these simpler notes, I don't want to organize them into pages, I just want to save them and may be tag them. Which brings me to another feature I could really use - tags. Why limit users to only folders? Why not allow users to just tag notes?

      I could go on but ultimately, I won't be switching to Notion right now, even though I really want to. Cost is too prohibitive but I'm sure I'll be on the hunt for future updates.

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  10. 7

    AI powered dashboard with automatic insights from your team

    Hannah White
    Hannah White16Marketing Manager · Written
    Tonkean is the perfect tool to use for team management. To get the most out of the platform, all you need to do is - 1. Identify what you want to track 2. Pull in key business tools and platforms 3. Determine triggers 4. Assign owners 5. Let Tonkean work its magic The platform then monitors your information and waits for a trigger to go off or a due date to come. Our AI-powered chatbot then reaches out to the respective owner and requests an update. Whatever their response is, the information is then brought back into Tonkean. Our chatbot also learns how to get the most from your team. What time of day are they most likely to respond? What day of the week? etc. We like to think of Tonkean as the tool that will eliminate all back and forth, status updates and tracking down of information for management (and entire teams). It really is a game-changer for anyone who has used the platform.
    • Kelly Miller
      Kelly MillerProduct Marketing at Salesforce

      As we all know, it’s very rare to find a product that makes you stop and be like “This is awesome. Where has this been all my life!?” I’ve been using Tonkean daily for the the past 6 months, and am addicted. As a product marketing manager I work very cross-functionally and have always struggled with where and how to track and organize all the different things I work on. I’ve tried lots of task management, project management, and collaboration tools, but always ended up back in sticky notes, docs, spreadsheet, and calendar reminders to follow up. Tonkean changed this. While docs and spreadsheets are still useful for somethings of course, I now manage everything in Tonkean — my “worklist” of projects and action items, 1-1s with my boss, cross-functional campaigns, and success of key customers I’m working with. Tonkean allows me to pull in data from all different sources (which used to be manual) so I have a view of the key metrics I care about. It also automatically gathers the status of items at the right time from the relevant owner, and provides visibility of all updates and changes in Slack or via email. Oh! And did I mention it reminds me of things I wrote down but may have forgotten about? I could go on and on, but moral of the story is: get it, play with it, and I promise you’ll love it!

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    • Wes Goldstein
      Wes GoldsteinVP, Client Engagement

      We have been using Tonkean since before it was in Beta. It has shortened our Weekly Delivery Meetings by providing an easy way to bring in Data from Jira and Salesforce and review instead of transposing data into a new format.

      The ability to integrate into Slack and gather updates where our Delivery Team already is has been a game changer. It keeps everyone from asking status and allows people to just work and provide updates when prompted. If I need an update out of cycle, I can use Tonkean to prompt for it.

      Tonkean has been critical for our team to grow. It has provided insight to our leadership at the right level as needed.

  11. Jessica Rohloff
    Jessica Rohloff[insert something witty here] · Written
    Relatively inexpensive and reliable/functional.
  12. Enterprising Josh made this product
    Best free option. Think Slack + Trello + GSuite in one without stupid restrictions.
  13. 2
    1-on-1 Meeting Assistant

    Have the best 1-on-1 meetings with your team.

    Shay Howe
    Shay HoweCo-founder of Lead Honestly · Written
    Shay Howe made this product
    Lead Honestly is my go to for team management, specifically as a leader. It helps facilitate all of our 1-on-1 meetings, provides a pulse of how the team is doing, and tracks action items we need to do.
    • Zain Jeddy
      Zain JeddyProduct Manager

      My manager utilized this tool for over a dozen of our 1x1's, each of which have led to juicy discussions with no time wasted. Our 30 min 1x1's have all been straight to the point to really get the core of where I'm at in my role. Answering LeadHonestly's questions has been a very effective method to vocalize my thoughts to my manager and as a result strengthened our relationship.

    • We've been using LeadHonestly for the better part of this year after moving from another service. We're a small tight-knit team of 10-ish people. That familiarity led to assumptions and the same two people getting together are going to quickly run out of new ideas of things to talk about.

      LeadHonestly provides us the opportunity to explore those unspoken assumptions and makes for better relationships all around.

  14. 2
    IC Project

    Simple but useful project management system

    It`s simple and very useful. You have control over the whole project and every task. You can use a calendar, messenger, todo list, etc. You can try for free :)
    IC Project is the best tool. Ease of use and confident functionality.
  15. 2

    Outcollaborate. Where work gets done!

    Best Software to collaborate across a team or company ( Might be biased as I work here ). Try it out: http://www.wrike.com/?sales=jha Quick Overview: https://wrike.wistia.com/medias/...
    • Tickets start to be everywhere and all over the place, interface looks busy. Not very intuitive. UI isn’t quite very modern or clean. It does have very mature system, from calendar to dashboard. With a big team and cross departmental, it gets very busy

  16. 2

    The note app for teams

    Laure Albouy made this product
    Great product for all your team's documentation, knowledge, meeting notes, brainstorm docs and anything that you want to save and find easily as a team :)
    Laure Albouy made this product
    A really great app to work on projects together and stay aligned: you can collaborate on project docs, share internal documentation and take meeting notes as a team!
    • Benjamin Pipat
      Benjamin PipatCTO @ Seelk

      We've been using Slite for a few months and it finally solved our long research for the perfect knowledge sharing app :)

      The adoption by our team was impressive, and Slite makes our knowledge management a breeze

    • Luc Chaissac
      Luc ChaissacDesigner

      We've been using Slite for few months, and we can't be more happy. Best benefit is that it's a perfect way to improve transparency inside our team and to onboard new teammates!

  17. 2
    Loop Email

    Emailing for teams: Organize your Inbox into channels 💌

    Ana Topoljski
    Ana TopoljskiSocial Media Manager at LOOP · Written
    Loop brings team messaging to your inbox so you and your team can share emails and quick messages in one place. Loop is a secure email desktop app that works with your Gmail, Outlook or any Office365 account. Install Loop, connect it with your existing inbox, create your sales, marketing, management or any other project teams and start messaging.😻😎
    • Loving the fact I can have one place to check my emails and messages. Obviously with this there are some advanced features still not there, but I can live with this given I now only have one place to search for all my stuff

    • Mateja Sefman
      Mateja SefmanHead of digital marketing

      Love how I can triage messages and emails in the same inbox. The files tab for every channel is a gem. Looping in a team is so powerful when I need help with my responses to clients. The bot is still under construction but he's getting some cool skills soon!

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  19. RozBahrami
    RozBahramiDigital Media Manager, Skyprep · Written
    I would suggest BoostHQ. https://boosthq.com/project-mana.... It's a great project management software that combines docs, spreadsheets, checklists, polls and discussions all in one platform.
  20. 1

    Real-time team messenger tool

    Great tool for chatting with your colleagues, and managing projects using the in-built project management tools. There's video calling too! It allows integrations as well! I extensively use the Github and Google Drive integration. They work quite efficiently on Flock's platform.
    • RJ Lewis Digital
      RJ Lewis DigitalRJ Lewis, Digital Consultant

      I love that flock is stable, easy to use and has a good base of application integrations. I typically miss flowdock, but the overall collaborative experience is better than slack. Been using a little over 6 mos.- couldn't pick that though