In this post we list out the various well known project management softwares. We thought it would be best to write about them in an informal fashion. We also list out what each company has to say about its own products.
Asana is a web and mobile application designed to help teams organize, track, and manage their work. Forrester, Inc. reports that Asana “simplifies team-based work management.” Wikipedia
Podio supplies a web-based platform for organizing team communication, business processes, data and content in project management workspaces according to project needs.
Pivotal Tracker is the agile project management tool of choice for developers around the world for real-time collaboration around a shared, prioritized backlog.
Jira by Atlassian
Plan, track, and release world-class software with the #1 software development tool used by agile teams.
Trello by Atlassian
Collaborate and get more done. Trello boards enable your team to organize projects in a fun, flexible, and visual way.
Depending on your needs, you may try out all the above softwares on a free trial basis. All these softwares have a free trial with an option to upgrade to a more advanced version. For instance, Podio allows free usage for upto 5 employees. And Pivotal Tracker allows Teams up to three always free, and teams of all sizes can try Tracker free for 30 days. Figure out the one that fits you best.
Most of these softwares are built for Agile project management. Refer to one of our previous blog posts. We’ve pasted a snippet here…
Agile management, or simply Agile is a framework to use which allows for efficient and leaner software project management. It is an iterative process that focuses on customer value first, team interaction over tasks, and adapting to current business reality. Agile is a development methodology based on iterative and incremental approach. Scrum is one of the implementations of agile methodology. In which incremental builds are delivered to the customer in every two to three weeks’ time. … Scrum fosters a self-organizing, cross-functional team.