The confusing world of project-management software

Project-management software can certainly help your teams stay on task. With this tool, you are able to clearly organize tasks specific to each team member. Then when team members complete their tasks, they’re able to quickly check it off your to-do list. But there are many, many project-management tools around. How can you tell which one is right for your company?

Pros and cons

Fortunately, in a recent feature story PCMag.com presents a handy list of project-management tools.

Not all equal

The list, included in a review of project-management software Asana by PCMag.com’s Jill Duffy, points out the pros and cons with many popular project-management tools now available. This list is a convenient way to decide which of these tools would be better for your small business.

Research

The message is clear: Finding the appropriate project-management tool is a critical step in making your business successful. Don’t be skimpy on the research. And let tools such as PCMag.com’s matrix help you as you make your decision.Some project-management tools come loaded with features that your company will probably never use. There’s absolutely no reason to pay for these tools. As a worst case, these extras may distract your employees, preventing them from completing their jobs in a timely manner.


Posted on: 08.14.13