If you're willing to put in the time to learn what Smartsheet can do and customize it to your needs, it can be your go-to tool not only for project management but for other collaborative business, too.
We test and compare the best project management software for collaborating with a team, hitting deadlines, and delivering results.
With an extensive set of features and intuitive interface, Teamwork is one of the best services for managing projects.
Because Zoho Projects is a super low-cost project management app with an array of helpful features, it's an attractive option for small and growing businesses.
For medium or large organizations, Celoxis packs a lot of value into a project management app, especially for decision-makers and business owners.
Redmine is a free open-source project management app focused on issue- and bug-tracking. It's a fine tool if you have people who can install and maintain it.
Wrike helps teams smartly manage both projects and ongoing work. While it offers a large assortment of features and is easy to use, figuring out which account type is right for your business is nearly impossible without consulting customer service.
LiquidPlanner is an impressive online tool for managing projects, tasks, and workers and their time. Though expensive, it's also one of the very best project management apps on the market.
GanttPro is a very good project management app for small teams. It lacks the customizable reports and dashboards found in more robust services, however.
Highly intuitive for beginners, TeamGantt is an excellent project management app for small businesses. It could use improved communication tools, however.
Project management app ProofHub aims for simplicity without skimping on core features. It's strong at getting teams to collaborate on visual materials and has a competitive price for small businesses.
Paymo is a midrange project management app that focuses more than others on accurate time tracking. It includes invoicing, expenses, and billing features, too.
ProjectManager.com is a collaborative project management app that anyone can set up quickly. It isn't the most powerful service you'll find, but it offers a lot of functionality for mid-sized organizations.
Hubstaff Tasks is a kanban app for managing workflows and tasks. It integrates with Hubstaff's namesake app, which may be the primary reason to choose it over other similar tools.
Teams using agile development should consider Zoho Sprints for managing their work, because it's feature rich and doesn't cost much money.
Volerro is an app for collaboratively managing work using the kanban method. It comes with a few neat features, but has room to grow.
Backlog is a project management app that's well suited for programmers, but for more general use, it lacks a few features and integrations.
More of a task-management app for software developers than anything else, Pivotal Tracker is average in what it accomplishes, but unique in its methodology.
While almost all software and services can be used to run a business, few are as focused at project management tools to keep a handle on a staff's tasks, and the collaboration tools that keep them talking. Here are the top picks from PhonespySoftware24 readers.