My Favorite Project Management Software

My Favorite Project Management Software

A few years ago I became obsessed with finding the absolute best project management app. After a ton of testing and research I am here to tell you that it doesn’t exist: There is no one-size-fits-all, universally accepted, best project management tool. There are, however, fantastic tools for specific use cases. These are some of my favorite apps for my projects. Trello Trello is based on the kanban framework. The basic idea involves putting tasks on cards and moving them through different phases of the production process. You can have different kanban boards for different categories of tasks. If you’re unfamiliar with kanban then this may sound more complicated than it really is. It is actually quite simple and universally understandable. In fact, the simplicity of the kanban system is one of its greatest strengths. This simplicity is implemented marvelously in Trello.  Anyone can use Trello! I’ve been able to quickly turn teams who were unfamiliar with the software into everyday users. It is super simple, intuitive and easy to use. It is visually easy to understand, everyone can quickly see how different tasks are progressing. You can drill down the details of a task by clicking on it’s task card. These individual task cards have a ton of functionality as well: text boxes, task lists, attachments, categories, and the ability to assign responsibility to an individual. It is a super flexible platform with a ton of functionality baked in, as well as the option to use third party plugins for even more options. I should also mention that you can use boards and cards for organizing non-linear tasks... read more