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  • Asana    447

    Shared task list for project management & collaboration
    Asana is a task & project management solution for teams. Asana users can share, plan, organize & track the progressread more of the tasks that each member is working on
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  • Vorex Projects    3

    Manage Clients, Projects, Time & Billing … From a Single Platform
    Vorex offers project management tools such as resource allocation, reusable project templates, collaboration, task trackingread more, & full 365 insight into projects.
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  • Wrike    193

    Accelerate your projects to meet the new speed of business
    The robust project management you need combined with practical collaboration your team will love
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  • Mavenlink    57

    Project Management, Resource Planning, and PSA Software
    Manage projects online and in real time. Distribute the work to your teams spend less time in status meetings and moreread more time getting things done.
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  • JIRA Software    384

    Project & Issue Tracking Software - See why we're #1!
    Trusted by millions, JIRA is the leading project management tool enabling teams to track, manage, and report with confidenceread more - any team, any size. Get started!
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  • Workgroups DaVinci  

    All-in-one project management software for creative and marketing teams
    Workgroups DaVinci is an all-in-one project management solution for managing your designs, brands, products, campaignsread more, and projects. The software combines project management, online proofing & approvals, digital asset management and financial management modules into one integrated solution to make your team more productive.
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  • FinancialForce PSA  

    Professional Services Automation (PSA) App for Salesforce
    FinancialForce PSA helps service businesses deliver client projects on time & in budget with project planning, taskread more management, portfolio management, and more.
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  • LiquidPlanner    11

    Dynamic project management software for modern business.
    LiquidPlanner is dynamic project management for modern business. Use it to manage a full portfolio of projects.
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  • Fusion Lifecycle  

    Cloud-based Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
    Fusion Lifecycle makes the management of processes, projects, and people easy and effective by automating key tasks.
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  • FunctionFox    7

    Timesheets & project management software
    FunctionFox is dedicated to providing simple, secure, web-based tools to help creative teams improve productivity andread more profitability.
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  • Triskell PPM-Factory  

    Flexible SaaS Project Portfolio Management Software
    From project selection to delivery with clear project planning and tracking
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  • NetSuite SRP (Service Resource Planning)  

    Service resource planning (SRP) software
    NetSuite SRP offers a complete bid-to-bill solution to manage clients & projects. Plan projects using templates, manageread more financials, track issues, and more.
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  • Procore    58

    Construction Project Management Software
    Procore is a construction management software tools to streamline project collaboration, give visibility over projectread more health, and store all project information.
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  • Projectplace    21

    Excellence in collaboration
    Projectplace combines project planning tools such as kanban boards, Gantt charts, & project templates with file sharingread more, communication & online meeting tools.
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  • Clarizen    33

    Enterprise Project Management Solution
    Clarizen offers a range of high level project planning & management features such as resource management, time trackingread more, change requests, tasks, budgets & more.
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  • Insightly    45

    Online CRM & project management for small & medium business
    Insightly includes project management features so you can see the recent activity on any project, and track projectread more performance against milestones.
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  • Daylite for Mac    2

    CRM and Project Management app for Mac, iPhone and iPad ONLY
    Simple Project Management for real life. Streamline processes & increase productivity. Share and prioritize tasks withread more team, anywhere on your Mac & iOS devices.
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  • CMiC Open Enterprise  

    Cloud-based integrated construction software solution
    CMiC Open Enterprise is an integrated construction ERP solution for all types of enterprises and can either be installedread more on-premises or hosted on the cloud
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  • BuilderTREND    1

    Construction Management Software
    BuilderTREND is a web-based project management software that enables home builders and remodelers to provide a betterread more building experience for their homebuyers, associates, and subcontractors. The system provides real-time 24/7 access to scheduling information, change orders, documents, photos, warranty management, homebuyer selections, and much more.
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  • Zoho Projects    13

    Project Management, Collaboration and Bug Tracking
    Zoho Projects lets you plan for projects with milestones & tasks, track projects with Gantt charts, track time withread more timesheets, log bugs, collaborate and more.
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  • Innotas    2

    Cloud Project and Application Portfolio Management Solution
    Innotas is a cloud-based project portfolio and application portfolio management solution that delivers a seamless wayread more to manage projects, resources, applications, and budgets across all of IT. With a strong foundation in Project Portfolio Management and Application Portfolio Management, Innotas provides CIOs, PMOs, and IT Management 360 degree visibility across strategic initiatives and sustaining operations. Innotas has consistently achieved strong market recognition. Innotas was named a 'Leader; in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-based Project and Portfolio Management Services and a 'Visionary’ in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications, in both 2012 and 2013. Innotas also won the 2012 CODiE award for best project management solution; and has been named to the Red Herring Global 100.
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  • Jonas    1

    Contruction Software
    With over 15,000 users, Jonas Construction Software is a Job Cost, Service Management, Accounting package that bringsread more together all business units and establishes efficiencies for your business. It is a truly integrated ERP solution for North American Contractors.
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  • W3B Project Management  

    Web-based project management solution for SMBs & enterprises
    W3B Project Management allows businesses to define project specific tasks, define an individual's role and keep a trackread more of overall project performance
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  • Samepage  

    Social Collaboration
    Samepage enables teams of employees, customers, vendors and partners to share files, tasks, conversations, projectsread more and content, all from one place
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  • LeanKit    5

    Enterprise Kanban | Visual Project Management
    LeanKit uses virtual Kanban boards to plan, track and visualize each step of the project process, to collaborate withread more team members, and to analyze progress.
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What is Project Management Software?

The core function of any project management software is to monitor, track and follow the progress of projects from their inception to their completion. These tools are traditionally used by both project managers and project stakeholders to plan projects and follow their progress and development, as well as to future-proof and ensure the projects’ smooth and timely completion.

Project management applications allow for a clear oversight over all aspects of a project - from the management of tasks, people and resources, to the sharing of documents and client information. The general purpose of project management software is to improve communication, transparency and collaboration among all members of a project, allowing for full visibility over processes, tasks, and workflow.

As project management software has evolved it has become a vital tool not only for project managers, but also for small businesses and entrepreneurs to automate the actions normally carried out by a project manager. These applications are used for short-term or long-term projects, as well as to organize better the general day-to-day working of a company.

A project management application will vary from one to another. When choosing the right solution to suit your needs, you may want to narrow down the features you are looking for. Some PM applications are designed with specific teams in mind, such as software developers, while others cater for a more diverse range of workers.

Common project management functions you will want to look out for include task management features to set and assign tasks, deadlines and time sprints. Other tools should facilitate communication with automated notifications, document sharing and the ability to leave notes. If you have a team with well-defined roles, don’t forget to search for a project management app that allows you to assign specific user permissions at various stages of the project lifecycle.

Users of project management software will also benefit from reporting tools, such as error or bug alerts and past-deadline notifications. These can also include reports generated from key project analytics and insights for better visualization of a project's performance. More robust applications may also handle financial issues related to your projects such as budgeting, purchasing, time billing and invoicing. But you often have to try them out to find the right project management software for you and your team. Many of our PM apps have free trials, so give one a go!

Key Features & Benefits

  • Time and resource management
  • Project scheduling and mapping
  • Error and bug reporting
  • Task management and collaboration
  • Document and file sharing
  • Expense and time tracking
  • Calendar planning and contact sharing
  • Project analytics and reporting tools

Project Management Category Leaders Q3 2016

GetApp's quarterly ranking showcases the top 25 Project Management apps based in the cloud. Each app is scored using five factors, worth 20 points each, for a total possible score out of 100. These factors include user reviews, integrations, mobile app availability, media presence, and security. Each app's score is independent of commercial interests and existing relationships that GetApp has with app vendors.

Scroll down for more details about how we calculate scores.

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Integrations
Mobile
Media
Security

1. ProjectManager.com

The best way to manage your projects
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16
19
16
16
15

2. Trello

Your entire project, in a single glance
73
20
17
20
16

3. Wrike

Accelerate your projects to meet the new speed of business
71
17
17
16
5
16

4. Asana

Shared task list for project management & collaboration
69
18
17
18
16

5. Basecamp

Flexible project management tool
68
17
17
18
16

6. Wimi

Reinvent your teamwork
65
14
12
13
11
15

7. Insightly

Online CRM & project management for small & medium business
65
13
17
15
9
11

8. Zoho Projects

Project Management, Collaboration and Bug Tracking
65
8
16
15
16
10

9. dapulse

Management Made Easy
63
12
7
14
16
14

10. Easy Projects

Cloud-Based Project Management Software
61
10
16
13
2
20

11. WORK[etc] CRM

All-in-one business management system. CRM + Social + Projects + Billing
61
15
10
16
4
16

12. Workfront

Enterprise Work Management Software
57
13
14
14
3
13

13. Accelo Projects

Cloud Project Management Software
56
9
16
14
3
14

14. ProWorkflow

Easy Project Management!
56
14
15
13
3
11

15. Podio

The flexible way to manage projects with clients
56
13
17
17
9

16. LiquidPlanner

Dynamic project management software for modern business.
55
11
9
14
8
13

17. Azendoo

Teamwork Smarter. Faster. Better.
54
9
13
15
6
11

18. JIRA Software

Project & Issue Tracking Software - See why we're #1!
54
18
20
0
16

19. Nutcache

Team Up, Organize, Track & Deliver with Nutcache
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14
5
15
6
13

20. Project Bubble

Manage more projects in less time.
52
15
9
14
2
12

21. Projectplace

Excellence in collaboration
51
13
8
14
2
14

22. Targetprocess

Visual tool for Agile development (Scrum, Kanban, custom)
51
15
8
14
3
11

23. Planbox Work

Work and Project Management Platform
50
12
5
13
2
18

24. Mavenlink

Project Management, Resource Planning, and PSA Software
49
14
16
0
6
13

25. Smartsheet

Online Project Management & Collaboration
49
11
17
16
5
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Mobile
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Who is the ranking for?

This ranking is for business owners and decision makers looking for a first glance at the leading cloud-based Project Management software in the industry. The data serves as a point of reference highlighting the key factors that small businesses should look at when first analyzing a piece of software. These factors include user perception (reviews), compatibility (integrations and mobile app availability), market presence (media presence), and security features (security).

For more details on why we chose these data points, take a look at our industry research reports, which provide in-depth explanations of each data point, as well as trends in the industry.

How are the scores calculated?

An app’s score is calculated based on five unique data points and is completely independent of any relationships that GetApp has with app vendors. The data points are calculated as outlined below:

User Reviews

The score for user reviews is calculated using a Bayesian estimate, which is a weighted average that includes the number of reviews and the rating of an app, benchmarked against other apps in the category. This raw number is then scaled to represent a value between one and 20.

Integrations

Integration scores are calculated by scaling and adding two different averages for the number of listed integrations on GetApp: the first 15 points are awarded for the total number of integrations scaled against the average for the top 25 percent of apps in the category, while the final five points are awarded for the total number of integrations scaled against the leader in the category.

Mobile Platforms

Mobile platform scores are calculated using data from Google Play and the Apple App Store. Five points are awarded for having an Android App, and another five for an iOS app. The additional 10 points are calculated based on the user ratings of the app in each store, rated out of five, for a total of 20 points.

Media Presence

Media presence is calculated using the number of Twitter followers and Facebook fans a vendor has. Each social network contributes a maximum of 10 points to the total score. The first five points are awarded for total number of followers scaled against the average number of followers that each vendor in the category has, while the remaining five points are awarded based on the total number of followers, this time scaled against the category leaders. The scores for Facebook and Twitter are added together for a total score out of 20.

Security

Security is calculated using answers from a vendor-completed survey. The questions in the survey are based on the Cloud Security Alliance self-assessment form as part of the Security, Trust & Assurance Registry. With 15 questions, each answer is assigned a point value based on vendor response, with additional points given for security certifications, for a maximum possible score of 20.

In the event of a tie, each data point is weighted for importance, with security taking precedent, followed by reviews, integrations, mobile apps, and media presence, respectively.