Every great professional, in any trade, requires tools to guarantee their work is done with as much efficiency and quality as possible. IT Project Managers are no exception to this rule and need to ensure they're using the right tools.
Often, it is the client who makes the decision about which tools will be used; however, if your contract requires you to manage this piece, or they ask your opinion, it's best to be prepared. For these situations, this article from FinancesOnline recommends you stick with cloud-based, online project management tools. While they understand every situation is different, the article lists five main advantages for sticking with online tools:
Unobstructed access to information
Focus on collaboration
If you're sold on the idea, but unsure where to start, the article goes on to rank its 20 preferred online project management tools as follows:
Do you have a preference in project management tools? If so, please share it with our readers in the comments below. We're eager to hear your reviews!