Topic 5 Project Management Tools

There are many project management tools and therefore each project management team uses different tools, however, there is a common ground being built during the last years, due to the constant development of computer programs, which enables project managers to plan, execute and manage their projects in one centralised virtual location.

  1. Real-time Instant Messaging Tool

A tool that allows people to talk or video chat with remote colleagues in real-time. It’s an essential part of every project partner meeting and facilitates an effective audio-visual communication with the partnership. The instant messaging market is dominated by tools such as Slack, Zoom, Google Hangouts, Skype, Chatter, Facebook Messenger, and a growing number of mobile-first applications.

  1. Knowledge Base Tool

The knowledge base tool allows its users to document, record and share the activities, processes, knowledge and best practices of the project within the team, therefore providing accessibility of knowledge (internal blogs or wikis).

  1. File Sharing Tool

File sharing tools are essential to share files and maintain collaborative work within the partnership. This tool should allow you to easily save, sync, and share files with the team (Box, Dropbox, OneDrive, and Google Drive).

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