10 Useful Apps for BPM Project Managers
Project Management is a task that requires huge time and efforts to keep everything on track. I have penned down few apps that can be of great help you are struggling with management of your project.
A very good application for online meetings, web conferences and videoconferencing. You can schedule meetings, send invites even record the meetings for future references. The basic version of app is free with 3 people per meeting, 1 host license and Standard quality video. You can upgrade to premiums plans as per your requirement.
Nothing good like minutes of meetings you make during a meeting but what if you miss something important!? Recording the meetings can be a good idea. QuickVoice is the most popular, full-featured iPhone/iPad/iPod voice recorder available. Features include One Touch Recording, One Touch Stop & Save, Voice Email Up to 5MB, Pause Record and Resume and Adjustable Recording Qualities. And the best part its free!
It’s a free project management tool hosted on private server with dedicated admin panel and off-site backups. It will help you in tracking how much time is spent on each project, produce Gantt charts and other reports. It includes features like task filters, drag & drop organizing, csv export, private wiki, instant messaging, email alerts, file storage, customizable widgetsetc. Also it is available in 14 languages.
An issue-tracking platform for your project management which makes sense and is very simple. It’s very quick to get started and aren’t a ton of features to get you confused. A big thumbs up. Features include excellent UI, task and activity tracking, collaboration tools and ticket tracking. It’s even optimised for iPhones. There are free accounts available that include unlimited projects and users. However, if your projects accumulate more than 30 open tasks, you will need to upgrade. Paid options are reasonably priced. Open-source projects are always free, no matter how many open tasks you have.
An awesome tool for communicating with others by voice, video, and instant messaging. Known for free video chat the company is also a provider of cheap VoIP services. With no hardware to install, Skype is easier to set up and affordable service plans. Services include sending files, SMS, screen sharingcall waiting, voicemail caller ID, call forwarding, call transfer etc. Check the site for more details on features and service plans.
Evernote is a free clipping-and-organizing tool for iPhones and other mobile devices, along with Microsoft Windows, Apple's MacOS, and various Web browsers. Evernote gives you the ability to synchronize to your desktop Evernote and the GPS tags your notes and photos. However this crashes on old iPhones. Evernote pops up on command and copies selected portions of your screen which you can then tag and arrange as notebooks. On all platforms, items you've clipped can be synched to Evernote's cloud service, so you don't need to lose any of the information that you've organized. Two types of cloud service is available. The free ad-supported version allows you to download 60MB of date per month. The premium version increases downloads to 1GB per month while speeding image recognition, dropping the ads, and adding the ability to search within PDFs. Premium pricing is $5/month or $45/year.