Task managers are easily some of the most easy to use, but highly beneficial things for businesses. They have allowed companies and individuals to shape the way they work, and shape the way they play, while staying on top of their tasks and being productive.
At their core, all task managers are fairly similar, yet they all have their own unique features that set them apart from the rest. This post will discuss the best task managers available right now.
Probably one of the most well-known task managers, Asana is brilliant for larger teams, but also doesn’t fail you if you are a two or three man operation. The interface is incredibly user friendly, and it doesn’t take more than a click to find anything that you are looking for.
It allows for your tasks to be updated on the go, assigned to someone else quickly, and any and all edits to tasks will appear in your inbox so you don’t miss a thing. Asana does lack some more complex features, but it works in conjunction with some third party applications to make up for it, plus it’s free, which is incredible for what you get.
Microsoft 365 may be a suite of services, but it is still one the one of the best task managers. We all know about Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, but Microsoft has improved its office suite, introducing Teams that makes video conferencing and general communication that much easier.
365 is also very easy to use, has ample cloud storage space, as mentioned already it is a complete software suite, and it is also tried and tested.
You’ve probably seen their adverts on Youtube, but Monday.com is establishing itself very quickly into the task manager world. It is visually very appealing, and its capabilities seem endless. Prioritize tasks, see how team members approach tasks step by step, and look at a timeline of their work.
Monday.com is not cheap, but you definitely get what you pay for. The most appealing aspect is the amount of detail you can specify and keep track of, and be able to see everything that every team member is doing. It really is a complete task manager that doesn’t take any shortcuts.
Easynote is a simple task manager that is used by thousands of big businesses across the globe. Create and track tasks, as well as set deadlines and reminders. One of the most appealing aspects is how streamlined it is, as well as how easy it is to use.
While it may not have all the features of some of the other task managers on the list, it has multiple price points, and gets the job done in the most efficient and quickest way, no need to fuss over details when you can just click and forget.
Trello is a task manager that is based on visuals. It allows you to create everything from homework lists, to shopping lists and work lists. You can create and categorize boards that sit right in front of you allowing you to see everything you need to do.
It has multiple collaboration tools, and you can invite colleagues, friends and family members to join in on a task. It is also multiplatform, meaning you can view your personal and work related tasks on the go.
Accelo is an automated project management software. It is a cloud based platform that allows you to control everything from one place. It also combines all aspects of business, with sales and project management features.
It also has project management features that tracks outcomes, the budget attached to the project. There is also a team scheduling tool that delegates tasks out to employees with the appropriate skills. There is also automated syncing to Xero and QuickBooks. Accelo really is a complete project management program.
Flow is well-known for giving people a birds-eye view of the tasks that their employees have to do, and what progress they are making. Tasks are organized in a very easy to view and use list, with nothing being more than a click away to find.
It features task tracking timelines, Kanban board and calendar, and it has a visual project timeline. Flow isn’t free, but it is also very cheap, it only costs $5.95 per user per month, putting it on the low scale compared to other task managers on this list.
These are only a few of the task managers available for individuals and companies to use. They most definitely make individuals and companies far more productive, while ensuring that individuals stay on top of what they have to do.
The most appealing part has to be the fact that no matter the size of your business or how many employees you have, you can quickly and easily see what work they have done, and what work they are currently busy with.
Considering how popular remote working has become due to the pandemic, it is a no brainer that businesses should implement a task manager into their workflow as soon as possible. The benefits are massive and immediate.