What are some good workflow tools/project management’s tools and resources available for us to use?
There are a variety of resources out there available for project management and workflow. Some of the primarily used ones include, but are not limited to: Redmine, Basecamp, MS Project, Podio, Tello, and Yammer.
Redmine: Redmine is a flexible project management web application. Written using the Ruby on Rails framework, it is cross-platform and cross-database. Redmine is open source and released under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2 (GPL). It includes a variety of features such as multiple projects support, flexible issue tracking system, Gantt chart and calendar, Per project wiki/forums, Multiple LDAP authentication support, etc.
More information on Redmine can be found here: http://www.redmine.org/projects/redmine/wiki
Basecamp: Basecamp is a web-based project-management tool developed by 37signals and launched in 2004. The Ruby on Rails framework was extracted from the Basecamp project. Basecamp offers to-do lists, wiki-style web-based text documents, milestone management, file sharing, time tracking, and a messaging system. It also offers integration with 37signals’ own Campfire product.
More information on Basecamp can be found here: www.basecamp.com
Microsoft Project: Microsoft Project is a project management software program, developed and sold by Microsoft, which is designed to assist a project manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads.
More information on Microsoft Project can be found here: http://www.microsoft.com/project/en-us/project-management.aspx
Podio: Podio, now part of Citrix Systems, is an online work platform with a new take on how everyday work gets done. Podio gives people more power than ever before to manage their work in their own way and is trusted by thousands of teams, companies and organizations worldwide. Podio users create workspaces to collaborate with specific groups of people, use an Employee Network for company-wide communication across departments and locations, and get their work done using Podio Apps. Anyone can build their own Podio Apps without any technical skills, and can choose from hundreds of readily available, free apps in Podio’s App Market. These apps add structure to any business process or project and are connected to social, collaborative activity streams used for commenting and discussion.
More information on Podio can be found here: https://company.podio.com/about
Tello: Tello is an innovative SaaS and mobile application company committed to helping businesses everywhere by simplifying the latest mobile technologies. PassTools is the easiest way for businesses to build and manage passes for Apple® Passbook®. Whether the customer is an independent store owner looking to create a simple coupon, or an established airlines looking for an industrial strength electronic board pass for Passbook, PassTools provides everything businesses need to support Apple Passbook today. PassTools is built by Tello, Inc. Tello was founded in 2010 in Palo Alto, California by experienced entrepreneur Joe Beninato, and is backed by a world-class group of investors including True Ventures and Bullpen Capital.
More information on Tello can be found here: https://www.tello.com/about
Yammer: Yammer is a secure, private social network for your company. Yammer empowers employees to be more productive and successful by enabling them to collaborate easily, make smarter decisions faster, and self-organize into teams to take on any business challenge. It is a new way of working that naturally drives business alignment and agility, reduces cycle times, engages employees and improves relationships with customers and partners.
More information on Yammer can be found here: https://www.yammer.com/about/