Online project management

A different type of software to construction collaboration technologies, project management applications remain an important part of the project manager’s armoury, with Microsoft Project and Primavera among the most widely used. However, these traditional client/server tools face competition from a growing range of online tools.

Earlier this week,‘s Rafe Needleman briefly reviewed three offerings in Kiss Microsoft Project Goodbye, looking at: Liquid Planner, Clarizen and Mumboe (more a contract lifecycle management tool). A couple of weeks ago, I read about another offering from Projity, an open source scheduling application, OpenProj 1.0, that is also offered as software-as-a-service (SaaS), Project-ON-Demand. And this week, I got an email from 5pm about its online project management application (see also VentureBeat review).

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    • Isaac Dunman on 26 March 2008 at 2:17 pm

    I personally think that on-line project management tools are a new disruption for traditional project management software. They already influence the way we managing projects and 10 years from now there’s going to be a new project management landscape. I’m using and I love this tool. I also like their founder’s blog on project management. There’re plenty of interesting thoughts there. Here’s one for example

    • Max Bleyleben on 31 March 2008 at 9:48 am

    I’m surprised that Rafe’s coverage is so random. There are plenty of project management tools between MSFT Project and Primavera, though the most used one for enterprise-level deployment (that is pure SaaS) is from Daptiv (formerly eProject):

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