Congratulations – you’ve just taken charge of a large, multifaceted project incorporating many resources over a long period of time. What now? Without project management software you might quickly lose focus. Here’s a survey of several useful open source project management applications suitable for collaborative enterprise use that stand up well against the market share leader, the proprietary Microsoft Project.
Project management applications come with a wide range of options and features. Deciding upon the right application for your purposes comes down to how well the software handles the tasks you need most, and personal preference. Here are three project management applications to consider, each with strengths that might suit your specific needs.