Wrike is a social project management and collaboration cloud-based software service provider. Wrike is currently available in 10 languages and has been sold in over 120 countries worldwide. Wrike combines powerful project management functionality with friendly collaboration features and popular integrations to help businesses large and small get things done and reach their objectives.
The company started in 2006 and is based out of San Jose, California. It launched its first product in 2007 as a public beta release. The privately held corporation employs approximately 200 people and serves a diversified, international customer base with well-known brands such as Adobe, Stanford University and many more.
Teamwork is a cloud-based project management software solution based out of Cork, Ireland. The company was founded in 2007 by Peter Coppinger and Dan Mackey.
The company offers 3 main products to help businesses get work done:
These flagship products can be used separately or together. The company employs less than 50 employees. The software is being used successfully by over 374, 000 companies with 1.8 million users. 65 million tasks have been performed in over 2 million projects. Well-known clients include:
TeamWork has numerous useful features to maximize clients' project needs. Some of these features are project management, reporting, resource management, task management, email integration, scheduling, support, team collaborations, customization, file management, integration, learning materials, time management and third-party integration.
Asana is a simple web-based task management solution developed by former Facebook executives Dustin Moskovitz and Justin Rosenstein in 2008. The 2 gentlemen developed the software to solve a common internal productivity frustration. This frustration was in regards to too much time performing tasks about work instead of focusing on the work itself. The former Facebook executives believed that writing and reading emails, attending meetings, and tracking updates slows down output immensely and distracts from the bigger picture.
Asana's bills itself as a teamwork communication manager. It's product supports a multitude of features, including projects, tags, notes, discussions, workspaces, tasks and an inbox that keeps track of information on a real-time basis. The main focus and design of the product is to allow team members to collaborate on projects from the planning stages through its ultimate completion without having to use email. Teams using the product are furnished a workspace, which in turn contains projects, which in turn have tasks. Users on the team can add notes, comments, attachments and tags to the tasks they are responsible for. Team members can then keep track of the project and task status, and they are made aware when any status is changed.
Asana also boasts a feature called Inbox. This is intended to keep team members from having to use email. The Inbox updates items for which ordinarily people use email.
Asana was made available for public use in 2011. It has been used by Dropbox, Pinterest, and more. The company boast 50+ employees and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Smartsheet is a Software as a Service company based out of Bellevue, Washington. The company has been providing work management and collaboration services since 2006. The software contains cloud capabilities for file storage integration, Gantt charts, and the sharing of attachments.
The privately-held company was founded by Brent Frei, who is the previous CEO of Onyx Software Corporation. Smartsheet software is best suited for businesses of all types and sizes. The spreadsheet-based software is used by more than 50,000 businesses globally in over 160 countries. Well-known brands using the Smartsheet software include Netflix, Groupon, Google, and the NFL Super Bowl.
LiquidPlanner is a collaborative project management software solution based out of Seattle, Washington. The privately held company was founded in 2006 by former Expedia senior managers Charles Seybold and Jason Carlson. The software operates with a distinctive scheduling methodology with a heavy concentration on task prioritization.
The company's first public beta release of the web-based software was launched in 2008. Employees of the company include Microsoft, Expedia, Google, and Intel alumni. LiquidPlanner boasts more than 1,500 teams in over 50 countries worldwide in a full range of industries. Well-known clients using the Liquid Planner software includes Pitney Bowes, Nissan, and the Marriott Hotel chain.
The product features:
ProjectManager.com is a fully scalable software-as-a-service project management solution based out of New Zealand. The innovative software provides a customizable project tracking dashboard, advanced reporting features, team collaboration functions, and a project plan creation task manager.
ProjectManager.com was launched in 2008 and became successful quickly due to the company's push on popular social media websites. The privately held company has under 50 employees. The platform serves 30,000+ users in over 100 countries worldwide. Big-name clients using ProjectManager.com include Ralph Lauren, Volvo, NASA, and the United States Postal Service. The company has won several awards in the industry.
Project Manager offers effective tools to teams who are working with multiple users in various projects. These features are the following:
The tools allow team members to collaborate, communicate, discuss and plan wherever users may be.
Salesforce was formed as a company in 1999 by 3 former Oracle Software executives to be a software as a service project management solution. The company is currently transitioning to an application development as a service business. Salesforce's strategy is to provide its customer base with social CRM tools, platform development tools, and an online ecosystem of integrated third-party solutions to help businesses connect with their customers in new ways.
Salesforce is used by all business sizes and types worldwide. The Salesforce software company headquarters are located in San Francisco, California. The company has a market capitalization of $50 billion and employs over 10,000 people.
Freshdesk Inc. is a cloud-based software service provider that started in 2010 by its founders Girish Mathrubootham and Shan Krishnasamy. The company's flagship product was officially launched 2011. Freshdesk software incorporates multiple communication channels such as phone, email and social networks for businesses to communicate easily with customers. It also allows businesses to analyze after-sales support quality utilizing a number of various parameters.
The company's headquarters are located in San Francisco, California. The company also has a development center located in Chennai, India. The company employs 200+ people and serves 40,000+ satisfied customers globally. Freshdesk is hosted on Amazon Web Services and powered by Engine Yard.
Mavenlink is a software-as-a-service project management company for small and medium-sized businesses. The company has two main offices in California and began in 2008 with its founders Roger Neel, Sean Crafts, and Ray Grainger. The three gentlemen previously worked together at InQuira. Mavenlink employs approximately 200 people and works with clients, contractors, and teams worldwide.
The name of the company was inspired by a personality type concept called "Mavens" described in the book The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell. Gladwell described Mavens as people who are information specialists. The company offers software and services to consumers for professional services automation, work management and task collaboration.