Wrike is a full-fledged cloud-based project management tool designed to simplify communication between co-workers and thereby proper management of the project tasks. Headquartered in CA, USA, the company builds on the concept of social project management. It is a SaaS-based project management tool accessible at any time from anywhere. Wrike’s usability lies in its ability to fit into small teams within a larger project team.
Features of Wrike
- All-in-one Board: The dashboard gives you an overview of the current workload displaying tasks’ statutes based on different time periods including backlogs. An activity stream displays recent updates from team members. You can share files and statuses here. The other part of the dashboard enables you navigation through projects (folders) wherein you can create a hierarchy of subfolders and add new tasks.
- Time Tracking: A great feature that is built into each task is time-tracking. The time tracked is logged into individual time logs. The logs can be viewed in a general activity stream or a timeline that breaks down your projects visually or a table that is formatted for easy exporting or the working section where you can see each team members’ assigned tasks.
- Single Glance Information: Wrike automatically creates a Task Digest to tell you the statuses of each task. On the same lines, Wrike creates a Folder Snapshot telling you the ratio between tasks created and completed.
- Social Touch: Wrike is said to be engineered around the idea of social networking. The look and feel liken to that of a social networking environment. This enables users to familiarize themselves with the software quickly.
- Intelligence: Overall Wrike is an intuitive project management system with some fine extra features such as visual analytics and time tracking. Wrike is helpful especially if you are managing a remote team. Wrike is applied and hence remote management is easy like never before.
API: With Wrike’s API you can build applications as an extension to further the utility of Wrike’s project management tool.
- The free plan accommodates 5 users for 2 GB of storage
- 5 users and an extra 3 GB costs you $49/month
- 15 users and 15 GB is priced at $50 more.
- If you have users more than 15, Wrike has customized plans for you[wp-review]
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