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This subject looks at the the range of project, program and portfolio management software and tools available to use (many free). A brief description and links to the developers’ web sites are provided.

Topics included in PM Software and Tools:

- Project Management Software and Tools
- Scheduling Software and Tools
      - CPM and Dynamic Scheduling Tools
      - CPM Scheduling books and resources
      - Barchart, Gantt Chart & Diagramming Tools
      - Line of Balance and Time/Chainage Tools 
      - Viewers and Data Access Tools 
      - Schedule Quality & Analysis Tools 
- Cost, Estimating & Earned Value
      - Estimating
      - Project Cost Management
      - Earned Value & Earned Schedule
- Risk Management & Decision Support
     - Project Risk Management 
     - Schedule Risk Management Tools 
     - Decision Support Tools 
- Integrated Portfolio, Program and Project (PPP) Management Tools
- Team management & Collaboration software
- Artificial Intelligence
- General project management software
- Construction / Engineering management software
     - BIM software (industry page)

- AI -        The application includes some elements of Artificial Intelligence, click to see more
- FREE -  Some options are free for a period of time (some tools are completely free)

Integrated Portfolio, Program and Project (PPP) Management Tools


Acuity PPM - FREE (basic model) - Acuity PPM blends project tracking and portfolio management into one intuitive interface. If you need more functionality, a feature-based pricing model lets you pay for what you need:

Adrega PI - A project scheduling and control tool designed for project and portfolio management (PPM). A bridge between Adrega PI and Oracle Primavera® P6, gives companies a fully integrated project planning, scheduling and reporting solution:

Ampify - Benefits management and strategy execution management software designed to fully support benefits planning and realisation: 

ARES PRISM - see Contruent,

Baseline - PM Aspire Baseline is an AI enabled suite of PMO tools: 

Blue Ant - Web-based project management software: (Germany)

Camms Group  SYCLE - A fully integrated, end-to-end Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Business Intelligence systems in the world.:

Clarity PPM (Project & Portfolio Management) - grow your business with project portfolio management software:

Contruent capital project management software (Formally ARES PRISM). Integrated PPP cost management software solutions providing enterprise project controls software that oversees the complete project management life cycle, delivering dependable estimating, forecasting (EVM), procurement, cost control, and performance measurement: 

Deltek PM Compass - provides a single, centralized view of project information allowing you to manage and update from a single place: 

eTrack - All-in-one practice management application including integrated scheduling and resource management: (Australia)

Eurobios - Project Portfolio Management, modelling and simulation:  (France)

Fortes Change Cloud & Principal Toolbox 8 - project, portfolio and program management software with an intuitive user interface:

KeyedIn - Enterprise-class Project Portfolio Management software designed for PMO's, IT Teams and Professional Services:

Laevo - Designed to manage large-scale change and business transformation projects:

Planisware - Project, program, and portfolio management, including resource management, project prioritization, new product development, enterprise architecture, risk management, and financial forecasting:    

PlanningForce - Integrated project planning and management tool:

Planview - AI - Planview’s work and resource management solutions break down silos, integrate portfolios, and provide executive level visibility into how it’s all coming together. Planview uses machine learning to help teams prioritize projects and allocate resources. It can be used to track progress, identify risks, and make adjustments to plans as needed:

Portfolio Planner - reads project schedules in various formats and combines them into one barchart. Predecessors and successors can be traced:

Primetric - resource utilization and profitability management software for IT professional services portfolio, and project management. Integrates with Jira and other tools:   

Proggio - Seamlessly manage an entire portfolio of projects from start to finish in one platform:

projectum Power PPM - AI - built for the PMO. Enterprise software for strategic portfolio management, resource demand management, financial insights, time management, and more, enabled by AI, and built on the Microsoft Power Platform to connect to a wide range of tools:  

Project Beacons - provides the capability to perform project reviews on a regular basis by way of a 360 degree objective view of the health of the project: 

Project Insight - AI - Web-based project management software solution for the mid-market: - Web-based central hub offering portfolio management plus project & team management together using Gantt charts, Kanban boards, and task lists, plus your own personal work management space. May be integrated with Google Apps or Microsoft: 

Project On Track - Bridges the gap that has traditionally existed between planning and managing project execution and is a full lifecycle Project Controls software platform: 

Psoda - Psoda (professional software on demand anywhere) complete PPM system: (New Zealand) 

Redmine - A flexible open source project management web application:

Sciforma - Web based software for large and mid-size companies, incorporating rich portfolio planning facilities, and support for various project management methodologies including Agile, Waterfall, and Critical Chain.:

TALAIA OpenPPM - OpenPPM facilitates the management of project portfolios by concentrating information from diverse sources to give you access to relevant information:

UniPhi - Enterprise portfolio and project management software incorporating cost, financial, resource, contract, document, issues and risk management. Seamlessly integrates with any project and portfolio methodology you choose to apply - templating, and automating your preferred processes to collaborate, track and report on your project portfolio: 

Upland - AI - AI-powered project portfolio management software that uses machine learning to help teams automate tasks, manage risks, and collaborate more effectively:
 - Eclipse PPM can be used to create custom workflows, track time and expenses, and generate reports.
 - PowerSteering syncs strategy with planning, execution, and results. 

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- FREE -  Some options are free for a period of time (some tools are completely free)

Project Team Management & Collaboration software

Team managementAccelo Projects -Web based planning, tracking and collaboration, with support for both traditional and agile methodologies:

Adobe Workfront - a collaborative work management solution to optimize capacity and leverage Agile frameworks:

Aha! for Product - Web based team collaboration software designed for product managers:

airfocus - Prioritize your projects and features to build more effective roadmaps and align your team:  

Asana - AI - Work management platform teams use to stay focused on goals, projects, and daily tasks:  

Avaza - An all-in-one solution for project management, resource scheduling, tracking time, managing expenses, quotes & invoices:

Ayanza - AI - FREE -  for small teams. Easily connect objectives, projects, workflows, and notes to build healthy and successful teams:

Backlog - An all-in-one online project management tool for task management, version control, and bug tracking:

Basecamp - AI - A combination of all the tools teams need in a single, straightforward package, including team, project and document management:

Bitrix24 - Team members connect and collaborate quickly and easily using a range of tools:

Cage - Project management and collaborative software tool for designers, agencies, and teams to share their creative work:  

Celoxis - Online project management and portfolio management software in a single integrated tool:  

Clarizen - Enterprise collaborative work management solution:  

ClickUp - AI - On-line app that includes Tasks, Docs, Chat, Goals, Agile, Team management set:

cordin8 -  Strategy execution platform enabling teams to organize and work together across the enterprise for strategic success: 

Epicflow - Supports the integration of distributed resources into one team, so you can deliver more projects on time:  

Eylean - Assists in managing tasks and monitoring teams using Agile, Kaban, Scrum, or Scrumban:

Flock - Team communication and collaboration tool, assign tasks and track their status, run polls, and set reminders. Includes built in links to a range of other apps:

Forecast - unites project management, resource planning, team collaboration, finance, and reporting in one package, bringing the power of AI to automate administrative tasks:

Freshservice - helps IT teams to plan, collaborate, and execute projects from start to finish on a single platform:

FunctionFox - Online timesheet and project management tools:

GitScrum - Project management & collaboration for Agile projects. Model your workflow and view tasks and projects in a kanban, list or calendar view:

Grapple - Collaborative task management software. Assign and monitor project and task progress in one easy-to-use application:

Hubbion - FREE - Task management and collaboration tool to plan projects, collaborate with your team and monitor your tasks: 

IC Project - A complete project management system including team, project, and development management functions with web-based collaboration: 

Jira - The project management tool for agile teams. Teams have access to more than a dozen out-of-the-box reports with real-time, actionable insights into how their team is performing sprint after sprint: 

Kendo Manager - FREE -  for small teams. Easy to use, complete project management software solution: 

MeisterTask - An intuitive IT Project Management tool designed for the needs of agile project teams:

Milanote - a tool for organizing your creative projects (and teams) into beautiful visual boards: - AI - FREE - Intuitive & easy to implement for teams of all sizes, limited free version. Plan visually on a timeline, assign tasks to your team, collaborate in context:    

Nifty - Flexibly organize, prioritize, and track daily work with a high level of detail using Kanban, List, Timeline, Calendar, and Swimlane views:

nTask - 14 Days FREE Online collaboration platform for tasks, projects, meetings, time tracking, and more:  

Notion - AI - FREE - Offers a sleek and quick app that anyone can use for essential task management. It provides a great free plan and advanced features with paid options, including boosted security and unlimited users:   

OpusView - A cost efficient modern end-to-end collaboration platform that makes working on business projects easier and more efficient:  

Orangescrum. - Plan projects, assign tasks, track time, and manage resources and billing: 

Planio - Web based issue tracking, project management, version control, help desk, file sync, Wikis and chat: 

Productboard - product management system that empowers teams to get the right products to market, faster:

Productive - Integrated project management for consultancies and agencies incorporating resource planing, task management and time recording:  

Proggio - FREE Collaborative project management solution for teams:  

Project for the web - Microsoft's cloud-based work and project management system: - Web-based central hub where teams can work, plan, and achieve things together using Gantt charts, Kanban boards, and task lists, plus your own personal work management space. May be integrated with Google Apps or Microsoft: 

ProjeQtOr - FREE Quality based project organizer, particularly well suited to IT projects, that offers all the features needed to different Project Management actors under a unique collaborative interface: - Construction specific option of the Web-based central hub where teams can work, plan, and achieve things together. May be integrated with Google Apps or Microsoft: 

Projectplace - Online project collaboration system (European): 

ProofHub - AI - Fully featured team collaboration tool designed to plan, collaborate,deliver projects. Organize people, tasks and files, in one east to use app:

ProWorkflow - Assign staff, track time or reschedule projects. Quoting and invoicing included:

Redbooth - Manage project tasks and communication, collaborate on tasks and threaded conversations. Start an HD video meeting in two clicks: 

RESRODEL - Resource management software. Resro.ACT was built specifically for activity-based workforces. Resro.OPT was created to provide profound insights and recommendations for any workforce:  

Smartsheet - A SaaS application for collaboration and work management, used to assign tasks, track progress, manage calendars, share documents, and manage other work:

Slack - Teamwork in Slack happens in channels, it offers a single place for messaging, tools and files helping everyone save time and collaborate together (but no prject specific tools: 

Targetprocess - a software development project management solution best for medium to large-size companies:

TaskQue - Task and workflow management system for teams:

Teamwork - AI - The tools and reports you need to get a bird’s eye view of every project, from milestones to project planning, budgeting, and time tracking, to maximize resources and never miss a billable minute again: 

Tixio - A customized work space for infomration management and sharing among team members: 

Toggle plan - A visual planning tool to optimize people's time:

Trello - AI - lets you work more collaboratively and get more done. Trello’s boards, lists, and cards enable you to organize and prioritize your projects: 

Troop Messenger - Instant Messaging, Video Call, Video Conferencing, File Sharing, Desktop Sharing, Work Schedules and Projects: 

Workfront - Adobe Workfront is a collaborative work management solution to optimize capacity and leverage Agile frameworks:

WorkOtter - an easy-to-use solution for IT PMOs ready to move from spreadsheets to simple SaaS project, resource, and portfolio mgt:

Worksection - project management & time planning, with collaboration and reporting options online: 

Wrike - AI - On-demand Online Project Management system; Wrike helps to save time by integrating emails, tasks and web based project management tools: 

Zoho Sprints - Free - an online agile project management tool built for Scrum teams to plan, track and iterate their work in Sprints:  

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Work Performance Management

Project Charter Template

Stakeholder Work Sheet

Stakeholder on a Page
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Project Charter Template

EVM Work Sheet

Risk Management Plan

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Risk Register

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EVM Work Sheet

Communication Plan

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