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Projectplace

Collaboration and project management


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Published 11/21/2014 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

Projectplace is a project management and team collaboration tool that is used by some of the world’s biggest brands to plan, execute and track projects from start to completion. The app also offers plans for SMBs, making it a flexible solution for all. The The key features of the app fall under three main headers: project management, document collaboration and communication. Aside from these Projectplace also provides issue management, resource management, time management, project portfolio management and report management.

Projectplace’s project management features offer project planning and task management tools such as both Kanban boards and Gantt charts, along with customizable project templates. The document management system is accessible by both teams and external collaborators, and allows for version tracking, document review publishing and real-time updates. The communication tools offered by Projectplace include notifications, commenting, feedback, conversation following, and “@ref” and “like” tools. There is also an online meeting tool for further collaboration-

Projectplace provides member management tools for specifying project roles, deciding who has access to what, and getting access to all contact data and activity about in house and external project team members and stakeholders. All of Projectplace’s features, including the kanban tool, document sharing and communication features, can be accessed from mobile Android and iOS devices. Project management reports can be generated to measure all kinds of metrics including risk, costs, resources, time, milestones and more. You can also build custom reports.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Projectplace was founded in 1998 and is one of the world’s first SaaS solutions. It offers two products - Projectplace and a free collaboration tool called ToDo. Projectplace is now part of Planview, a global leader in portfolio management and project collaboration based in Austin, Texas. There are currently 1, 006, 589 registered users of the app. Some of the more well-known Projectplace clients include Sky, Carlsberg, Oxfam, Vodafone, Volvo, Avis, Zurich and Sony.

What are the differences to other apps?

Projectplace has been in the industry for a long time and for this reason is always on top of growing trends, constantly updating its software with new features and capabilities. The app is just as suitable for SMBs as much as it is for large enterprises, with pricing and features to meet both needs. While it is used by some of the biggest brands in the world, the interface has a much more modern and young feel than some of the clunkier enterprise solutions on the market.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Projectplace offers a modern and sleek interface that is intuitive with logical navigation and easy-to-follow processes. It is also a highly visual tool with colors, graphics and icons. There is a main navigational header with drop-down tabs linking to: Projects, Assignments, Shortcuts, Recent Documents, Online Meeting, Time Reporting and Project Office.

Individual project views can be filtered using tabs for access to Project Overview, Plan, Boards, Documents, Meetings, Issues and People. Projectplace uses visual Kanban boards, Gantt charts and time-lines to easily visualize all project activity. The reporting and time tracking tools further help to visually track all project progress.

How does the registration process work?

To register for Projectplace click on the Try Now button on the top right-hand corner of the website homepage. From here all you have to do is enter your email address to get access to a free 14-day trial.

What does it cost to use the application?

Projectplace offers pricing plans to suit all business sizes. Projectplace ToDo is offered for free and includes only the Kanban board features. The Team plan, suitable for SMBs, costs $29 per user per month and includes one workspace, all basic features and online meeting. There is an Enterprise plan that is suitable for large businesses that includes custom branding, unlimited workspaces, and add-ons such as portfolio management and resource management.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Due to its flexible pricing plans, Projectplace is suitable for freelancers, SMBs and large enterprises alike. Its current users span a range of industries from public healthcare providers and universities, to FMCGs and entertainment. The app is an ideal solution for projects that involve dispersed teams, with both internal and external collaborators, due to its strong communication and collaboration features. It also suitable for global teams and international users as it is available in 7 different languages: English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch and French.

  • Kanban boards and Gaant charts for project planning and task management
  • Communication tools such as conversations, commenting, feedback, “liking” and “@ref” tools
  • Document management with revision control, commenting and a desktop add-on for dragging and dropping files
  • Time management for tracking time, managing employee payments and customer billing
  • Online meeting tool and meeting management tool for meeting planning and preparation
  • Project reporting for all project KPIs, as well as custom reports
  • Advanced feature add-ons for resource management and issue management


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