What makes Bitrix24 one of the best free project planning software out there? Well, here’s the free part, which is quite important, because Bitrix24 is both free and powerful. It’s one of the reasons why over 10 million organizations plan their projects with Bitrix24. But there’s another, much more important advantage Bitrix24 has over other project planning software or project planning templates. And it’s this. Bitrix24 is THE ONLY free project planning software that lets you PLAN, EXECUTE and EVALUATE project results in a single platform.
Let’s take a look specifically at project planning tools available in Bitrix24.
Typically, there are three important parts in project planning. They are all available in Bitrix24.
Project timeline planning. Each project has a start date, end date and milestones in between. There are multiple ways you can do time planning in Bitrix24 – Gantt charts, project calendars, Kanban boards, etc. Some people call this ‘project roadmap’. Others – ‘project calendar’. Regardless of the name, Bitrix24 has it.
Project resource and workload planning. Different projects use different resources. Most commonly, it’s money and people’s time. Bitrix24 has a number of workload planning tools you can use to determine how many hours of which employees should be devoted to your entire project or its part. Burnup charts, expense tracking and other resource management tools are at your disposal.
Task assignments. As you break down project into specific tasks, you need to determine who does what and in which order. This is especially important if you have tasks that are dependent on each other.
Collaborative project planning. Sure, a simple project can be planned by a single person. But complex projects need involvement of others at the planning stage, or the entire project is doomed from the beginning. Having collaboration tools
(discussion stream, comments, group chat, video conferencing) means that you can quickly update project plans as necessary.
Supervision and permissions. People working on your projects will have different roles. This means that supervisors will need to understand what has to be done by their subordinates, and you’ll probably restrict access to sensitive parts of your project plan (budgeting, for example).
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