This is why your Project Managers from Bluebird are leading the way in leveraging modern tools and techniques for unmatched efficiency and project success.
The role of Project Managers (PMs) has never been more crucial. With the increase in remote work, cloud computing, and data-driven strategies, it's imperative for PMs to be proficient in a range of the best project management tools, techniques, and technologies. Below are some of the tools our Project Managers at Bluebird rely on:
Who is an IT project manager?
An IT Project Manager is a professional responsible for overseeing various aspects of projects within the information technology domain. They handle the planning, execution, and completion of IT projects via the best project management tools, ensuring that goals and objectives are achieved within the set time and budget constraints. Their responsibilities often include coordinating teams, allocating resources, setting and monitoring timelines, and reporting on project progress. They may also be involved in risk assessment and the implementation of new processes within an organization.
best project management tools
Planning & Scheduling Tools
MS Project as a cloud-based platform is a top choice for large enterprises thanks to its deep integration with Microsoft services. It continues to be an industry standard for project planning.
Known for its excellent workflow automation capabilities, Asana is used by companies such as Deloitte and General Electric. It also integrates with other tools like Slack and Google Workspace.
Appreciated for its flexibility and goal-setting features, many startups rely on ClickUp. It bridges the gap between strategy and execution.
GanttPro is specializing in Gantt charts for visual project planning, marketing teams at companies like Salesforce find it indispensable.
With its AI features, many PMs employ Wrike to make their project management more data-driven.
Many IT project managers are big fans of Slack’s real-time messaging and bot integrations, which go beyond simple communications.
Its robust features have made it popular among PMs. MS Teams serves as a comprehensive workspace, including file storage and task management.
Known for its reliable video conferencing services, educational institutions like Harvard frequently use Zoom for its added features like breakout rooms and whiteboarding.
Software companies and their project managers use Jira not just for agile project management but also for DevOps, offering enhanced code integration features.
With its simple interface, Trello is appreciated by creative agencies like Pixar and offers features like "Butler" automations.
Smartsheet is specializing in dynamic Gantt charts, logistics companies such as UPS employ Smartsheet for its automation features and built-in formulas for task dependencies.
Known for its versatility in project management and CRM, Kintone often utilized by SMEs.
Documentation and File Sharing Tools
PwC relies on Google Workspace for its varied application suite, ranging from Google Sheets for data analysis to Google Meet for video conferencing.
National Geographic uses Dropbox for secure file sharing, enhanced with password-protected links and expiration features.
Tech companies rely on Confluence for their robust documentation needs, offering robust search features for efficient file and document location.
Monitoring and Reporting Tools
Known for its data visualization capabilities, firms like Verizon rely on Tableau for real-time dashboards.
Marketing agencies employ DashThis for easy customization of KPI dashboards.
Sisense is for complex data reporting that integrates data from multiple sources and offers predictive analytics.
Financial institutions such as J.P. Morgan trust PowerBI for its user-friendly interface and analytics capabilities, integrating seamlessly with other Microsoft services for comprehensive reporting.
Why Choose Bluebird's Project Managers?
- 1Proficiency in Latest Technologies: Our PMs are adept in trending technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Cybersecurity, enabling them to lead tech-intensive projects.
- 2Certified and Experienced: Every PM at Bluebird is not just PMP certified but also trained in methodologies like Agile, Lean, and Six Sigma.
- 3Focus on Best Practices: Our PMs keep themselves updated on industry best practices to minimize risks and improve efficiency.
- 4Adaptability: Whether your project requires a traditional Waterfall model or a modern Agile approach, our PMs can adapt seamlessly.
- 5Gender-Inclusive Leadership: We take pride in our diverse team, which fosters creativity and innovation.
At Bluebird, our Project Managers are more than just proficient; they are experts in leveraging the latest and best project management tools to ensure project success. Choose us for your next IT project, and experience the difference that expertise makes via our Staff Augmentation services.