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Project Management Software: How To Find A Good Fit?

Posted by Guest on April 14, 2016

If you are thinking of investing in a project management software for your organization, you should consider couple of things before making your final decision. Two major things to consider is the size of the projects your company will have in the future and the number of people that will be assigned to those projects. Also, you should understand the culture and mobility of your organization and see if there is a need for a software that is accessible via mobile. Lastly, you should determine the budget for such an investment and match your needs with the amount of money you want to spend on a project management software. Types and costs of project management software Two most popular types are web-based and on-site software solutions. Web-based software is known as the Software as a Service (SaaS) which means that a server provider hosts the service and makes it available via Internet. Approximate costs for a web-based solution can vary from as low as $15 up to $100 per month or per user, including IT support and regular software updates. The payments are in a form of a monthly or annual fee. The clients for a web-based software are usually small businesses because of the low cost and efficient task management easily accessible using mobile devices. On-site software solutions include a variety of components, including hardware and necessary IT maintenance and software upgrades. With all of the fees added, including the IT support, licensing and physical serves, the cost could…