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Project Management Tools Product Review- Binfire

Project-Management-tools-Product Review-BinfireProject management directly correlates to the productivity of business. Business owners hire project managers to ensure their plans be on the right track from planning to the finishing point. The management efforts vary with the complexity of the projects. The project managers use project management tools to make it easy to monitor, collaborate, and optimize the team work for project success.

Binfire is a web-based tool that boasts all the must have and extensive features for project management. The tool is excellent regarding functionalities and reduces the work of project managers. The Best thing about the tool is that it provides a full space for task management, Gantt chart, bug tracking, and activity stream. You can make use of the tool for communication as well as collaboration.

Editions and Pricing

Binfire has five versions; Basic, Pro, Biz, Corp, and Enterprise. The best thing about the pricing model is that the pricing is based on the storage and the number of projects and members, not on the features. All the versions have same features, which is favorable to startups and small business. You can pay monthly or yearly.

Editions Basic Pro  Biz Corp Enterprise
Cost (monthly) $19 $49 $129 $390 $690
Projects 10 30 100 500 Unlimited
Members 6 12 30 100 300
Storage 10 GB 30 GB 100 GB 500 GB 1000 GB
Support Email Email Live Live Live

Capabilities and Supporting Set of Features

product_review_binfire_dashboardDashboard
The tool facilitates a beautiful dashboard. The dashboard shows you task status, personal status, and project stats in a colorful and insightful manner. The tool lets you quickly know ‘effort left versus time left’ right from the dashboard, which is awesome.

 

 

product_review_binfire_workspaceWorkspace
The tool has an exceptional facility as workspaces. With workspace, you can create and manage projects, teams, and portfolios. The workspace allows you to duplicate and archive project as well as create reports. It also provides access to customizable calendar, resource loading, and timesheet.

 

 

product_review_binfire_task_managementTask Management
The tool provides easy for modifying task management facilities. You can add subtasks, attach bugs, and add a comment to the tasks. Moreover, you can view the history of a work and approve the completed tasks. The task management feature includes milestone creation and description.

 

 

product_review_binfire_Gantt_chartGantt Chart
The tool offers Gantt chart for each project and work. With Gantt chart, you can view the progress of each task and add tags, description, and member. You can customize the column width and export the map as well.

 

product_review_binfire_message_boardMessage Board
Every project needs team communication for effective collaboration. The message board allows your team to communicate on a single platform with various facilities such as chat, files attachment, and comments. The message board replaces the needs of communication tool.

 

 

product_review_binfire_control_panelControl Panel
The control panel lets you define rights to access to the project details or project specific tasks. You can give permissions to the manager, team member, or customer for a defined level of access. The facility also allows you to set email notifications and define project mission.

 

Mobile Accessibility

Currently, the tool is unavailable across mobile devices but is expected to launch soon across Android and iOS platforms.

Integration

The tool integrates with Google Drive and Dropbox for uploading files and syncs with Google Calendar.

Support

The tool provides support via Emails. You can also ask questions or get support from message box facility.

Pros and Cons of Binfire

Pros

  • The tool offers storage and message board that replace additional collaboration and communication tools.
  • Control panel feature is remarkable.
  • User-friendly

Cons

  • Long learning curve.
  • A shortcut of activity stream from the dashboard could make the tool easier.

Differentiator

Binfire differentiates from other project management tools by a cluster of exceptional features. The tool provides well managed and organized platform for creating the projects in the workspace. The stand out features is activity stream, message board, and resource loading. Gantt chart presents a visualized way of the project progress and report. The additional features are bug tracking, whiteboard, and time tracking. It is easy to use for multiple projects and members and is tailored to meet requirements of small and medium businesses.

For more details, please visit Binfire website.

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