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1.  Big projects App

Posted 10 days ago
Hi,
We are looking for an App or plug in where staff can go and look at big projects we have going on at work. Either a weekly or monthly update on big projects. We are starting to use Slack and thought there might be an App we could link to. Or maybe a plug in we could add to our website.
Any ideas on an easy to use Big project App?
Thanks

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Richard Saunders
IT Director
The Children's Inn at NIH
Bethesda, Md. 20814
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2.  RE: Big projects App

Posted 10 days ago

HI Richard!

 

Trying to draw you're your requirements here: what distinguishes a *big* project app from other project management apps? If you flesh this out a bit, others on this list might be better able to provide concrete suggestions.

 

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3.  RE: Big projects App

Posted 5 days ago

Hi Richard,

 

Hard to say without additional requirements. Many apps do integrate with Slack. Have you looked into Trello or github?

 

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Dori

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4.  RE: Big projects App

Posted 5 days ago
I'll second the Trello recommendation., It still suffers a bit as a full-fledged project management application, but it is great for putting up a visual, big board look at projects underway. We use it at our IT staff meetings to make sure we're tracking all of our work, but we use things like Smartsheet and Jira for more detailed project management. Trello also integrates with just about anything.

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Peter Campbell
CIO
Legal Services Corporation
Washington DC
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