- Research a minimum project management software tools that have comparable uses (Communication, Task Management, Project Planning, or File Storage/Exchange, etc.)
- Summary of each, and selection of the best for an specific user. In this case: small Design studios & Freelancers
- Reasoning for the selction over the others tools
There are many project management software tools in the market, so in order to pick the best solution for your specific needs, first able, it is crucial to identify the project’s requirements, limitations and team skills; for instances: budget, team size, flexibility, mobile and desktop use. Also, to determinate the required methodology and tools: Agile, traditional project management, Grantt Charts, roadmapping, Kanban, calendards, tables, galleries, timeline, lists, dashboard, Linux application, integrations, chat, comments, automatisation and workflow, etc.
Thus, to narrow down the research, the focus is in the following users: students or freelancers learning Project Management. They want to start using it for free during the familiarization period and later for an affordable price. In the future, they would like to be able to scale up into larger teams maintaining an advantageous relation cost/features. During this research, the Wiki capabilities were giving attention because their versatility, which allow anyone to add, delete, or revise content by using a web browser, you pretty much build the tool that you want to use!
Based in the Persona’s needs, Clickup seems to be a good option because it is the most affordable option and it has all the basic needs that a design studio might have from the beginning, it also provides a pleasant introduction, thanks to its accessible and intuitive UI. Notion is also recommended at an earlier stage and finally Basecamp in a larger company because it cost and features.