Project Management & Collaboration Tools

The list of tools below is organized alphabetically, and it represents a selection of the resources available to Digital Humanists. Many of these tools are actively updated, so please contact the DH@Bucknell Web Team if you find any outdated information or if you would like to suggest additional tools or software.

Bucknell University has site licenses and provides faculty, staff, and students with access to and support for a number of these tools; tools for which this is the case have “BU access” listed under pricing.


Asana

Asana is a work management platform that helps teams stay focused on goals, projects, and daily tasks. Asana employs an agile approach to project management.

Details

Website: https://asana.com/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? Proprietary
Pricing: Free (basic) usage; pricing tiers


Basecamp

Basecamp helps you increase accountability, communicate more efficiently, and keep everyone on the same page. Features within Basecamp include to-do lists, an internal message board, schedules, and document and file storage.

Details

Website: https://basecamp.com/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? Proprietary
Pricing: Free use for educational projects only; pricing tiers


GitHub

GitHub is a development platform that enables you to host and review code, manage projects, and build software alongside 36 million developers. GitHub offers built-in code review tools and a version control system to keep track of project changes.

Details

Website: https://github.com/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? OSS
Pricing: Free
Additional Information: Requires knowledge of Git; for an intro to using Git and GitHub, see Meghan Nelson’s blogpost.


RedBooth

Redbooth helps teams organize everything from small tasks to large projects with our online software, at your desk or on the go. With its intuitive design, projects are easy to plan and track on customizable Kanban boards. Sort, tag, and organize your tasks for clear communication and better task management.

Details

Website: https://redbooth.com/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? Proprietary
Pricing: Free (limited) plan; pricing tiers


Slack

Slack is an instant messaging service designed for collaborative teamwork. Slack helps you organize your teams and projects into channels, which are equipped with a searchable history and integrated file sharing.

Details

Website: https://slack.com/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? Proprietary
Pricing: Free for small teams; pricing tiers


TeamGantt

TeamGantt provides project scheduling gantt chart software online. TeamGantt’s online gantt chart software lets you keep all of your tasks, documents, conversations, and team availability in one place. Documents and conversations are connected directly to the associated task or milestone on the gantt chart.

Details

Website: https://www.teamgantt.com/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? Proprietary
Pricing: Free for small projects; pricing tiers


Trello

Trello employs the concept of a kanban board, and it enables you to create boards, lists, and cards for easy project organization and task management. You can add comments, attachements, and due dates to each Trello card.

Details

Website: https://trello.com/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? Proprietary
Pricing: Free for small teams; pricing tiers

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