Best project management software in 2021

Discover our comparison of the 12 best project management solutions, to help improve the performance and efficiency of your teams.

Best project management software in 2021

Discover the 12 project management tools that best meet the needs of companies and their employees.

Feel the urge to simplify the organization of your teams' work ?

In need of a system for assigning tasks and monitoring how your projects progress

Check out our top 12 best programs for project management:

  1. Talkspirit
  2. Teamwork 
  3. Wrike 
  4. Trello
  5. monday.com
  6. Zoho project
  7. Asana
  8. Basecamp
  9. Freedcamp
  10. Azendoo 
  11. Wimi 
  12. Bubble Plan

Choose the one that suits you best. 


1. Talkspirit

The collaborative platform that facilitates the coordination of your projects

Talkspirit project management

100% made in France, Talkspirit is an all-in-one software that simplifies project management within companies. Thanks to its checklist and task assignment features, Talkspirit allows you to create clear, precise action plans organized in distinct steps. Mainly intended for SMEs and middle-market companies, this software is used by companies such as DHL Express or Eckes Granini and by public organizations such as the French Army.

Key features:

  • creation of to-do lists 
  • assignment of tasks 
  • quick and easy to learn
  • over 1,000 integrations with other applications
  • responsive customer service and user support (FR and EN) seven days a week
  • machine translation in eight languages
  • GDPR : data hosted in the EU (at OVHcloud)

Limitations / disadvantages:

  • Talkspirit is an efficient task management tool but may not be the ideal solution for managing very complex projects.

Pricing: 

  • free Essentials plan
  • paid plans from €4 per month per user*(decreasing rate from 500 users and preferential conditions for associations)
  • free trial (15 days) 
  • free personalized demo 

Learn more from Talkspirit users' feedback 


2. Teamwork

The simple and complete project management tool

Teamwork project management

Teamwork is a SaaS project management tool that provides greater visibility into the status of tasks, enhances collaboration within your company, and saves time by automating tedious administrative tasks.

Key features:

  • simple to use but powerful
  • adapted to the management of complex projects
  • integration options (Slack, Google Drive, Zapier, Dropbox, Hubspot, etc.) 

Limitations / disadvantages:

  • without a well-adjusted setting, receiving numerous email notifications
  • The interface could be reviewed to improve the user experience.  

Pricing: 

  • Free plan (max. five users, two projects)
  • Pro plan at €10 per month per user, billed annually
  • Prime plan at €18 per month per user, billed annually
  • Company plan


3.Wrike

A collaborative management platform to give your business more agility

Wrike project management

Wrike is a work management platform that adapts to your team's needs. Its dashboards are customizable, and the platform's multiple options allow you to have full transparency on every project and turn every meeting, conversation, or brainstorming session into concrete plans.

Key features:

  • interactive Gantt chart 
  • Android and IOS application
  • project templates provided for each core activity (marketing, creativity, etc.) 

Limitations / disadvantages:

  • (too) basic interface design
  • slow synchronization with Outlook: long delays in sending notifications (when sending a message on Wrike)

Pricing: 

  • Free plan available (max. five users)
  • Professional plan at $9.80 per user per month (up to 15 users)
  • Business plan at $24.80 (up to 200 users) 
  • Enterprise plan (unlimited number of users) 



4. Trello 

The project management software that helps teams get things done

Trello project management

Trello is a collaborative platform that makes project management easy: start with a Kanban board, add cards, tweak priorities, notify employees of their task assignments—all in one place. 

Key features:

  • Kanban system 
  • ease of use 
  • creation of teams (work team, family team, team of friends, etc.)
  • more than 100power-ups in the premium version

Limitations / disadvantages:

  • no task dependency system 
  • not suitable for very complex projects
  • no chat
  • one free power-up

Pricing: 

  • Free plan (basic functionality, table creation, and limited integrations)
  • Business Class plan at $10 per month per user
  • Enterprise plan


5. Monday

The software that lets you work the way you want

Monday project management

Monday's clear, easy-to-use interface allows you to create a customized workflow to match the way your teams actually work. 

Key features:

  • Kanban system
  • Gantt chart
  • allows you to set delivery dates
  • work assignment 
  • ease of use

Limitations / disadvantages:

  • no free version 
  • high pricing 

Pricing: 

  • Basic plan at €8 per month per user 
  • Standard plan at €10 per month per user 
  • Pro plan at €16 per month per user 
  • business plan 



6. Zoho Project

The project management software for any business

Zoho Project management

Zoho Project is a SaaS solution that allows you to break down your projects into tasks, define dependencies between them to better organize their execution and easily assign them to your employees. 

Key features:

  • Kanban system
  • Gantt chart 
  • task dependency 
  • versatility of the Zoho ecosystem (possible integration with Zoho Books for billing, Zoho CRM for collaboration with sales teams, Zoho People for updating holidays...) 

Limitations and drawbacks: less pleasant interface than other SaaS software like Trello or Asana

Pricing: 

  • Free plan (up to three users)
  • Premium plan at €5 per month per user (up to 50 users)
  • Enterprise plan at €10 per month per user (no maximum threshold) 
  • 10-day trial


7. Asana 

A tool that helps teams organize the full range of their work

Asana project management

From small tasks to large initiatives, Asana is a SaaS software that allows your teams to improve work structure, simplify assigning tasks, and track completion. In short, you waste less time "working around work."

Key features:

  • Kanban system
  • task dependency management system
  • different possible chronological views
  • suitable for managing complex projects 

Limitations and drawbacks: very customizable tool that may require some time to adapt

Pricing: 

  • Free Basic Plan
  • Premium plan at €10.99 per month per user
  • Business plan at €24.99 per month per user 
  • Enterprise plan


8. Basecamp

The project management tool designed by the developers of the Ruby on Rails framework

Basecamp project management

Basecamp is one of the earliest project management solutions, but it's still a great value that improves your organization, especially by centralizing discussions under different projects. 

Key features:

  • ease of use 
  • stability 

Limitations / disadvantages:

  • not suitable for managing complex projects
  • few customization possibilities 
  • rudimentary integration system 

Pricing: 

  • single rate of $99 per month for an unlimited number of projects and users
  • 30-day free trial with no commitments 

9. Freedcamp

The direct competitor of Basecamp, with a free version

Freecamp project management

To-do lists, Kanban boards, tasks, subtasks, and Gantt charts: Freedcamp is a simple yet efficient project management tool that offers you a wide range of features to make your team's work easier.

Key features:

  • price attractiveness
  • time tracking 
  • role assignment

Limitations / disadvantages:

  • impossible to schedule a recurring task with the free version
  • some very useful features (integration with Google Drive, Gantt charts...) are reserved for paying subscribers

Pricing: 

  • free plan
  • Minimalist plan at just $1.49 per month per user 
  • Business plan at $7.49 per month per user 
  • Enterprise plan at $16.99 per month per user

10. Azendoo

The French team messaging application for project management

Azendoo project management

Designed to reduce the time spent in meetings and to make teamwork more efficient, Azendoo allows you to manage tasks and projects, thanks to dashboards dedicated to teams and projects. 

Key features:

  • usability 
  • French publisher

Limitations / disadvantages:

  • not suitable for managing complex projects 
  • range of integrations to be expanded

Pricing: 

  • Teams plan at $6.67 per month per user
  • Business plan at €15 per month per user 
  • Enterprise plan at €24.17 month per user
  • 15-day free trial without commitment


11. Wimi 

The tool that makes organizing teamwork simple and effective

wimi project management

Wimi is a SaaS program that brings everything together you need to organize your work and teams, communicate effectively, and ensure absolutely nothing escapes you—all in a single space. 

Key features:

  • all-in-one project management solution
  • clear and intuitive interface 
  • data hosting in France

Limitations / disadvantages:

  • many email notifications
  • high pricing 

Pricing: 

  • free Start plan
  • Pro plan at 6€ /month per user
  • Business plan at 9€ /month per user 
  • Quotations available for enterprise plan


12. Bubble Plan 

An online project management software, visual and accessible

Bubble plan project management

Bubble Plan is a tool that allows you to have a clearer vision on the progress of your projects, to gain in efficiency and to facilitate teamwork. Simple and secure, Bubble Plan is suitable for everyone, novice or expert. The icing on the cake: Bubble Plan is a European editor (made in France!)

Key features:

  • clear web interface
  • drag-and-drop system 
  • flexible software (roadmap presentation mode, project management, team collaboration)
  • scalable 

Limitations and drawbacks : NC

Pricing: 

  • Free plan
  • Team plan at €12 per month per user
  • Business plan at €22 per month per user 
  • Enterprise plan on request
  • 15-day free trial in collaborative mode


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Now that you have your hand of cards, it's up to you how to play :) 


Each project-management application has their respective advantages and disadvantages. Choose the one that best suits your business. Don't hesitate to take advantage of the free trials that these solutions offer, and contact us for more information! 


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