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If you manage projects, you know that milestones can meanrnthe difference between success and failure. Being able to track milestonesrnmakes project management more fulfilling and helps you hold yourself and yourrnteam accountable for success to stakeholders and executives. But how do yourntrack those milestones? Sure, you can use a simple spreadsheet and enter datesrnand descriptions. But why not take advantage of apps geared specifically forrnthis purpose? Let’s look at five useful apps that can help you track thosernproject milestones.
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Upvise makes it easy to add milestones to projects andrnmanage the completion percentage of each. Once you’ve created a milestone, yournadd as many tasks associated with the milestone as needed. With milestones onrnUpvise, you can keep track of what’s due, when it’s due, and who’s responsiblernfor getting it done.
To manage users, you must log onto the Upvise websiternwith your account credentials (you can’t manage users from the mobile app).rnUpvise is free to try for 30 days. After that, a license will cost you $120.00rnUSD (per year/per user).
Project Management System
PMS is free, but if you want to be able to add reminders andrnimport/export to other devices, you’ll need to drop the coin for the PRO version ($8.13 USD). Remember one thingrnabout this app when you judge it — it’s all about simplicity.
One caveat: The mobile app is nothing more than a webrnwrapper and can be challenging to use on smartphones, although tablets workrnfine. If you happen to be the administrator of the Collabtive system, you canrnadd a number of powerful plugins to further extend the flexibility andrnpower. Both Collabtive and the mobile app are free. Collabtive plugins, on thernother hand, are not.