Task Management Software Solutions

Task management software allows groups of individuals to pool resources to achieve predetermined goals. The software enables each individual assigned to a particular project the ability to follow the task through its lifecycle. The process involves following four structured and precise steps: developing, analyzing, tracking and reporting. There are a number of task management software packages available for small businesses. Management should review several software packages and carefully consider business needs before making a selection.


The bed belonging to baby bear fit Goldilocks “just right.” Flow is a task management software package that is “just right” for many small businesses. The easy to operate format allows associates to streamline workflow, delegate tasks, communicate effectively, sort tasks, set priorities and approve documents with ease. Flow allows team members to communicate mobile via iOS or Android device. Flow allows management the flexibility to reassign tasks to other team members. The application provides security necessary for working with contracted employees.


Associates familiar with G-mail will find Pyrus’s interface similar in nature. Pyrus is designed to operate as a to-do application. The designers integrated features for farming out duties, sharing files, collecting signatures and exchanging ideas. Pyrus simplifies the process of task management by displaying only tasks assigned to a particular individual. Once the individual clicks complete, the task no longer appears in his/her task window. The free plan offered by Pyrus may be proficient for many small businesses.

Wunderlist 3.0

Wunderlist 3.0 is a cloud-based task management software package offering real-time sync. The upgraded program also includes integration with third party applications. The new welcome screen displays alerts, conversations, preferences and search icons for convenience. Associates may print or e-mail directly from the application. Other new features consist of a share and publish buttons. The share button allows other team members to collaborate on a project. Businesses may find the publish button a security threat as it creates a public URL. There is also a do not disturb button that allows an associate to silence reminders. Commenting is no longer a premium feature, as it is now provided with the Wunderlist 3.0 free package.

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