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What are your favorite tools for startup product management?

Peter Bassa Failure = Learning = Success.

Last updated on February 13th, 2017

Hello Fellow Cofounders, I wanted to ask what are your go to tools for startup product management? Did you find any online tools to help out in the startup process? If so could you share them?


Thanks,

Peter

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Michal Hantl Ruby on Rails, React, JavaScript guy

February 17th, 2017

I think using something simple that works at the beginning is great, even Trello might be enough.


Once you get to growth stage and get so much feedback you need to hire staff to manage it, its hard to keep your finger on the pulse all the time if you're not using something thats built for the purpose.


To the tools mentioned, I would add Product Board

https://www.productboard.com/

Saul Sampson If you want to do it, do it now.

Last updated on February 13th, 2017

I have used aha.io in the past and am currently using a new tool I've found called craft.io. It's worth taking a look at them both and comparing the two to see which one suits your needs better.


Aha.io - Feature rich, takes a bit of time to learn. They have a discounted plan for startups. (http://www.aha.io/product/startups)


craft.io - They're a startup, and their app has a really good looking, easy to use, intuitive interface. They focus on product management.


I hope that helps!

Manish Sharma Digital Marketer | SEO Expert

February 14th, 2017

I used trello tool for product management. This is best tool and easy to use.

Peter Bassa Failure = Learning = Success.

February 14th, 2017

Great! Thanks Everyone. I also came across this online tool. unicornstarters.com

Craig Reid 15 yrs tech sales and bus dev. VC and co-founder.

February 13th, 2017

I started out with MockPlus. It's nearly as easy as paper or whiteboarding with some level of design and UI simulation. You can quickly sketch out concepts without getting bogged down in too much detail or with learning a complex application.

James Abel Software/Hardware Engineer

February 13th, 2017

I just started using Target Process ( https://www.targetprocess.com/ ). Seems pretty good so far and the free version is sufficient at this time since my project and organization are still small. I don't know about anyone else, but I have a hard time handing over my credit card in order to merely try out a tool.

Mark Briggs CEO and Co-Founder at zeNPO

February 13th, 2017

Our dev team is using Jira, and it has been working great for them. We are using Wrike for our general business project management. No tool is perfect, but we really liked the reporting feature of Wrike. The daily all tasks report I get keeps me on top of what everyone is doing in real time, without having to click through a bunch of screens.

Hema Natarajan Product Manager and Entrepreneur

February 13th, 2017

I have used Aha for creating product roadmap. And Fiverr for outsourcing creative work and Asana for project tracking.

Okiemute Omuta PHP Artisan; Business Enthusiast; Lover of Life

February 14th, 2017

One tool that I used and will always recommend, is Transparent Business. We started using that tool right from it's beta phase, until what it is right now. The best part about it, is the screenshots it attaches to your work.


Later along the line, I started using Todoist, and I realized this too could be used in business for project management.