Wrike review: Project management made simple

Wrike stands out as an intuitive project management platform complete with resource management, automated request capturing, proofing and approval, and more.

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  • CRM: Salesforce, HubSpot
  • Software/IT: JIRA, Github
  • Email: Gmail, Outlook
  • Chat/messaging: Microsoft Teams, Google Hangouts Chat, Slack, HipChat
  • Export/import: MS Project, MS Excel, MS Office 365 Add-in, iCal Sync
  • Social: LinkedIn
  • Single sign-on: SAML, Okta, Microsoft, Bitium, Google, Active Directory Federation Services, OneLogin, PingFederate, Shibboleth
  • File storage: Box, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, DropBox, Evernote
  • Extensions: Adobe Creative Cloud, Office Timeline, Chrome
  • CMS: WordPress, Marketo, ProofHQ
  • Customer support: Zendesk, SurveyMonkey
  • Forms: Google Sheets, Wufoo
  • Automation: Zapier
  • Accounting and invoicing: QuickBooks, Harvest

Documentation and support

Wrike offers detailed documentation on how to use all the features, including Wrike for Developers, right from within the portal.

Pricing

Wrike’s platform is offered in several tiers, based on number of users and access to features, starting with a 5-user free version that is limited to task list functionality. Wrike’s Professional tier serves up to 15 users and includes project planning and collaboration, at $9.80 per user per month. The Business tier can serve up to 200 users at $24.80 per user per month, including work management, customization, and executive reporting. The Enterprise tier supports an unlimited number of users, and includes the complete suite of functionality, including advanced security and controls. The Professional, Business, and Enterprise versions include a free trial of proofing and approval.

Wrike also offers a platform targeted at marketers and creative teams, at $34.60 per user per month.

At a Glance
  • An intuitive project management platform complete with resource management, automated request capturing, proofing and approval, and more.

    Pros

    • Intuitive interface that is easy to navigate
    • Multiple templates for easily launching new projects
    • Customizable “request forms” that capture and migrate important data directly into projects
    • Project calendar views with color-coded tasks for easy recognition of trouble spots
    • Resource utilization and allocation is easily visualized and quickly adjusted using drag-and-drop movements
    • As resources are reallocated or task are updated, automatic task notifications make keeping on schedule a breeze

    Cons

    • Feature-rich environment may be challenging for some non-project managers to navigate at first

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