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Transform the Way You Manage Your Team: Monday.com Review

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It used to be a trend, but modern businesses are now increasingly catching up with using cloud for their software solutions. In addition to being an excellent place to store data, cloud-based project management systems are proving to be the effective answer on how to better oversee operations and improve productivity for teams.

Cloud-based project management programs offer several advantages in terms of boosting productivity, promoting collaboration, and improving communications within teams.It will also improve data security. From a cost standpoint, cloud-based systems will also cut costs brough by purchasing new hardware and hiring in-house IT to oversee implementation and upkeep.

What is it?

Monday.com is a cloud-based, project management software that simplifies and transforms the way teams manage workloads and communicate by building a culture of transparency.

What does it do?

Monday.com has a comprehensive productivity suite that includes all the features needed to divide up the work of your team, monitor project progress, and ensure individual tasks are completed to schedule.

It comes with project templates that you build your system on top off when you first set up a Monday.com account. These include options for daily task management, departmental planning, and video production.

Once you’ve picked a workflow design to use, you’ll have plenty of freedom to tailor it to the particular needs of your organization. For example, you can add a star system to show the priority of different tasks. Also, there are numerous display options available, such as maps and calendar views.

One way that Monday.com simplifies project management is by making it easy to assign individual tasks to different members of your team. After you’ve done so, you’ll be able to access a comprehensive “Timeline” view of your various projects. At a glance, this feature will show you who is responsible for each part of a project, and when different tasks will be completed.

Target Market

monday.com serves a wide range of industries and company sizes. Here’s a list of ten notable customers:

  • Adobe
  • Uber
  • Universal
  • Hulu
  • Unilever
  • Abbott
  • Genpact
  • Humana
  • Frontier
  • Zippo

What do we like about it?

  • Has a unique organizational approach that utilizes color and placement to help manage a team at a glance
  • Useful project visualization tools and customizable workflows.
  • Supports integrations with other platforms
  • Allows users to quickly check which projects are in progress, which tasks are finished, and where team members are stuck.
  • Organized in a way that conveys due-dates and the relationships between assignments.
  • Choose to view the board based on Status, Text, Person, Timeline, or Date.
  • Allows project managers to easily find users who are over/underworked and balance out workloads.
  • Comes with over 200 templates
  • Users can customize their workflows by dragging and dropping from any of the 30 column types.

What do we dislike about it?

  • Unnecessarily confusing pricing and plans
  • Inconsistent and Byzantine navigation options
  • 14-day trial insufficient to learn the app
  • The Basic plan doesn’t include many important project management features, and some users have experienced a short learning curve.
  • The Basic plan is missing many important features that are typically included in every paid level, like an advanced search and integrations.
  • Some users have also mentioned that because the software has many features and custom options, it can take some time to learn the ins and outs of it.

How much is it?

Monday.com has four pricing tiers: Basic, Standard, Pro, and Enterprise. The prices below are available for companies with three, five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 40, 50, 100 and 200+ users. For example, for the Basic Plan, at $8 per seat, five users total cost $40 per month, whereas 40 users cost $320 per month. Companies with over 50 users must contact monday.com for a quote.

The Basic plan’s features include:

  • 5 GB of storage
  • Unlimited boards
  • Over 200 templates
  • Over 20 column types
  • iOS and Android apps
  • Unlimited free viewers
  • Unlimited number of seats per account
  • Shareable forms
  • The ability to import data from other tools
  • Embedded documents
  • Whiteboard collaboration
  • Updates section
  • Customizable notifications
  • One-week activity log
  • One board per dashboard
  • Kanban view
  • Two-factor authentication and SOC 2 Type II compliance
  • Self-service knowledge base
  • 24/7 support
  • Daily live webinars

The Standard plan’s features include:

  • Everything from the Basic plan
  • 20 GB of storage
  • Six-month activity logs
  • Five boards per dashboard
  • Share boards with four guests
  • Timeline/Calendar/Map view
  • 250 automated actions per month
  • Integration with Zoom

The Pro plan’s features include:

  • Everything from the Standard plan
  • 100 GB storage
  • Unlimited guests
  • Time tracking
  • Chart view
  • Workload
  • Formula and dependency columns
  • Custom tags
  • Private boards
  • One-year activity log
  • 10 boards per dashboard
  • 25,000 automated actions per month
  • Google authentication
  • Board administrators

The Enterprise plan’s features include:

  • Everything in the Pro plan
  • 1,000 GB storage
  • Five-year activity logs
  • 50 boards per dashboard
  • 250,000 automated actions per month
  • Enterprise reporting and analytics
  • Single sign-on
  • Audit logs
  • Session management
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Private workspaces
  • Panic mode (ability to lock down account if credentials are compromised)
  • Integration permissions
  • Advanced account permissions
  • Dedicated customer success manager
  • 9% uptime SLA

How the product or service helped us in solving the problems?

What other features you’d like to see in the product/service in the future?

  • Document Library
  • Live Chat
  • Chatbot/Conversational AI
  • Multi-Currency Support
  • Analytics
  • Custom Dashboards
  • Email Routing
  • User Forums

It may seem daunting, but the shift from the old-fashioned ways to cloud-based systems will give you instant results and long-term success. There are hundreds of tools and systems to choose from and they are constantly innovating and improving to address all types of needs and practices. Bottom line: making the jump to cloud-based project management software offers many benefits. Most of these software companies also offer live demos and free trials with no commitments. You can always test around and see what’s the best for you and your team.