ClickUp product overview
ClickUp is a cloud-based project management and collaboration solution for businesses of all sizes. Its unique hierarchy enables users to create an ideal structure that scales with different business needs. Each platform level gives more flexibility and control to organize everything from small teams to enterprise companies.
ClickUp brings all work into one place. Whether the user is proofing ads or working on sprints, the software is fully customizable for every team type and size. Its features integrate everything from design to development. Additionally, it supports modularity with add-ons called ClickApps, allowing rich customization for each team individually.
ClickUp offers docs, reminders, goals, calendars, and an inbox. It provides features such as Assigned Comments, LineUp™, and Box view for people management. The platform’s mission is to increase productivity by removing friction caused by using many different applications.
Pros of ClickUp
- Organizations can bring everyone together in ClickUp’s real-time Chat. Users can tag individuals or groups, assign comments for action items, and link tasks to get more done together.
- With this platform, managers can upgrade progress tracking. They can add visual widgets for team members, tasks, sprints, time tracking, statuses, docs, and embeds.
Cons of ClickUp
- Some users encountered issues with the ClickUp mobile app.
- According to others, the software has a steep learning curve because of its extensive feature set.
Breakdown of core features
Everything in ClickUp is customizable, empowering users to manage any project without coding or add-ons required. Team members can tailor tasks for any work need with numerous ClickApps that add different functionalities. Furthermore, users can save time with task automations, assign Sprint Points, and add Custom Fields.
With ClickUp, organizations can improve time tracking so members can focus on their work. Teams can also set estimates, add notes, and view time reports anywhere. Users can record time from their desktop, mobile, or web browser with the platform’s Chrome extension.
The software facilitates linking the time tracked to any active task. It allows starting and stopping time from any device and jumping in-between assignments with its global timer.
The Automations feature does the heavy work and creates consistent processes so team members can focus on what matters. ClickUp simplifies the automation of routine tasks. Users can use pre-built automation recipes or customize them based on their needs, and managers can add new tasks and implement clear SOPs across the team. With this feature, users can automatically assign tasks, post comments, and move statuses, too.
Team members can set goals, track progress, and manage resources better with ClickUp’s reporting features.
Managers can visualize the team’s day-by-day work capacity with Workload and Box views. They can see who is under or over capacity to reduce bottlenecks and allocate resources effectively. In addition, users can access detailed reporting for time tracked and create reports for billable time. ClickUp reports reveal the accuracy of estimates so teams can efficiently plan future Projects.
(Last updated on 12/10/2021 by Liz Laurente-Ticong)