Project Management 101

ClickUp's guide to all things project management.

Task Management

Why do you need Task Management?
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1. It Helps You Organize Work

You and your team work on tons of tasks every day!
Project tasks, HR activities, social media posts, invoicing – the list goes on.
Now try to imagine handling all of your project management needs with a pen and paper, or even an Excel spreadsheet.
There’s no way you can keep track of every task, meet your deadlines and manage your team  without a dedicated tool. 
Luckily, task management tools were designed for this – as a safeguard against going crazy! 
It’s a dedicated space to monitor your task progressassign tasks and manage schedules. This prevents you from losing track of tasks and subtasks so that you meet your deadlines.

2. It Helps Your Team Collaborate Effectively

Your task management tool will also improve your team’s collaboration over tasks.
A task management system allows you to assign tasks to your team, so you always know you is working on what part of a project!
As each task has a dedicated space, it’s easier for your team to consolidate information and work on things together. Also, when you use software that allows you to assign tasks, every team member has access to this task space, and nobody’s going to be left out of the loop. 
Your team can easily share ideas, files and feedback to collaborate over tasks and get things done quickly. You can also check on your team's tasks and the task status at all times.

3. It Helps You Prioritize Tasks

All tasks were not created equal.
While every task needs to be addressed, some are more important than other items on your task list.
So what do you do? You start prioritizing items on your task list.
For example, finishing a project for a client is probably more important than deciding what the theme for your office party is, right?
Your task management tool will help you prioritize tasks to work on what’s most important immediately. Your task management software is the perfect tool to help you track your progress to your project goals!
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