Wrike Software


 

For growing teams seeking a project management and collaboration platform, Wrike offers a cloud-based, scalable system. This collaborative platform blends the traditional applications required in any full-scale project management system with social collaboration tools, so users can organize their projects in a single, centralized space. Users can assign tasks to associated team members, keep an eye on deadlines and schedules, prioritize assignments and more.

Wrike ensures that every user has an accurate, up-to-the-minute picture of project progress. Since everything exists in a single workspace, day-to-day management becomes more transparent for everyone, including stakeholders, clients and partners. 

Wrike also features Gannt charts, which offer users a way to visualize project plans in real-time. With just a few clicks, users can edit tasks and adjust schedules. Team leaders can also view their teams' work as detailed task lists, spreadsheets, timesheets or in the platform's Activity Stream. 

Wrike offers integration with document management solutions like Dropbox, Google Drive and Box; it also features the ability to import files from Microsoft Project. The system is designed to support teams with a handful of users to thousands of collaborators, and can flex to meet the needs of almost any industry.

 

Wrike - Dashboard
 
  • Wrike - Dashboard
    Dashboard
  • Wrike - Marketing
    Marketing
  • Wrike - Design
    Design
  • Wrike - Launch activities
    Launch activities
  • Wrike - Timeline
    Timeline
  • Wrike - Assignments
    Assignments
Supported Operating System(s):
Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8

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from Security First Insurance
Specialty: Insurance
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

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This tool is very easy to use. Most of the navigation and functions are intuitive. It doesn't require a lot of time to set up the tasks and even assign them to various users. Even the administration of the tool isn't cumbersome. I've loved using this tool!

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The communication and notifications are very good.

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The only complaint I have is that the view sorts of the tasks could be a little better more like Excel.

 
 

from Ekberg Properties, LLC
Specialty: Other
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

Wrike For Flipping Houses

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I am a software developer by trade and training. We (my wife and I) decided to try our hand at flipping houses. Naturally, I wanted to find some software tools to help support us. After trying many tools we settled on Wrike. My requirements were as follows

1. Was inexpensive enough that we could afford
2. Was cloud-based and had a good experience on mobile and web
3. Allowed us to assign resources to a project without them actually having to use the tool (Good luck getting most small shop trades ppl to use your new software tool)
4. Allowed us to keep information together for a given project
5. Helped us gauge job end dates
6. Allowed us to see critical paths in tasks
7. Allowed us to see where slips were going to happen before they happened
8. Allowed us to do post-mortem reviews of projects so we could use data to hone in on our weak spots

What we didn't need
1. Document collaboration
2. Group Chat
3. Group workspaces (i.e. we weren't hosting meetings etc out of the software)
4. Didn't want/need CRM or invoicing features

Wrike fit the bill in most of the things we needed. In addition, I have found their customer support to be outstanding, both over the phone and in online chats. The price for higher end features can get expensive, but all in all, it is a good value for the money and would recommend to other people with similar needs. I look forward to seeing how it scales with many projects.

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- Intuitive interface
-Great mobile solution
- Dependencies are easy to create
- Reasonable price
- Great support

Cons

I wish they did not impose a 5 user minimum as we are much smaller than than. I also wish the project sharing was slightly more intuitive

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If you are looking low friction way of managing timelines and tasks then I think this tool is great fit.

 
 

from Desai Hotel Group
Specialty: Other
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

Wrike is a great tool for project management!

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Since our company first began using Wrike in 2014, there have been improvements with the software and its ease of use. Our company is able to utilize Wrike in a way that is beneficial to the productivity of our team.

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Implementing Wrike into your schedule can be a problem as many people don't like changes. But if everyone is on board, Wrike is the way to go to efficiently carry out tasks.

 
 

from Activation Products
Specialty: Healthcare
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

Central depository for so many departments --

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After reviewing a variety of PM software solutions, I recommended Wrike to the company I had recently joined. As a dedicated Project Manager, I have the luxury of dedicating time to learning how Wrike operates, setting up the folders, projects and naming conventions as other team members joined in. We were assigned a Wrike Consultant who has guided us through the steps of their Deployment Plan, ensuring we are on track and answering any questions that arise along the way.
We still have more features to incorporate into our routine and we're excited about their application.

Pros

The @mention within tasks provides seamless documentation of communication between team members.
The timeline view with dependencies allows for a fantastic overview of a project's progress with the freedom to adjust as necessary.

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Shift+Return is generally used to enter a new paragraph. Within Wrike, it is used as a full enter - which results in a lot of submissions requiring editing because the user expects this to simply create a new paragraph.
Still trying to determine how to incorporate communication from external sources (ie email from non-users or Slack messages are being copied/pasted which is time consuming and inconvenient).

Advice to Others

Use the free trial period to its full extent before committing.

 
 

from Chynge Pte Ltd
Specialty: Software / Technology
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

Good project/task management tool - oversold for CRM and Agile management

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I've been using Wrike (enterprise) for the last year and it's a good project management and task management tool. Real easy to setup and configure. Excellent built-in Gantt charts for easy visualization of project timelines. Task tracking and collaboration with team members is fairly easy as well.

We tried to use it for our SCRUM and failed - while you can setup issue tracking and SCRUM task statuses, it's not designed to do that. Nor is it designed to be a CRM. We were sold on both these features but it's far from there.

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It's like Slack, but better. It's much better than MS Project.

It's not like Jira - but Jira isn't great either. It won't replace your email. It won't replace your CRM.

 
 

from K08 Sounds
Specialty: Other
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

Great Product, Easy to Use

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This was an awesome product that I'm going to consider purchasing for myself to get organized. I used it at a company that I worked for a while ago and my new workplace used the trial product. I loved the integration with adobe products and file management option. It is very easy to use and it helps me stay really organized in my work. I have a lot of different projects going on at once, most of the time, and this is very useful.

 
 

from K08 Sounds
Specialty: Other
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

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Wrike worked well for me. I'm in accounting so I took advantage of the time and budget feature, also file management. Before, we were just using Google Docs but this is much of efficient. It's a big transition going from all old-fashioned paperwork to a big database. It's definitely something I would have to get used to as I am not the most tech savvy person in the world, but it's easy to use as I said. And the customer service is great too with help guides, etc. I also found some Youtube videos that helped with learning how to navigate the program. Wrike was a lot like other products that's why I gave it just 3 stars. It seemed pretty average as far as I don't see any edge above the competition, but that doesn't mean it isn't a great product because it's GREAT!

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Helpful, Time and Budget, Accounting

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Average features

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Take advantage of help guides

 
 

from K08 Sounds
Specialty: Other
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

Great for Our Small Office

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If it was up to me, I would definitely choose Wrike for our office! Our company tested out a few sites from Software Advice and this was my favorite. It was very easy to use and I got a lot of use out of the file management because my whole team could work on one document at the same time. I also requested forms a lot from our business development department and this saved the hassle of emailing or walking everything over. I'm going to consider using Wrike for my own side business because it's really great.

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File Management

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Nothing!

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It's great for small businesses!

 
 

from Novament
Specialty: Management Consulting
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

Functional!

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We´re so glad to recommend Wrike for Consulting Firm, we like the support.

 
 

from Juice k08
Specialty: Engineering
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

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I manage a team of music producers and this is great for creative organizing. It helps to keep track of files and have everything in one place. It's also great for teamwork because it lets the users know who is doing what.

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Site rganization

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Advice to Others

Be sure to check out all your options before deciding on one software

 
 

from Elegant Solutions
Specialty: Other
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

Not a one-size-fits-all for any industry

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I spoke several times with reps for Write. They were very pushy. I needed software for two users, for internal management of construction projects. They kept insisting that I need an upgraded account and that it would work great for my needs. It wasn't, and we didn't need to spend a premium amount for our needs.

I did a software walk-through with reps and they were trying to fit a square peg in a round hole. It is not ideal for construction management, and it is greatly overpriced if you only need it for a couple of project managers. However their sales team hassles me to this day, and I wish I had never tried the program

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Clean look, easy to use

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Upgraded account adds more features and confusion that doesn't well beyond traditional cleric functions.

Advice to Others

Research and watch demonstration videos before attempting to sample Write or contact the company....you could regret it

 
 

from Royal American
Specialty: Real Estate
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

The best for keeping track of projects

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We use Wrike to keep track of our projects. We have several tasks listed for each of our projects and they we just check them off when we have finished a task. This has made it so much easier to make sure we aren't missing a step.

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Task completetion

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It can be a little tricky to copy a folder

 
 

from Region 4
Specialty: Manufacturing
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

Great Software for Project Management!

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Wrike is my first purchase of project management related software, and according to my experience it is great!
However sometimes I find it a little tricky to use it. After a few weeks you should already know how to schedule assigments, meetings etc..

 
 

from R6H
Specialty: Engineering
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

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I have bought 2 or 3 other project management software, however I do believe Wrike has everything I need for organizing my projects and activities.

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It has every feature that you can expect, also customer support is marvelous!

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GUI can be a little tricky to use
Stability is sometimes an issue

 
 

from Project World Impact
Specialty: Marketing
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

Wrike is unbelievably user friendly

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Wrike is a great company. Not just because they have great products, but because they also have great customer service and really engage users well through their wrike club.

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The product is easy to use and very quick. They have something called the Wrike Club where you can earn rewards and engage people who use Wrike better.

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The price is outrageous. It is way too expensive and you have to sign an annual contract.

 
 

from QSROnline
Specialty: Software / Technology
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

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This product has really increased my productivity immensely! Simple to see task and project through innovative dashboards. I enjoy it very much

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The layout and many tools available to make it clear and concise.
Easy to make a task and assign people
Folders make it easy to get organized

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Learning curve
Can be confusing for new users
Alot of features make it a time investment to learn everything

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Be ready to learn the system!

 
 

from QSROnline
Specialty: Software / Technology
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

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I currently use Wrike Project Management at work to manage tasks that need to completed and to create processes that need to be followed. You

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You can easily view tasks that other are working on. I like that you can create sub tasks within your tasks.

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Does not integrate with google calendar.

 
 

from QSROnline
Specialty: Software / Technology
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

How Wrike has saved my job!

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Wrike truly does stand up to what it says its going to do, and organized our entire office.

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I love that we are able to create tasks within a task (sub tasks). I also really enjoy completing a task. It makes me feel good. Another thing that is great is that the same task can be tagged in multiple places which is extremely helpful.

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I do wish that Wrike would remember my filter settings. Most of the time, I prefer to view my Active and Pending tasks at the same time. I change it within the filter and will go to a different task and its back to the default which is just Active tasks.

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I definitely think that companies should give this Wrike a try if they're feeling unorganized.

 
 

from QSROnline
Specialty: High Tech
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

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We looked at a few other project management applications and chose Wrike. It makes sense. It's simple to use. Perfect for collaboration. The Hierarchy and work flows suit are needs perfectly. When the company discussed a new product launch, I commented that Wrike was meant for just that purpose. We were only using Wrike for our smaller, repetitive projects. I am so happy to see it being used for our company-wide project now.

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Easy to build projects, collaborate and share.

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Sometimes things get lost. I know its because they were not set up correctly, but then we scratch our head to find it.

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Try it, you'll like it.

 
 

from QSROnline
Specialty: Software / Technology
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

Great Tool for Project Management!

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Wrike is a great tool to manage all projects in one place. Easy to use!