Hive Review

Project management and collaboration tool

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Hive Overview

TLDR: Hive is a powerful project management platform. It automates various tasks when project is created, updated or custom fields and dates change. It got an App Score of 9/10 because all of its features are on-point except that it should have a super admin mode.

Hive facilitates team collaboration, task assignment, and workflow automation. It embraces diverse project layouts like Kanban and Gantt charts. The communication hub integrates messaging, task collaboration, and email functions for centralized team communication.

Unique features include customizable project views, seamless agile management, and AI-driven assistance through HiveMind. The platform’s strength lies in its robust analytics suite that enables users to track KPIs and identify productivity gaps. Noteworthy is the proofing and approval tool that enhance remote team collaboration efficiently.

How to use Hive:

– Signup/login to your Hive account

– Create projects based on your team’s needs, you can organize projects using different layouts and hierarchies

– Within each project, assign tasks to team members

– Specify deadlines, priorities, and any relevant details

– Use built-in messaging system for team communication, you can start private or group chats, mention team members, and share attachments

– Customize how you view project schedules using different layouts according to your preferences

– Use different layout options such as Kanban, Gantt chart, table, portfolio, and calendar views

– Use the automation features to streamline tasks, automate workflows, task assignments, and status changes

– Leverage the analytics suite to track key performance indicators (KPIs), identify productivity gaps, and receive alerts for necessary actions

– Take advantage of video chat features for virtual meetings

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Hive Pros and Cons

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  • Customizable Project Layouts
  • Built-in Messaging System and Video chat
  • Comprehensive Analytics Suite
  • Seamless Agile Management
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  • No super admin feature
  • Can't attach multiple files in project request

Hive Pricing

Pricing Models:

✓ Free Tier
✓ Subscription

Hive Pricing Details

Hive Features

Task Management

  • Calendar
  • Creation & Assignment
  • Due Dates
  • Task Prioritization
  • To-Do Lists

Project Planning

  • Calendar View
  • Dashboards
  • Gantt view
  • Kanban View
  • Templates

Collaboration

  • Instant Messaging
  • Notification
  • Schedule Meeting
  • Tasks and Comments

HR

  • Task Management
  • Time Tracking

Platform

  • User, Role, and Access Management
  • Workflow Automation

Hive Alternatives

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Hive Specifications

Platforms

  • SaaS

Customer Type

  • Large Enterprises
  • Medium Business
  • Small Business

Language

  • English

Hive Support

Live Support

Hive FAQs

Hive’s analytics suite helps track KPIs, identify productivity gaps, and sends alerts to project managers for informed decision-making.

Users can track time within a task by enabling the timer or adding it manually at the end of the day, week, or month.

Hive supports various project layouts, including Kanban, Gantt chart, table, portfolio, and calendar views.

Absolutely, Hive is designed to support remote collaboration, providing tools like video chat and centralized communication.