Mavenlink is an online business and project management software that aims to connect people, projects and profits in one central workspace. Over the years, it has transformed into an integrated software and service with capabilities for advanced project management, resource planning, collaboration and financial management. In the new world of networked economy, managing projects and businesses with outdated tools of email inboxes, spreadsheets, legacy software and repetitive tasks will just get companies left behind. A new kind of software is needed that transforms people’s and organizations’ work through a single workspace where teams, contractors and clients can conduct business.
Features, Benefits, Product Strengths
- Advanced Project Management and Collaboration – Mavenlink business and project management software enables users to initiate projects with a high degree of success with the correct framework right from the start. All project communications are centralized and prioritized in one location, eliminating the need to spend time for organizing or searching for information. Task management uses drag-and-drop prioritization, quick assignment and visual workspace. It has file sharing and assignable permissions. It can save previously successful work as templates and has dynamic Gantt charts. It also has resource planning features that provide visibility on team utilization and productivity.
- Financial and Profit Management – This integrated business and project management software conveniently links projects with timesheets, expense reports, approvals and other project details, so users are able to track and take complete control of time and expenses. It has features to manage budgets in real time, set bill and cost rates, and create invoices.
- Insights and Analytics, Mobility, Integrations and more – Mavenlink provides users real-time project analytics so they always have the information to make the right decisions for their business, team and clients. Financial reports from profit margins, invoices, accounts receivables, and expenses can be quickly generated to provide insight. Project health can be monitored through work-in-progress, project status, and time spent. Reports on resource utilization provides actual data to help determine staffing needs. The software runs on most browsers and devices with its HTML5 mobile app. It also integrates with many third-party apps such as Google Apps, Salesforce, JIRA, QuickBooks, PayPal and others through its API.
Mavenlink offers three paid plans. The Premier plan contains the complete suite of features for project collaboration, schedules and timelines, financials and profits, resourcing and planning, performance analytics, customization, professional services, 24/7 support and API. Pricing is determined per client, which is billed annually. The Professional plan includes integrated financial management features only at $29 per month billed annually. The Team plan which includes collaborative task management features only for up to 5 users is priced at $19 per month billed annually or $29 per month billed on a monthly basis. It offers a 10-day free trial period.
Social Network Presence
Mavenlink is for businesses and organizations of all sizes. It is ideal for the services industry, such as architectural, engineering, IT, graphic design, marketing and management consulting sectors. It is valuable to the software project manager, finance managers, senior executives and owners.
It supports English only at the moment.
Some of their Clients
Clients inclue APlus Interior Design and Remodelling, Legacy Health Strategies, Communications for Research Inc and Solutions 8.
Alex Tabrizi of APlus described Mavenlink as easy to use and implement, and helps them do more in less time.
Jim Steber of CFR Inc stated that the integrated business and PM software provides them the information of their labor costs to the second, allowing them to track the jobs that are most profitable.
Mavenlink is a robust integrated tool for today’s fast paced and interconnected business landscape. It monitors emerging trends, uses the latest technologies and listens to customer feedback to make sure that products and features are not only up-to-date but also relevant to users’ needs.
Mavenlink is a privately held information technology and services company with corporate headquarters in Irvine, CA and engineering office in San Francisco, CA. It was founded in 2008 by Ray Grainger, CEO, Roger Neel, CTO, and Sean Crafts, Chief Customer Officer. They originally wanted to create an online workplace to locate talent that can work virtually on any kind of project. The first full version was launched in January 2010. In February 2015, it unveiled a new identity, appearance and design to reflect the company’s growth. It continues to deliver fixes and new features rapidly based on their vision and their customers’ needs.