Best Software for Business Operations Teams | 2017

As a business operations professional, you’re expected to keep your company’s assets, projects and staff working like a well-oiled machine. You may feel the pressure of planning for the future of your business and ensuring company goals are met. For business operations teams, organization and cross-company coordination is critical and there are a variety of software tools that can help in all aspects of your role. These products promote organization and encourage a close attention to the small details that can make or break a business.

The software categories that are most important for business operations teams are: Project Management, Digital Asset Management, Business Content Management and Team Collaboration.

For Small-Business Business Operations Teams

In situations where products received the same score, more than one product will be featured to reflect all products with the highest calculated score.

Project Management
Avaza

Cloud Professional Services Automation software for small-to-medium sized businesses. Includes fully-integrated project management, collaboration, time tracking, expense management quoting & invoicing. 100 percent mobile friendly.

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FunctionFox

FunctionFox streamlines your timesheet and project management process with all the right tools, allowing your creative team to spend less time on administration and stay creative!

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Targetprocess

Targetprocess is an agile project management software for any flavors of Scrum and Kanban. Visual and flexible support for your complex work across many teams and projects.

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Digital Asset Management
Brandfolder

Brandfolder empowers marketers by providing an easy to use, visual platform for organizing and sharing official brand assets.

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Business Content Management
Quip

Quip is where you create, document, discuss, and organize the stuff that your team works on.

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Team Collaboration
Snagit

Quickly create images and videos to give feedback, solve a problem, or show off something cool.

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For Mid-Market Business Operations Teams

In situations where products received the same score, more than one product will be featured to reflect all products with the highest calculated score.

Project Management
Paymo

Simple project management app that bundles task management, time tracking and invoicing

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Digital Asset Management
Brandfolder

Brandfolder empowers marketers by providing an easy to use, visual platform for organizing and sharing official brand assets.

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Widen Collective

Find, share, repurpose and measure content assets with ease with the Widen Collective.

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Business Content Management
Google Drive

Drive: Store everything, share anything. Automatically sync files from Mac or PC to your personal drive in Google’s cloud. Access files anywhere.

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Team Collaboration
Droplr

Droplr is a file-sharing tool for Mac and Windows users. Effortlessly share files, screenshots, and screencasts with friends, colleagues, and clients.

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Guru

Guru is reinventing knowledge sharing, providing verified information from experts on your team: where you work and when you need it most.

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Slack

Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It’s real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.

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For Enterprise Business Operations Teams

In situations where products received the same score, more than one product will be featured to reflect all products with the highest calculated score.

Project Management
Paymo

Simple project management app that bundles task management, time tracking and invoicing

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Digital Asset Management
Brandfolder

Brandfolder empowers marketers by providing an easy to use, visual platform for organizing and sharing official brand assets.

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Business Content Management
Box

Box lets you store all of your content online, so you can access, manage and share it from anywhere. Integrate Box with Google Apps and Salesforce and access Box on mobile devices.

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Google Drive

Drive: Store everything, share anything. Automatically sync files from Mac or PC to your personal drive in Google’s cloud. Access files anywhere.

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Team Collaboration
Droplr

Droplr is a file-sharing tool for Mac and Windows users. Effortlessly share files, screenshots, and screencasts with friends, colleagues, and clients.

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Quip

Quip is where you create, document, discuss, and organize the stuff that your team works on.

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Scoring Methodology

G2 Crowd rates products and vendors based on reviews gathered from our user community. For the purposes of this list, we applied a unique algorithm to this data to calculate which software products may be useful for software users in a number of professions.

Products included in the ‘Best Software for Business Operations Teams | 2017’ list are based off of scores calculated using the G2 Crowd ‘Best Software | 2017’ algorithm v1.0 BETA from data collected from January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016. The algorithm factors in three satisfaction metrics: ease of use, quality of support and meets requirements.

Inclusion Criteria

Products included in the ‘Best Software for Business Operations Teams | 2017’ list have received a minimum of 10 reviews and five responses for each of three satisfaction-related questions (ease of use, quality of support and meets requirements) featured in our survey between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. Only products in the Project Management, Digital Asset Management, Business Content Management and Team Collaboration categories were eligible for inclusion in this list.