At Your Fingertips: Using Everyday Office Tools for Your Projects

Updated: Nov 3, 2021

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think project management tools?

Do you think expensive software with all the bells and whistles?

I thought so.

While those software packages exist and have their place in the industry, it is not always necessary to spend a lot of money and time to accomplish your simple tasks and project management goals.

What many don’t realize is that there are some basic tools right at your fingertips that you can readily implement for your task management needs.

In fact, the tools I highlight in this article are either free or included within a software package you’re likely already using.

It is not always necessary to invest all of your budget into software when you have everything you need right at your fingertips.


Yes, Google. Specifically Google for Business offers a comprehensive platform that allows you to integrate file storage, document sharing, email, calendar sharing and even allows you to set up a project website. G-Suite offers a host of services to small business owners and small companies at minimal cost.