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What is Hive?

Hive is the only project management platform designed by its users. Because managing your work is a personal thing.

In Hive, we've got all of your key project management, task management, time and resource management, collaboration, and communication tools to manage all of your work. Hive also has flexible project layouts, native email, group messaging and so much more.

We guarantee that Hive is easy to use, integrates with your existing tools and is flexible for all ways of working.

Who Uses Hive?

Teams that want to work faster and put their work on autopilot using automations and AI. Hive's flexible pricing plans make project management accessible at every budget.

Hive Software - Hive Kanban View. Hive lets you view projects in flexible layouts, including Kanban, Gantt, Calendar, Table, Label and List views. Toggle between these views with just one click.
Hive Software - Hive Action Cards. Detailed Action cards keep track of everything related to a task. Here you can leave comments, tag other users, proof & approve documents and much more.
Hive Software - Hive Time Tracking & Resourcing. Consolidate all of your team resourcing, time tracking, timesheets, and team planning into one app. Manage team utilization across specific projects or clients by accurately allocating current and future resources.
Hive Software - Hive Goals. Set goals, visualize progress, and keep everyone aligned in one centralized dashboard.
Hive Software - Hive Notes. Collaborate in real-time and turn text into next steps. Create meeting agendas and share them with other participants. From there everyone can type notes, assign tasks, and get to work during the meeting itself.

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Reviews of Hive

Average score

Overall
4.5
Ease of Use
4.4
Customer Service
4.5
Features
4.3
Value for Money
4.4

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Robert
Robert
Project Manager in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

The Only Project Management Software with the Features I need

5.0 5 years ago

Pros:

Hive is the only project management software that is cloud collaborative, has infinite sub tasks, and Gantt charts so it was an easy choice. Also it is not Microsoft Project so I don't have to deal with their insane billing methods. Chatting inside tasks or letting task owners turn sub tasks into their own projects is great. Everyone can keep up with who is working on what and who needs help or what is holding up the project. Sign in and billing is super easy. Support is extremely reactive when I have questions. There is a bunch of stats on task completion that I don't use, but look useful.

Cons:

The mobile app has significantly reduced functionality compared to desktop.

Kelly
Kelly
Design Engineering Manager in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Computer Software, 1,001–5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Hive improves collaboration and project management

4.0 7 months ago

Comments: The platform has transformed the way my team collaborates and manages projects. The intuitive interface, coupled with powerful project planning features, has significantly improved our efficiency and productivity.

Pros:

Hive has become an indispensable tool in my daily workflow, and its best feature, in my opinion, is the seamless integration of project management and collaboration tools. The ability to centralize communication, task management, and file sharing in one platform has significantly enhanced team collaboration and efficiency.

Cons:

The mobile app experience could use some improvement. The app is functional, but it lacks some of the features available in the desktop version. Enhancing the mobile app's capabilities would be beneficial for users who need to manage tasks and collaborate while on the go.

Obhioze
Member in US
Higher Education, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

A Superlative and Magnificent Project Management Software.

5.0 2 months ago New

Comments: Planning and managing projects with Hive is simple.Team collaborate effectively on projects assignments when using Hive.

Pros:

It is simple to execute projects with Hive and also ensure timely work and project completion.Hive keeps routine tasks and work organized.It is simple to create and assign tasks to team with Hive.

Cons:

I haven't experienced any drawback with Hive as it meets my project management needs.

Jeff
Campaign MAnager in US
Information Technology & Services, 501–1,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source
Source: SoftwareAdvice

Development Done Very Wrong

1.0 4 weeks ago New

Comments: Hive more than doubles the amount of tedious, manual data entry required for every project. Most of my team actively avoids using Hive as much as possible. Instead we rely on spreadsheets and email to do literally everything Hive can do but better, faster, and with less training. Then we just mark everything complete in Hive so it looks like we're using it.

Pros:

If you complain about Hive enough you'll get a thirsty email from Hive's [sensitive content hidden] asking for free advice.

Cons:

Hive proudly proclaims itself "the world's first democratic project management platform," then goes on to explain, "That means that our product is built by users, for users, via feedback on our Forum." What it actually means is not only do they expect end users to beta test their unfinished software but also that they expect those end users to pay for the privilege. The backlog of bugs that users have reported via their forum is five years long. They have no plans to actually fix anything; instead they're obsessed with addeing "new" features that are really just re-packaged old features that never worked right and still don't. Hive somehow manages to fail at even the simplest functions of basic project management. For example, if the dates for a project shift back a week, you have to manually change the date for every single action and subaction in that project. Unless, that is, you pay for an add-on tool that lets you automate that. But you'll have to program it yourself. And it probably won't work anyway. Because they didn't bother to test if the automate tool and they're using you, the paying user, as a guinea pig.

Tichaona Redemptor
Tichaona Redemptor
Chief information officer in South Africa
Verified LinkedIn User
Information Technology & Services, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

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5.0 4 months ago

Comments: I think Hive is a great project management tool that offers many features and benefits for users.

Pros:

It has a smart analytics feature that allows users to track their progress, performance, and productivity, and get insights and recommendations from machine learning.

Cons:

The task dependencies feature is not available or not working properly. Users cannot create dependent tasks or link tasks to each other.