GroupCamp provides online project management services to businesses. The application is designed for users of all skill levels, not just developers or those with extensive computer experience. The overview area allows the user to monitor all project progress with a real time activity feed. Files can be uploaded and shared through GroupCamp. The user can also send notifications to team members after uploading important project files. Individual tasks can be created and set with due dates as well as file attachments. Users can participate in discussions to come up with solutions and feedback related to projects. Milestone settings allow the user to determine important deadlines and what needs to be done to meet them. A time log is included that keeps a record of all project tasks. GroupCamp can be integrated with email as well as Google Apps. Additional features include wiki pages and user rights and privilege settings.Show more screenshots »
GroupCamp was founded in October of 2008. The company is based in Paris, France. The application was intended to provide detailed project management tools for businesses and professionals working with a team or group. The application has been evolving to include more features, such as the ability to change account ownership, project to project file importing and quick inviting tools for account administrators.
GroupCamp combines many helpful features that project and team leaders can easily love. The application stands out because it includes all the basic functions, such as tasks, milestones and file sharing tools, along with a few extra conveniences. The user can share one file to another directly from a project and set individual user rights and privileges.
GroupCamp blends professional style with personality in a way that makes the application very easy to use. The layout is neat and clean and contains no clutter to interfere with the user’s experience. Hints of vibrant blue, pink and orange are found throughout, matching the site’s stylish pie chart logo. The user can navigate from one tool to the next using convenient tabs. GroupCamp is designed to accommodate all users, even those who are not developers, and help reduce the amount of time and energy required to oversee projects and team members.
New users can create a GroupCamp account by clicking the green and white “Start a Free Trial Now” button found near the left hand side of the homepage. The registration form on the following page asks the user to supply a first and last name, email address, company name, country location, username, password and desired GroupCamp subdomain name. The user must also enter the code at the bottom of the form to prove that they are human. Two buttons along the right hand side of the form invite the user to register using a Google or Google Apps account.
GroupCamp offers its users four account options to choose from. The first is the Start account which costs around $25 per month and includes up to 15 projects, 4 GBs of storage space, unlimited users and unlimited clients. The Plus plan costs around $50 per month and includes up to 40 projects and 10 GBs of storage space. The Best plan costs just under $100 per month and includes up to 100 projects, 25 GBs of storage space and per project settings. The Max plan costs around $180 per month and includes up to 200 projects and 50 GBs of storage space.
GroupCamp is a great resource for teams and companies who need a better way to manage their projects online. The application makes it easy to set goals and milestones, delegate tasks and oversee progress. The user can set access permissions and choose from four diverse account options.