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Three key elements of Behance's project management: "Google Docs spreadsheets, Zendesk help desk software, and our own Action Method task management system."

Behance shares a little behind-the-scenes on how we make ideas happen. "Our project management system uses three key elements: Google Docs spreadsheets, Zendesk help desk software, and our own Action Method task management system. ...Our 'HitLists,' hosted by Google Docs, help us prioritize our big-picture project milestones and share them transparently among teams. Zendesk helps us track necessary fixes and bugs for existing products like the Behance Network, and products in beta development like ProSite. Action Method helps us manage 'everything else.' ...The first thing to note is that our project management system is constantly evolving."

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