Orchestrating product development requires constant communication of all stakeholders: the clients, the project manager, the developers, and more. Keeping an open line of communication greatly affects the quality of the product, the timelines and the goals. That said, a project should be managed with one of the below tools, most of which are free (to a certain extent).
These are the most common tools today:
These tools don’t replace face to face communication and the project manager better conduct a daily meeting which goal is to keep fluent communication among the development team members.