Every company doing Agile has project management tools to follow the methodology more efficient and strict. If you still doubting which one to choose or if you would like to know what are the leading ones on the market this article is definitely written for you. In this article you will get a list of 10 latest and efficient Agile Project Management tools, that would help you in the Agile transformation.
Agilean is a SaaS enterprise workflow automation and project management software solution that is basically created to be used by small-medium IT enterprises. The main features of Agilean include project planning, execution, monitor, impediments and response plan, stand up meeting automation, release management, retrospective analysis, and visualized reports.
Another great one from the list of the best project management tools is Wrike that is one of the best in terms of integrating email with project management, having main features inside. It is built to scale and drive results by giving you the flexibility you might need to manage multiple projects and teams at one place. Along the Agile process, you going to get the accurate, up-to-date information and you can insert & add any important information inside. Planning should be easier, there will be always accurate information and real-time reports and analytics that going to save your time and help in analyzing the situation. This is for sure one of the resources that your team might d like to use daily: customization supportive & collaboration tools and many other things that will keep your team focused.
I guess many of you could hear about Trello, one of the most used and well-known project management application. It has both free and premium accounts that give you a great chance to use most of the common functions. The structure of Trello is based on the kanban methodology. All the projects are represented by boards, that contain lists. Every list has progressive cards that you are made as drag-and-drop. Users that are related to the board, can be assigned to cards. Summing up, it has many nice, small but not less useful features I would like to indicate: writing comments, inserting attachments, notes, due dates, checklists, colored labels, integration with other apps, etc. Additionally, Trello is supported by all the mobile platforms. What I like Trello for is that this the tool that can be used both for work, like we do it in Apiumhub, and personal processes.
JIRA is a tool developed for bug tracking, issue tracking and project management to software and mobile development processes. The JIRA dashboard has many useful functions & features which are able to handle different issues easy. Some of the key features and issues: issue types, workflow’s, screens, fields, issue attributes. Some of the features you won’t find elsewhere. The dashboard on JIRA can be customized to match your business processes.
The another widely used Agile Project Management software solution that can be used for bug tracking is Axosoft. Mainly, it is used by software and application developers that are keen of Scrum framework. It has a rich set of tools that every developer needs to ensure that they create and deliver fully functional, bug-free software on schedule.
With Axosoft, developers can create viable plans for development, plot the steps of the process, collaborate effectively and seamlessly, identify issues and resolve them on time prior to delivery. Everything is centralized, ensuring transparency and that everyone is on the same page; supporting the feedback and dialogues option with a customer.
Planning with Axosoft should be more effective as the software platform allows to gather all the details and specific information to create the right product backlog.This definitely makes the planning process easy, from creating the steps, scheduling the release, managing the versions and sprints all the way to completion. With the Daily Scrum Mode, project managers, Scrum Masters and other members of the team can see who is assigned to what task and how is one progressing.
The next out of agile project management tools is Planbox. It allows members of multiple business functions to plan, collaborate and deliver projects as well as to brings software development and other functions of an organization into the agile life cycle. It supports Scrum Methodology and has issues like release management, iterations, stories, backlog, prioritization, scrum roles, sprints, estimated hours and story points and etc.
Basically, it is built as a four level platform: initiatives, projects, items and then tasks. Supported features that you can find inside of the tool are drag and drop prioritization, time tracking, to-do lists, file sharing, reporting, messaging, feedback and bug tracking.
Assembla is a combination of cloud-based tasks and code management tools for software developers. The aim of Assembla to move development teams from the typical Scrum agile toward something that is more continuous, distributed, and scalable. Assembla is a provider of Apache Subversion hosting along Git, P4, Dropbox integration, agile task management, team collaboration and project management.
With this tool, you can cover all aspects of a project, from ideation to production, as well as to upload large media files, manage code reviews, document your work.
Also, if you have any apps you would like to integrate you will easily do it, for example, with Github or Slack.
Pivotal Tracker is a project-planning tool for software development teams. It will help to visualize your projects in the form of stories or virtual cards, break down projects into manageable chunks, have conversations with clients about deliverables and scope. Tracker can divide stories into future iterations, learning from a team natural pace of work. It can accurately predict the estimations and project’s completion. Tracker has a transparent team view of priorities to help each member’s objectives. Pivotal Tracker encourages a practical agile software development process
Asana is the ultimate task management tool. It allows teams to share, plan, organize, and track the progress of the tasks that each member is working on. It is simple, easy in usage and is free for up to 30 users in a team. As all the previous agile project management software platforms with the main objective in allowing us to manage projects and tasks. What is noticeable is that you don’t need to have even an email to use Asana. Each team can create its workplace that will contain projects and project’s tasks; each task can have notes, comments, attachments and tags.This tool can be used as for the small processes and for the giant ones without any limits in the industries or departments.
The last in the list of agile project management tools but not least is Binfire – an online project management software for small and midsize companies. Binfire supports all major project management methodologies including Agile, Waterfall and Hybrid Project Management. It provides real-time collaboration with such features like an interactive whiteboard, message board, burndown charts, project folders, collaborative PDF markup, real-time notifications, status updates and much more. In the task management, you can find issue management, bug tracking and document collaboration sections.
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