Kanban Tool

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Kanban Tool
Kanban Tool Board
Developer(s) Shore Labs
Initial release 2009
Written in Ruby on Rails
Type Collaborative software Project management software
Website kanbantool.com

Kanban Tool is a visual project management application based on Kanban (development) for visualizing and optimizing workflow and real-time team collaboration.[1] It has been introduced by Shore Labs in 2009, as one of the first digital Kanban boards.[2] Kanban Tool is aimed at both companies and individual users. It is easy to customize and to apply in any industry or place of work. Since March 2013, also available as self-hosted Kanban software.[3]

Main features[edit]

  • Usability: available in Internet Explorer 8+, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Opera; support for Internet Explorer 7; works with touchscreen mobile devices and tablets; language switching between English, German and Polish
  • Real-time Team Collaboration: team collaboration with real-time updates; sharing options: sharing folders, boards and online documents; email notifications for task assignments and comments; adding tasks and comments via email additional info field on Kanban board for teams
  • Advanced Kanban Analytics and Metrics: advanced workflow analysis; cumulative flow diagram; lead and cycle time diagram; breakdown charts ; data export and import to Excel and CSV file; data filtering features and extensive search capabilities; help for Kanban diagrams and charts
  • Integration: export tasks to calendars (Google calendar, iCal and Outlook); flexible API for external systems integration; RSS feeds for boards; Chrome extension for adding tasks; Zapier integration; Kanbanira - Chrome extension for JIRA® integration; Dropbox and Google Drive integration
  • Customization: Power-ups (Card block, Card aging, Team activity widget, Task navigator, Developer tools), customizable Kanban board and card templates

Free licence[edit]

Each new user starts with 30 days free trial. After this period the users can choose the free plan (1 board, 2 users). The company also offers discounts for non-profit and educational organizations. There are also other payment plans available [4] as well as an on-site version.[5]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ S. Raju, Top 15 Kanban Tools In An Agile Worldes, 23.01.2011, http://www.toolsjournal.com/tools-world/item/142-kanban-tools
  2. ^ K. Liles, KanbanTool – Sign, Sign, Everywhere A Sign, 21.06.2012, http://www.killerstartups.com/startup-spotlight/kanbantool-sign-sign-everywhere-a-sign/
  3. ^ Kanban Tool Blog: Kanban Tool On-Site is now available, http://kanbantool.com/blog/kanban-tool-on-site-is-now-available
  4. ^ KanbanTool Pricing, http://kanbantool.com/pricing
  5. ^ KanbanTool On-Site http://kanbantool.com/kanban-tool-on-site
  6. ^ J. Anderson comment - P. Saddington, Top Agile Tools – Best Kanban Tools, http://agilescout.com/best-kanban-tools/
  7. ^ P. Saddington, Top Agile Tools – Best Kanban Tools, http://agilescout.com/best-kanban-tools/
  8. ^ P. Saddington, Top Agile Tools – Best Kanban Tools, http://agilescout.com/best-kanban-tools/
  9. ^ P. Saddington, Top Agile Tools – Best Kanban Tools, http://agilescout.com/best-kanban-tools/
  10. ^ P. Saddington, Top Agile Tools – Best Kanban Tools, http://agilescout.com/best-kanban-tools/

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