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Easy Redmine

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Easy Redmine
Other namesEasy Project
Developer(s)Easy Software
Initial release2007
Stable release
v13.3.0 / October 2023
Written inRuby on Rails, Vue.js
Available in21 languages
TypeProject management software, collaboration software
LicenseProprietary, parts are Open Source
Websitewww.easyredmine.com

Easy Redmine (also Easy Project) is project management software available in 80 countries worldwide.[1][2][3] It functions as an extension to Redmine.[4]

History

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Easy Software, a company behind Easy Redmine was established in 2006 by Filip Morávek who serves as a company's CEO and is also a founder of the Mindfulness Foundation.[1][2][5] In 2007, the company released an open source project management software based on Redmine that included modules for project financing — Easy Redmine. Easy Software also develops Easy Project – an identical product distributed in Czechia and Hungary.[1] In 2021 Easy Redmine 11 was released with mobile application, Rails 6, Ruby 3.0, Sidekiq B2B CRM features.[6] In 2022 Easy Redmine was available in 70 countries.[7] In 2023 Easy Redmine 13 was released in collaboration with Scrum certified expert.[8]

Overview

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Easy Redmine covers Waterfall and Agile project management individually or simultaneously. It is available in public and private cloud hosting or on-premises server. It's based on open-source technologies such as Redmine. It covers the complete process from planning through implementation to helpdesk support. Easy Redmine also implements techniques such as risk and resource management, mind maps and Gantt charts. The application includes a CRM module focused on the B2B segment with partner access control and partner network management.[6][9] Easy Redmine 13 also has integration MediaWiki, the software that runs Wikipedia and GitLab, an AI-powered DevSecOps Platform.[10] Easy Redmine is used by the Kazakh state administration,[11][12] Bosch, Zentiva, Innogy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Axa, RTL Radio Berlin, Continental and Ogilvy among others.[1][2] It features separately installable extensions.[13]

in 2017, it was reviewed by iX Special in comparison to GitKraken (previously known as Axosoft) and Agilo for Trac.[14]

PCmag while analyzing Redmine highlights that Easy Redmine enhances the core features of Redmine with a more polished interface and offers proprietary plug-ins for additional functionalities, such as tools for resource management, financial management, and support for agile methodologies.[4]

License

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The Easy Redmine website claims that "Easy Redmine is an Open Source software",[15] but its source is neither freely downloadable nor is it licensed under an open source license according to The Open Source Definition, since the Easy Software Commercial License[16] does not allow free redistribution (among other restrictions).

References

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  1. ^ a b c d Krstanov, Zdravko (2021-12-01). "Miliardu, ale pomalu. Čech, přemýšlející jinak dostal svůj software do celého světa". Forbes (in Czech). Retrieved 2023-11-30.
  2. ^ a b c Brejlová, Iva (2021-12-16). "Hlavní software státní správy Kazachstánu je z Česka. Firma Easy Software se skrytě rozlétla po světě". CzechCrunch (in Czech). Retrieved 2023-11-30.
  3. ^ Karban, Petr (2022-03-11). "Výzkum odhalil trendy managementu na dálku". Komora Plus (in Czech). Retrieved 2023-11-30.
  4. ^ a b "Redmine". PCMag UK. 2021-12-10. Retrieved 2023-12-14.
  5. ^ Petrovický, Karel (2021-05-28). "Stravenky a sick days IT zaměstnancům nestačí, chtějí podíl na zisku firmy". IToday.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 2023-11-30.
  6. ^ a b "Rychlejší, stabilnější, přívětivější. S novým modulem pro B2B CRM a nástrojem pro vytváření myšlenkových map přicházejí Easy Project a Easy Redmine ve verzi 11+". roklen24.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 2023-11-30.
  7. ^ "Důvěra jako cenná komodita. Výzkum české firmy Easy Software vyvíjející projektové nástroje odhalil trendy managementu na dálku v roce 2021". roklen24.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 2023-11-30.
  8. ^ "Easy Redmine Reveals its New Feature Developed Based on the Feedback of Over 200 Scrum Teams". markets.businessinsider.com. Retrieved 2023-11-30.
  9. ^ Grásgruber, Ing Lukáš. "Nové verze aplikací Easy Project a Easy Redmine". www.systemonline.cz. Retrieved 2023-11-30.
  10. ^ BlueSpice (2023-02-23). "Open Source Wiki and Ticketing | BlueSpice". BlueSpice knowledge base and wiki. Retrieved 2023-11-30.
  11. ^ Krstanov, Zdravko (2022-01-06). "Neuvěřitelný fičák, zní z české firmy dodávající software státní správě Kazachstánu". Forbes (in Czech). Retrieved 2023-11-30.
  12. ^ "České IT firmy vyhrávají bohaté zakázky pro zahraniční vlády. Porážejí i Microsoft". E15.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 2023-11-30.
  13. ^ Mahmood, Zaigham (2017-04-04). Software Project Management for Distributed Computing: Life-Cycle Methods for Developing Scalable and Reliable Tools. Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-54325-3.
  14. ^ iX-Redaktion (2017-06-09). iX Special 2017 – IT-Projektmanagement: Agil bessere Software entwickeln (in German). Heise Medien GmbH & Co. KG. ISBN 978-3-95788-087-1.
  15. ^ Easy Software. "Easy Redmine FAQ". Retrieved 2024-06-12.
  16. ^ Easy Software. "Easy Software Commercial License". Retrieved 2024-06-12.