Tuleap (project management)

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Stable release
12.1 / October 15, 2020; 39 days ago (2020-10-15)[1]
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Written inPHP
TypeApplication lifecycle management
LicenseGNU GPL v2, with some non-GPL dependencies[2]

Tuleap is an application lifecycle management system, which facilitates agile software development, design projects,[3][4] V-model, Requirement Management, and IT Services Management.[5] It is open source and released under the GNU General Public License, version 2.[2]

Tuleap is an enterprise alternative to proprietary tools like CollabNet, Jira (and the Atlassian Suite) and Confluence, Crucible.[6] On premise or in the cloud, Tuleap offers the most flexible and sustainable tool on the market.

The software is developed and maintained by Enalean, a French tech company founded in 2011 and headquartered in France.[3][7]


Tuleap is a software platform for project management that enables managers and developers to utilize diverse development methodologies including Agile, traditional, or hybrid or custom processes. It helps organizations meet industry standards like Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and ITIL. Tuleap facilitates the planning of software releases, the prioritization of business requirements, the assignment of tasks to project members, the monitoring of project progress, and the creation of reports.[8][9][10] It features site-wide trackers and real-time reports on risks, requirements, tasks, bugs, change requests, support requests, user stories.[11] It supports Kanban, Scrum, and hybrid methodologies in project management. Tuleap has a built-in risk management system.[12]

Tuleap is used by Fortune 500 companies, small and medium enterprises, and open source projects.[13] Its users include developers at major companies like STMicroelectronics, Ericsson, Orange.

  • Airbus[14][15]
  • Eclipse Foundation[3]
  • CEA, the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission[16]
  • OpenForge, Ministry of Electronics and IT, Government of India[17]
  • STMicroelectronics[18]
  • Orange[19]
  • French Government VITAM programme[20]
  • Portuguese Public Institute[21]


Tuleap integrates forge system functionalities that enables teams to manage software sources, using Subversion, Git or CVS. Teams are able to share technical or project documentations, track bugs, and consolidate communications with customers, developers or third parties.[22]

Tuleap's kanban tool enables teams to create task boards on the fly. Agile scrum workspaces can also be created.[23]


In 2018, Opensource.com named Tuleap one of the top 7 open source tools for Agile Teams.[24] It also named it one of the top 5 open source project management tools in 2015[13][25]

InfoWorld magazine awarded it the "Best Open Source Application Development Tools" (the Bossie Awards) in 2013.[26][27]



  1. ^ "tuleap/". Retrieved October 15, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "LICENSE file". Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  3. ^ a b c Tiwari, Nitish (January 19, 2017). "Get to know Tuleap for project management". Opensource.com. Archived from the original on October 30, 2019. Retrieved October 30, 2019.
  4. ^ "Tuleap, Open Source software for Application Lifecycle Management". Tuleap. Retrieved December 31, 2015.
  5. ^ "FLOSS WEEKLY 367: TULEAP". Tuleap. Retrieved February 17, 2016.
  6. ^ "Tuleap". Framasoft. Retrieved February 23, 2016.
  7. ^ "Enalean". LinkedIn. Retrieved December 31, 2015.
  8. ^ Wallen, Jack (March 4, 2019). "How to install the Tuleap application lifecycle management system on CentOS 7". TechRepublic. Archived from the original on October 30, 2019. Retrieved October 30, 2019.
  9. ^ Muilwijk, Robin (March 28, 2016). "Top 11 project management tools for 2016". Opensource.com. Archived from the original on October 30, 2019. Retrieved October 30, 2019.
  10. ^ "Project Management". Enalean SAS. Retrieved December 31, 2015.
  11. ^ "Trackers and real-time Reports". Readthedocs.org. Retrieved January 2, 2016.
  12. ^ "The Risk Tracker Template". Tuleap. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  13. ^ a b "Top 5 open source project management tools in 2015". opensource.com. Retrieved February 5, 2016.
  14. ^ "The new era of ALM in Airbus with Tuleap". Eclipse Foundation youtube channel. Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  15. ^ "Chez Airbus, on s'inspire de la philosophie de l'open source". ZDnet/. Retrieved July 1, 2017.
  16. ^ "TuleapCon 2017-CEA-Case-Study". TuleapCon website. Retrieved July 3, 2017.
  17. ^ "Future of Indian e-governance begins with OpenForge". OpenSourceforu.com. Retrieved July 1, 2017.
  18. ^ "STMicroelectronics-Case-Study". TuleapCon website. Retrieved July 3, 2017.
  19. ^ "Orange-Case-Study". TuleapCon website. Retrieved July 3, 2017.
  20. ^ Retour d'expérience sur l'usage de Tuleap dans le cadre du Programme Vitam
  21. ^ Tuleap at a Portuguese Public Institute
  22. ^ "Tuleap: Project Summary". Open Hub. Retrieved March 13, 2016.
  23. ^ "Tuleap 9 allows software teams to adapt to their own agile-workspace needs". SD Times. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  24. ^ "Top 7 open source project management tools for agile teams". OpenSource.com. Retrieved February 1, 2018.
  25. ^ "Top 11 project management tools for 2016". OpenSource.com. Retrieved March 29, 2016.
  26. ^ "BEST OF OPEN SOURCE AWARDS 2013". InfoWorld. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  27. ^ "La forge libre Tuleap gagne le prix américain InfoWorld Bossie Award 2013". linuxfr.org. Retrieved February 5, 2016.

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