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#Table of Contents

#Wants

  • Expose visibility

  • Ownership

  • Card history

  • Card Comments

  • More than just comments, but a project space within the card

  • SSO

  • Google Signin

  • Archive Board/Cards/Tasks/Checklist

  • Search

  • API/CommandLine

  • Analytics

  • Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Neested tasks expose comments

  • Blockers

  • Emails alerts/notifications

  • Task properties:

    • Title
    • Description
    • Owner
    • File Attachments
    • Audit Log
    • Comment Thread

      • Able to tag users
    • Notes
    • Checklist
    • Subtasks
    • Archive task

      • Does not mean a task is closed.
      • When a task is closed, it doesn't mean its completed. It means its acrhived.
    • Progress tracker

      • Track task state
      • Tasks should not be in multiple states
      • Subtasks could be in different states
    • Tasks should be able to categorized on multiple axes, for example:

      • Semantic Release
      • Priority
      • Status/Progress. For example: Starting, In Process, In Review, Completed
      • Hashtags
      • Colors
  • Comparison of Kanban software

#Asana

Pros:

  • Free
  • Subtasks
  • Attachments
  • Merge tasks
  • Calendar View
  • Workspaces

Cons:

  • No lanes.
  • Tasks are not linked across projects
  • Shortish URLs

#Assembla Projects

Pros:

  • 14 day free trial, $7.50/user/month
  • Tasks can't be linked across spaces
  • Tasks can be marked as: Parent, Child, Duplicated, Related, Subtask, Before, After
  • Milestones feature

Cons:

  • No Lanes
  • Spaces name can't be dupilcated
  • Long URLs
  • Deleting a task reuses the unique id
  • Very slow

#BaseCamp

#Github Projects

Cons:

  • Cannot set owner
  • Cannot move card across projects
  • No card history

Cons:

  • No Google Signin

#invision

More design oriented

#KanbanFlow

Pros:

  • Free tier. $5/user/month
  • Owner

Cons:

  • Linking to cards requires a secondary action
  • Cannot merge or duplicate cards
  • Search restricted to Pro features

#Kanbanize

Pros:

  • Lanes

Cons:

  • Interface is old
  • Interface feels very clunky
  • Can get very confusing
  • Cannot easily see what each owner is supposed to do
  • No overview

#Kanban Tool

Pros:

  • Price: Free Tier, $5/user/month
  • 14 day free trial
  • Lanes
  • Calendar
  • Easy Archiving
  • Owner
  • Folders for boards
  • Board Templates
  • ACL on boards

Cons:

#Pivotal Tracker

Pros:

  • Story Type: Feature/Bug/Chore/Release

Others:

  • Points

  • Requester

  • Owners

#Trello

Pros: -Free Tier

  • Archive Column/List

Other:

  • Business: $9.99/user/month

#tuleap

Pros:

  • Open Source
  • Docker image

Cons:

  • UI is very cluttered. Too much information.
  • Online demo is slow.