GTD

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

  • Nested 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

Asana

Pros:

  • Free

  • Subtasks

  • Attachments

  • Merge tasks

  • Calendar View

  • Workspaces

Cons:

  • No lanes.

  • Tasks are not linked across projects

  • Shortish URLs

  • No Time Tracking built in

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

Cons:

  • Cannot set owner

  • Cannot move card across projects

  • No card history

Cons:

  • No Google Signin

invision

More design oriented

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

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:

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.

Time Tracking

Requirements:

  • Integration with Asana

  • Device support

    • Web

    • iPhone

    • Apple Watch

    • iPad (Not necessary)