Top Agile and Scrum Tools – Which One Is Best?

There are many different types of Agile tools out there. Some are free, some are paid, some are going by the new business model called “Freemium” in which you get a distilled version of the software but to get all the awesome features and scaleability you have to pay.

So which Agile tools are out there? Which Scrum tools are the best for your business? Which Agile project management tools are the best for your client?

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THE TOP AGILE AND SCRUM TOOLS – WHICH ONE IS BEST?

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Axosoft:

axosoft-agile-scrum-tool-agilescout

team-science-company-example

Version One:

 

 

Insight-300x250-Scrum

Acunote:

Agile Agenda:

Agile Bench: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED

Agile Buddy:

Agile Fant: *Open Source

Agile Log:

Agile Manager: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED!

Agile Soup: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED! *ANDROID APP

Agile Task: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED!

Agile Tracking Tool: *Open Source

AgileWrap: *AGILESCOUT REVIEWED!*

Agile Zen: [On our Kanban page]

Agilo for Trac:

Agilo For Scrum:

Airgile:

Agile Cockpit:

agile-cockpit-scrum-tool

Banana Scrum:

Blossom.io:

Boarrd: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED!

Base Camp:

Binfire: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED!

Blossom.io:

Bright Green Projects:

ClientStat.us*AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED!

Daily-Scrum:

Dev Planner:

Digaboard: *Open Source

EasyBacklog: *AGILESCOUT REVIEWED!*

Eylean:

Explain PMT:

Agile Express: *Open Source

Fire Scrum: *Open Source

Fulcrum: *OPEN SOURCE

GravityDev: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED!

Hansoft:

hansoft-agile-scrum-tools

Ice Scrum: *Open Source

iMeta Agility:

Intervals:

Jira (GreenHopper):

Kanbanery: [On our Kanban page]

Kanban Tool: [On our Kanban page]

Kunagi:

Leankit Kanban: *AGILESCOUT REVIEWED!*

Moovia: *AGILESCOUT REVIEWED!*

Mingle:

Mingle_agile-scrum-tool

OnTime Now:

 

Opti-P2:

Pango Scrum:

Pivotal Tracker: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED!

PlanBox: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED! 

PlanBox: Review NUMBER 2 *NEW REVIEW

Planigle: *Open Source

Plan That App: *FREE TOOL*

pmScrum:

Podio: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED!

PPTS:

Prj Planner:

Project Cards:

Quantum Whisper:

Quick Scrum:

quick-scrum-agile-project-management-tool

Rally Dev:

RedCritter Tracker: *AGILESCOUT REVIEWED!*

 

Redmine Backlogs:

Retrospectiva: *Open Source

Scrinch: *Open Source

Scrum 2 Go: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED!

Scrum’d:

Scrum Dashboard: *Open Source

Scrum Desk:

Scrum Do: *AGILESCOUT REVIEWED!

Scrum Edge:

Scrum Factory: *Open Source

Scrum for Team System:

Scrum Ninja:

Scrum Pad:

Scrumpy:

Scrumrf:

Scrum Sprint Planner: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED! (iPAD)

Scrum Time: *Open Source

ScrumTool:

Scrumwise:

scrum-wise-new

Scrum Works:

Scrumy: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED!

Select Solution Factory:

Serena:

Skinnyboard:

SmartBear: *DevPlanner is Free

SmartQ: [On our Kanban page]

smartq-agile-tool

SonicAgile: [AgileScout Reviewed!]

SpiraTest:

Splendid Bacon: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED!

SprintOMeter:

Tackle: *Open Source

Tangy Orange Scrum:

Target Process:

Task Junction:

Task Juggler: *Open Source

Task Point:

Teambox: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED!

Teamly: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED!

TinyPM: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED!

Timebox:

TeamPulse: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED!*

Trac:

Trello: *AGILESCOUT REVIEWED!*

Urban Turtle:

Tweet Scrum: *AGILE SCOUT REVIEWED!

 

Vision Project:

xPlanner: *Open Source

XP Studio: *Open Source

Yodiz:

21 Scrum:

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Are one of these tools yours? Want us to review it? Is yours missing? Let us know.

Let us know if you’ve used one of the above mentioned Agile tools out there. We want to know your thoughts!

*We will continue to update this list as time goes on*

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175 Responses to “Top Agile and Scrum Tools – Which One Is Best?”

  1. ScoutMaster
    September 28, 2010 at 5:18 pm #

    BTW – There is no specific order. The list is just that, a list!

    • Neera
      October 18, 2010 at 2:06 pm #

      Did you look at WRAP – WoodRanch Agile Projects, a full featured agile project management tool. Please checkout at http://www.agilewrap.com and include it in your list. WRAP allows integrated management of user stories, tasks, defects, iterations and releases for organizations of all sizes.

    • bruno
      March 25, 2011 at 2:55 am #

      Looks indeed like an amazing list. But what about trying to organize a bit the tools based on usage/context/scope? For example:
      – light tool for a single scrum teams
      – tools able to support large scale scrum (product backlog with multiple scrum teams)
      …?

      • peter
        March 25, 2011 at 8:52 am #

        Agreed. We should go through and do that. Good suggestion… some day!

    • Chp
      May 12, 2011 at 12:13 pm #

      I wish this article actually offered opinions or rankings, even if arbitrary. The comments have devolved into nothing but self-promotion, so the “judgement” left for the comments clearly never took place.

      • peter
        May 12, 2011 at 2:26 pm #

        Chip – If you go to the Agile tools you’ll find the full list. We’ve reviewed probably over 10+ of the tools. You can find the reviews there.

        • Kate Griggs
          July 30, 2014 at 2:50 pm #

          We’re Building a Planning Poker Tool That’ll Make You Flip, and We Need Your Feedback

          Hey there. You’re familiar with Agile, right? Of course you are. Well, then you’re also familiar with the one meeting that you have to have and that you absolutely dread.

          Yeah, we’re talking about sprint planning. Long, tedious, boring and seemingly never-ending. We’ve all been there: the epic user story with a zillion details, the one story that is either 5 effort points or 100 (let’s discuss that!), or the lunch order discussion that somehow takes up half the morning.

          Well, we’re making a tool to make that all better, and we’d like your help to make it better. We’re calling it Poplr (learn more at http://www.poplr.io), and we’re really excited about what it will help Agile teams to do.

          Here are some features we’re already including in our beta (coming this weekend), but we want to know what else you’d love for us to include:

          Unique, shareable poker games for your team; a dealer role to create a game and track results; story point averaging; annotation tools and team chat; a timer to avoid tangents; and the big one – the ability to export to .CSV!

          This sounds amazing, right? Right. But we think it can be better if we have your help.

          Let us know what type of features you’d like to see in an agile planning poker app. Tell us about some problems you’ve been having in your poker sessions. We’ll let you know when we’re going live (beta coming later this week)!

          Check us out at http://www.Poplr.io, and hit the Feedback button!

          Thanks in advance for your feedback. Happy sprint planning!

    • Rasmus L. Knabe
      December 12, 2012 at 5:03 am #

      If you just need a simple online Scrum board give http://www.scrummin.com a try :)

    • Michael
      July 11, 2013 at 6:03 am #

      Hi,
      We’ve just released the new agile project management tool – FPDev.

      Peter, can you put our tool into the list?

      • peter
        July 12, 2013 at 9:11 am #

        Thanks for the comment!

  2. Marcin Niebudek
    September 28, 2010 at 4:02 pm #

    Oh you missed one that beats them all ]:->

    • Marcin Niebudek
      September 28, 2010 at 4:23 pm #

      Come on! It’s all there, linked to my name :-)

      Of course I mean tinyPM, but I need to admit that except using it I’m also one of the creators of that evil agile tool, so don’t believe me – see it for yourself!

      • ScoutMaster
        September 28, 2010 at 4:31 pm #

        ADDED!

        • Paul Klipp
          October 5, 2010 at 1:37 pm #

          Your timing was perfect. Thanks for including the brand new Kanbanery.com!

          • ScoutMaster
            October 5, 2010 at 1:40 pm #

            Glad we can help. Can we get in to see the product sometime?

  3. Andrew Woodward
    September 28, 2010 at 6:41 pm #

    I’d have to vote for 21Scrum – but then I have to also confess that we at 21apps developed it.

    It’s probably a little unique in this list in that it targets the SharePoint 2010 platform.

    It was actually developed to help new teams get to grips with scrum and as a result of teams finding tools like Version One or Rally just being too complex. It was developed to match the white board, which I still recommend over any electronic tools for new teams.

    • ScoutMaster
      September 28, 2010 at 6:56 pm #

      Thanks for sharing! I would like to see it integrate with Sharepoint. Very cool

      • Karikalan
        August 28, 2012 at 6:03 am #

        Hi, I am in the process of choosing a project management tool which does the following,

        – Agile features (Backlog, Sprint/Iteration, User story management, Burndown charts, reports, Task management, Progress tracking etc).
        – Option to do custom process
        – Bug tracking
        – Forums
        – SVN integration
        – Integration options (via API or plugins) with other tools to do the following,
        – Budget tracking
        – Time tracking
        – Pre-Sales

        Any suggestion would be greatly appreciated.

        Thanks

        • Amanda Fong
          October 18, 2012 at 1:23 pm #

          Have you found one yet? If not, check out Planbox. We can do pretty much all of what you listed. It’s very versatile. All features are given to you when you sign up, and you just pick which ones you want to activate.

          I’m the Community Manager there, so let me know if you need my help. :)

        • Moorthy
          March 24, 2013 at 12:01 pm #

          Hi Karikalan,
          Please have a look at CollabNet’s “TeamForge” which is a highly rated Agile ALM tool for enterprises that features all your requirements mentioned above.

          Thanks and Regards
          Moorthy

  4. Catherine Louis
    October 2, 2010 at 7:01 pm #

    Serena has a good tool as well.

  5. Niki
    October 5, 2010 at 10:49 am #

    Thanks for adding AgileZen. :)

    • ScoutMaster
      October 7, 2010 at 7:43 am #

      Wow, this is a hidden gem! Thanks for sharing!

    • Roger
      October 15, 2010 at 2:23 am #

      From this Forrester wave tools recommendation, I don’t see Rally Software nor IBM tools in this web page; any feedback on those ones?

      • ScoutMaster
        October 15, 2010 at 6:38 am #

        I’m sure you can find some online. But know that they are definitely more heavy than most!

        • Roger
          October 17, 2010 at 1:02 am #

          Thanks, any thoughts & Pro/Cons of such “heavy” solutions for small to large scrums deployment?

          • peter
            February 26, 2012 at 7:04 pm #

            Not looking into some of the heavier apps right now… maybe in the future…

  6. mrjuls
    October 14, 2010 at 9:24 am #

    At our company, we use SpiraTeam from Inflectra, it allows to manage iterations of releases for scrum projects, but it’s not the core functionality of the software, it can be used to manage each stages of the software developement process (requirements, test cases, releases, defect tracking, etc)

    • ScoutMaster
      October 14, 2010 at 9:30 am #

      Thanks for letting us know! Similar to Jira?

  7. Dweeberly
    October 14, 2010 at 10:29 am #

    Don’t know about the others but Rally has a UI that only a mother could love. You have to move the mouse around so much to do *anything* it feels like you are playing a video game (and losing). The layout is over-complex and therefore confusing. I have to use it but I don’t have to like it. On a scale of 1-10 it’s a solid 5, it will (probably) get the job done, but you won’t like yourself in the morning.

    • ScoutMaster
      October 14, 2010 at 10:37 am #

      Love the feedback! We’ve received feedback like this as well with other heavy enterprise applications like Rally, VersionOne, and Jira. Wasn’t Agile supposed to be ‘light’? Thanks for your candid feedback!

      • MH Lines
        April 11, 2011 at 8:37 am #

        Thanks for the feedback ScoutMaster – we worked to develop a tool that works as well for really complex enterprise organizations as it does for small teams new to agile, but candid feedback from users is always appreciated. We hear ya!

  8. Alex Forbes
    October 14, 2010 at 10:44 am #

    Having read the Forrester report I believe they have a pretty accurate account of the leaders in Agile development tools. However it’s good to see someone putting together a more comprehensive list for those not subscribed to the analyst firm (or for those tools not considered last time the report was published).

    I’d like to recommend adding SmartBear to this list based on demos of its SoftwarePlanner ALM tool, with plenty of Agile components to it.

    Steve Miller, its creator, has also put together a lot of useful newsletter video presentatations on Agile and Scrum:

    http://softwareplanner.blogspot.com/2009/12/agile-scrum-tailoring-scrum-to-your.html

    I anticipate much more exposure for this tool (under the SmartBear name) in the months ahead, not to mention some exciting changes for those looking for an affordable alternative to expensive agile or ALM suites with agile components to them.

    http://smartbear.com/products/development-tools/

    Best,
    Alex

    • ScoutMaster
      October 14, 2010 at 10:59 am #

      Sweet. Love the links! Thanks for sharing!

    • Alex Forbes
      November 15, 2010 at 11:31 am #

      Thank you for updating the SmartBear listing above since the release of DevPlanner, SmartBear’s free project management tool, on November 2.

      We also have a free test management tool called QAPlanner.

      Best,
      Alex

      • ScoutMaster
        November 15, 2010 at 11:40 am #

        No problem! Thanks for making a cool product! We’re looking into diving into the backend and reviewing it. It’s a feature-rich system!

  9. David
    October 14, 2010 at 3:32 pm #

    thanks for including and reviewing Teambox.com

  10. Naeem Akram Malik
    October 14, 2010 at 4:00 pm #

    We at Imanami follow SCRUM… I’ll suggest these tools to my scrum master… and the rest of team… hopefully they’ll enjoy the post…

    • ScoutMaster
      October 14, 2010 at 5:09 pm #

      Awesome! Hope it helps! Let us know if any of the tools “stick” with you guys. We want to know!

  11. Brian Corriveau
    October 15, 2010 at 7:43 am #

    There is also a tool for TFS user integrated with webaccess…

    You can go look for it at http://www.urbanturtle.com

  12. Bill Norton
    October 15, 2010 at 11:02 am #

    Nice post!
    I think you can add http://bontq.com to your list as well.

    • ScoutMaster
      October 15, 2010 at 11:32 am #

      Isn’t that mostly a bug tracker tool? We’ll take a look.

      • Bill Norton
        October 15, 2010 at 12:55 pm #

        It’s a full-featured project management tool as well(just like Basecamp that was mentioned above).

        • ScoutMaster
          October 15, 2010 at 1:07 pm #

          No problem. We’ll check and add!

          • Bill Norton
            October 18, 2010 at 4:34 am #

            Thank you.

  13. SlasherZ
    November 21, 2010 at 7:26 am #

    Has anybody tried the bug genie (http://thebuggenie.com/). It’s a open source bug-tracker/project management software. I their latest version they have integrated agile-scrum project management. I tried it, and it’s really great and simple to use. I highly recommend it.

    • ScoutMaster
      November 21, 2010 at 9:28 am #

      Thanks man for letting us know. I took a look at it and it seems a little tough to get around.

      • SlasherZ
        November 22, 2010 at 2:33 am #

        Yes, it’s a bit confusing at the start, but with a little practice you can learn how to use it really fast. It’s still in beta, so over time probably some features will get update and be more usable. The big plus that I give the bug genie is that it’s open source, easy and fast to setup and it’s free.

        • ScoutMaster
          November 22, 2010 at 10:56 am #

          Very cool. We’ll look forward to when it’s out of beta!

  14. Mike Cottmeyer
    January 15, 2011 at 6:54 pm #

    The best tools, or all the tools?

    ;-)

    • peter
      January 15, 2011 at 7:14 pm #

      Hah! Both i suppose!

  15. Zach A.
    March 24, 2011 at 7:36 pm #

    What a list Peter!! I didn’t even know all of these tools were available.. great resource.

    I feel like you are missing a bigger software tool OnTime – http://www.axosoft.com/ (great for scrum agile development)

    Cheers

    • peter
      March 24, 2011 at 10:58 pm #

      Thanks for letting me know! Hope it helps!

  16. Ruben Santos Luz
    March 31, 2011 at 11:58 am #

    What about IBM Rational Team Concert? Did you look at this one? I didnt found it on the list but is one of the top rated for Agile development.

    IBM Rational has the best current offering according to The Forrester Wave™: Agile Development Management Tools, Q2 2010 (May 2010).

    http://jazz.net/projects/rational-team-concert/

    Best Regards

    • peter
      March 31, 2011 at 11:59 am #

      OOO Thanks! Will take a look!

  17. Alex
    March 31, 2011 at 3:08 pm #

    Hi Peter, great list! You should checkout DevSuite too. It’s used by almost all the big gaming companies (EA, Activision, Sony) and it actually allows you to mix agile processes with traditional development or go pure agile!

    You can try it live here – http://www.techexcel.com/Formwise/try_devsuite_live.asp?k=TDL

    • peter
      March 31, 2011 at 5:44 pm #

      word. will look into it!

  18. wouter dewanckel
    May 12, 2011 at 1:44 am #

    Hi Peter,

    Could you add pmScrum to your list? It is fairly new, but we are very proud of what we’ve made.
    From small teams to the enterprise level, we get existing teams and policies into a working scrum: http://www.pmScrum.com

    Best regards

    • peter
      May 12, 2011 at 11:34 am #

      I’ll look into it! Thanks!

  19. Catherine
    June 16, 2011 at 8:52 am #

    Hi Peter,

    You certainly have a great list of agile tools going here!
    I would like for you to check out and possibly add FeatureSet to your list of agile project management tools: http://www.featureset.com

    This is a suite of unified applications that help team members stay connected and on the same page, through sophisticated requirements and project management tools as well as a social tools to promote effective collaboration.

    Hope to hear from you soon,

    Best,

    Catherine
    http://www.featureset.com

    • peter
      June 16, 2011 at 9:03 am #

      Interesting. I’ll take a look at it!

  20. Muhammad Ahsan
    June 21, 2011 at 11:55 am #

    Hi guys!
    Are you looking “Real Open Source Scrum Tool”? Check it out!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fd1Cz1otwWA

  21. AlekSi
    July 26, 2011 at 3:47 pm #

    This great list misses 3 things:
    1) total count of tools;
    2) über-tool – good olde cork board;
    3) tag (really, I can’t believe this *huge* list can be taken seriously)

  22. Ken Lin
    August 1, 2011 at 1:30 pm #

    Definitely glad to see pivotal tracker on this list. Definitely a huge help.

    • peter
      August 1, 2011 at 5:44 pm #

      For sure. #win!

  23. ScrumTool.me
    August 24, 2011 at 10:12 am #

    Hi ScoutMaster,

    We’d like to submit ScrumTool.me for review. ScrumTool is a online taskboard for agile projects management.

    You can sign up for a demo at http://scrumtool.me (username: demo / password: 123456)

    Thank you!

  24. João Saleiro
    August 24, 2011 at 11:50 pm #

    Hello Peter,

    great list you have here.
    Could you please add Airgile to the list? It’s a very usable and flexible project management platform that features SCRUM (Sprint planning and Burndown Charts) since version 1.7, released this week.

    It’s available here: http://airgile.com .

    Let me know if you need further info.

    In the video below you can see Sprint Planning after minute 4:

    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-znocsTPEw?rel=0&w=400&h=225

    • peter
      August 25, 2011 at 5:57 pm #

      Thanks. We’ll look into it!

    • peter
      August 25, 2011 at 6:01 pm #

      It’s up! We’ll look into reviewing it..

      • João Saleiro
        August 26, 2011 at 8:11 am #

        Thank you in advance for the review! :)

        If you need further information, help – anything -, feel free to send me an email.

        Thanks!

  25. Tobias
    August 30, 2011 at 11:08 am #

    Thanks for adding Planthat, Peter! Would be cool if you could do a review earliest next week. We are still adding features day by day ;)

    http://www.planthatapp.com

  26. botmonster
    December 13, 2011 at 5:37 pm #

    Hey, how about this: http://www.7items.com/ pretty niffty scrum and kanban tool, easy to use.

    • peter
      December 13, 2011 at 9:24 pm #

      Interesting find. Will check it out.

  27. Rodrigo
    December 15, 2011 at 9:22 am #

    Hi Peter, have you checked out MOOVIA ? It’s a new free team collaboration network, based on agile methods … please, can you review and post MOOVIA on your list ? Thanks in advance | rodrigo

    • Chuck vdL
      December 27, 2011 at 11:22 pm #

      heh how NOT to use social media to promote your new tool.

      Thanks for compiling this, the shear volume of options is overwhelming

      • peter
        December 28, 2011 at 9:10 am #

        Thanks! Let us know which you think is best!

  28. Dovile
    January 18, 2012 at 9:11 am #

    Hi,
    I think you might like to take a look at http://www.eylean.com/scrum
    Eylean Board is a fully configurable electronic Scrum board for agile software development teams with intuitive User Interface that makes work easy and fun.

  29. William Pitcher
    February 26, 2012 at 5:13 pm #

    While ‘Agile Agenda’ has agile in the name, it appears to be using the Waterfall approach (WBS) to project management – not the agile/scrum approach.

    Cheers, Bill.

    • peter
      February 26, 2012 at 6:55 pm #

      Thanks bill for the heads up! I’ll look into it… doh :)

  30. Wayne
    March 7, 2012 at 5:16 pm #

    Hmmm…. We have tried quite a few of these tools and while they are good they often lack visibility. I’m a big fan of Pivot Tables in Excel but none of the tools that I have used seem to have that ‘slice-and-dice’ type of functionality to really get a feel for what’s on the ‘cards’.

    We have put together a REALLY simple site called JUGGGLA (yes 3 G’s) that actually works pretty well. At the end of the day we humans understand what it means to work of simple ordered lists – it’s what we have been doing since the stone ages (that’s a hypothesis, I wasn’t there). Anyway, check it out – http://www.jugggla.com.

    What makes Jugggla good is that it’s uber-simple and actually quite well executed. When you think about the fact that you can manage a full project with Sticky Notes it becomes clear that you don’t need all that much from an Agile tool.

    Jugggla works well as a story board that you can slice and dice. Granted it’s a beta product so I’m sure the complexity will creep in but for now it’s doing wonders for us!

    • peter
      March 7, 2012 at 6:19 pm #

      Wow… seriously? What a fun name. I’ll check it out fo sho.

      • Wayne Silbermann
        November 28, 2012 at 4:04 pm #

        Cool. So what did you think? :) There have been a few upgrades since the previous post, but it’s still clean, simple and usable, and I suspect it will stay that way forever more. Intentionally :)

  31. Vaidas
    May 23, 2012 at 12:23 pm #

    Hi,

    Anyone can advice which tool has possibility to see different levels of Epics/User Stories? I mean i need a view for CxOs to show company roadmap (epics), then they would break down to smaller stories that would go to product backlogs. Now we do copy paste from backlgos to excel roadmap, so i would love to have a tool that could take care of this.

    Any suggestions are appreciated.

    Vaidas

    • Paul
      August 6, 2013 at 7:38 am #

      practicalagile.co.uk has a free scrum tool that handles epics and children very well. It is web based, very simple and easy to use
      Paul..

  32. Łukasz Zajdel
    June 7, 2012 at 8:04 am #

    We’d like to submit GoTask for review.
    We would appreciate any suggestions and ideas.
    You can find more about GoTask on our website: http://www.go-tap.com
    Thank you for your support.

    Regards
    Developers from GoTap

  33. Agility Limited
    June 8, 2012 at 12:44 pm #

    Hi there,
    We just released a back to basics agile mgmt. tool designed to be fast and easy to use: http://www.agilitylimited.com

    It is updated regularly and we would love to hear any feedback, good or bad so that we can incorporate it into the site.

    Thanks!
    -Agility Ltd.

  34. Gianni
    June 25, 2012 at 6:52 am #

    It seems “Agile Tracking Tool” has been moved here:
    https://sites.google.com/site/agiletrackingtool/home/open-source

    • peter
      June 25, 2012 at 1:28 pm #

      Thanks for this update!

  35. Skip
    June 27, 2012 at 7:22 pm #

    Peter,

    Can you add SeeNowDo to the list? http://www.seenowdo.com I didn’t see it on the list and it provides a task board for distributed Scrum teams.

  36. Iain
    July 14, 2012 at 7:17 am #

    I spent a lot of time researching tools and in the end we stuck with a custom Google spreadsheet for use during sprints, and Trello for the product backlog and it seems to be working great.

    You can find more details, including links to boards and spreadsheets at http://www.littlebluemonkey.com/blog

  37. sea
    August 11, 2012 at 11:04 pm #

    Do u have pdf with shows the comparative review of these by feature set?
    if so, could you please post.
    —-
    I also wondered have you seen any review on PaaS options. I am looking for alternatives to force.com but have force.com fab ability to enable front liners to create “situational apps”
    e.g. to use configuration (they call clicks) rather than write code.
    —-
    thankyou

  38. Rene
    August 23, 2012 at 6:49 am #

    Breeze ( http://letsbreeze.com ) is a new tool that tries to manage tasks and projects with Kanban methods. It’s a Kanban board but doesn’t mention it anywhere. It basically lets you organize your tasks on a Kanban board and also allows you to track time on each of those tasks. Later you can generate reports based on projects and tasks – super easy to bill your clients based on that.

  39. Jeff
    August 25, 2012 at 10:40 am #

    This site is a great resource for Agile! We are beginning to use Agile development for our projects. Currently we are very manual but are looking for a cloud based Agile development tool that will help us manage multiple projects across our organization. We want to use the tool to track the progress of tasks for developers, designers, and content resources for each of the projects and get a view of our resource allocation across all the projects.

    A lot of Agile tools have been reviewed here (which is great) but I’m hoping someone could help me narrow down my search based on my above requirements.

    Thank you!
    Jeff

  40. Clay Smith
    August 29, 2012 at 12:50 pm #

    Hey Peter,

    I’d love to hear what you think about ThetaBoard.com (my app). It’s not a strict agile/scrum/kanban app but a lot of clients are using it to manage those kinds of projects.

    If you have any questions let me know!

    Clay

  41. ILA
    August 31, 2012 at 9:55 am #

    Hello, Have you ever consider MS Project Server 2010 with MS Project Professional 2010 as a scrum tool? The timesheet functionalities and the flexibility of MS Project Professional (together with Sharepoint 2010) seems fitting the needs. Any feedback?

  42. Kasim
    September 10, 2012 at 1:27 am #

    http://www.fleents.com. Social Task Management

  43. Thabo Letsoalo
    September 18, 2012 at 6:29 am #

    Hi, I am the Chief Ninja or CEO of eyeQuu ( http://www.eyequu.com ), the developers of Workflow Ninja, a Project and Work Management tool with a powerful Workflow Rules Engine for streamlining your processes. Take a look under templates at http://www.eyequu.com to see our agile development templates, which you can modify to suit your team.

  44. Ester Lima de Campos
    September 21, 2012 at 12:21 pm #

    Hello!

    I would like to introduce the ScrumHalf, a Scrum web tool.

    http://www.myscrumhalf.com/en/

    Best Regards

  45. Tomas
    November 11, 2012 at 4:57 am #

    Another free scrum tool http://www.scrummaster.cz (you can use hashtags for filtering tasks)

  46. Lama Chandrasena
    March 5, 2013 at 8:18 am #

    Hi Peter,

    Please checkout Scrum Notes for iPad app: http://itunes.com/apps/scrumnotes

    Scrum Notes is a simple-to-use iPad productivity application for Scrum Masters and Product Owners to organize scrum meetings, take notes, and generate reports.

    More details are here: http://www.qubicle.com.au/apps/scrum-notes/

    I would like to send you a promo code so you can test it out.

    Thanks,
    Lama Chandrasena

  47. Katy
    April 3, 2013 at 8:26 am #

    Hi guys,

    I miss Easy Redmine here. It is web based project management software, very smart and cheap. It has many useful extensions like Resource Management,Budget Plugin, Help Desk etc. Try it, you will see! :-)

  48. Elvy
    April 12, 2013 at 10:11 am #

    Great list!!

    Now seriously, can we sort it? ;)

    Anyone?

    Thanks!!

    Cheers,

  49. steve
    April 17, 2013 at 6:47 am #

    This article is helpful, thank you.

    See also http://soa-java.blogspot.nl/2011/09/choosing-open-source-free-scrum-tools.html

    • peter
      April 17, 2013 at 12:55 pm #

      Looks good. Thanks for sharing!

  50. Julien
    April 25, 2013 at 9:39 am #

    Hi,
    I’m Julien from Kagilum, the company that develops iceScrum.
    We are actually interested in you making a review of iceScrum. Moreover could you please update our cover picture with our new iceScrum frontpage? (http://www.icescrum.org/).

    Feel free to contact me for any further details. jvilleroux(at)kagilum dot com

    Best regards,

    Julien

  51. Juan Pablo Guzmán
    August 19, 2013 at 6:53 pm #

    Another Agile Tool for Retrospective meetings: https://www.retrospectus.com

    Ideal for distributed teams.

  52. Victor Homyakov
    September 17, 2013 at 11:45 am #

    Blossom.io is included twice.

  53. Timo
    September 25, 2013 at 7:46 am #

    A new tool coming up: http://www.agileapex.com

  54. Scrumbay
    October 9, 2013 at 6:34 am #

    We are proud to announce a new project management tool – Scrumbay (www.scrumbay.com). Scrumbay is a web based system which enables planning and monitoring work on the project. It’s also bug tracking tool – helps to store all bug reports in one place.

    If you want to test our tool, just visit our site – http://scrumbay.com/try-it/

    Have a nice day!
    Michał

  55. Katy
    October 18, 2013 at 11:12 am #

    Hi guys,

    thank you for this list. I miss here Easy Redmine, it is new open source management software, which is realy cheap, but very smart. Free trial: https://www.easyredmine.com/free-trial‎

  56. Hope
    October 18, 2013 at 5:54 pm #

    Does anyone know if the tool Eclipse is used for agile/scrum project management?

  57. Lukasz
    February 7, 2014 at 4:29 am #

    Hi guys, try BamBam! – Profesional collaboration tool from 84kids http://www.dobambam.com

  58. Louise M. Ross
    February 8, 2014 at 2:42 am #

    glade to see a large number of agile\Scrum tools. There are several tool some are free, some are paid. I am using AgileWrap: AGILESCOUT REVIEWED for my project and I am very comfortable with this tool. I’m also like Jira (GreenHopper) agile tool and make planing an other project with this.

  59. Catherine Constantinides
    April 2, 2014 at 3:31 pm #

    oops- http://www.planupon.com

  60. chriss
    June 15, 2014 at 8:55 am #

    There is also tasksIT, it’s free for open source

  61. Dave
    June 18, 2014 at 6:00 am #

    Hi ,
    Great comparison with extensive list of tools. But I would suggest to try SwiftALM from Digite, a comprehensive end to end application lifecycle management solution for an organization. Its rich set of features including task, defect, issue, timesheet, custom reports and many others along with wide integration capability have proved it to be the most worthy among various ALM tool.
    Visit http://www.digite.com/products/swiftalm.html to learn more !

  62. Manali Gupta
    June 30, 2014 at 8:36 am #

    EyeAgile is an online Agile Scrum project management platform that integrates all the software processes in a product development life cycle together. It includes features like release, sprint planning, idea management, backlog assignment, gantt chart for managing tasks, testing tools, resource management, actionable meeting and many more.

    Try it out at //www.eyeagile.com/free-trial.html

  63. Manon
    July 16, 2014 at 7:57 am #

    Hi,

    If you are searching for a Libre or Open Source tool for agile management, I would suggest to look at Tuleap (www.tuleap.org). Tuleap is the first Open Source Enterprise quality suite for Application Lifecycle Management. Last year, Tuleap was awarded a Bossie Award.

    The last release of Tuleap comes with new agile tools and the first Open Source Agile Planner for Eclipse. With the Tuleap Agile Planner for Eclipse, developers have the ability to access Tuleap agile tools (releases, sprints, card-wall, burn-down chart) directly from within their IDE, avoiding switching from tool to tool.

    Enjoy!

  64. David Ferrero
    July 16, 2014 at 11:16 am #

    I didn’t see it listed but a new hosted solution called Sprint.ly looks promising and light weight!
    http://www.sprint.ly.com – let me know what you think.

  65. StanTeam
    July 29, 2014 at 5:50 pm #

    We’d like to present our agile project management tool, StanTeam (http://www.stanteam.com). It’s a free platform that has all features you need for your project management. Tickets, tasks, files, test cases, time cards, workflow… All of your data is in one place. Why do you bother yourself with having data in here and there? Why do you need to pay for these functions? Just give a try and let us know if you think it doesn’t work for you. Thanks.

  66. Francesco Garbin
    August 1, 2014 at 9:52 am #

    Hello Peter, thanks for your amazing website. I would like to introduce you and your audience to Herogami, an Agile-inspired Kanban platform designed to manage huge portfolios of projects and scales functionally to deliver a foundation of Agile project management concepts and features like:

    • milestones/sprints breakdown with backlog and WIP limit

    • structured requirements on kanban boards with custom workflows

    • issues and defect tracking also on kanban boards with custom states

    • shared calendar for events and milestone content

    • shared wiki to record notes and meetings minutes

    • documents repository with categories and preview

    On top of that, Herogami adds important and innovative collaboration facilities like:

    • projects’ to-do lists to write off one-off tasks or structured activities

    • extensive project-based configuration including components, contexts, environments, workflow statuses and more

    • powerful and contextual filters rendered in an always-ready drawer, which can be optionally hidden to provide room for content on tablets and small screens

    • meaningful, graphically rich and rewarding dashboards in projects and milestones

    Herogami’s web-responsive UI allows visual clarity on different form factors devices, from huge desktop monitors or board-room presentation screens down to laptop screens as well as small tablets. Extensive use or modern browsers features like AJAX and Drag’n’Drop brings joyful and natural interaction between users, data and processes.

    I’d be very happy if you guys could give it a try, we put our hear into it and keep doing it every day with our customers, which include many multinational top brands such as Gucci, Pirelli and more, which are using Herogami to deliver projects on a worldwide scale. I think the secret is that it’s simple enough not to be too theoretical so it does not need advocates to work just fine in large and complex organizations.

    Thanks in advance for your interest and consideration!

    Francesco

  67. Aymar
    August 30, 2014 at 7:07 am #

    Hello

    in my team, we use Kados (http://www.kados.info) which has lots of boards, all with post-its. It’s open source and you can self-host the app which was perfect for us !

  68. vsevolod
    September 5, 2014 at 1:35 pm #

    managity.com – a cloud service for managing it projects using scrum and kanban process. We welcome any suggestions and wishes)

  69. marc
    September 29, 2014 at 7:05 pm #

    Microsoft’s Visual Studio Online needs to be up on the list: http://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/products/what-is-visual-studio-online-vs.aspx

    Good Kanban, agile project management, test case management, sprint management, etc., tools, and free for up to five users on a given account.

    • peter
      September 29, 2014 at 10:49 pm #

      Interesting… veryyyyy interesting.

  70. Enrique Posner
    October 4, 2014 at 4:50 pm #

    Hi. We’d love it if you could have a look at Taiga.io a Free Open Source Agile tool which we released last Tuesday.

    Taiga.io became #1 trending topic on HackerNews in the space of a few hours, and the Taiga.io development team hit #1 trending on GitHub and stayed there until yesterday.

    People seem to have responded — After the first 4 days, we had reached the number of projects we had (aggressively) forecast for the first 7 months of operation!

    Taiga.io became #1 trending topic on HackerNews in the space of a few hours, and the Taiga.io development team hit #1 trending on GitHub and stayed there until yesterday (we’re still in the top 10).

    Woud love to get your thoughts, and comments, particularly now that we are on our beta and working on the roadmap.

    Thanks,

    Enrique

    • Etienne Savard
      October 8, 2014 at 1:43 pm #

      Simple, clean and to the point UI. Kudos.

      I was thinking to propose Redmine + Backlogs for Agile project management in my upcoming eBook. Now I will consider Taiga.io because it has a superior KISS factor than Redmine.

      Great work!

      Etienne Savard
      http://agiledroid.com

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