[UPHPU] planning, tracking, reporting, project management

David Landry dlandry at byu.net
Fri Jan 6 17:51:43 MST 2012


I've used pivotal tracker before. I really liked its workflow. The
interface with a lot of other project management softwares seems to add a
lot of overhead, which always bogged me down a little.

David Landry


On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 5:15 PM, Wade Preston Shearer <
wadeshearer.lists at me.com> wrote:

> I've been playing with a trial of Pivotal Tracker for the past two hours
> and am really liking it thus far. It looks like it will be a good tool for
> designers, developers, and management. It has the web app, iOS app, and a
> Mac OS native mini-app.
>
> http://pivotalbooster.com/
>
> http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pivotal-tracker/id444623375?mt=8
>
>
> On 6 Jan 2012, at 17:10, Richard Esplin wrote:
>
> > I have seen teams successfully use:
> >
> > * Basecamp
> > * Jira Greenhopper
> > * Trello
> > * Scrumy
> > * Wrike
> >
> > All are primarily web based, comparatively inexpensive (some are
> freeware), and none are open source. Not sure about mobile clients.
> >
> > Perhaps one will fit your style.
> >
> > Richard
> >
> > On Friday January 6 2012 15:02:47 Wade Preston Shearer <
> wadeshearer.lists at me.com> wrote:
> >> When it comes to projects/task management, I like less features than
> more and a nice, clean UI. If I'm going to be using something every day, it
> needs be easy and enjoyable. It also needs an iOS app (or at least a good
> mobile version).
> >>
> >> My team has been using Flow [1] for the past several months. It's
> really nice, but it's WAY over-priced for what it does. All it is is a
> list. Generally this is sufficient for me, but I'm finding I need more than
> a list. I need to see project status, burn-down charts, and be able to
> track projects, bugs, and backlogs. Most of the time when you ask for those
> features though you get a massively bloated app. I stubbled across PlanBox
> and Pivotal Tracker today though and am intrigued.
> >>
> >> Has anyone used these apps/services?
> >>
> >>
> >> Plan Box
> >> http://www.planbox.com/features
> >>
> >> Pivotal Tracker
> >> http://www.pivotaltracker.com/
> >>
> >>
> >> I like how Pivotal has a native iOS app and an API (in case I want to
> feed bugs into it).
> >>
> >> Any other tools you'd recommend?
> >>
> >>
> >> [1] http://getflow.com
> >
> >
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