What users are saying about

AgileCraft

2 Ratings

EPM Live

8 Ratings

AgileCraft

2 Ratings
Score 8 out of 101

EPM Live

8 Ratings
Score 7 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

AgileCraft

1) Forecasting & Release Planning
2) Scaling Agile at enterprise level
3) To maintain transparency, lot of information radiators, games, reports are available enabling transparency at portfolio level
Sourav Singla ,Safe Agilist, CSP,  ICP-ACC, CSM, CSPO, SSM, LSSG profile photo

EPM Live

I think EPM Live might be the right solution for a much smaller company, who does mainly business to business material sales. As a software company with a ramped subscription model and heavy use of Salesforce, it was not well suited to our business.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

AgileCraft
9.2
EPM Live
4.6
Task Management
AgileCraft
10.0
EPM Live
7.0
Resource Management
AgileCraft
10.0
EPM Live
7.0
Scheduling
AgileCraft
9.0
EPM Live
5.0
Team Collaboration
AgileCraft
9.0
EPM Live
5.0
Support for Agile Methodology
AgileCraft
10.0
EPM Live
Document Management
AgileCraft
7.0
EPM Live
1.0
Timesheet Tracking
AgileCraft
9.0
EPM Live
6.0
Change request and Case Management
AgileCraft
9.0
EPM Live
Budget and Expense Management
AgileCraft
10.0
EPM Live
Gantt Charts
AgileCraft
EPM Live
7.0
Workflow Automation
AgileCraft
EPM Live
2.0
Email integration
AgileCraft
EPM Live
1.0

Professional Services Automation

AgileCraft
9.0
EPM Live
3.0
Quotes/estimates
AgileCraft
10.0
EPM Live
Project & financial reporting
AgileCraft
8.0
EPM Live
3.0

Pros

  • Effective Sprint planning : Sprint planning can be done using Planning Poker in AgileCraft by clicking Team > Manage > Other > Estimation Games very effectively for distributed teams.
  • Team Capacity Allocation Report: After tasks are created at team or program level, the report from AgileCraft cab be pulled and can be verified that no team member is under or over allocated. A report can be generated by navigating to Team > Manage > Assign Tasks.
  • Effective Requirement trace-ability: To maintain requirements trace-ability follow the steps below:
  • Upload test cases against the story/requirement. once uploaded test cases will be visible under that story
  • Execute Test cases in AgileCraft and mark them as Pass/Fail based on the actual outcome
  • Based on test results, The acceptance criterion's can be marked as “Pass” or “Fail” & if marked failed corresponding defect can be logged & can be attached with the story
  • So against each story we can easily see whether all test cases been executed or not & which acceptance criterion's are failed & how many defects are in open or close state.
  • Daily Scrum: In AgileCraft, the option to run a daily stand-up is available from Team > Manage > Daily Standups. Selecting the sprint number opens the daily stand-up meeting window in which each team member's tasks are visible and hours can be burned against them. Conduct Scrum meetings in AgileCraft, and burn each associate hour against the tasks created during the meeting. The burn-down chart can be generated & viewed during the stand-up to check whether the team is on track.
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  • EPM Live has several modules that users can use for their project management solutions.
  • EPM Live can be customized by the company that is using it.
  • It integrates well with Microsoft products.
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Cons

  • Program level metrics & Scorecards: Though we can generate few metrics & scorecards but I feel few more metrics can be added like velocity acceleration , team improvement rate.
  • QA team often come to me regarding the test case tagging, it is very difficult to search particular test case here so I feel advance search feature should be provided.
  • Program Planning: In Agilecraft program tracker if we have lot of multiple dependencies & where situation demands to look at our features holistically across the entire landscape of the solution, it did not provide proper support.
  • Also If I need to take a call at which sprint need to be optimized I did not get that decision making enablement here.
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  • Salesforce Integration
  • Customer Service
  • Project Management
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Likelihood to Renew

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EPM Live7.0
Based on 6 answers
Our staff have found it easy to implement and use. Virtually any company can improve the way it manages its resources, and those improvements can deliver real competitive advantages. If you are finding your current software wanting, look at EPM LIve. We are happy we did.
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Support

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EPM Live8.3
Based on 2 answers
When we have needed help (infrequently), the help has been prompt and understandable.
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Alternatives Considered

JIRA basic version do not have basic support for test management, capacity planning & forecasting.

Rally is good & rich in features but if you want to implement safe , Agilecraft is definitely a better choice.
Rally supports safe but I did not get good support from technical desk & few features are really cumbersome to use.

HP Quality Center 11 supports agile teams well but I found it pretty costly.
Sourav Singla ,Safe Agilist, CSP,  ICP-ACC, CSM, CSPO, SSM, LSSG profile photo
EPM Live is being used because it is comparatively easy to customize compared to other project management solutions and because it is based on SharePoint.
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Return on Investment

  • Able to forecast & plan releases well using agilecraft leading to quality on time delivery.
  • Distributed teams are able to collaborate well, be it be daily scrum, retrospective, estimation though this. Also team members love the gamification part & they have fun using this tool. Earlier we use to face challenges due to distributed teams but after AgileCraft, collaboration & communication was no longer a challenge & we are able to see improvement not only in team velocity, but also team satisfaction.
  • Simplest tool to implement safe, scaling is always a problem with most of the agile tools but agilecraft helps in smoother implementation of safe practices & principles.
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  • We have already seem ROI on our investment.
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Pricing Details

AgileCraft

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details

EPM Live

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details