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Score 7.8 out of 101
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Score 7.8 out of 101

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

Mavenlink

Mavenlink requires some getting used to, which can scare people getting on-board. It requires a strong process for implementation internally, and everyone must use it. When project info is put in maven + Google Drive, it is a really strong combo.Mavenlink is a little less well-suited for the pre-sales stage in a project, and a CRM could make it a killer app.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

AgileCraft
9.2
Mavenlink
7.3
Task Management
AgileCraft
10.0
Mavenlink
8.5
Resource Management
AgileCraft
10.0
Mavenlink
7.8
Scheduling
AgileCraft
9.0
Mavenlink
6.1
Team Collaboration
AgileCraft
9.0
Mavenlink
7.8
Support for Agile Methodology
AgileCraft
10.0
Mavenlink
Document Management
AgileCraft
7.0
Mavenlink
6.0
Timesheet Tracking
AgileCraft
9.0
Mavenlink
8.5
Change request and Case Management
AgileCraft
9.0
Mavenlink
6.1
Budget and Expense Management
AgileCraft
10.0
Mavenlink
7.0
Gantt Charts
AgileCraft
Mavenlink
8.1
Workflow Automation
AgileCraft
Mavenlink
8.2
Email integration
AgileCraft
Mavenlink
7.4
Mobile Access
AgileCraft
Mavenlink
5.8

Professional Services Automation

AgileCraft
9.0
Mavenlink
5.7
Quotes/estimates
AgileCraft
10.0
Mavenlink
7.3
Project & financial reporting
AgileCraft
8.0
Mavenlink
7.0
Invoicing
AgileCraft
Mavenlink
4.8
Integration with accounting software
AgileCraft
Mavenlink
3.5

Pros

AgileCraft

  • 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.
Sourav Singla ,Safe Agilist, CSP,  ICP-ACC, CSM, CSPO, SSM, LSSG profile photo

Mavenlink

  • Project Tracking: able to keep info on one project all together with expenses, time and finances
  • Resource allocating: planning for resources and Gantt chart views for projects
  • Invoicing: lots of options on method of invoicing
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Cons

AgileCraft

  • 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.
Sourav Singla ,Safe Agilist, CSP,  ICP-ACC, CSM, CSPO, SSM, LSSG profile photo

Mavenlink

  • Our project timelines change frequently. Having an ability to easily view older "archived" versions of the task tracker would be helpful, so that we could easily see the history of the changes made to the task tracker in a given project.
  • We love the "Master Planning" section of Mavenlink. Rather than planning out staff hours, we wished the Mavenlink gave us the ability to plan with "assigned tasks" using a similar tool.
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Likelihood to Renew

AgileCraft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Mavenlink

Mavenlink 8.8
Based on 4 answers
Although the company I currently work for does not use the product I have recommended that we do switch to Mavenlink. We will be opening some new sites internationally this year and I can see that Mavenlink would be a great product for us to use
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Usability

AgileCraft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Mavenlink

Mavenlink 7.2
Based on 4 answers
I found Mavenlink to be very easy to use and very transparent.
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Reliability and Availability

AgileCraft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Mavenlink

Mavenlink 9.1
Based on 1 answer
Mavenlink gives advance notice for system upgrades, and they're not during our business day. Mavenlink has always been available when we needed it.
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Performance

AgileCraft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Mavenlink

Mavenlink 7.7
Based on 2 answers
There were less than a handful of times where we saw any issues with Mavenlink performance. Pages load quickly. Sometimes a search seems to take more than few seconds, but it's never been a huge deal.
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Support

AgileCraft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Mavenlink

Mavenlink 9.1
Based on 5 answers
They are not friendly or supportive. They will quote company policies and re-direct without fully understanding the issues you are having.
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In-Person Training

AgileCraft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Mavenlink

Mavenlink 9.1
Based on 1 answer
We prepared questions in advance, and our trainer was an expert in what Mavenlink was and wasn't able to do. We were able to have multiple people trained at once.
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Online Training

AgileCraft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Mavenlink

Mavenlink 8.2
Based on 1 answer
The training was very well-organized. We were able to send questions in advance so the instructor knew what to cover, and the brought up related topics to maximize the usefulness of what they were teaching us.
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Implementation

AgileCraft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Mavenlink

Mavenlink 5.6
Based on 4 answers
Dedicate as much internal time to the implementation effort as possible, even if you're using a 3rd party or Mavenlink services. Your team knows your processes the best
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Alternatives Considered

AgileCraft

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.
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Mavenlink

We found Mavenlink to be better designed, and it gave a pro feeling to our customers with very few tweaks. It had its own way to define projects steps but way simpler than having none like Asana or too complicated as with ProWorkflow (the features are pretty close though on that one). We also felt that the analytics were stronger with Mavenlink.
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Scalability

AgileCraft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Mavenlink

Mavenlink 8.2
Based on 1 answer
It's very easy to add users and contractors into Mavenlink. There's also an option that let's you manage access for teams in multiple locations.
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Return on Investment

AgileCraft

  • 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.
Sourav Singla ,Safe Agilist, CSP,  ICP-ACC, CSM, CSPO, SSM, LSSG profile photo

Mavenlink

  • I have been overcharged by Mavenlink, so I can't say there has been any ROI.
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Pricing Details

AgileCraft

General

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

AgileCraft Editions & Modules

AgileCraft
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Mavenlink

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$199 / hour*
1.  Training starts at $199. Additional client success programs are available.

Mavenlink Editions & Modules

Mavenlink
Edition
Teams
$191
Premier
$492
Professional
$293
1. annually, for up to 5 users. Additional Users: $4/month/user
2. For larger customers, price can go as low as $10.
3. per user, per month
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