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AgileCraft

2 Ratings

ProjectLibre

6 Ratings

AgileCraft

2 Ratings
Score 8 out of 101

ProjectLibre

6 Ratings
Score 9 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

ProjectLibre

ProjectLibre is appropriate in any scenario where a timeline plan with milestones is needed such as product development. It is less suited in scenarios where multiple deviations from a timeline occur.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

AgileCraft
9.2
ProjectLibre
8.6
Task Management
AgileCraft
10.0
ProjectLibre
9.5
Resource Management
AgileCraft
10.0
ProjectLibre
9.5
Scheduling
AgileCraft
9.0
ProjectLibre
9.0
Team Collaboration
AgileCraft
9.0
ProjectLibre
7.0
Support for Agile Methodology
AgileCraft
10.0
ProjectLibre
Document Management
AgileCraft
7.0
ProjectLibre
9.0
Timesheet Tracking
AgileCraft
9.0
ProjectLibre
Change request and Case Management
AgileCraft
9.0
ProjectLibre
Budget and Expense Management
AgileCraft
10.0
ProjectLibre
7.5
Gantt Charts
AgileCraft
ProjectLibre
9.5
Workflow Automation
AgileCraft
ProjectLibre
8.0

Professional Services Automation

AgileCraft
9.0
ProjectLibre
8.0
Quotes/estimates
AgileCraft
10.0
ProjectLibre
8.0
Project & financial reporting
AgileCraft
8.0
ProjectLibre

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.
Sourav Singla ,Safe Agilist, CSP,  ICP-ACC, CSM, CSPO, SSM, LSSG profile photo
  • ProjectLibre is great for project management. It allows us to establish milestones and timeline planning for projects.
  • It allows us to stay organized among multiple projects.
  • It is extremely simple to use with a simple interface. It takes little time to plan out a project with key dates and provides a nice graphic.
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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.
Sourav Singla ,Safe Agilist, CSP,  ICP-ACC, CSM, CSPO, SSM, LSSG profile photo
  • The interface could use some updating. The design is old and clunky looking.
  • The graphic design and editing features could be increased to provide a better overall presentation of the timeline.
  • I would also like to see a quick dashboard of all my upcoming milestones related to my projects.
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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
Microsoft Project has a great interface and features. However, the cost of ProjectLibre overshadows anything that Microsoft can provide. The cost to benefits that ProjectLibre provides along with their similar features to Microsoft makes ProjectLibre a leader in the project management software category.
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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.
Sourav Singla ,Safe Agilist, CSP,  ICP-ACC, CSM, CSPO, SSM, LSSG profile photo
  • It allows us to stay on track with milestones and not miss customer dates.
  • It allows us to be more efficient and take on more projects.
  • It also allows us to quickly share status updates with other interested parties.
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Pricing Details

AgileCraft

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

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
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