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Score 8.9 out of 100
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Score 7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Backlog

The user interface is very good. It is more intuitive in nature. It is easy to use and robust in operation. The dashboard is designed on modernized UI and the interface is also intuitive. I can easily navigate things on my own.
Carol Aleman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Resource Guru

It is very well suited when different branches of the company reside in different countries or time zones. It allows the project manager to efficiently keep track of the progress of their team members. It reduces the need for intensive calls where the manager asks for an extensive check in and update from each individual person. It also allows the project manager to update tasks and timelines as needed.
Shannon Hartzell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Backlog
8.8
Resource Guru
8.7
Task Management
Backlog
9.7
Resource Guru
Gantt Charts
Backlog
9.0
Resource Guru
Scheduling
Backlog
9.4
Resource Guru
8.0
Team Collaboration
Backlog
8.8
Resource Guru
10.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Backlog
6.8
Resource Guru
Document Management
Backlog
8.7
Resource Guru
Email integration
Backlog
8.8
Resource Guru
Mobile Access
Backlog
9.4
Resource Guru
Resource Management
Backlog
Resource Guru
8.0

Professional Services Automation

Backlog
Resource Guru
9.0
Project & financial reporting
Backlog
Resource Guru
9.0

Pros

Backlog

  • Gantt chart
  • Github support
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Resource Guru

  • Task tracking: allows user to input tasks which may be marked off as finished by other members of the team.
  • Time tracking: allows users to log the amount of time spent on particular tasks.
  • Cross team management: allows users from different locations and time zones to view the same page and relevant tasks.
Shannon Hartzell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Backlog

  • The biggest drawback that I want Backlog to fix as soon as possible is that is does not provide any place to explain the problem or bug virtually.
  • There is a need for a tab or space to attach screenshot or video to easily explain the bug or problem in the project.
Carol Aleman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Resource Guru

  • It isn't quite as user-friendly as I would like. Once you are accustomed to it, it is very useful, but the initial use could be facilitated.
  • One user-friendly calendar interface that displays tasks and deadlines would be nice.
  • A real-time time logging button would be nice, rather than entering hours retroactively.
Shannon Hartzell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Backlog

Backlog 8.0
Based on 1 answer
I would give 9 but one less because of the high price.
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Resource Guru

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Alternatives Considered

Backlog

Backlog has all of the top-notch features to increase productivity, visibility, and project tracking. Backlog is easy to use. I first just logged in to the platform and it was [ready] to go. I easily started working on it and it started giving me the bugs’ details on our project. Always available for queries. Listen to the queries very attentively and try to give a solution on the go if applicable. Otherwise, take some time and respond with the advanced workable solution in the limited time frame.
Carol Aleman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Resource Guru

Resource Guru is the only product of it's kind that I have used regularly. Slack is comparable in allowing communication between teams, but doesn't have nearly the functionality of Resource Guru. Resource Guru is the only product that I am aware of that manages tasks and deadlines between various team members, and can be accessed by all members.
Shannon Hartzell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Backlog

  • Software interns get easily used to this tool.
  • One who works in the SDLC gets recognized and it's easy to track rank board.
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Resource Guru

  • It has made our cross functional team much more productive and efficient.
  • The only negative feature is the slightly complicated user interface. Before a manager was fully introduced to the product, it was not utilized as much as should be.
  • It allowed all details of timelines to be updated easily (automatically), if the deadline is pushed forward or back.
Shannon Hartzell | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Backlog

General

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

Backlog Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Resource Guru

General

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

Resource Guru Editions & Modules

Edition
Grasshopper Plan$2.501
Blackbelt Plan$4.161
Master Plan$6.651
  1. per user, per month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Backlog
9.4
Resource Guru
8.0

Support Rating

Backlog
8.0
Resource Guru

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