Celoxis vs. Kanbanery (discontinued)

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Celoxis
Score 8.8 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
Celoxis is an all-in-one, customizable project management and work collaboration platform targeted for mid-to-large sized businesses. Some key features include portfolio management, robust scheduling, costing, revenue forecasting, advanced resource capacity/utilization management and custom apps. The vendor’s value proposition is that with Celoxis, users can get rid of multiple applications or spreadsheets to manage and track bugs, issues or risks, approvals and other workflows that…
$25
per user, per month
Kanbanery (discontinued)
Score 8.6 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
Kanbanery was an online visual project management tool for personal or team use. It utilized the kanban style to organize tasks and workflows. Users would create task cards and move them through columns as work is completed. Kanbanery handled notifications, metrics, and reporting. In addition to the business offering, a free plan was available for personal use. The service has been discontinued and is not presently available.N/A
Pricing
CeloxisKanbanery (discontinued)
Editions & Modules
SaaS
$25
per user, per month
On-Premise
$450
per user, one time
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CeloxisKanbanery (discontinued)
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsDuration and Volume discounts (For SaaS) Volume discounts (For On-Premise) Free Support for 1st year (For On-Premise) Low TCO with multi-OS, database support (For On-Premise) Free Client-logins and "email-only" users One hour complimentary Celoxis Administrator course
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Community Pulse
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Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
CeloxisKanbanery (discontinued)
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Celoxis
8.3
4 Ratings
9% above category average
Kanbanery (discontinued)
8.5
2 Ratings
12% above category average
Task Management9.34 Ratings9.62 Ratings
Resource Management7.74 Ratings00 Ratings
Gantt Charts7.74 Ratings00 Ratings
Scheduling8.53 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow Automation7.53 Ratings00 Ratings
Team Collaboration7.44 Ratings9.32 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology9.01 Ratings9.62 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology10.01 Ratings5.92 Ratings
Document Management8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Email integration9.02 Ratings8.42 Ratings
Mobile Access6.01 Ratings8.12 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking8.53 Ratings00 Ratings
Change request and Case Management9.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management8.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Celoxis
8.3
4 Ratings
10% above category average
Kanbanery (discontinued)
-
Ratings
Quotes/estimates8.53 Ratings00 Ratings
Invoicing7.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Project & financial reporting7.53 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with accounting software10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
CeloxisKanbanery (discontinued)
Likelihood to Recommend
8.7
(4 ratings)
9.6
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
CeloxisKanbanery (discontinued)
Likelihood to Recommend
Celoxis
Celoxis is a great option if you are looking for an affordable, easy to use, easy to integrate project manegement solution. It is very powerful for waterfall project management. I evaluated more than 15 platforms and could not find any with a close evaluation in terms of cost-benefit to Celoxis. Of course there are more powerfull tools, for 10 times the price. So far, for project management, there hasn't been a requirement I haven't been able to solve with some work. It really lacks features for Agile methodologies, even if it provides a Kanban view, so far it doesn't provide and additional agile artifacts. If an organization has already reached a very mature project management practice and needs to improve on program and portfolio management, Celoxis won't provide any useful feature. If the organization has the resources (skills and time mostly) to develop some workflows and customization, it might work but with a limit. Hopefully Celoxis addresses these features in the near future.
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I use Kanbanery for web app projects, customer support, and for my personal tasks. I think it would be perfect for DevOps, too. It might get a little tricky if there were hundreds of developers on one project, but with just ten to twenty people per team it's perfect.
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Pros
Celoxis
  • Project planning
  • Time log
  • Efforts analysis vs plan
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  • I really like how easy it is for my clients to use Kanbanery. That's the most important thing for me in a project management tool, because I don't want the tool to get in the way of working with clients.
  • I can see really quickly what needs to be done, and more importantly, what doesn't need to be done. Having a clear view of all my tasks takes a lot of stress of off me.
  • Kanbanery is also good for communication with clients. If I have a task card that represents a component, we can talk about it in comments, or we use the project chat for general stuff. It keeps my email from getting cluttered.
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Cons
Celoxis
  • Support is at times slow to respond.
  • Not new user-friendly.
  • Not able to pull in closer or zoom the interface.
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  • I'd love to see some improvements in the Scrum burn down chart, but it works okay as it is.
  • It would be nice if we could adjust the width of the columns. It's fine on most monitors, but on a small screen I have to scroll sideways.
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Alternatives Considered
Celoxis
I used an evalaution matrix built with input of several stakeholders in the company. In the end the matrix included 100 features (non of them was price related). The matrix was heavily focused on waterfall project management, agile related features were only 5 out of 100 features. Features were labeled as mandatory, required or optional. Products which lacked a mandatory feature (like providing technical support) were disqualified. Then a price vs features evaluation was made and only the products with the best combination were seleced to continue: Celoxis, ITM Platform and Mission Control. A final technical evaluation was made comparing the full evaluation but also the evaluation of only the 40 required features. Overall, Celoxis was the better evaluated (76% vs 65% of the second place), for the 40 required features, Celoxis got 91% against 78% of number 2. In the end we chose Celoxis even when it had higher licensing cost.
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Kanbanery is the easiest to use with the best visibility. It doesn't have a lot of features I don't need, like Basecamp or LeanKit, but it's much more robust than Trello or Pivotal Tracker. It's just the perfect balance of ease of use and collaboration tools for me. I also like the UI better than the others. It's sleek without a lot of bright colors and rounded corners that make some tools look plastic and unprofessional.
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Return on Investment
Celoxis
  • Positive in most cases
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  • I feel like we're much more efficient. I spend more time working on tasks now and a lot less time digging through tickets.
  • Since we can see when there's a problem in our team really easy with Kanbanery, people get help when they need it sooner. That has to be good for productivity.
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ScreenShots

Celoxis Screenshots

Screenshot of Intuitive and customized dashboardsScreenshot of Pre-built integration and easy-to-use web-based APIScreenshot of Fastest Interactive Gantt chart in the industry. Can seamlessly handle 10,000 tasksScreenshot of Resource load charts, capacity planning, utilization views with "real-time" capturesScreenshot of Share ideas and updates effectively. Build a collaborative work culture

Kanbanery (discontinued) Screenshots

Screenshot of Kanbanery board for a software project, showing blocked tasks.