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Score 8.8 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Kanban Tool

Kanban is well suited for a fast-paced working environment for larger teams who want continuous communication with users. Kanban is good for rapid development and daily meetings for updates and statuses. Kanban is less suited for smaller teams or groups who don't require collaboration and constant communication with involved users. Kanban is time-consuming and it takes additional effort outside of your regular work to maintain and manage the tool.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Staffbase

Staffbase is well-suited for companies who want to drive and measure employee engagement through meaningful content. I wouldn't recommend it for companies that maintain a complex SharePoint environment with years of legacy content. It is not intended to be a CMS system. It is a dynamic platform that makes it's easy to share information through the mobile or desktop app and email and push notifications. You don't need a large team to manage it.
Tiffany Elle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Kanban Tool
8.4
Staffbase
Task Management
Kanban Tool
9.0
Staffbase
Resource Management
Kanban Tool
8.8
Staffbase
Gantt Charts
Kanban Tool
8.6
Staffbase
Scheduling
Kanban Tool
8.3
Staffbase
Workflow Automation
Kanban Tool
5.7
Staffbase
Team Collaboration
Kanban Tool
8.1
Staffbase
Support for Agile Methodology
Kanban Tool
9.6
Staffbase
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Kanban Tool
9.3
Staffbase
Document Management
Kanban Tool
8.6
Staffbase
Email integration
Kanban Tool
7.9
Staffbase
Mobile Access
Kanban Tool
8.0
Staffbase
Timesheet Tracking
Kanban Tool
8.2
Staffbase
Change request and Case Management
Kanban Tool
8.9
Staffbase
Budget and Expense Management
Kanban Tool
8.2
Staffbase

Professional Services Automation

Kanban Tool
9.8
Staffbase
Quotes/estimates
Kanban Tool
10.0
Staffbase
Invoicing
Kanban Tool
10.0
Staffbase
Project & financial reporting
Kanban Tool
10.0
Staffbase
Integration with accounting software
Kanban Tool
9.0
Staffbase

Pros

Kanban Tool

  • It provides a good basic overview of where tasks are on a timeline (particularly helpful for a pull-based approach).
  • It provides a good collaborative space to have multiple folks commenting on multiple tasks.
  • It does a good job of managing very basic visual elements of an agile development cycle.
Chris Carpenter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Staffbase

  • Easy to use back-end for posting and managing content—you don't have to rely on IT for support.
  • Software update releases are included in the licensing fees. No need to get outside developers involved in making changes to the platform.
  • Employee segmentation is extremely easy with an API from your HRIS system.
  • Translations are a breeze!
  • Creating forms on the go is easy and efficient!
  • Use your existing organization's SSO for ease of use and security.
Tiffany Elle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Kanban Tool

  • Some of the boards we have could do with more than 22 card colors, although it is enough for most projects.
  • Really looking forward to the iOS application, which is said to be coming in 2015.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Staffbase

  • @Mentions could be added.
Tiffany Elle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Kanban Tool

Kanban Tool 9.1
Based on 2 answers
We are more likely than not to renew our use of Kanban. Even with its limits, it still is a good product that fulfills our needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Staffbase

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Kanban Tool

Kanban Tool 6.0
Based on 4 answers
Again, this is a strong tool for software teams using Agile that are distributed across multiple geographies. It can be good for co-located teams too, but there are better platforms on the market like JIRA that provide a more built-out story.
Chris Carpenter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Staffbase

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Kanban Tool

Kanban Tool 7.4
Based on 5 answers
This is the best tool I had a chance to work with- since I started to use it I saved a lot of time and I made my work go smoothly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Staffbase

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Kanban Tool

Kanban is superior to Scrum and AGILE because it can visually organize all your projects and data into one board. Kanban integrates with JIRA which digs deeper into the project data when it is needed. By integrating Kanban with JIRA, you don't need any other tool for project management that is effective for both the business and the development teams. Kanban is recommended for any user groups who wish to increase their efficiency to deliver products, transparency for all users and on-time productivity.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Staffbase

Since we selected Staffbase, they are one of a few companies that haven't been acquired or changed its business model. We would have invested a lot of time and money rebuilding our intranet otherwise.We selected them because of the standard features included, the free updates, and the reasonable licensing fees. They understand the value of communicating with non-desk employees and keeping them engaged.
Tiffany Elle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Kanban Tool

  • We have been able to track projects much more efficiently
  • We have had less missed deadlines as we can see where a project is in the workflow
Care Bach Gerland | TrustRadius Reviewer

Staffbase

  • Engagement levels increased for non-desk employees without access to a PC.
  • We leverage the tool as part of our crisis management activities, without having to invest in an additional platform.
  • We can issue surveys quickly without investing in additional engagement tools.
Tiffany Elle | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Kanban Tool

General

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

Staffbase

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Kanban Tool
8.9
Staffbase
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

Kanban Tool
9.1
Staffbase

Usability

Kanban Tool
6.0
Staffbase

Support Rating

Kanban Tool
7.4
Staffbase

Implementation Rating

Kanban Tool
8.2
Staffbase

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