Great all in one solution
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Updated March 16, 2020

Great all in one solution

Score 8 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Planview LeanKit

Used in IT Dept. LeanKit addressed the problems with managing large projects. It is beneficial both on the individual level as well as for the entire team.
  • Allocating tasks to specific people.
  • Managing your or your team's workflow.
  • Organization
  • Prioritization
  • Card description field could be larger/re-sizable with better formatting options.
  • Ability to copy/paste screenshots into cards.
  • Sizing of cards in order to judge complexity/length of task.
  • Better time management.
  • Allocation of resources is easier.
  • Software is expensive for larger deployments/teams.
Customized labels by task category.
Swimlanes by person for smaller teams.
This is only beneficial if team members update tasks properly
Overall task view for management to allocate resources.
[We selected LeanKit over alternatives because it is an] All in one solution.
[LeanKit is well suited for] Managing team workflows.

Planview LeanKit Feature Ratings

Using Planview LeanKit

50 - IT
Marketing
Project Management
3 - IT Systems Engineer
  • Project management
  • Prioritization
  • Resource allocation
  • Monthly/quarterly report review
  • Issue resolution
  • In depth reporting
Price in increasing but great product overall

Evaluating Planview LeanKit and Competitors

  • Product Features
  • Product Usability
  • Third-party Reviews
Kanban features
More through demo period

Planview LeanKit Implementation

Easy to implement and learn
Yes - Migrate old custom built system
Test with small group
Roll out to rest of departments
Change management was a minor issue with the implementation - Easier to track changes

Planview LeanKit Training

Configuring Planview LeanKit

Just right, too much configurability makes it more complex
Follow provides templates and use cases on website.
Some - we have done small customizations to the interface - Reorganized swimlanes
No - we have not done any custom code

Planview LeanKit Support

ProsCons
Quick Resolution
Good followup
Knowledgeable team
Kept well informed
No escalation required
Immediate help available
Support understands my problem
Support cares about my success
Quick Initial Response
None
Quickly resolved an account owner change

Using Planview LeanKit

ProsCons
Like to use
Relatively simple
Easy to use
Technical support not required
Well integrated
Consistent
Quick to learn
Convenient
Feel confident using
Familiar
None
  • Task prioritization
  • Task assignment
  • Searching
  • Tracking older items
Simple to use and accomplishes goals well.

Planview LeanKit Reliability

Good use cases for small/large teams
Larger boards take longer to load

Integrating Planview LeanKit

Some limitations but has functionality
  • Reporting
  • Office 365
Yes
  • File import/export