This article reviews the project management software, ScrumEdge. If you and your team utilize Scrum methodologies, you may want to consider this software for your purposes. Find out whether this software can help you in your endeavors here.
The program allows you to track the sprint backlog, sprint log, sprints, stories, and tasks. The question arises, then, "Is this the software for my company?" Below you will find ratings on price, features, ease of use, and support to help you make this decision.
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ScrumEdge is free for up to five users. ScrumManagers register for the program and then can add each user individually. After five users, you can pay $50 per user to add further users. Because of its low pricing, it makes ScrumEdge a valuable choice for small companies that use the scrum methodologies and want a project management software program.
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ScrumEdge has a menu on the left with six options:
Dashboard - view the project at a glance
Projects - add and edit projects, add to the sprint backlog and sprint log
Stories - a backlog of work, written from the perspective of the end-user
Sprints - track the 30 day focussed efforts towards getting work done
Tasks - track action items
Users - add team members and their roles
Also included as a menu item along the top is a Setup Wizard. When you are starting out with this software, it may be beneficial to use this wizard to add the users, project, stories, and sprints that will take place (or, if you are just coming to the software mid-project, to add the items that are taking place.) Once you've added these items, you can add tasks.
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Each user, when registered, will require an email address and a role assigned. Once users are assigned the role of "team member" or of "stakeholder" they can then sign in to their own pages. Stakeholders' menus allow them to view the dashboard (depicted on the left), issues, retrospective, and the backlog. The backlog depicts the tasks that must be completed. Team Members' menus also feature issues, retrospective and backlog plus the sprint log.
ScrumEdge might be for you if you use the Scrum project management methodology already and are familiar and comfortable with the scrum process. The program is well suited for small and startup businesses wishing to use agile project management methodologies as well as those who are established. Finally, the program is good for those who want software that isn't as complex as MS Project and its alternatives, but also don't want anything too simplistic.