Scrum - Tools


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Scrum Tools facilitate planning and tracking for Scrum projects. They provide a single place for managing the product backlog, sprint backlog, planning and tracking Sprints, displaying Burndown charts, conducting daily Scrum Meetings, and conducting Scrum Retrospectives.

There are many different types of Scrum Tools available. Some are free (open source), some are paid, and for some, you get a distilled version of the tool. However, to get all the features and scalability, you need to buy a full version.

Available Scrum Tools

Following is a list of some Scrum Tools available in market as of day. The Open Source Tools are marked with Asterisk.

Axosoft Airgile Agile Cockpit Jira (GreenHopper) Mingle
Scrumwise Agilo For Scrum Banana Scrum Kunagi OnTime Now
Version One AgileWrap Daily-Scrum Intervals Pango Scrum
Acunote Agile Tracking Tool* Digaboard* iMeta Agility Pivotal Tracker
Agile Agenda Agile Task EasyBacklog Ice Scrum* pmScrum
Agile Bench Agile Soup Explain PMT Hansoft Prj Planner
Agile Buddy Agile Manager Agile Express* GravityDev Project Cards
Agile Fant* Agile Log Fire Scrum* Fulcrum* Quantum Whisper
Quick Scrum Retrospectiva* Scrum’d Scrum Factory* Scrumpy
Rally Dev Scrinch* Scrum Dashboard* Scrum Edge Scrum Pad
Redmine Backlogs Scrum 2 Go Scrum Desk Scrum Do Tweet Scrum
Scrumrf Scrum Time* Scrumwise Select Solution Factory Tackle*
Urban Turtle ScrumTool Scrum Works Timebox Tangy Orange Scrum

Conclusion

Agile in general, Scrum in specific does not mean there is no documentation work. The Scrum Artifacts are defined, Scrum Planning and Tracking are well established.

Scrum Tools facilitate in capturing and tracking information regarding the Scrum Projects. The choice of the tool depends on the features required by the organization, in addition to the needs for any other tool.



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