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Pros
"Permission separations mean that we can grant limited permissions for each team or team member."

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"It makes work visible, so everybody knows where everything is. It uses Kanban, and that makes work visible.""We use the board and card hierarchies in terms of sprints so that we can see if we have cross-functional teams that are working on the same projects together, especially when projects have dependencies. The parent-child relationship within cards is really nice so that we can see what kind of dependencies there are when we're trying to get projects finished.""My team specifically uses our board for all of our Remedy tickets that come in. We had a card for every ticket that we get, and we're able to add the link to that specific ticket there.If I'm out of office, for example, and someone else needs to work a ticket or someone is being contacted to work on a ticket, I don't have to sign on it. Someone else can easily access that ticket because I put the link in there. It's nice. It has a lot of great functionality in there.""Using the tool seems to save time versus trying to do things in a regular manner. It is highly collaborative; everybody can see things in one place. It is a highly functional, but pretty simple tool. That is hard to find: A tool that has a lot of functions, but is also simple."

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Cons
"The documentation really should be improved by including real examples and more setup cases."

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"I do not know what it can do in the area of scrum. Maybe it has that functionality. I have never tried to set it up. You think of LeanKit from the perspective of Kanban. I don't know if there is a template for scrum, a scaled agile framework, or any of those scaling frameworks.""Being able to track actual time on cards or sprints, instead of using just the planned start and stop date, would also be useful. I would like to see something like JIRA has with actual sprint starts and stops.""The ability to report on customizable fields and third-party extensions needs improvement. I'd like to see more of those being able to be used. I don't know how that works for Planview, but just getting a little bit more added there would be nice.""The integration with the Enterprise One product is probably an area for improvement. It's not really broken. It's just that it is such a handy tool and a great way to visually manage things. There is a very limited hookup/integration between Enterprise One, which is the master Planview tool, and LeanKit. While they are looking at this on their roadmap, it definitely needs to happen. There is a lot of opportunity there."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"It's an open-source and free tool."

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"In general, Planview's cost structure is reasonable. You get quite a lot of functionality for the license cost that you get."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Permission separations mean that we can grant limited permissions for each team or team member.
Top Answer: It's an open-source and free tool.
Top Answer: * If the workflows were updated for any reason, such as when environments are created, deleted, or changed, the previous delivery pipelines will be broken. You can't redeploy the old version or… more »
Top Answer: Using the tool seems to save time versus trying to do things in a regular manner. It is highly collaborative; everybody can see things in one place. It is a highly functional, but pretty simple tool… more »
Top Answer: The integration with the Enterprise One product is probably an area for improvement. It's not really broken. It's just that it is such a handy tool and a great way to visually manage things. There is… more »
Top Answer: We have a unique use case. Normally, people use LeanKit to track agile development in IT. However, we use the product to track our savings on capital projects.
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Overview
GoCD is an open source continuous delivery server created by ThoughtWorks. GoCD offers businesses a first-class build and deployment engine for complete control and visibility. It was designed for continuous delivery and the concepts essential to this practice are built in at the core.

Planview LeanKit enables engineering teams across all levels of the organization with a visual work delivery tool to apply Lean management principles to their work, helping them work smarter and deliver faster.

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Sample Customers
Ancestry.com, Barclay Card, AutoTrader, BT Financial Group, Gamesys, Nike, Vodafone, Haufe Lexware, Medidata, Hoovers
REA Group, Thompson Reuters
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider23%
Financial Services Firm7%
Government7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider14%
Government9%
Financial Services Firm9%
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GoCD is ranked 14th in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites with 1 review while Planview LeanKit is ranked 7th in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites with 4 reviews. GoCD is rated 8.0, while Planview LeanKit is rated 9.2. The top reviewer of GoCD writes "User-friendly interface, good integration with LDAP, and has an easily-extendable open architecture". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Planview LeanKit writes "Much more easy and flexible to get customizations done to make your board look how you want". GoCD is most compared with GitLab, Jenkins, Tekton, CircleCI and Microsoft Azure DevOps, whereas Planview LeanKit is most compared with Jira Align, Microsoft Azure DevOps, Rally Software, AgileCraft and Targetprocess.

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