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Top Business Management Tool Product Review – Backlog

You can see Top 10 Project Management Tools for Small and Medium Businesses and Top 3 Project Management Tools for Small and Medium Businesses to look into details.

Backlog is a one-of-a-kind top small business project management tool that helps in task management, tracking the bug, and version control. It brings together the organizational benefits with the convenience and power of code management and enhances the team collaborations across all the small as well as large organizations. It also helps in tracking the progress, planning the work, and releases the code updates. The software will help you in prioritizing and managing your tasks within the project through collaborations across teams. You can submit work requests to your teams and can securely share files, from your web designs to legal documents. It will help you in keeping up to date on different projects and will provide you individual milestone tracking and cumulative summaries.

Overview of the Features

  • Sub tasking
  • Custom statuses
  • Kanban-style boards
  • Gantt Chart
  • Burndown Charts
  • Fix the bug fast
  • Task management and track the progress of the project
  • IP Address Control and File sharing
  • Task hierarchy

Editions and Pricing

Backlog offers a free trial for all of its users to understand each of its features. The free trial includes 10 users, 1 project, and 100 MB of storage. For additional usage, the tool has three other subscription plans.

Starter Standard Premium
$350 per year and $35 per month $1000 per year and $100 per month $1750 per year and $175 per month
30 users Unlimited users Unlimited users
5 Projects 100 Projects Unlimited Projects
1 GB storage 30 GB storage 100 GB storage

Capabilities and Supporting Set of Features : The dashboard will allow you to add a new project to the software. It will enable you to add new members and new issues. It will show you your added projects, will provide you information regarding your issues along with the filters assigned to you. It will also provide you information about your recent updates.

Project : In the project feature, you can search your created project or the project created by your team members. Here you can add issue, the status of all the issues added, you can create the Gantt chart and board. It will also provide you the wiki page, from where you can do collaborative editing.

Board : In the board feature, you can see the issue type, can categorize it, add a milestone to it, and classify the assignee. You can have a look at the current progress of the team members with the help of Kanban-style boards. You can quickly see the open tasks, in-progress tasks, and resolved issues.

Wiki : Here you can see the application basic or the web apps. You will get the option to edit and attach the file. You can also search the wiki and can create wikis for all project members in order to access, edit, and download. You will also get the notifications whenever any changes are made to wikis and when new are added.

Mobile Accessibility

Backlog can be accessed through laptops, tablets, and smartphones. You can also download the app from the Play Store and App Store. The device supported by the software includes Windows, Mac, Cloud, SaaS, and Web-based.

Support

  • Online
  • Live Chat
  • Phone support
  • Email Support

Integrations

Backlog can be integrated with various applications, including:

  • Typetalk
  • Cacoo
  • Slack
  • Google Sheets importer
  • Email importer
  • iCal Sync

Pros and Cons of Backlog

Pros

  • The Backlog is a real-time collaborative software that helps in the high-level project organization.
  • Provide a Gantt chart and Burndown chart.
  • Easy to use all of its functions and for the agile approach provides easy and clear administration of projects.
  • Great user interface.
  • Ability to add custom category and issue types.
  • Combines together the best features of all other tools while still being neat and straightforward.

Cons

  • Lacks the ability to add custom status for issues.
  • Working with the smartphone application is not as good as using browser versions.
  • Real-time chat is not available.
  • The requirement of more markdown options for formatting.

Differentiator

You can clearly track the issues and provides effective and clear email notification. It has the ability to streamline the workflow and the skill to see who is accountable for what and where projects are. It will help you to stay on track and keep projects under budget and on time.

For further details, please visit the Backlog Website.

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