Looking for the top agile development tools on the market? We’ve compiled a list of some of the top tools for agile product development so you can spend more time considering and less time searching.
StoriesOnBoard is a project management tool that will help you:
- Stay on top of product feedback,
- Prioritize features,
- Validate feature ideas,
- Plan iterations,
- And build roadmaps.
This software automatically gathers user feedback and collects it in one place, saving you the trouble of looking through multiple systems to find what you’re looking for. You can even implement rules for sorting this feedback to save even more time.
StoriesOnBoard also has a built-in story map feature to make planning your product releases simple. And with various keyboard shortcuts and a drag and drop interface, this tool is great for keeping your team working efficiently.
Integrations with this software include: Google Chrome, e-mail, Jira, Trello, GitHub, and Azure.
And with a paid Zapier plan you can get way more integrations.
Pricing starts at $19/month for the first user then an additional $9/user/month for additional users.
Zoho Sprints project management services help you to plan, track and ship the best possible products. The tool helps to keep your backlog organized and transparent so everyone knows what’s going on. With a drag-and-drop interface, you can easily move tasks from the backlog to your current sprint.
The customizable scrum boards make planning super easy and and flexible to help different teams meet their targets. This tool will also help you to navigate interdependencies in your release schedule so you avoid bottlenecks in your workflows.
Track your progress with custom reports and dashboards. Other features to help collaborate with your team include built-in chat functions, meetings, and an interactive project feed.
Integrations for Zoho Sprints include:
- Azure DevOps
The pricing for Zoho starts at $14/month for up to 12 users, after this it’s an additional $6/user/month.
Harvestr is a top product management tool that has the following agile-focused features:
- Centralized, multi-channel product feedback
- Backlog scoring
- Flexible stakeholder visibility
- Collaborative roadmap decisioning
- Feature prioritization scoring
This software is designed with remote work at its core and although it lacks exportable reports and roadmaps, can automatically update your sales and support teams about new product releases. Helping to keep everyone in the loop.
Harvestr integrates with Zendesk, Intercom, Freshdesk, Slack, Salesforce, Chrome, JIRA, Trello, GitHub, GitLab, and Figma. Not impressive enough? With a paid Zapier plan you can get over 2000 more integrations with your favorite apps.
Harvestr pricing starts at $32/user/month, so is far from the cheapest tool on this list, but with powerful scoring systems and great automation features, it deserves its place here.
SublimeText is a simple but effective text editor, which allows you to code quickly and efficiently. Your developers can customize their coding environment without having to all be working on different softwares.
SublimeText has around 40 integrations including Kite, Git, and MATLAB.
Pricing for SublimeText starts at $65/seat/year for the first 10 seats.
Delibr is a brilliant product documentation tool that allows you to simplify issue tracking, ticket creation, and macro decision management. The program’s outline template keeps feature refinement organized by utilizing collapsible steps.
This tool does struggle a little in terms of text formatting, only offering bold and italics right now (no way to change the color and font of text).
The integration with Jira is deep-rooted, meaning you can easily transfer issues across the platforms. Other integrations with Delibr are Jira Cloud, Slack, Confluence, and Google Drive.
The cost of Delibr starts at $50/month for up to 10 users.
Wrike is an agile project management system that has smart priority visualization, built-in approval systems, and advanced analytics to help you build the best product. The software also enables you to automate some of your workflows to save you time.
There are limited priority flags for tasks (flagged or not flagged) but a creative team could work a system around this. And Wrike has pre-made templates and customizable blueprints to help your team sing from the same hymn sheet. (And save time thinking about what comes next).
Wrike easily integrates with over 400 apps including Google Drive and MS Office 365.
Some other notable integrations are:
- Adobe Creative Cloud
- Wrike ToDo List
Wrike is free for up to 5 users. After that prices start at $9.80/user/month.
ProdPad is a great product management tool that keeps users at the center of processes. Your team can make use of the roadmapping feature to easily highlight your goals and objectives. This tool is super user-friendly with color-coded roadmaps, a drag-and-drop interface, and priority checkpoints.
The tool allows users to use the idea management tool to quickly produce priority charts that will allow your team to see how the backlog influences their workflows. Your team can also see associations between user feedback and product development, which can help to keep your customers top-of-mind when working on product development projects.
ProdPad integrates with Azure DevOps, GitHub, JIRA, Dropbox, and Slack, to name a few.
And with a Zapier plan, ProdPad can connect with 1000s more apps.
Pricing for ProdPad starts at $20/editor/month for each of their key functions (roadmaps, ideas, and feedback). So for all core functions ProdPad is $60/editor/month.
MeisterTask is a user-friendly, feature-rich, kanban board-style project management software. Some key features include:
- Task relationship charting
- Creating action automation
- Recurring tasks
- Time tracking
- Custom fields for data entry
- Statistics and reporting tools
This software is super simple to set up and is easily maintained with a drag-and-drop interface and point-and-click commands - like we said, user-friendly. The boards also have image previews in the attachments, which is ideal for a visual working style.
Another app with plenty of integrations, MeisterTask integrates with MindMeister, Zendesk, Slack, Microsoft 365 Groups, and Google Drive to name just a few.
…And over 2000 more apps with a paid Zapier plan.
MeisterTask is free for up to three projects (with unlimited users). Need more projects? The paid plans start at just $8.25/month.
Backlog isn’t your average project management solution - this tool is also a code management solution. This means the features focus on issue logging, bug tracking, and version control. You can also make use of kanban boards, gantt charts, and task lists to keep track of your project progress and tasks to be done.
The system has notifications to let you know about a new issue and a drag-and-drop interface that allows you to easily attach files. Issue tracking can be inputted manually or pulled from integrated emails.
Backlog gives you the ability to make your own integrations as well as integrate with the following apps:
- Nulab Pass
- Jira Importer
- iCal Sync
- Email importer
- Google Sheets importer
This tool is free for up to 10 users and one project, after this the paid plan starts at $30/month.
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