Planbox is an Agile project management tool and issue tracker that allows members of multiple business functions to plan, collaborate and deliver projects. It is a hosted web application that is available to the public.
Planbox is often considered a stepping stone for companies adopting Agile that have grown out of their current basic Project Management tools but that are not yet willing to invest for a fully customized suite from some of the big labels.
Intuitive User Interface
Planbox introduces an intuitive UI your entire team can use
- Virtual Story Board feel – because Post-its are not enough
- Drag & Drop items and tasks to prioritize
- Filter to see only the work you’re involved in
Planbox allows you to collaborate in real-time with your entire team, whether you are distributed or colocated.
- Item board is updated in real-time
- Share files with your teammates and open them from Planbox
- Send comments so fast you can use it like a chat!
- Real time activity feed let’s you know what’s going on
- Team burndown
- Shared Item descriptions and Wiki
Mobile User? Mobile App!
Because project are not only worked on in a cubicule, we have a fully working mobile version of Planbox.
- Access your project data from anywhere
- Modify and assign tasks on the road
- No App download required
- Track lunches, meetings and events as they happen
Task Based Project Management
Perfect for Agile workers and suitable for most, Planbox is a To-do list on steroids.
- Manage and assign tasks
- Drag&Drop your priorities
- Get visibility on your team’s status & progress
- Flag items as blocked and request help from your team
- Multiple Item statuses allow you to review your team’s work
Regroup Projects into Initiatives
Allows you to scale your projects and regroup them into relevant Initiatives:
- Business units
- or anything that makes sense for your business
Organize your team based on their work capacity – unlock reporting features to get your team faster and more efficient.
- Estimate time and plan your Sprint
- Get notified if someone is over-booked
- Log and track time spent on task
- Generate time-sheets at the touch of a button
Customizable Email Notifications
Planbox allows you to get email notifications on a number of events – stay informed even if you’re not in the office.
- Pick what you want to be notified on by email
- Use Planbox as a hub for all project information and communication.
Planbox tracks your deadlines and keeps you on your toes. You can manage deadlines at the item-level. Your Dashboard gives you a list of your current deadlines across all initiatives and projects.
- Set deadlines on your items
- Get notified when you get near a deadline or are past due
- Helps you manage your priorities
Perfect for Management and Stakeholders – get reports to track progress and improve your team.
- Use our pre-made (yet customizable) Agile reports
- Print out reports at the touch of a button
- Export your data to CSV to make your own custom reports
Planbox integrates with other tools including: Zendesk, SnapEngage and GitHub. Planbox also has an Integrations API for Third Party applications.
Initiative template creation
Agencies (Web, Software, Creative and Marketing), among others, have a lot of similar or re-occuring Initiatives and Projects.
With Planbox you can save time by:
- Creating templates from existing Initiatives
- Creating templates from scratch
- Creating reoccuring items for those weekly meetings and monthly reports