Backlog Software


 

Backlog is a cloud-based project management and issue tracking solution that caters to development teams working with design, marketing and IT teams. The key features of the solution include project and issue management, subtasking, bug tracking and burndown charts.

Backlog offers features like watchlists, file sharing and comment threads. It integrates with Git and SVN which helps developers to manage a project's source code along with project tasks. Backlog enables users to visualize their daily timeline and project workflows using Gantt charts. It also helps users to propose and compare changes to the project, comment on pull requests, track changes taking place in the project and document changes. It offers integration with applications like Typetalk, Cacoo, Redmine and Jenkins.

Backlog also offers a mobile application for iOS and Android devices. It offers services on a monthly subscription basis that includes support via email, chat and through an online knowledge base.

 

Backlog - Project home
 
  • Backlog - Project home
    Project home
  • Backlog - Issues
    Issues
  • Backlog - Gantt chart
    Gantt chart
  • Backlog - Git integration
    Git integration
  • Backlog - Subtasks
    Subtasks
Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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Carmen from Gattuso Consulting LLC
Specialty: Software / IT
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

April 2018

April 2018

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Solid PM tool with flexible pricing options.

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Solid Project Management tool for software development teams. Interface is intuitive and training is minimal. Good reporting and project communication capabilities.

Cons

Sometimes the more advanced features you are looking for are only available in the higher cost subscriptions.

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Miguel from MiAGon LLC
Specialty: Web Design / Development
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

April 2018

April 2018

Feature rich project management program

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The features I found in Backlog are often those you only get to experience in the higher-end products. Backlog provides multiple subscription levels that provide various features based on your organization's needs. The features are distributed among these subscriptions in a smart way, allowing you move between these levels as needed. It has an intuitive design and is quite easy to use.

Pros

Backlog offers 5 account levels, including a free version that provides plenty of its features to take it for a spin. Feature rich project management tool that does more than just manage stories and tasks at a project level. Competitive pricing includes issue tracking, code review, collaboration, and much more. One of exceptional benefit that exceeded my expectation was the inclusion of a Wiki, something that most project management tools do not include or charge extra for access. This is a big plus for development teams. Track milestones, store files, and much more from an affordable tool that does not nickle and dime you. Easy to setup and use. Great dashboard for an overall view of your projects... very functional.

Cons

Cannot really test out some of the features in the higher subscriptions unless you upgrade. But maybe worth the shot, as their price levels are not all that bad. As with any tool that has increased features and capabilities, there is a bit of a learning curve when compared to other products.

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Sunny from IdealUser
Specialty: Software / Technology
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

March 2018

March 2018

Using Backlog

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Great project management app or just because you need a issue management, subtasking, bug tracking and burndown charts app. The user interface and user experience works best.

Cons

It is awesome for collaboration and the integrations are seamless. This requires multiple steps in the software.

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Jodus from Imbric-8
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

February 2018

February 2018

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No

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Some of the best online project management tools for developers on the market today, hands down. Workflow A1

Cons

You have to stay onto people of it even though the layout is clear and easier to use. Visuals could be improved

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Thomas from Johnson & Johnson

April 2018

April 2018

Used this product in school and work

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What I like most about the tool is that it provides an easy to use interface that allows for team collaboration and sub-tasking.

Cons

The only thing that I would say that's negative is that it runs slow at times but I believe that's a result of our environment.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Peter from Publishing Company
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

March 2018

March 2018

A great alternative ticketing system for teams

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We're using the basic plan and it provides us a great deal of flexibility for our teams. It allows us to keep track of items really easily and submit via email, etc is a breeze. Our users are finding it very easy to get into the system and are seeing quicker responses to their queries.

Features of the system are great and what you would see in more expensive alternatives. Pricing per company is excellent compared to per seat as well.

Cons

Make sure you setup on the right plan to start your trial as you cannot change while you are on trial which is somewhat challenging if you setup a stack of work prior to your change. Apart from this support has been great when needed and the service runs quickly and smoothly.

Review Source: GetApp
 

Conrad from Micro Quality Calibration, Inc.

February 2018

February 2018

Absolutely fantastic way to manage your pest control business. Managing has never been so easy!

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Tracking appointments. Managing progress. Creating follow ups

Pros

I love how I can schedule and track appointments. Before using this products I was left to on my own devices to schedule and often times we would miss appointments. Have not missed one since.

Cons

I do wish they had an analytical reporting feature. It would be nice to have a one-stop tool to manage all sides of the business.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Carla from Cellular Sales

February 2018

February 2018

Wonderful project management program!

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This product is easy to use and very functional. It is great for beginners and expert users alike.

Cons

Not being able to cc other users to add them to the group. This would be helpful to have in order to cut down on the time it takes to involve other users.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Vivek from Appirio

August 2017

August 2017

My experience for backlog is awesome.

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It has given a great platform to collaborate for work.
We manage many of our projects on backlog which makes us more efficient and we can focus on more work rather than hitch-ups due to processes and management.
Great tool.

Cons

Yes, if you talk about cons I do feel there is need for internal documents creation like Excel ppt etc.
If I want to make some data or have issue which requires tabular form, I don't have much options than just to create an excel and attach it's links.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Daniel from DigitalCube
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

August 2017

August 2017

At first Backlog seems like a bit much but now our team could not function with out it.

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Streamlined workflow and the ability to see who's accountable for what and where projects are.

It's help us stay on track and keep projects under budget and on time.

Pros

It's task oriented without feeling like a burden. Other project management tools I've used feel like glorified lists but Backlog offers a lot more.

Getting your team on board is difficult but the flow of using Backlog makes sense and came natural for us. We work 100% remotely so if it didn't work we would know right away something wasn't right.

Cons

For us, one of the strengths about Backlog is the integrations with Typetalk. We use both but I do with they were more tightly integrated.

For example, simply using at mentions on Backlog. Messages from Backlog issues go to Typetalk and we use @username to create an alert on Typetalk at the same time.

This might be particular to our team but it's really helpful. When I type (@) on a Backlog comment or description I want the list of usernames to show.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Suzanne from Robert Bosch

August 2017

August 2017

Overall not a bad experience

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ease of use

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one feature that your tools does not provide is the ability to put more people in the loop for CC and notify automatically if there is an update

Review Source: Capterra