KADOS: KAnban Dashboard for Online Scrum

KADOS is web-based tool for managing SCRUM projects and other Agile projects


It allows teams to manage their projects through multiple dashboards on which they can pin e-postit for User Stories, Tasks, Risks, Problems, Notes, Actions etc…

KADOS has been build by a PHP team to replace the Excel Product Backlog of SCRUM projects.

This team has an old and deep reluctance to use Excel files as project management tools and has been tempted to use other quite efficient SCRUM tools, but they were Java tools.

After a few queries in SourceForge and other Free Software repositories, the team was unable to find a decent PHP SCRUM tool alive.
Then, the team decided to build its own tool and after a few releases to stabilize the software, the team published it as a Free Software.

Its particularity is to provide maximum screens where the user can move his post-it to change one of the attributes of the post-it
Kados supports most aspects and artifacts of SCRUM method, but it can also be adapted for other agile methods.
Kados is available in French and English version : each user can choose the language.

It is published and updated by Marmotte Technologies

Download it here: http://www.kados.info/en/?page_id=68

Proposed by: Aymar de la Montagne


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Personal Kanban with Jim Benson

JimBensonJim Benson is CEO of Modus Cooperandi, a collaborative management consultancy in Seattle, Washington. After being steeped in Agile for many years, Jim started working with Kanban and Lean thinking in 2005. In 2008, he started taking this idea further with Personal Kanban, which brings flow based work to the individual and team. Since then he has been integrating Agile and Lean into his work with his own software company, as well as clients like the United Nations, British Telecom, NBC Universal, and the World Bank. Here is a podcast from Software Engineering Radio. In this episode the guest host Marcel van Hove talks with Jim about Personal Kanban, about which Jim has recently co-authored a book together with Tonianne DeMaria Barry.


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