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  • Virtual Whiteboards

    Visually manage work of any type or size using LeanKit's virtual whiteboards. Unparalleled flexibility allows you to easily model any workflow process regardless of complexity.

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  • Vertical Lanes and Sublanes

    Add vertical lanes and divide them into sub-lanes as needed to represent the steps in your process.

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  • Horizontal Swimlanes

    Horizontal swimlanes can be added within a lane or across the entire board to represent process variations for specific work types.

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  • Board Template Library

    Use our growing library of templates to easily create your first board or to gather inspiration for a new process.

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  • Custom Board Templates

    Save your board designs as custom templates so that you or other users can quickly and easily create a new board with a standardized process.

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  • Duplicate Boards

    Create an exact copy of a board for immediate use or to archive a board for later analysis.

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  • Import Boards

    Import boards from other teams or organizations that are using a different LeanKit account (such as clients or partners that have related workflows).

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  • Backlog Management

    Use the backlog section of each board to plan and organize upcoming work.

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  • Archive Management

    Move all cards that have been completed or discarded to the archive section of each board.

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  • Create, Edit and Move Cards

    Use cards to represent work items and deliverables. Add new cards, edit existing ones, and easily drag and drop cards across the board to represent progress towards completion.

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  • Card Types and Colors

    Use a different set of card types on each board to represent different work categories (e.g., task, deliverable, issue). Associate each card type with a different color.

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  • Descriptions and Hyperlinks

    Add card descriptions to provide full work context and hyperlink to external resources as needed.

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  • File Attachments

    Upload and attach almost any type of standard image or document to your cards. File and total storage sizes are listed for each edition.

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  • Import / Export Card Data

    Import or export card data to or from your boards using a spreadsheet (.csv)

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  • Custom Card Headers

    Use custom card IDs to easily sort and search for cards within a board. Cards can also be associated with other external systems using standard prefixes, text, links, and numbers.

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  • Custom Card Fields

    Tailor LeanKit to meet the needs of your business by capturing additional information in custom card fields that are unique to your organization or team.

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  • Visualize Connections

    Visualize card relationships to understand and manage inter-dependencies.

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  • Connect Cards Across Boards

    Track and deliver work that span multiple teams, processes, and value streams by connecting related work items.

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  • Connected Card Metrics

    Get a quick snapshot of how connected cards are progressing with Connected Card Statistics. Dive deeper to better understand which work items might be at risk.

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  • Multiple Parent Connections

    Allow for children cards to have multiple parent cards to track dependencies as well as tie work to epics, milestones, deliverables, epics, projects, initiatives, etc.

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  • Start and Finish Dates

    Set the date by which each work item should be started and/or completed.

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  • Blockers

    Visually communicate if a work item is currently blocked and the reason why. The reason for unblocking a card can also be captured.

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  • Card Size

    Use the card size field to capture the estimated amount of work associated with a card.

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  • Card Priority

    Visually identify the priority of each work item (low, high, or critical).

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  • Multi-user Assignment

    Designate multiple team members to work on a card. Upload avatars to visually represent each team member assigned to the card.

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  • Card History

    View a complete audit trail of all changes made to a card.

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  • Activity Stream

    Stay up-to-date with every action taken on your team's board.

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  • Tags

    Tag cards with key words to group, search, filter, and report on work items more easily.

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  • Global Search

    Quickly locate a card on any board, from any board, and navigate to the card in a single click. In addition to card title and description, global search indexes task boards, comments, tags external IDs and cards in the backlog or archive.

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  • Filters

    Filter board views by user, due date, card type, card tag, priority, blockers, staleness, and custom icons to highlight specific items.

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  • My Cards

    Quickly view and navigate to all cards that you are assigned or subscribed to, from anywhere within LeanKit.

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  • Task Boards

    Customize task cards on your task boards. Task types help you manage multiple types of work within each card.

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  • Task Types

    Customize task cards on your task boards. Task types help you manage multiple types of work within each card.

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  • Custom Card Icons

    Use custom card icons with flexible field labeling to further categorize, filter, and report on your work.

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  • Lead and Cycle Time

    Understand how long it takes to complete each work item, either from the point at which the work enters the board or from the point the work is started. This information can be used to determine where work is slowing down in your process.

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  • Work Distribution

    Understand the distribution of work by team member, process step, type of work, the priority level of each work type and by a specific work type attribute.

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  • Assigned User

    Identify individuals or skill sets that are overburdened, understand key resource capacity, and see where additional resources might be needed.

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  • Cumulative Flow and Burn-Up

    See how smoothly work flows through your process and determine if the team can complete its current workload by a particular date.

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  • Process Efficiency

    Measure when work in queue grows as a percentage of total work in progress (WIP). Determine where work is likely stuck in a queue and also investigate what can be done to get work flowing again.

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  • Burndown

    Understand if you’re on track to complete all planned work by the end of your sprint and see the impact of unplanned work. Helpful for teams practicing Scrum and Scrumban.

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  • Exceptions

    Identify work items in real time that are blocked, stale or delayed so that you can proactively intervene to keep key deliverables on track.

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  • Multi-board Exceptions

    See potential problems — including blocked, stale and delayed work items — across all of your boards in a single report.

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  • Planned Percent Complete

    Understand how reliably your team hits planned delivery dates by seeing the percentage of work that has been completed early, on-time, and late. Helpful for teams who use planned finish dates to schedule their work.

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  • Advanced Reporting

    Access your LeanKit data in your business intelligence tool of choice to meet your organization's unique reporting needs.

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  • Mobile Browser Support

    Stay connected with your work anytime, anywhere using LeanKit in the browser on your mobile device.

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  • @mentions

    Use @mentions in the card description, comments, and blocker notes to notify team members of updates.

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  • Card Subscriptions

    Subscribe to a card to receive notifications by email or RSS feed when a card is updated.

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  • Comment Threads

    Manage and track communication related to a specific card using comments.

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  • Post Comments via Email

    Use email to easily add a comment to a card by replying directly to an emailed notification.

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  • Board and Lane Subscriptions

    Subscribe to a board or lane to receive notifications by email or RSS feed to track card activities on a board or within a particular lane.

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  • Reader Licenses

    Give stakeholders the ability to view specific boards, create basic cards, and respond to email notifications.

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  • Lane Policies

    Ensure process consistency across your team. Define and add policies to the appropriate lanes, and then hover over the lane’s information icon to read the policy.

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  • Work-in-Process (WIP) Limits

    Set limits on the number of cards that can be put in any lane or sublane on your board, or define the number of items that can be assigned to each team member.

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  • WIP Violations and Override

    Instantly see when WIP limit violations have occurred. If necessary, you can manually override WIP limits and track the reason.

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  • ALM Integrations
    • Integrate LeanKit with your existing ALM suites, including Agile task management, issue tracking and testing tools.
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  • Business Application Integrations

    Integrate LeanKit with your existing business applications, including PPM, ITSM and service desk tools.

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  • Open API

    Use LeanKit's open API to configure connections to other software systems (# of queries limited/throttled by edition). Unlimited API access available with higher editions.

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  • User Provisioning API

    Account administrators can avoid manual user management by using our API or SCIM 1.1-compliant integration to connect with existing identity management tools.

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  • SSO

    Visualize card relationships to understand and manage inter-dependencies."Integrate with your SAML based SSO tool to support single sign-on and streamline user management.

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  • Planview Enterprise One Integration

    Connect strategy and delivery with an integrated approach that connects Lean-Agile execution, portfolio management, and strategic planning.

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  • SSL Encryption

    Provides industry standard private application security.

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  • Role-based Board Level Security

    Control access to specific boards based on user roles and limit the actions a user can perform — such as create, edit and move cards, set and modify WIP limits, and change the board layout. Roles available are no access, user, reader, manager, and administrator.

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  • Export Board History

    Get a complete audit trail of how work was completed. Historical data that tracks every change to a card, and data can be exported for further analysis.

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  • Enhanced Security Administration

    Enhance your security options with the ability to set account lock policies and other granular security settings.

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