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Define & Visualize Your Process

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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.
Configurable Board Editor Create and edit your boards on-the-fly with the click of a button.
Vertical Lanes and Sublanes Add vertical lanes and divide them in to sub-lanes as needed to represent the steps in your process.
Horizontal Swimlanes Use horizontal swimlanes to represent different workflows on the same board.  
Board Template Library Use our growing library of templates to easily create your first board or to gather inspiration for a new process.  
Custom Board Templates Save your board designs as custom templates so that you can quickly and easily create a new board for similar work.    
Board Templates with Cards Get started faster by creating a board template with pre-loaded cards.    
Board Cloning Create an exact copy of a board for immediate use or to archive a board for later analysis.    
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).    

Plan & Structure Your Work

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Backlog Management Use the backlog section of each board to plan and organize upcoming work.
Archive Management Move all cards that have been completed or discarded to the archive section of each board.
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.
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.
Descriptions and Hyperlinks Add card descriptions to provide full work context and hyperlink to external resources as needed.
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. 5MB/1GB 50MB/1TB 75MB/
Import Card Data Import card data onto your boards from a spreadsheet (csv) format to get started quickly with new projects.  
Export Card Data Export card data from your boards into a spreadsheet (csv) format.    
Custom Card IDs 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.    
Work Item Breakdown Break down work as granularly as you need by connecting interdependent work items on the same board and one other board. See how smaller work items tie into larger initiatives and track overall progress more easily with rollup visibility.    
Multi-Team Work Distribution Break down and distribute work across multiple teams, keeping your work items connected. Visualize parent-child relationships in a single view, regardless of board, and see a rollup status of progress and potential issues.      
Custom 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.      

Track & Visually Manage Your Work

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Snapshot Dashboard See updated snapshots of all your boards on the home page for a quick status update.
Live Updates Boards automatically update every ten seconds with any changes users have made to the board. On-screen notifications show the changes and who made them.
Start and Finish Dates Set the date by which each work item should be started and/or completed.
Blockers Visually communicate if a work item is currently blocked and the reason why. The reason for unblocking a card can also be captured.
Card Size Use the card size field to capture the estimated amount of work associated with a card.
Card Priority Visually identify the priority of each work item (low, high, or critical).
Multi-user Assignment Designate multiple team members to work on a card. Upload avatars to visually represent each team member assigned to the card.  
Card History View a complete audit trail of all changes made to a card.  
Activity Stream View every action taken on a board, with the ability to filter by date range and user.  
Tags Tag cards with key words to group, search, filter, and report on work items more easily.    
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.    
Filters Filter board views by user, due date, card type, card tag, priority, blockers, staleness, and custom icons to highlight specific items.    
Task Boards Track the details related to your work by grouping associated tasks within a card. A progress bar on the face of the card shows the number of completed tasks compared to the total.    
Task Types Add customizable card types and granular card filtering to task boards. Task types help you manage multiple kinds of work effectively, within a single card.    
Calendar View Visualize your date-driven work, plan your unscheduled work and manage start/finish dates in either a weekly or monthly calendar view.    
Custom Card Icons Use custom card icons with flexible field labeling to further categorize, filter, and report on your work.    
Move Cards Between Boards Move cards to and from any board that have you listed as a user.    

Analyze & Report on Your Data

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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.  
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.    
Assigned User Identify individuals or skill sets that are overburdened, understand key resource capacity, and see where additional resources might be needed.    
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.    
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.    
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.    
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.    
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.      
Reporting Data Download Download and access your LeanKit data for further business analysis.      
Advanced Reporting Access your LeanKit data sources via a reporting website to enable deeper analysis of your Lean metrics.      

Collaborate with Each Other

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Mobile Support for iOS and Android Stay connected with your work anytime, anywhere using LeanKit's mobile app for iOS and Android.
@mentions Use @mentions in the card description, comments, and blocker notes to notify team members of updates.
Card Subscriptions Subscribe to a card to receive notifications by email or RSS feed when a card is updated.
Comment Threads Manage and track communication related to a specific card using comments.  
Post Comments via Email Use email to easily add a comment to a card by replying directly to an emailed notification.  
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.    
Reader Licenses Give stakeholders the ability to view specific boards and respond to email notifications. 5 reader licenses included with every 50 user licenses purchased.      

Improve Your Process

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

Integrate With Other Systems

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Open API Build custom integrations via our flexible API. SDKs are available to simplify building integrations in a number of programming languages. Limited
ALM Integrations Integrate LeanKit with your existing ALM suites, including Agile planning, issue tracking and testing tools.      
Business Application Integrations Integrate LeanKit with your existing business applications, including PPM, ITSM and service desk tools.      

Manage Your Data Securely

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SSL Encryption Provides industry standard private application security.
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.    
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.    
Enhanced Security Administration Enhance your security options with the ability to set strong password control, account lock policies, and other granular security settings.      
SSO Integrate with your SAML based SSO tool to support single sign-on and improve user management capabilities.        
Private Cloud Enhance the speed and security of your company's LeanKit account by creating a private cloud that isolates your data from other customer data.        


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Account Manager Receive onboarding support and ongoing account management services.      
Training Choose from available packages to receive specialized product training from LeanKit's team of experts. 4 hours included for accounts with 50 user licenses or more.       4 Hours 6 Hours

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