[Chugalug] Open Source Project Management for a Small Group

michael pearson michael at pearszy.com
Fri Jan 25 01:44:56 UTC 2013


Used this once, give it a look
http://collabtive.o-dyn.de


On Jan 24, 2013 4:42 PM, "Jeff Leggett" <hikerguy at jeffleggett.com> wrote:
>
> Can you not spend ANY money?  I would recommend Jira (
> http://www.atlassian.com/software/jira/overview ) and for < 10 users
> it's only $10/month.  I've used it at very large organiztions  well,
> it works pretty well.  It will do everything you list below
>
> On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 2:32 PM, JonathanCalloway
> <jonathancalloway at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Well, what I'm looking for isn't that terrible complicated.  We have
five
> > people in our group, and all we are looking for is a way for everyone to
> > manage tasks, and keep up with everything we have to do.  We're not
doing
> > requirements, determining budgets, or really even following true
"Project
> > Management" practices.  All I'm looking for is a tool that we can use to
> > stay on track.  As for reporting, the manager wants to have a dashboard
that
> > shows him what we're working on at a glance, and whether or not we are
on
> > track to meet our deadlines.  Also, he wants to be able to re-prioritize
> > things from his dashboard.  We send him a weekly summary, and we would
like
> > to be able to automate the generation of the summary if possible.  The
> > summary shows what we've been doing all week.
> >
> > Remember that we cannot spend money, so Trello and BaseCamp are out!
> >
> > <JC>
> >
> > ________________________________
> > From: "Sean Brewer" <seabre986 at gmail.com>
> > To: "Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group" <
chugalug at chugalug.org>
> > Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2013 3:10:56 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Chugalug] Open Source Project Management for a Small Group
> >
> > Ah, scratch that maybe, Trello doesn't have that great of reporting
options.
> >
> > Basecamp with addons is your best bet if you need reporting, it
definitely
> > won't be free, though.
> >
> > As someone who has worked on Access projects in the past, I would avoid
> > Access.
> >
> > On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 2:59 PM, Sean Brewer <seabre986 at gmail.com>
wrote:
> >>
> >> We use the new basecamp at work (which is awesome), but there's a free
> >> project management app made by the stackoverflow guys I use for my
intern.
> >> It's basically a fancy kanban. You can attach documents, tasklists,
labels
> >> to your cards:
> >>
> >> https://trello.com/
> >>
> >> If you want to see what a workflow using trello might look like, they
> >> allow you to make your trello boards public, and the board Fog Creek
uses to
> >> manage the Trello project is open to the public:
> >> https://trello.com/board/trello-development/4d5ea62fd76aa1136000000c
> >>
> >>
> >> On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 7:35 AM, Jonathan Calloway
> >> <jonathancalloway at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> All,
> >>>
> >>> I'm looking for a good open source web based project management
> >>> application for a small group.  The requirements are that it must be
free
> >>> (no cost), and have a nice dashboard and strong reporting options.
 So far
> >>> I've looked at Redmine, but we're not developers, so Chili looks a
little
> >>> more promissing.  I've also looked at ProjectPier, but it seems a
little
> >>> week on reporting.
> >>>
> >>> Any suggestions would be much appreciated!  My boss is pressuring me
to
> >>> do this in Access, and I'm trying to do everything I can to avoid
that!
> >>>
> >>> Jonathan Calloway
> >>>
> >>>
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