Kendo Manager Software Review: Overview – Features – Pricing
Kendo Manager is a Windows-compatible project management software with a comprehensive set of features. It enables teams to manage tasks, projects, and resources. It has powerful dashboards, advanced reports, and supports agile methods, such as with a Kanban board. It works across devices, providing users more deployment options at an affordable price.
Features, Benefits, Product Strengths
- Task Management, Project Dashboards – Kendo Manager project management software enables users to plan, assign, and track tasks, create to-do lists, prioritize, and set deadlines, among others. The web-based tool delivers updates in real time to provide accurate view of the project’s progress. Aside from the task list view, other options are the Kanban board view and Gantt chart view. It has powerful dashboards that allows users to monitor all active projects and processes from a single view. Overviews for project activities, issues and changes, risks, key events, total costs, and total time spent are some of the dashboards available.
- Supports Collaboration, Traditional, Agile Methods – The simple project management software supports collaboration through various communication channels. Users can share documents, statuses, files and timelines. Tasks can be assigned, messages can be sent, and comments posted easily. Project communication is in a central place where all team members can access them easily at any time. The software supports traditional or waterfall methods, as well as agile methods that includes significant flexibility for a variety of projects.
- Advanced Reporting, Customization, Roles and Permissions, GDPR, and more – Kendo Manager includes several types of reports that can be generated in a few clicks. For instance, they can create project plans, reports on tasks, costs, and resources of a project, risks, issues and changes reports, use charts, and print or sent them by email. The software allows users to customize default values of project settings, including customizing the main menu options. It has user administration features where permissions can be assigned and roles can be defined. Other features include an integrated notification system through the software inbox or by email, option to deploy on-premise, use a private cloud, or the software provider’s service, and GDPR compliance.
Kendo Manager offers a free version and a paid on-premise solution. The free version includes all features, free mobile version, and technical support but limited to 1 active project and 2 active team members. Users can upgrade to the paid version without losing any project files. The paid On-premise solution costs a one-time fee of $1199 and includes all features and modules, unlimited projects, project dashboards, team members, technical support, and free 1 year upgrade. An optional support and upgrade renewal is priced at $499 per year. An Enterprise solution is offered by request, and a demo version is available.
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Kendo Manager is ideal for small teams, startups, SMBs, large departments, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations. It is ideal for project teams and departments using Windows OS and Microsoft.NET technology.
Supports English, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, and German.
Some of their Clients
No client information is available.
Zeljka D. stated that Kendo Manager makes it easy for their team to track their tasks, control their costs, and communicate with the team. The software helped them complete their projects on time.
Garry C. described using the project management software as easy to install and manage for someone with Windows Server knowledge. The UI is clear and the navigation is simple. It has a comprehensive set of modules, with good project dashboards, customization features, and customer support team.
Why Kendo Manager
Kendo Manager is a simple and affordable but powerful Windows project management solution. It supports both traditional and agile methods, web-based, with the option to deploy on-premise or via the cloud. It includes visual dashboards, reports, and communication in a central system. Users looking for an MS Project alternative can consider this software.
Kendo Manager is a privately held project management software company with headquarters in Teslić, RS, Boznia and Herzegovina. It was founded in 2017 by Ljubisa Vukovic, owner and CEO. The Kendo Manager project was started in March 2010 by the Spider Web Agency software team, where Mr. Vukovic was project manager. Their objective was to create a simple and practical software for managing projects according to project management standards and organizations, such as the PMI. It is designed to be an enterprise-level software that is affordable to all types of users. The latest version is 3.0.