Who Uses This Software?

Enterprises that need to manage programs, releases and portfolio. Kendis is perfect for organization using SAFe. It supports distributed P.I planning and have digital program board.


Average Ratings

5 Reviews

  • 5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    Not provided by vendor
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online
    24/7 (Live Rep)

Vendor Details

  • Kendis
  • kendis.io
  • Founded 2018
  • Finland

About Kendis

Kendis is a Digital Program Board used to Plan and Manage Agile Release Trains, Releases and Portfolio. Providing organisations with perfect and instant visualisation during their Program or Solution Increment. Kendis integrates with JIRA and offers real-time 2-way sync. Kendis Board can be used for; P.I Planning (SAFe), Distributed Teams Planning, Dependency Tracking, Release Management, Solution Train (SAFe), Portfolio Management


Kendis Features

  • Agile Methodologies
  • Budget Management
  • Client Portal
  • Cost-to-Completion Tracking
  • Customizable Templates
  • Gantt Charts
  • Idea Management
  • Kanban Board
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Resource Management
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Traditional Methodologies

Kendis Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Excellent tool for planning with multiple teams - ideal for agile teams using scaling

Dec 07, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The ease of use ; importing features to be planned is very quick and straightforward, creating stories per feature is also easy and quickly syncs with JIRA. It's great to see the various teams' swimlanes building up their plans during big room planning - and instantly spot where there are dependencies.

Cons: Very little that I didn't like. One thing that could be improved is not to have the board constantly default to the top - e.g., when you open up one squad's swimlane to full screen, when you minimise it again the board jumps to the top.

Overall: Visualizing the work to be done across multiple teams to deliver a feature - this has increased efficiency on our planning days and throughout the PI. Teams can start conversations earlier about dependencies and can feedback to Product what timelines are realistic.

Very efficient tool to plan and track your releases.

Sep 27, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: Self-explanatory and very easy to use to manage your releases. A visual board where the dependencies are marked is a blessing.

Very helpful during a PI session replacing the "traditional" way using the hand written notes.

Great tool for tracking the progress in meeting the milestones of the implementation.

Integration with JIRA is a big plus.

Cons: I can't think of any at the moment.

Kendis:Parkmobile

Dec 11, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Userfriendly and integration with Jira is simple Awsome.

Cons: Nothing as of now.The best ever tool I have worked with.

Overall: Best ever prgram level planning tool.

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It's a simple and elegant tool for SAFe inplementations

Jun 14, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: * Simple to use

* Able to learn it quickly

* Manual and automatic integrations with Jira -is a blessing

Cons: * Real time sync on premise required.

* More implementations walk through videos must be available

* Retrospective features must be added upon

Vendor Response

by Kendis on September 18, 2018

Kendis offers full integration with JIRA with real-time 2 way sync. Please get in touch with your RTE and it should be possible to use Kendis with integrated JIRA option

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Kendis fills in the usability gap that JIRA has for big scale planning

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: - Kendis helped me efficiently plan really big, multi-team projects on the spot.

- The tool helps you follow Scale Agile Framework (SaFe) best practices.

- I can track your sprints, teams and dependencies in a visual manner like never before in JIRA.

- Kendis force doesn't force you to migrate out of JIRA, since it is only a visualisation layer on top of JIRA, all your tickets remain created and updated in JIRA without additional effort.

Cons: - There is still not much documentation online about the tool (as per June 2018), I guess they will fix that soon.

Overall: Helped me a lot having efficient big scale planning session.