ZenTao Open Source Features
In ZenTao PMS, the core roles are product manager, project manager, development team and test team. If agile development is used by your teams, they can be corresponded with roles in Scrum as product owner, scrum master and team ( dev and tester). These roles will cooperate and coordinate with each other around the product.
My To-dos: ZenTao provides basic to-do management to help arrange routine work better.
My Task, Story and Bug: ZenTao provides action shortcuts for stories, tasks and bugs assigned to you in Dashboard. All tasks assigned to you have to be finished within a time frame. Therefore, every ZenTao user has to deal with the tasks, stories or bugs shown in Dashboard on time.
My Profile: On Dashboard, there is also a page of Profile. You can view and change your personal information there.
In ZenTao, everything goes around the product which is the core of project management. This part mainly include story, dynamic, plan, release, roadmap, document, project, module, overview.
Relations between products and projects in ZenTao are often asked. In Zentao, project is what sprint is in Agile development. This part mainly include task, story, bug, build, test, task, team, dynamic, document, product, overview.
After builds are created, they can be submitted to testing teams for a testrun which in ZenTao is called Test Task. This part mainly include bug, case,build,suite,report,library.
Agile development does not promote all-inclusive documents, but documents are necesary, such as design document of database, interface documents and test summary reports. ZenTao has the basic built-in document management which can work as a complementary to cover processes that is not recorded in ZenTao. There are three types of document library in ZenTao, product document library, project document library and customized document library.
ZenTao provide all kinds of reports to check information including all task ststus and expenditure of time during some time, case data of all products, data of all versions.
After ZenTao is installed, the first thing administrator needs to do is establish organization structure. This module mainly include user, department, group, company, dynamic.
The special functions for ZenTao Professional version
find out whole project schedule and achieve four standard task dependencies
clear backlog, log, tasks and flexible drag
browse log by label and convenient statistical reporting by log file exported
batch import/export stories, tasks, bugs and cases
stories are exported by "docx" file and recorded easily
browse online SVN repository and review easily code
browse online GIT repository and review easily code
import users from lamp and users from ldap server can login automatically
reports, custom reports and project pie charts are exported to local
directly turn demands and bugs and connect with product development
report case data of all products, data of all versions and all task status and expenditure of time
built-in extensive report and custom SQL queries, powerful and flexible functions